Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (podiatry)

University of Western Australia, The (UWA)

The Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree is an exciting course, designed to produce highly trained and competent podiatrists who are well prepared to enter clinical practice as primary contact health care practitioners in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions affecting the foot and ankle.

Course Fee:

International: $167,100

Entry Requirements:

A bachelor degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; and the equivalent of a UWA grade point average of at least 5.0; and a Graduate Medical School Admissions Test overall score of at least 50 and no section score less than 50 for domestic applicants; or a Medical College Admission Test score of at least 123/123/123/123 for international applicants; or completed a human biology, animal biology, physiology, pharmacology, genetics or microbiology unit at a tertiary level; and completed a chemistry or biological chemistry unit at a tertiary level.


This course consists of a total of 24 units over three years with extended semesters to allow for necessary clinical experience. A variety of teaching methods will be used including lectures, tutorials, practicals and directed self-learning. Case-based and symptom-based learning will be used to emphasise patient focused practice. Clinical practice will start in first year and increase over the following two years. There will be opportunities for interested students to spend time in chosen areas of clinical practice in rural and remote areas of WA.

Subjects you can Study:

Podiatric medicine

Study Pathways:

No credit will be granted for previous undergraduate studies.


Australian and New Zealand Podiatry Accreditation Council

Who for:

Graduates who are interested in pursuing a career in Podiatric Medicine

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00126G

Related Careers:

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Albany Centre No info No Full time 3 years
Crawley No info No Full time 3 years
Albany Centre No info No Part time 6 years
Established in 1911, UWA is recognised internationally as a top 100 research-intensive university. Its main campus is located next to the beautiful Swan River and just a few kilometres from the Perth CBD in Western Australia.

UWA has a broad research and teaching profile across a wide range of disciplines. Our course structure is based on globally successful models and is designed to ensure students gain the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in an international workplace. We offer a choice of more than 65 majors across five undergraduate degrees in Arts, Commerce, Biomedical Science, Science and Philosophy (Honours), ensuring subjects can be combined in a way to match career goals and personal interests. Students can also pursue a professional qualification at postgraduate level.

Our Perth campus is located on the Swan River, just 10 minutes from the city centre and close to many stunning beaches. The campus offers a range of cafes, bookshops, banks, a vibrant cultural precinct, social clubs and societies, a supportive Student Guild, and on- and off-campus accommodation options.

For international students, Perth's warm, sunny climate and relaxed outdoor lifestyle make it the perfect location to reside while studying. Western Australia is also in the same time zone as many Asian countries, making it easier to keep in touch with family and friends.

We encourage all our domestic students to spend a semester on exchange and broaden their degrees by travelling overseas and studying at one of our 180+ internationally renowned partner institutions.

Whatever your field and degree level, you'll have access to the university's strong industry connections and alumni group. You'll also gain practical first-hand work experience, get invited to a number of networking events, and in many cases receive training to prepare for the world of work.

Provider CRICOS: 00126G

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