Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
This course is designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills to practice as a podiatrist. Podiatrists are health professionals who deal with the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of medical and surgical conditions of the feet and lower limbs. Students will study topics in health sciences including anatomy, physiology, microbiology and psychology, paediatrics, biomechanics, musculoskeletal conditions, diabetes, pharmacology and surgery while also completing clinical placements.
31 units (192 credit points).
- Podiatry practice
Standard entry requirements
- QTAC: English (4, SA)
- UAC: English (Standard) (Band 2). English language requirements apply.
The course is an approved course of study in accordance with the National Board and has received accreditation from the Australian & New Zealand Podiatry Accreditation Council.
Students will have opportunity to integrate theory with practice and complete 1000 hours of internal and external clinical placement throughout the course. Students who select to study some units via online may be required to attend compulsory residential schools. To find out more about CQUniversity's English language requirements visit www.cqu.edu.au/elp.