Course Overview - Podiatry

Podiatrists are experts in foot and ankle health keeping people of all ages active. Choosing to become a podiatrist will give you a broad scope of practice with a scientific approach to diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of people with foot problems. A podiatry degree can launch a dynamic career and is a springboard to specialising in other areas of the profession such as sports medicine, injection therapy, independent prescribing, clinical research and podiatric surgery.

As a podiatry graduate you will be a highly skilled health professional who can work confidently w...

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Course Information

Study Mode

Full-time

Duration

3 Years

Start Date

16/09/2024

Campus

Main Site

Course Address
Drake Circus
Plymouth
PL4 8AA
United Kingdom

Application Details

Course Code

B985

Institution Code

P60

Points of Entry

Year 1

Entry Requirements

A level

B,C,C

B,B,B

Typical offer of 112 points to include a grade C from either Biology, Human Biology, PE, Sport, Psychology, Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, Health Sciences, Anatomy, Physiology, Nutrition, Applied Science, Foot Health. Excluding General Studies. Must also have 5 GCSEs at C/4 or above including Maths, English and Science.

UCAS Tariff

104

120

Typical offer of 112 points to include any of Biology, Human Biology, PE, Sport, Psychology, Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, Health Sciences, Anatomy, Physiology, Nutrition, Applied Science, Foot Health. Excluding General Studies. Must normally have 5 GCSEs grade C/4 or above to include Mathematics, English and Science. Preference is given to applicants who have obtained these grades on application. Please note the institution may consider equivalent numeracy and literacy qualifications.

Scottish Higher

112 to include CC at Advanced Highers to include Biology/Human Biology, Applied Science, Sports Science, PE. Maths, English and Science considered within as GCSE equivalent

Access to HE Diploma

Pass 45 at Level 3 to include 33 at Merit/Distinction to include 15 Level 3 units in Biology. Will need GCSE Maths and English Language alongside with C/4 or above.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

28

to include 5 at HL Biology. Maths and English considered within as GCSE equivalent

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

DDM

To including Biology units. Must also have 5 GCSEs at C/4 or above including Maths, English and Science.

Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)

H2,H2,H2,H3,H3

To include either Biology, Human Biology, PE, Sport, Psychology, Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, Health Sciences, Anatomy, Physiology, Nutrition, Applied Science, Foot Health. English and Maths considered within as GCSE equivalent.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

Considered in combination

AS

Considered at confirmation

Extended Project

Considered at confirmation

Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)

Considered at confirmation

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016)

Considered in combination

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Certificate (first teaching from September 2016)

Considered in combination

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

Considered in combination

T Level

M

Accepted – preference pathways would be Health and Science. Typical offer would be a Merit overall

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