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Doctor of Clinical Podiatry

It is anticipated graduates will be eligible for registration with the Podiatry Board of Australia as a podiatric surgeon.

Introduction

This course provides additional theoretical and clinical knowledge in podiatric medicine and surgery beyond the BPodM degree.

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Course description, features and facilities

Topics in this course include biostatistics, research methodology, advanced podiatric medicine, theoretical and practical aspects of elective foot surgery and/or management of the high-risk foot, and patient-oriented research, including ethics and communication of research, resulting in a dissertation.

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Structure

Key to availability of units:
S1 = Semester 1; S2 = Semester 2; S3 = summer teaching period; N/A = not available in 2014;
NS = non-standard teaching period; OS = offshore teaching period; * = to be advised

All units have a value of six points unless otherwise stated.

Doctor of Clinical Podiatry

Take all unit(s) from Group A (42 points):

Group A

S1PODI5511Advanced Podiatric Medicine I
S2PODI5512Advanced Podiatric Medicine II
NSPODI5513Advanced Podiatric Surgery
S1, S2PODI5514Podiatric Medicine Practicum
S1, S2PODI5515Podiatric Surgery Practicum
S2PODI5516Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Seminars
S1, S2PUBH4401Biostatistics I

Take all unit(s) from Group B (72 points):

Before being permitted to enrol in a practicum unit from Group B (Doctor of Clinical Podiatry core units), students must complete all units in Group A (Doctor of Clinical Podiatry core units).

Group B

S1PODI6531Internal Clinical Podiatry Practicum I (12 points)
S1, S2PODI6532Internal Clinical Podiatry Practicum II (12 points)
S1, S2PODI6533Internal Clinical Podiatry Practicum III (12 points)
S1, S2PODI6534Internal Clinical Podiatry Practicum IV (12 points)
S1, S2PODI6541External Clinical Podiatry Practicum I (12 points)
S1, S2PODI6542External Clinical Podiatry Practicum II (12 points)

Take unit(s) to the value of 24 points from Group C:

Before being permitted to enrol in the research project unit from this group, students must complete all units in Group A.

Group C

S1 & S2PODI6570Podiatric Research Project (full-time) (24 points)
S1 & S2PODI6571Podiatric Research Project (part-time) (24 points)

Take unit(s) to the value of 6 points from Group D:

Group D

S1PODI5510Podiatric Research Methodology
NSPUBH5757Clinical Epidemiology

Professional recognition

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Career opportunities

It is anticipated graduates will be eligible for registration with the Podiatry Board of Australia as a podiatric surgeon.

Related careers

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Further study opportunities

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Check the Entrance requirements

This course is available to Australian and international students.

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  1. Admission Requirements
  2. English competency

Admission Requirements

A UWA Bachelor of Podiatry Medicine, or equivalent as recognised by the Faculty; and at least 1 year's relevant professional experience.

English competency

See the full list of English Language Requirements.

Please note: Requirements may be higher for some individual courses, where this is the case the additional requirements will be specified. 

These pages are under review and are being updated.

How to apply

This course is available to Australian and international students.

On this page

  1. How to apply
  2. Fees
  3. Contact details - admission information

How to apply

Apply online. Refer below for application dates and access to the Online Application System (OASys):

 

Fees

Annual fee: $24999.

For courses that are less than one year in duration, the annual fee listed is the total for the course. Unless otherwise indicated, for courses that are 18 months in duration, the annual fee is two-thirds of the total cost of the course.

As some units vary in cost, the actual student contribution will depend on the mix of units you choose. See the unit costs website for details of individual unit costs.

Contact details - admission information

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On this page

  1. Application Deadlines
  2. How to apply
  3. Fees
  4. Contact details - admission information

Application Deadlines

While there are no strict application deadlines for the submission of international postgraduate coursework applications, prospective students are strongly encouraged to apply with sufficient time to allow for the processing of their application and to secure a student visa.

Postgraduate coursework applications generally take four weeks from receipt of an application to offer.

How to apply

Apply online

UWA representatives offer application advice and support to future students in various countries. Visit the link below to find an authorised UWA agent near you.

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Fees

Annual fee: $47010.

For courses that are less than one year in duration, the annual fee listed is the total for the course. Unless otherwise indicated, for courses that are 18 months in duration, the annual fee is two-thirds of the total cost of the course.

As some units vary in cost, the actual student contribution will depend on the mix of units you choose. See the unit costs website for details of individual unit costs.

Contact details - admission information

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Doctor of Clinical Podiatry: the details

Status
Available 2014
Locations offered
Crawley
Attendance types
Part-time, Full-time
Delivery mode
Internal
Starting dates
Semester 1
Weekly first year time commitment
The estimated time commitment for a standard full-time enrolment is approximately 46 hours per week (over 13 weeks) which includes contact hours, personal study and examinations.
Standard full-time completion
3 years
Maximum time to complete
5 years
Contact details: course information
Professor Alan Bryant
Head of Unit, Podiatric Medicine
alan.bryant@uwa.edu.au
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6488 4523
Course code
90830
CRICOS Code
064878E
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