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Podiatry
Bachelor of Social Services and Health Care, 210 ECTS


Podiatrist

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Contact
Head of Degree Programme
Pekka Anttila
Telephone +35840 641 8318
Email: pekka.anttila(at)metropolia.fi

Specific admission requirements

Specific admission requirements are specified in the programme study plan.

Specific arrangements for recognition of prior learning

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 .

Qualification requirements and regulations

The Degree Regulations of Helsinki Metropolia University of Applied Sciences >>

Profile of the programme

See the General Description of the Programme: >>

Key learning outcomes

Key learning outcomes are specified in the programme study plan.

Occupational profiles of graduates with examples

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 further studies

Mahdollisuus ylemmän korkeakoulututkinnon suorittamiseen (ylempi ammattikorkeakoulututkinto ja yliopisto-opinnot).

Examination regulations, assessment and grading

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.

Graduation requirements

A student is required to successfully complete the designated program of courses.

Mode of study

Mainly full-time contact teaching.

Level of qualification

Bachelor's Degree (First Cycle)

Workplacement(s) and Work-based Learning

The studies include 75 credits of clicinal placement.

Obligatory or Optional Mobility

Student exchanges is possible to perform during the 5 or 6. period.

Degree Programme has the Erasmus student exchange agreement with the following Universities:
Saxion University
Artevelde Hoegeschool
Malaga University
HELB I. Prigogine
Catholic University Valencia