What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
BBB at A Level to include of Biology, Human Biology, PE, Sport, Psychology, Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, Health Sciences, Anatomy, Physiology, Nutrition, Applied Science, Foot Health. Excluding General Studies
Must have strong biology element.
Must be in a Health/Science related subject.
Must be in a Science/Health related subject.
28 overall to include 5 HL subjects preferably from Biology/Human Biology, Applied Science, Sports Science, PE
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 120 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers56%
Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.
Tuition fee & financial support£9,250
Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.
If you live in:
- Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
- Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
- Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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You'll be eligible to apply for registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) following successful completion of the course. Spend 1,000 hours in work-based learning over the three year - placements in clinical practice are an integral part of your podiatry training. Learn key concepts and theories at four locations, including our NHS Training Clinic, ensuring exposure to a variety of specialisms. Engage with a small cohort of like minded students.
Modules include: Introduction to human anatomy and physiology; psychosocial issues in health care; functional anatomy; podiatric clinical practice 1; theory of podiatric practice 1; evidence-based professional practice; systemic disorders and the lower limb; theory of podiatric practice 2; podiatric clinical practice 2; project studies; the older adult in podiatric practice; interprofessional working; podiatric clinical practice 3; professional skills for practice administration; management and leadership for inter-professional practice; research project; local anaesthesia and nail surgery; the high risk patient in podiatric practice; pharmacology for podiatry; podiatric clinical practice 4.
Plymouth is a top 50 UK research institution with genuine clusters of world class expertise across areas as diverse as marine science and engineering, medicine, robotics and psychology. With 21,000 students and a further 17,000 studying University of Plymouth awards at partner colleges, it is one of largest higher education providers in the country, and has a strong track record in teaching with one of the highest numbers of National Teaching Fellows of any UK university.
How you'll spend your time
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- Lectures / seminars
- Independent study
How you'll be assessed
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- Written exams
- Practical exams
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Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
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