Podiatry at University of Wolverhampton - UCAS

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Course summary

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

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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)

Health checks



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


Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

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Additional fee information

If you are a UK student enrolling on a full-time Foundation Degree or a Bachelor degree programme at the University of Wolverhampton in 2023/4, your fee for this academic year will be £9,250. This is a yearly fee, and will increase with inflation in subsequent years (in line with the government’s fee requirements). If you are an English student studying your first higher education qualification, you can apply for a tuition fee loan from the Student Loans Company. You will not start repaying this loan until you leave the course and are earning over £25,000 a year. If you live in Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland, you should apply to Student Finance Wales, Student Finance Northern Ireland, or SAAS. The loans and grants available to you will differ from those available from Student Finance England. More information about UK Fees please go to our website here - https://www.wlv.ac.uk/apply/funding-costs-fees-and-support/fees-and-costs/ and International: More information about International Fees please go to our website here - https://www.wlv.ac.uk/international/making-an-application/international-fees/
Podiatry at University of Wolverhampton - UCAS