In a nutshell
Podiatrists are all about foot health! They diagnose, treat and prevent foot abnormalities, from day-to-day issues such as toenail problems, corns, calluses and injuries through to more serious, chronic conditions such as diabetes.
A varied career, your expertise as a podiatrist will be sought out by everyone from children, to athletes, and the elderly who’s feet all need care and treatment.
The Bachelor of Podiatric Medicine from Western Sydney University provides approximately 1,000 hours of clinical education at University’s clinical training facility and at external placement sites to deliver career-ready podiatry graduates.
Accredited by Australia and New Zealand Podiatry Accreditation Council (ANZPAC), if you want to make a career out of foot health, enquire about The Bachelor of Podiatric Medicine from Western Sydney University today!
What you’ll need
Enquire now to find out about the ATAR required to qualify for this course.
In this health course, the subjects you may study include:
- Population Health and Society
- Human Anatomy and Physiology 1
- Introduction to Podiatry
- Professional Health Competencies
- Functional Anatomy
- Human Anatomy and Physiology 2
- Foundations of Research and Evidence-Based Practice
- Communication in Health
- Pathomechanics and Podiatric Medicine
- Pathophysiology 1
- Research Methods (Quantitative and Qualitative)
- Podiatry Pre-Clinical
- Musculoskeletal Disorders and Imaging
- Clinical Pharmacology
- Podiatric Practice 1
- The High Risk Foot
- Pharmacology for Podiatrists
- Culture, Diversity and Health
- Podiatric Practice 2
- Podiatric Surgery
- Psychology and Health
- Evidence-Based Practice
- Podiatric Paediatrics and Sports Medicine
- Dermatology and Gerontology
- Podiatric Practice 3
- One elective
- Podiatric Professional Practice Studies
- Podiatric Clinical Block
- Podiatric Practice 4
Why Western Sydney University?
Trust Western Sydney University to get you qualified in your field! Gain a recognised degree in Business, Health, Psychology, Communication, Medical Science, Criminology, Arts or loads more with WSU.
Study online or on-campus and gain valuable, real-life skills that'll see you succeed in the workforce. With a reputation for excellence, you can be proud to graduate with a degree that comes from a uni ranked in the top 2% globally! Open up to a world of possibilities and enquire about a course with WSU today.
When you join Western Sydney University you’re also joining an engaged online community of fellow students and academics, who are committed to helping you succeed during your studies.
Whether you're studying on-campus or online, students will have access to student advisors, specially trained online learning advisors, access to online assignment assistance to ensure your work is always on the right track, student welfare services including professional counselling, plus stay in touch with other students via WSU’s specially-built digital portal.
This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations: