Study podiatry

Podiatry at QUT is rewarding in more ways than one, with excellent employment outcomes for graduates.

Why study podiatry at QUT?

  • Excellent job prospects and careers in private practice, biomechanics and musculoskeletal clinics, sports podiatry, chronic disease complication clinics and rehabilitation.
  • Be job-ready with 1,000 hours of clinical experience off-campus and in the multimillion dollar on-campus QUT Podiatry Clinic.
  • Learn from practising podiatrists who have established careers and specialist knowledge in areas like general podiatry, biomechanics and forensic podiatry.
  • Work alongside professionals from other health disciplines in unique community events that work towards preventing and treating chronic disease and illness.
  • Our new Graduate Certificate in Podiatric Therapeutics is the only Australian course that integrates theoretical, supervised practice, and simulation activities.

Undergraduate courses

Bachelor degrees

Short courses and professional development

Already have a degree in a health-related field and want to become a podiatrist? Apply for our Bachelor of Podiatry (Graduate Entry) to fast-track your learning.

Work with real patients

Work in the purpose-built QUT Podiatry Clinic on campus, and have access to state-of-the-art equipment for diagnosis and treatment of patients, including:

  • diagnosis and management of sporting injuries of the foot and lower limb
  • general foot care
  • diabetes management
  • children's foot care
  • clinical biomechanics and gait analysis
  • orthotic therapy and footwear prescription
  • treatment for acute foot problems.

Learn from the best

We were the first provider of a podiatry degree in Queensland.

Our teaching staff are practising podiatrists who maintain links with the profession, via research and consultancy work, to ensure our courses are up to date and relevant. They each have significant experience in specialist areas of podiatry, which means you'll learn about all facets of contemporary podiatric practice.

Course accreditation

Our undergraduate courses are professionally accredited by the Australian and New Zealand Podiatry Council.

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