BSc (Hons) Podiatry - Course overview
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Course summary

Podiatry is an exciting and evolving healthcare profession involving the diagnosis and treatment of patients with foot and lower-limb injuries and abnormalities. You will  learn the key concepts and theories of podiatric practice including anatomy, biomechanics, physiology and podiatric medicine with innovative and practical teaching in state-of-the-art facilities  On graduation you will be a highly skilled podiatrist who can work confidently with a variety of patients in many different settings. 
The theory side of the course will be based in Plymouth at the Peninsula Allied Health Centre (PAHC). The Podiatry Clinic is at Mount Gould (1.5 miles from Drake Circus, 4.5 miles from PAHC).

Funding information

The NHS will pay the Tuition Fee Contribution on your behalf if you are a UK or EU national, and you are entitled to a means tested bursary for the duration of your course through the NHS Business Services Authority if you are a UK national

Please note that NHS Student Bursaries have changed the application process for 2013 entry. For further guidance about applying for your 2013/14 bursary and to create and access a Bursary Online Support Account (BOSS) please visit the NHS Business Services Authority website.

Podiatry course overview

For more information about the Podiatry course please visit the Course detail and module information page.


Find out about our current research into podiatry by visiting the Balance Enhancement and Ulcer Prevention (BEUP) website.

​Professional accreditation

On successful completion of the course, you are eligible to apply for registration with the Health and Care Professions Council.
Podiatry Students working with patients after marathon
Podiatry Foot Work

​What students say

“Podiatry offers a very rewarding and challenging role that allows me to work as an autonomous practitioner, whilst being part of a very knowledgeable and supportive team that ultimately enhances patient care and quality of life”  Emma Toms - Read More
Podiatry students