MHSc in Podiatry

General

Program Description

To develop podiatry graduates that can make a contribution to podiatry knowledge and healthcare in general through conducting and disseminating high-quality research to support and enhance the evidence-base for podiatry.

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At the University of Johannesburg “The Future. Reimagined.” is not simply a catchy phrase

The institution is taking the lead across Africa in the 4th Industrial Revolution Thinking, reimagining the future for all disciplines 4IR is the next wave of industrialization that we need to understand and shape in order to build the future of this country – and the Africa continent – so richly deserve. 4IR is not just about robotics and automation; it is about the advancement of society to empower people and uplift generations.

As the world moves forward into the 4th industrial revolution, so does UJ with “Education 4IR” – bringing 4IR thinking and technology into the curriculum across different courses and using innovative blended-learning technologies. This means that UJ graduates are better prepared to embrace the future of business and industry as AI and 4IR play a bigger part in the way we live and work.

At the University of Johannesburg, it is our duty to embrace and navigate the future leaders of our country proudly and boldly through the unimagined complexities of 4IR so that they may take full advantage and deliver a better tomorrow. Future leaders like you! Here we are leading courageous conversation; pushing and shaping the design of a new tomorrow. Here we are taking action and building the new world.

Admission requirements:

A Bachelor's degree in Podiatry or an equivalent qualification with a minimum of 60% for the undergrad degree dissertation. A minimum of three years of clinical experience. Candidates will be required to submit an outline/synopsis of a research proposal. The selection process is based on consideration of the research proposal, the availability of a suitable supervisor, and an evaluation of the theoretical and methodological expertise required to complete the study.

Duration of program:

  • Full-time: Minimum 1 year and maximum 2 years
  • Part-time: Minium 1 year and maximum 3 years

Contact details:

Dr. C Yelverton / Tel 011 559 6910 / Email: sntuli@uj.ac.za.

Last updated May 2020

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Vibrant, multicultural and dynamic, the University of Johannesburg (UJ) shares the pace and energy of cosmopolitan Johannesburg, the city whose name it carries. Proudly South African, the university i ... Read More

Vibrant, multicultural and dynamic, the University of Johannesburg (UJ) shares the pace and energy of cosmopolitan Johannesburg, the city whose name it carries. Proudly South African, the university is alive down to its African roots, and well-prepared for its role in actualising the potential that higher education holds for the continent’s development. Read less