In Framwellgate Moor
To produce podiatrists who will ensure the quality of care to patients. To equip graduates with the knowledge and skills required to provide the best possible service.
To take into account
Students must normally be over 18 years of age and have two A levels, preferably one being a science; or equivalent qualifications.
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BSc (Hons) Podiatry
You will study the following modules:
Clinical Practice 1, Anatomy and Biomechanics I, Physiology, Dermatology, Clinical Theory I and Study Skills.
Clinical Practice II, Clinical Theory, Methods of Investigation, Podiatric Medicine, Musculoskeletal Medicine and Biomechanics II.
Clinical Practice III, Podiatric Surgery, Professional Studies, Integrated Podiatric Studies and Research Project.
There are opportunities in specialist areas such as sports medicine, diabetic foot care, wound care, rheumatology, podiatric surgery and the care of the young and the elderly. Many students continue their studies at masters and PhD level.
Graduates from the Durham School of Podiatric Medicine are considered to be very employable. Your knowledge and skills allow you to seek employment within the NHS, private practice and industry.
Approximately 22 hours per week Monday to Friday.
Access to Higher Education
This programme has been designed to give mature students the skills and knowledge necessary to progress onto this programme by offering a podiatry route.