90.9% employed within four months of graduating.
Graduate Outcome Survey 2019-2021 – Undergraduate Health Services & Support
The Bachelor of Podiatric Medicine includes an option for scheduled medicines.
Students taking the option for scheduled medicine will take part in a special clinical program in year 4 designed to develop skills for registration with the Podiatry Board of Australia.
As part of your studies you will:
You will study a range of podiatry courses including:
Students complete more than 1,000 hours of practical experience during their second, third and fourth year of studies which will help them to become ‘life ready graduates’. The program strongly supports students with multidisciplinary experiences that will help the transition into the workforce. Work alongside experienced podiatrists in the University of Newcastle Student Podiatry Clinic's located at Wyong Hospital and Newcastle Hospital (Hunter Street). Students also partake in external placements in rural and regional areas. Our graduates are highly sought-after with the experience and knowledge they gain during their studies.
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Peter reckons his chance visit to our Podiatry Teaching Clinic at Gosford Hospital was like winning the “medical lottery”. After hearing about the clinic on ABC radio, Peter made an appointment with Victoria Bennett, now a podiatrist practising in Canberra but then a student in the final weeks of her degree. What Victoria found would result in Peter undergoing a life-saving quadruple heart bypass.
You are a domestic student if you are:
Admission to our undergraduate degree programs usually requires successful completion of a senior secondary school qualification similar to the Higher School Certificate (HSC), the highest educational award in New South Wales schools.
Applicants who do not speak English as a first language must demonstrate that they meet the University's English proficiency requirement. Further information regarding English language proficiency requirements can be found at the English Language Proficiency for Admission Policy.
In the application portal, you can enter the program you wish to study and upload relevant documents needed as part of your application. It is recommended you submit your application a minimum of 12 weeks before your intended semester of trimester start date.
If you are applying through an education agent, they can also apply through the application portal. Ensure your agent is contracted to the University to avoid delays with your application.
Once you have started your application you will be provided with a reference number. You or your education agent will be able to track your application as it progresses.
1 Indicative annual fees are based on a full year full time load (80 units). Learn more.View combined degrees
This degree is pending accreditation by Australia and New Zealand Podiatry Accreditation Committee. This degree is approved as an accredited program by the Podiatry Board of Australia. After graduating, students will be eligible to apply for registration with the Podiatry Registration Board of Australia via the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (Ahpra).
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