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Podiatry, Ph. D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #91 (QS) ,
This Doctor of Podiatry from The University of Western Australia provides additional theoretical and clinical knowledge in podiatric medicine and surgery beyond the Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree.


The Doctor of Podiatry from The University of Western Australia is available to suitably qualified and experienced graduate podiatrists who wish to broaden their knowledge base of podiatric medicine via two semesters of coursework and practicum units, and to then engage in four semesters of independent doctoral-level clinical research on a topic of interest.

Topics in this course include biostatistics and research methodology, practical aspects of extended patient care and patient-oriented research, including the ethics and communication of research, resulting in publication of an original thesis.


This degree will provide a high level, professional qualification for podiatrists wishing to further their postgraduate career.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    144 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Podiatric Medicine 
  • Advanced Podiatric Surgery 
  • Podiatric Medicine Practicum
  • Podiatric Surgery Practicum
  • Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Seminars
  • Biostatistics

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

  • CRICOS CODE: 064876G

To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have:

  • the Bachelor of Podiatric Medicine from this University, or equivalent as recognised by the Faculty; 


  •  at least one year's relevant professional experience.

Work Experience

At least 1 year(s) of work experience are required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    55704 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 167100 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 36 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for Perth

  • 1328 - 2370 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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