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Course summary

We offer this course to people who wish to gain a professional qualification in Podiatry, a good foundation for postgraduate study and for those who would like to advance to Podiatric Surgery training. The BSc Hons Podiatry course is a full-time, three year programme of study. You will obtain the academic award of a BSc (Hons) degree and be able to apply for registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and membership to the Royal College of Podiatry (RCPod). This will allow you to practice as a podiatrist in the UK Health and Social Services, in private practice or indeed to work abroad in countries like Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Europe and Asia.

How to apply

This course has restrictions on who can apply.

Applications are only open to NI and ROI applicants only. Applicants from the EU, England, Scotland and Wales are not eligible to apply.

This course is not accepting applications from students requiring a Student visa. For more information, please contact the course provider.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks

You will also be required to demonstrate good health prior to commencing the course. You will therefore complete a health declaration form which will be screened by the University’s Occupational Health Department who will confirm your medical fitness to undertake the course. Following the screening, you may be required to undertake a vaccination programme. You will be liable for the cost of both the health screening and vaccinations. Costs will be provided prior to enrolment.


As part of the selection method applicants will be required to undertake a successful interview. Interviews will occur after the 31 January 2024 deadline.


Applicants should note that, as they will be engaged in 'regulated activity' involving children or vulnerable adults as part of their course, there is a compulsory, legal requirement to obtain an Enhanced Disclosure from AccessNI. The cost for this is payable by the applicant and is currently £33. More information on Enhanced Disclosures may be accessed by

English language requirements

English language requirements for international applicants The minimum requirement for this course is Academic IELTS 7.0 with no band score less than 6.5. Ulster recognises a number of other English language tests and comparable IELTS equivalent scores.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £4750 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £4750 Year 1
EU £16320 Year 1
International £16320 Year 1

Additional fee information

Further information about full time undergraduate fees can be found at
Podiatry at Ulster University - UCAS