Doctor of Podiatric Surgery
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Fees and scholarships
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Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.
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If you’re interested in furthering your career by studying this postgraduate degree, find out the admission details below.
(a) an entry to practice General Podiatry degree or equivalent recognised by Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA);
(b) unrestricted current registration as a General Podiatrist in Australia*;
(c) at least two years of relevant professional experience outlined in a curriculum vitae, including a cover letter;
(d) the equivalent of a Health and Medical sciences UWA grade point average (GPA) of at least 5.5;
* applicants must remain registered for the duration of the course.
Ranking and Selection Process
(a) the admissions requirements under rule 4;
(b) a structured interview in which eligible applicants will be assessed based on attributes and background considered desirable in podiatric surgeons with invitation to attend the interview based on Rule 4;
(c) the intake quota for that year;
(d) with weighting as follows -
Curriculum vitae: 15%
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About the course
- Available 2022
- Perth (Crawley campus)
- Semester 1
- 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.
- This course is not available to international student visa holders
Postgraduate coursework degrees and combined (coursework and research) degrees comprise a number of units. Refer to the course structure for more information.
The Doctor of Podiatric Medicine is accredited by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) as an approved program of study for general registration with the Podiatry Board of Australia.