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The award

How long you will study
3 years

Domestic course fees
find out

How you will study

Course starts

International course fees
AUD 33520 per year

All study options

About Bachelor of Podiatry at University of Newcastle, Australia

Training health experts in human mobility.

Our three-year accelerated podiatry degree will get you career-ready, faster than your peers. Help restore a person's independence and mobility by learning to diagnose, treat, and manage patients' foot and lower leg problems. UON podiatry graduates are highly employable, thanks to our world-class training and high demand for specialised health experts across Australia.

A career in podiatry is challenging and rewarding. You could find yourself correcting sports injuries; addressing developmental issues in children; supporting elderly mobility; or treating chronic illnesses. Increasingly, podiatrists are also being called on to help address chronic health conditions such as diabetes and arthritis

Why study with us?

  • One of Australia's only accelerated podiatry courses. Our intensive three-year program lets you launch your career sooner.
  • Hands-on training in state-of-the-art facilities. With more than 1,000 hours of hands-on practice throughout your degree, you'll gain real-world experience in a variety of health care settings.
  • Tick the boxes for professional registration. After graduating, you're eligible to register with the Podiatry Registration Board of Australia via the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency.
  • Great employment prospects. Podiatry graduates enjoy a starting salary of $55,000 and 83% secure employment within four months of completing their degree.

What will you study?

Over an accelerated three-year course, your studies will combine comprehensive theory and more than 1,000 hours of practical experience to ensure you're well-prepared for a successful podiatry career helping individuals of all ages. You will:

  • Discover how to identify and analyse complex health problems within podiatry practice and develop solutions to these problems.
  • Learn to work within a multidisciplinary health team to best meet patients' health needs.
  • Undertaken rural and regional health placements at our podiatry clinics.
  • Develop critical research skills that will set you in good stead for life-long learning as a podiatrist.

Your course topics will include:

  • anatomy
  • physiology and biomechanics
  • podiatric theory


Our podiatry students have great employment opportunities. Within four months of graduation, 83% of our health graduates are employed full time.

Podiatrists work in a range of health environments, including:

  • private and public practices
  • general hospitals
  • rehabilitation and community health centres
  • sports clinics
  • research centres
  • consultancy

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardUG:BachelorHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study3 years
    Course startsFebruaryDomestic course fees find outInternational course feesAUD 33520 per year

Entry requirements

Admission to this program is available to Australian students, residents and international students. 

  • Admission information for Australian students and residents
  • Admission information for international students

You may also be eligible to receive bonus points if you will be receiving an Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR).  Find out if you are eligible for bonus points.

Current Australian Year 12 Students:

Apply for entry through UAC. Entry based on ATAR or equivalent.

Non school leavers and previous Australian Year 12 students:

Apply for entry through UAC. Entry based on:

  • Previous Year 12 studies and/or
  • Higher education, tertiary, post-secondary qualifications and/or
  • Overseas qualifications considered equivalent to Australian qualifications.
All International Students:

Apply directly to International Admissions. International applicants must satisfy an English Language proficiency requirement.

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