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Study mode full-time (intensive)
Start Date: 2021/09/01
Duration: 24 months
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University of Brighton has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
The Podiatry (Pre-Registration) MSc is aimed at graduates wishing to gain both a professional and academic qualification and start a career in this challenging and highly rewarding field.In this accelerated course, we offer our students a balance of theory and practice experience. You will graduate as a qualified podiatrist who is competent in your clinical skills and able to use contemporary clinical evidence to inform your practice.The University of Brighton developed and awarded the first degrees in podiatry in the UK and we have been recognised by podiatry's professional bodies for the standard of our teaching. You will have access to our excellent facilities including our own Leaf Hospital with licensed anatomy laboratory and our human movement laboratory.During the course you will accumulate 1,000 hours of clinical practice, giving you essential experience of working with NHS patients and managing your own caseload before you qualify as a podiatrist.You will also have the opportunity to experience podiatry abroad with an optional short placement in Malta.Our expert lecturers are all active members of the College of Podiatry, ensuring that both the team and the curriculum stay up to date with podiatry policy and practice.Our high quality teaching and research are renowned in the sector, and have an applied focus. We have established strong links with specialist practice educators to ensure the provision of support and guidance both within the university and in practice.
Typical entry requirements are an undergraduate degree of 2:2 or above. Applicants without a first degree in a healthcare or science-related degree should provide evidence of study in biological sciences, behavioural sciences or other health professional education (this may include Open University course or HE access for example). Evidence of work experience in a podiatry setting, either in the NHS or private sector. IELTS 7.0 overall with no element below 6.5, or equivalent qualification.
IELTS: 6.5 (6.0 in writing, minimum of 5.5 in the other)
Notice: This is the default IELTS grade for University of Brighton.
About this university
There is plenty of information to help with an application to the university via the website. Once students are ready to come to Brighton there is help and advice about matters such as immigration and visas, financial guidance and help finding accommodation. When arriving, there is a week long orientation programme that is a great way to introduce students to the area and the university as well as helping with issues such as using the National Health Service and finding work between classes â€“ and of course, dealing with the weather! The student union is the best way to get involved with the many activities taking place outside the classroom at Brighton. The union is run by students for students and can offer a range of help and advice as well as organising the numerous sports clubs and interest societies available. It also organises events such as the Freshers and Welcome events, operates a number of bars on all of the campuses as well as nightclub events and special outings such as the Eastbourne Garden Party. The students union operate seven buildings across the five campuses including five student union shops supplying a range of essentials as well as reception areas where students can meet up. These are also the place to find out about the societies or volunteering opportunities as well as getting tickets to events.