Specific admission requirements are specified in the programme study plan.
A student has an opportunity to make earlier learning visible and get a decision on the recognition of these competences. For further information see the general instructions of recognition of prior learning .
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See the General Description of the Programme: http://www.metropolia.fi/en/degree-programmes/welfare-human-functioning/podiatry/
Key learning outcomes are specified in the programme study plan.
Podiatrists promote the health of the lower limbs and feet of clients of various ages by offering quality podiatric services. They make independent podiatric plans based on their problem-solving skills, critical thinking and clinical decision-making. Podiatrists work in primary or specialised health care. They also work as entrepreneurs, practitioners or in consultancy, sales or project assignments or companies producing foot orthoses and assistive technology. Working abroad is also an option.
Access to Master’s Degree studies at a university of applied sciences or a university.
Examination regulations, assessment and grading are specified in the course implementation plan. The teacher in charge of the course will be responsible for the assesment. Students will be informed at the beginning of the course on the assessment principles, which must be based on the course objectives.
A student is required to successfully complete the designated program of courses.
Mainly full-time contact teaching.
Bachelor's Degree (First Cycle)