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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    JAN-22

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

Are you an established podiatrist looking to develop your career into the flourishing field of podiatric surgery? This innovative course will give you the theoretical knowledge and expert guidance that you need. You can study the MSc part-time, to fit in with your current work commitments.

The last 20 years have seen a rapid increase in podiatrists choosing to pursue post-registration training in the field of podiatry surgery. This modular programme delivered in collaboration with Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) was first introduced in 2002 and provides the theoretical underpininng required for surgical training. The programme will appeal to podiatrist working in either the NHS or private practice who are looking to extend their scope of practice and develop a career as a podiatric surgeon.

Why QMU?

  • This is a collaborative course offered jointly by QMU and Glasgow Caledonian University, allowing you to benefit from the expertise of both institutions.
  • You will gain invaluable specialist insight and guidance from consultant podiatric surgeons.

Course overview

You could begin this modular course as a podiatrist in either the NHS or in private practice, and be looking to develop your career into the area of podiatric surgery. The course will give you the ideal opportunity to extend your scope of practice to include surgical management of foot and ankle pathologies.

You will study a variety of modules, giving you the theoretical underpinning for future surgical training.

Structure

To obtain a specific postgraduate award you must complete a number of credit-bearing modules. You can opt to study for the full MSc, a PgDip, or a PgCert. You can also register as an associate student to complete a single module for CPD. On completion of a single module, you may wish to complete further modules and progress your studies to a named award.

Teaching, learning and assessment

A range of student-centred learning methods including tutorials, seminars and experimental laboratory classes are utilised. Your performance will be assessed by a variety of methods including course work and examination.

Links with industry/ professional bodies

The course is approved by the Royal College of Surgeons and Physicians, Glasgow, The Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh, and the College of Podiatrists. On completion of the MSc you will be eligible to apply for a surgical training post. Surgical training posts are not part of the academic programme of study and are not arranged by either university.

Careers

This course will provide the theoretical underpinning for those students wishing a career in podiatric surgery.

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University information

Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

  • University League Table

    75th

  • Campus address

    Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, Queen Margaret University Drive, Musselburgh, Edinburgh, EH21 6UU, Scotland

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