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Department of Podiatry, Faculty of Health Sciences
Faculty: Faculty of Health Sciences
Department: Department of Podiatry
Programme Level: Postgraduate
Programme Name: Mater of Health Sciences: Podiatry
Programme Code: M9PD1Q
Medium of Facilitation:
NQF Level: 9
NQF Credits: 180
Application Start Date:
Application End Date: Apr 1, 2022
The primary purpose of this qualification is to provide qualifying students with the
ability to&%2358; Perform independent scientific research with an original component. Contribute to knowledge of and insight into podiatry as well as the specific discipline of research. Display skills in related research methodologies and in proper formulation through a Master’s dissertation. Reflect upon decision-making, self-directedness and contributions to podiatric science.
A Bachelor's degree in Podiatry or an equivalent qualification in Podiatry at an equivalent standard as determined by a Status Committee and approved by the Faculty Board. Applicants should be registered with the HPCSA as a Podiatrist and have at least a minimum of one-year clinical experience. The Department require a two-page synopsis of the research topic and methodology before the student is allowed to register or commence with his/her Master's studies.