Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (podiatry)

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00126G

The Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree is an exciting course, designed to produce highly trained and competent podiatrists who are well prepared to enter clinical practice as primary contact health care practitioners in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions affecting the foot and ankle.

Designed for

Graduates who are interested in pursuing a career in Podiatric Medicine

Structure

This course consists of a total of 24 units over three years with extended semesters to allow for necessary clinical experience. A variety of teaching methods will be used including lectures, tutorials, practicals and directed self-learning. Case-based and symptom-based learning will be used to emphasise patient focused practice. Clinical practice will start in first year and increase over the following two years. There will be opportunities for interested students to spend time in chosen areas of clinical practice in rural and remote areas of WA.

Subjects

  • Podiatric medicine

Standard entry requirements

  • A bachelor degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA
  • And the equivalent of a UWA grade point average of at least 5.0
  • And a Graduate Medical School Admissions Test overall score of at least 50 and no section score less than 50 for domestic applicants
  • Or a Medical College Admission Test score of at least 123/123/123/123 for international applicants
  • Or completed a human biology, animal biology, physiology, pharmacology, genetics or microbiology unit at a tertiary level
  • And completed a chemistry or biological chemistry unit at a tertiary level.

Recognition

Australian and New Zealand Podiatry Accreditation Council

Study pathways

No credit will be granted for previous undergraduate studies.

Study information

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