This course has been designed for practicing and newly qualified podiatrists who wish to further their career by expanding their knowledge and skills in the specialist areas within the profession. It provides the opportunity for you to focus on podiatric specialisms including musculoskeletal or management of long-term conditions, as well as enhance your core skills of assessment, diagnosis and management.
- You will undertake a clinical practice module, enabling you to develop your clinical practice in the University’s podiatry clinic and out in practice on a 17-week placement.
- You will be taught by academics who are all practising clinicians within podiatric practice and researchers in their area of expertise.
- The course will assist you to advance your specialist skills through options modules including injection therapy, independent prescribing, diagnostic imaging, forensic podiatry, wound care and tissue viability.
- Huddersfield is the only university offering a full-time Master's course in podiatry with a placement in musculoskeletal (MSK) or long-term conditions.
Through utilising up-to date research evidence, policy documents and a wide range of clinical experience, you will be assisted to further update and develop your clinical practice.
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120 credits from the following option modules:
- Theory of Clinical Practice
- Clinical Assessment and Management
- Clinical Investigations and Diagnostic Imaging for Podiatrists
- Crime Scene Science Awareness
- Forensic Podiatry
- Injection therapy (Theory) for the Foot and Ankle
- Person Centred Care
- Quality and Presentation of Evidence
- Independent and Supplementary Prescribing
Please note the Independent and Supplementary Prescribing module is only available to students studying on the part-time route. Entry criteria applies.
Students may access modules from elsewhere in the School’s postgraduate provision up to a maximum of two 15 credit modules or one 30 credit module.