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Bachelor of Podiatry - Graduate Entry
Queensland University of Technology - Kelvin Grove

Course outline

As a graduate using physical therapy and surgical techniques, you can diagnose and treat heel pain running injuries, footwear problems and corrections, skin problems, tendon and joint injuries.

You develop knowledge in anatomy, biomolecular science, pharmacology, dermatology, and clinical medicine before completing 1000 hours of professional placement at QUT Health Clinics and external facilities.

You participate in biomechanics/musculoskeletal clinics, sports clinics, diabetes foot complication clinics, paediatric clinics, and general podiatric clinics. An honours program based on GPA is available at the end of second year.

The QUT Offer Guarantee does not apply to this course.

For more course information, visit Bachelor of Podiatry – Graduate Entry at QUT.

Note

A one-week mandatory orientation program is conducted in Orientation Week (the week before the start of semester).

Selection ranks: You will be considered solely on the basis of selection ranks from your prior degree studies plus any postgraduate studies you may have undertaken. Other qualifications and experiences may be allocated selection ranks for entry to other QUT courses, but will not be considered for this course.

Fee notes

There are additional course requirements that you will need to meet as a student in this course. These requirements may have associated costs. Information is available from qut.edu.au/study.

Other requirements

A Suitability Card is required; refer to institution. Clinical activities begin during first semester and you are required to provide a serology report demonstrating successful hepatitis B vaccination. The full hepatitis B vaccination course and serology report test can take six to nine months and must be completed before commencing this course in July.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for QUT and for this course, refer to QUT’s website.

Prerequisites

Applicant must be 16; Prior study; Prior study in a particular field of education

Fixed closing date

QTAC applications for this program close 19 April 2024.

Additional entry requirements

You must have a completed recognised Australian biomedical, health, or medical science bachelor degree completed in 2014 or more recently with a minimum volume of learning of 1.50 year full-time (or equivalent).

Assumed knowledge

Before you start this course, we assume you have sound knowledge of the degree subject areas listed below. If you don’t have the degree subject knowledge, you can still apply for the course but we strongly encourage you to undertake bridging studies to gain the knowledge in anatomy, chemistry, pathophysiology/disease processes, physiology, and statistics.

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2023
93.00
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2023

For more information about the ATAR/Selection Rank profile, please visit ATAR/Selection Rank profile explained.

Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2023

For more information about the Student profile, please visit Student profile explained.

Notes

No reportable data.

Career opportunities

Private practice, hospitals, community health centres.

Membership

Australian Podiatry Association; Sports Medicine Australia.

Course Code
425102
Start Date
Offer rounds

24 Apr 2024

Fee
CSP/$9950 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Postgraduate Bachelor degree
Study Area
Health and Recreation
Study Mode
Full time
Course Duration

21/2 years Full time

Location
Brisbane
 
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