Podiatry at New College Durham - UCAS

New College Durham

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: The Open University


Course summary

If your future lies in footcare, this degree will provide you with the skills and knowledge you need for a career in this rewarding and varied profession. This programme will prepare you to enter straight into employment as a Podiatrist, with excellent career opportunities. You will learn how to assess, diagnose and treat people with problems of the feet, ankles and lower limbs. You will get hands-on, practical experience in our excellent clinical facilities in Bishop Auckland and Durham and you will also work on placement in an NHS Trust. You will be allocated a home trust where you will be assigned an NHS placement on a regular basis during the programme. You can benefit from our high staff to student ratio which means that our tutorial support and guided learning is top class. What next? You could enter straight into employment as a Podiatrist or continue studying with a master's degree.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Standard entry criteria: Two A levels ideally, including a science subject or an appropriate Access to HE qualification. Non standard entry: Completion of the advanced apprenticeship in clinical healthcare support (Podiatry) at Level 3, or other similar apprenticeship routes, would be considered. Additional requirements: Five GCSEs grade 4/C or above including English Language, Maths and two science subjects. All offers made for the course are subject to a satisfactory Occupational Health Screening and DBS check.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)



Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1

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Podiatry at New College Durham - UCAS