The overall aims of the BSc (Hons) Podiatry course are to: 1. Facilitate the development of autonomous, accountable, reflective podiatric practitioners committed to continuing professional development and life-long learning. 2. Develop compassionate practitioners with excellent interpersonal and communication skills, able to deliver high quality person-centred care. 3. Enable students to develop as enquiring practitioners with excellent skills of clinical judgement, who are able to practice in a diversity of settings. 4. Provide students with high-quality practice learning opportunities, working within inter-professional teams in a variety of healthcare settings. 5. Enable students to critically analyse the complexity of professional, ethical and legal frameworks and their impact on decision-making. 6. Support students to develop a wide range of transferable skills including the ability to investigate and apply research evidence, leadership and management skills, and information technology skills. 7. Explore the wider political, cultural, economic and social context of health and social care provision and the implications for those working in the sector. 8. Facilitate the development of practitioners as change agents, able to respond to a changing and dynamic practice environment, safely and effectively treating and managing patients with a wide range of conditions. Successful completion of the programme will enable you to register with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). You will also be eligible to join the College of Podiatry.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
You will need to demonstrate that, on entry to the programme, you have capability for digital and technological literacy to meet course outcomes. Evidence of your digital literacy and technological literacy capability is linked to the online application process. You will also be required to provide a satisfactory personal statement and reference (academic or employer).
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
Free Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and Occupational Health Check: Due to the professional nature of this course you are also required to complete a Declaration of Health and Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check. We will coordinate both of these non-academic conditions with you should you accept an offer with us. # There will be no cost for the DBS this is free to applicants who have secured a Conditional offer and have chosen to study at the University of Wolverhampton. During the course you will be required to attend placements, so it is essential that you are able and willing to travel to placement. If you have previously studied a professional course at another University or College, we will require an academic reference from your previous higher education institution.
English language requirements
As an EU or International applicant you will need to showcase your English language proficiency skills during your admissions process. The below qualifications are accepted for a number of courses, please be aware these scores are a guide on what is acceptable. http://wlv.ac.uk/english We have a suite of courses that require differing English language proficiency, these requirements are there to ensure that you have the correct ability to achieve your desired qualification with us. You will also need to check each individual course page for accuracy as our Professional, Statutory and Regulatory Bodies courses require specific English qualifications prior to entry.
English Language Requirements - EU and International Applicants
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Fees and funding
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