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Theory of Podiatric Surgery

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Are you an established podiatrist looking to develop your career into the flourishing field of podiatric surgery? This innovative MSc Theory of Podiatric Surgery at the Queen Margaret University 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.


Theory of Podiatric Surgery at the Queen Margaret University was specifically developed to give students the knowledge and skills they need to pursue this flourishing career path. Other interested healthcare professionals can also complete individual modules. We deliver this MSc jointly with Glasgow Caledonian University.

You could begin this course as a podiatrist in either the NHS or in private practice, and 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’ll study a variety of modules giving you the theoretical underpinning for future surgical training.

The modular MSc Theory of Podiatric Surgery at the Queen Margaret University is a collaborative initiative offered in partnership with Glasgow Caledonian University.


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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Anatomy for Surgical Practice
  • Principles of Diagnostic Investigations
  • Podiatric Mechanics
  • Pharmacology for Podiatric Surgery
  • Medicine and Pathology
  • Diagnostic Imaging-Interpretive
  • Research Methods

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students registered on this named award will be podiatrists registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). However, the individual modules are available to healthcare professionals with an interest in the area. Candidates should have the relevant honours degree. Those with a professional diploma or unclassified degree should have at least two years’ professional experience and be able to demonstrate a portfolio of continued professional development.
  • International: You will be required to take an IELTS test receiving an overall score of 6.5 and no individual component score below 6.0.

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Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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