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Podiatry…what’s it all about?


Podiatry is a brilliant career if you’re interested in science, biology, chemistry or medicine.

Especially if you are:

  • Caring
  • Compassionate
  • A team player
  • Understanding
  • Keen to help others
  • Analytical

Podiatrists provide preventative care, diagnosis and treatment of a range of problems affecting the feet, ankles and legs.

What does a podiatrist do?


‘A Podiatrist’s primary aim is to improve the mobility, independence and quality of life for their patients. Imagine how amazing that feels!’

Podiatrists specialise in the foot, ankle and leg, leading the patient care through the whole journey including prevention, diagnosis and treatment. Podiatrists work in a variety of places and can work with a team of people including doctors and nurses or on their own running their own business

Qualifying as a Podiatrist

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How much does a Podiatrist earn?

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You’ve Passed Biology – Now What?

You've passed biology - Clearing 2017 Podiatry

19th August 2017

FANTASTIC – You’ve passed your Biology exams CONGRATULATIONS ! ! ! BUT what are you going to do with your new biology qualification? Stuck & not sure what’s next for you? Then take this quick quiz DO YOU WANT TO – Build on your biology knowledge and use it in a practical way?    YES […]

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Unable to Get into Physiotherapy With Your A Level Results?

Unable to Get into Physiotherapy With Your A Level Results?

14th August 2017

If You’re Unable to get into Physiotherapy with your A level results – Read & Watch on ! If you find yourself in a position where you’re unable to get into physiotherapy with your A level results, do not despair, there are alternatives. Sadly you are not alone. The points needed to secure a place […]

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Clearing 2017 – Have you thought about Podiatry?

Careers in Podiatry

11th August 2017

Podiatry – What Exactly is Podiatry ?? If you’ve never heard of podiatry, or maybe you have and just don’t realise how amazing it is,  you need to find out more!   There are still places available through clearing 2017 on podiatry courses, so be quick and you might just be one of the lucky ones […]

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Cardiff – The place I chose to #studypodiatry

Natalie and her pod squad off for a coffee

4th August 2017

Cardiff Student Natalie Pitman tells us what she loves about Cardiff and studying podiatry Canton, West Cardiff is now my home. From my front door to Llandaff campus is around a 20 minute walk, or I can get the number 1 bus if the Welsh weather is particularly ghastly! I tend to walk as I […]

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Career change… From Accountancy to Health!

Kate Donegan in clinic

3rd August 2017

Kate, a graduate from Cardiff tells us how she changed from a career in accountancy to a career in podiatry! After leaving school, I went to Newport University and undertook an Accountancy degree,  not really what I wanted to do but seemed a good career choice at the time!  After finishing the degree I started […]

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Physiotherapy or Podiatry? A tale of two graduates…

Matt Rothwell in Clinic

26th July 2017

Graduates Stella Meadows and Stephanie Speight tell us how they both wanted to be physiotherapists but ended up studying podiatry at The University of Huddersfield. Stella’s story “I had originally applied to Huddersfield for the Physiotherapy degree, I was asked to join an open day for Podiatry, having no clue whatsoever what podiatry was all […]

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I went through clearing to get my podiatry degree

Ruby at her graduation

25th July 2017

Ruby Yates, UEL podiatry graduate, tells us how she went through UCAS clearing to get her place to study podiatry and what she’s up to now. I had been travelling and working in Greece when I decided I wanted to return to study.  After researching medical courses, I had my heart set on Podiatry, due […]

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I wanted to be a nurse but… I chose Podiatry

18th July 2017

Podiatry student Juvial wanted to be a nurse but through clearing ended up choosing podiatry.  Here’s his story: “I am one of those people who was very fixated on doing a nursing degree no matter what. After I finished my diploma in Access to Nursing, I straight away applied for a nursing degree in various […]

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Come and #Studypodiatry in Beautiful Wales

12th July 2017

  Thinking of Studying Podiatry? Come and join us at…             Did you know that The Wales Centre of Podiatric Studies, based at Cardiff Metropolitan University, is the only centre for the education of Podiatrists within Wales? The course is funded by the Welsh Assembly Government, with bursary arrangements available […]

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University of Salford…supporting the homeless

Salford Podiatrists - Urban Village Team

11th July 2017

University of Salford Podiatrists support the Urban Village Homeless Clinic The Urban Village Manchester offers a fantastic clinic for people of no fixed abode (NFA) where GPs, nurses and social workers currently open their practice doors one afternoon a week to offer medical and social help, advice and treatment to these vulnerable individuals.  Following the […]

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