University of South Australia (UniSA)

Bachelor of Podiatry (IBOP)

University of South Australia (UniSA)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00121B

In the only degree of its kind in South Australia you’ll learn to diagnose and treat disorders of the foot and lower limb. If you’re interested in working with people and promoting wellbeing, this is the degree for you.Healthy feet are an important part of the body’s holistic health, and many of us at some point in our lives will experience foot problems. In the Bachelor of Podiatry, there’s a major focus on practical skills for keeping feet healthy every day, as well the ability to diagnose and manage illness and disability. You’ll get the opportunity to practice these skills within a vast range of industry organisations.High achieving students may be considered for the Bachelor of Podiatry (Honours) during their third year of study.


144 units.


  • Podiatry

Standard entry requirements

  • Qualify for South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE) with competitive ATAR
  • Or complete secondary education equivalent to SACE
  • Complete International Baccalaureate Diploma
  • Complete or partially complete higher education program
  • Complete four Open Universities Australia courses at undergraduate level or above
  • Complete an Advanced Diploma or above
  • Qualify for special entry
  • Complete a Foundation Studies program
  • And meet any pre-requisite and academic requirements. International students who speak English as a foreign language must have obtained the required standards prior to admission.


The program is recognised for registration as a Podiatrist by the Podiatry Board of Australia.

Study pathways

The Bachelor of Podiatry (Honours) is available to students studying the Bachelor of Podiatry who have met the grade point average (GPA) requirements and who have been made an offer into the degree.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
City East International: $158,800 No
  • Full-time : 4 years

Further information

Entry requirements assume knowledge in SACE Stage 2 Biology and SACE Stage 2 Chemistry. Students who undertake activities where interaction with the public is required must obtain a current National Police Clearance and a Current National Criminal History Record Check (Child-Related Clearance) from the Department for Communities and Social Inclusion (DCSI). This certificate is valid for the duration of the degree. Student registration with the relevant board of the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) is required in order to study this program.

Related courses

Browse more courses
Is the information on this page correct? Request update
Enquire about this course

Are you currently in Australia?

You must agree before submitting.

Subscribe to our newsletter

Join the conversation