Department of Podiatry
The department of Podiatry aims to produce creative, innovative and skilled podiatric practitioners with a communicative, holistic and caring attitude towards patients. Our students are exposed to an academically stimulating and hands-on clinical education/ throughout their years of study. Minimum entry requirements to study a four-year professional degree in Bachelor of Health Sciences in Podiatry are an APS of 28, with English (5) Mathematics (4) Mathematics Literacy (Not acceptable), Physical Sciences (4), Life Sciences (4).
While undergoing their training students get the opportunity to treat patients at our onsite Podiatry clinic from their second year of study. To expose students to a wider and more complex burden of foot and lower limb pathologies within South Africa, our students attend clinics and treat patients at the following hospitals;
- Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic,
- Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic,
- Helen Joseph and
- Rahema Moosa Mother and Child hospitals.