Postgraduate

Doctor of Podiatric Surgery

This course provides theoretical and clinical knowledge in podiatric surgery to an advanced level. Graduates are eligible for registration with the Podiatry Board of Australia as a podiatric surgeon.

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Career Pathways

It is anticipated graduates will be eligible for registration with the Podiatry Board of Australia as a podiatric surgeon.Graduates will be eligible to work in Australia, New Zealand and the UK.
It is anticipated graduates will be eligible for registration with the Podiatry Board of Australia as a podiatric surgeon.Graduates will be eligible to work in Australia, New Zealand and the UK.
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Further Study

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Scholarships

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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Admission requirements

If you’re interested in furthering your career by studying this postgraduate degree, find out the admission details below.

Admission Requirements

To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—
(a) an entry to practice General Podiatry degree or equivalent recognised by Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA);
and
(b) unrestricted current registration as a General Podiatrist in Australia*;
and
(c) at least two years of relevant professional experience outlined in a curriculum vitae, including a cover letter;
and
(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

Where relevant, admission will be awarded to the highest ranked applicants or applicants selected based on—
(a) the admissions requirements under rule 4;
and
(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;
and
(c) the intake quota for that year;
and
(d) with weighting as follows -
Interview: 60%
Curriculum vitae: 15%
GPA: 25%
ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

English competency

English is the language of instruction and assessment at UWA and you will need to meet the English language requirements of the University to be eligible for a place.
ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

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Course details

This course provides additional theoretical and clinical knowledge in podiatric medicine and surgery beyond the Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree.

About the course

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.
Doctor of Podiatric Surgery

Quick details

Status
  • Available 2022
Locations
  • Perth (Crawley campus)
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1
Weekly contact time
  • 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.
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 91830
  • This course is not available to international student visa holders
Doctor of Podiatric Surgery
Status
  • Available 2022
Locations
  • Perth (Crawley campus)
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1
Weekly contact time
  • 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.
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 91830
  • This course is not available to international student visa holders
Full time/part time duration
  • 3 years
TISC Codes

Course accreditation

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.