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 course provides an opportunity for podiatrists to develop their own programme of study at masters level when studying from their own home or work base.

About

This innovative course will allow you to choose from a range of modules to develop your own masters qualification, or to customise the course content in response to modern day podiatry practice, keeping you up to date with the latest developments and improving your career prospects.

The course can be studied at a time most suitable for you, through a distance e-learning route with tutor support and no requirement to attend QMU.

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.

Accreditation

Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Privy Council, Queen Margaret University (QMU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Queen Margaret University (QMU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study.

Programme Structure

Distance e-learning route

Compulsory Modules:Research Methods (30 credits)/ Research Project (60 credits)

You should also study 90 credits from the following: Current Developments (30 credits)/ Tissue Viability (30 credits)/ The Ageing Foot (30 credits)/ Management of Diabetes and its Complications (30 credits)/ Evaluation of Diabetes and Developing Practice (15 credits)/ Digital Literacies (15 credits)/ Pharmacology for Podiatrists (15 credits)/ Developing Professional Practice Work-Based Learning (15, 30 or 45 credits) / Diabetes: Pathology, Physiology and its Complications (30 credits)/ Epidemiology (15 credits)/ Podiatry Mechanics (15 credits)/ Medicine and Pathology (15 credits)

Detailed Programme Facts

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

      Part-time: 3 - 7 years.

  • Credits
    180 ECTS
  • 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

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

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.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You don’t need a visa to study in this programme.

Tuition Fee Per Module

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

Funding

StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.