Postgraduate Certificate Blended

Podiatric Sports Medicine

Queen Mary University of London

9 months
14700 GBP/year
7500 GBP/year
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The programme is designed and suitable for qualified podiatrists with clinical experience and an interest in sports medicine. It is based on the philosophy that the total care for the athlete requires personal skill/expertise and a multidisciplinary approach underpinned by evidenced based medicine. It should also appeal to those who want to enhance their clinical knowledge and expertiseThis course will: - facilitate a comprehensive understanding of the scientific basis which underlies the clinical practice of Podiatric Sports Medicine- equip students with the key skills required to critically analyse the literature and provide evidenced based interventions.- provide indemnity for steroid injections to all successful candidates through the College of Podiatry (London).- result in Affiliation (PGCert), Associate Membership (PGDip) and Membership (MSc) of Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons (Glasgow)


What you'll study

The Podiatric Sports Medicine (PSM) programme covers detailed assessment, examination and management of sports injuries of the lower limb - especially foot, ankle and lower leg - with imaging in sports medicine to assist in supporting clinical diagnosis.The PSM programme offers a modular structure with an innovative practical component involving clinical shadowing and mentoring. Students will be exposed to unique clinical learning opportunities, such as the monthly inter-disciplinary combined clinic, that will challenge and sharpen diagnostic skills. An interactive and supportive clinician-student relationship will be a feature of clinics on the postgraduate programme. Lectures are delivered by national experts; from cutting edge basic scientists to podiatrists, podiatric surgeons, physiotherapists, doctors and other health professionals working with world-class athletes, who have an international presence in Sports and Exercise Medicine. Our staff work closely with students to nurture potential research interests and to develop clinical ability in Podiatric Sports Medicine.

Programme Structure

Podiatric Sports Medicine is available to study to MSc, PG Diploma or PG Certificate level, full-time for one year, or part-time from two to four years.To achieve the certificate you will take four taught modules and the diploma eight taught modules. To achieve the MSc you will take an additional taught module and complete a research project (equivalent to three modules).For MSc and Diploma programmes attendance of 32 clinics is required. For students completing the PG Certificate 16 clinic attendances are required.

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Key information


  • Part-time
    • 9 months

Start dates & application deadlines




15 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

A 2:1 or above at undergraduate level in Podiatry or Podiatric Medicine.Applicants must be registered with Health Care Professions Council or equivalent regulatory body for overseas students and have at least one year of clinical experience.

Work experience

At least one year of clinical experience

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7350 GBP per semester during 9 months.
  • National

    7500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3750 GBP per semester during 9 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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