Podiatry By Distance E-Learning, M.Sc.

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    475
    Tuition (Module)
    475
    Tuition (Module)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
Online
This flexible MSc in Podiatry by Distance e-Learning offered at Queen Margaret University provides an opportunity for podiatrists to develop their own programme of study at masters level when studying from their own home or work base.
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  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding

About

Careers

This Podiatry By Distance E-Learning course at Queen Margaret University will help you incorporate your new-found skills and can contribute to continuing professional development. This course will also allow you to develop your own area of interest. An example of this has been a student who has developed an expertise in analysing the movement of the foot through the use of finite element modelling.

  • The distance learning option means that this course can be studied anywhere in the world without the need to attend classes on campus.
  • All year round access to tutor support enables the student to study at any time throughout the year.
  • The course has flexible content which can be customised to suit the students own professional requirements.
Teaching, learning and assessment

Distance e-learning modules will be taught using QMUs virtual learning environment which requires access to the internet at a time most suitable to you. The virtual learning environment will be used to deliver course content, group tutorial discussion, tutor support and course work assignment submissions.

If you choose to study modules that require attendance, course content will be delivered through lecture presentations, seminars and tutorials. Your performance will be assessed by coursework assignments, however, some modules require an examination. Class sizes are usually less than 15 students.

This course will help you incorporate your new-found skills and can contribute to continuing professional development. This course will also allow you to develop your own area of interest. An example of this has been a student who has developed an expertise in analysing the movement of the foot through the use of finite element modelling.

Programme Structure

Course content

There are three routes to choose from:

  • Distance e-Learning route

Compulsory Modules - Research Methods (30 credits)/ Research Project

You should also study 90 credits from the following: Current Developments/ Tissue Viability/ The Ageing Foot/ Prevention and Management of Diabetes Complications/ Evaluation of Diabetes and Developing Practice/ Digital Literacies / Pharmacology for Podiatrist/ Developing Professional Practice Work-Based Learning

  • Customised route with own topic selection

Compulsory Modules - Research Methods (30 credits)/ Research Project/ Current Developments / Developing Professional Practice Work Based Learning Digital Literacies

  • Distance e-Learning and Block Attendance Route

Compulsory Modules: Research Methods, Block attendance is available/ Research Project

You should also study a further 90 credits. Module selection can be made from the distance e-Learning route and from the following modules that require block attendance: Management of Diabetes Care Services/ Health Psychology and Diabetes/ Medicine and Pathology Podiatric Mechanics

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Study intensity Part-time
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration part-time 36 months

      Part-time: 3 - 7 years.

  • Credits
    180 credits alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
    • Time flexibility
      Self-paced
    • Attendance
      Regular optional meetings
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request
    • Student interaction
      Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions), Online group works/assignments
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English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score: 6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

Entry requirements
  • A first or second class honours degree in podiatry or a BSc degree with evidence of continual professional development. Applicants with professional experience and/or additional qualifications who do not meet the above criteria may also be favourably considered.
  • International: Where your honours degree has not been studied in English, you will be required to take an IELTS test receiving an overall score of 6.5 and no individual component score below 6.0.

Tuition Fee Per Module

  • GBP 475 International
  • GBP 475 EU/EEA
  • International/ Home/EU - part-time: £475 per 15 credit module

Funding

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