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Theory of Podiatric Surgery

Queen Margaret University

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Are you an established podiatrist looking to develop your career into the flourishing field of podiatric surgery? This innovative course will give you the theoretical knowledge and expert guidance that you need. You can study the MSc part-time, to fit in with your current work commitments.

The last 20 years have seen a rapid increase in podiatrists choosing to pursue post-registration training in the field of podiatry surgery. This course was specifically developed to give students the knowledge and skills they need to pursue this flourishing career path. Other interested healthcare professionals can also complete individual modules. We deliver this MSc jointly with Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU).

You could begin this modular course as a podiatrist in either the NHS or in private practice, and be looking to develop your career into the area of podiatric surgery. The course will give you the ideal opportunity to extend your scope of practice to include surgical management of foot and ankle pathologies.

You will study a variety of modules, giving you the theoretical underpinning for future surgical training.

You can exit at PgDip level.

Entry Requirements

Relevant honours degree. Students registered on this named award will be Podiatrists registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). However, the individual modules are available to healthcare professionals with an interest in the area.

Those with a professional diploma or unclassified degree should have at least two years' professional experience and be able to demonstrate a portfolio of continued professional development.

Start Date

September, January

Qualification

Postgraduate Master's

Study Method

Distance and Flexible learning
Part time (day)

Course Length

3-5 years

Faculty

School of Health Sciences

Department

Health Professions

SCQF Level

11

Website

www.qmu.ac.uk

Career Area

Health and Medicine

Career Sectors

Alternative Medicine

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