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Master of Podiatric Surgery

Key information

Qualification type

MCh- Master of Surgery

Subject areas

Chiropody Surgery

Course type


Course Summary

This Master of Podiatric Surgery course is the first in England to lead to eligibility to apply for annotation by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) as a podiatrist practising podiatric surgery. It offers those who have already studied the Theory of Podiatric Surgery MSc an opportunity to enhance their skills and knowledge allowing them to practise in this specialist area.

* The course incorporates the College of Podiatry fellowship training programme.

* It is supported by tutors from the College of Podiatry faculty of podiatric surgery.

* It contains a large placement element consisting of 600 hours per year, providing you with an opportunity to experience real-world scenarios prior to qualifying.

* You will be taught by academics who are all practising clinicians within podiatric practice.

Through utilising up-to date research evidence, policy documents and a wide range of clinical experience, you will be assisted to further update and develop your clinical practice.

Different course options

Study mode

Part time


3 years

Start date



This module will focus on pre-operative care in podiatric surgery and will incorporate theoretical principles of podiatric surgical assessment and diagnosis into your clinical practice. It will explore the links between systemic disease processes and possible perioperative complications focusing on the optimisation of these conditions prior to considering surgical intervention.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

£625 (Band 2) per 15 credit module and £1,250 (Band 2) per 30 credit module.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

Please see our website for further information.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Entry requirements for this course are normally:

* An MSc in Theory of Podiatric Surgery or an equivalent qualification.

* Be registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) as a Podiatrist with annotation, with POMS-S and POMS-A.

* You must meet the current requirements with respect to DBS Checks and Occupational Health Checks/Medical Checks.

* Have an approved surgical training place available for your use.

* Have completed an Objective Assessment of Professional Skills.

* If you trained overseas, you must be registered with an appropriate governing body.

If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 7.0 overall with no element lower than 6.5, or equivalent will be considered acceptable. Read more about the University’s entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our Where are you from information pages