Bachelor of Applied Science (Honours) Podiatry

Approved Abbreviation: BAppSc(Hons)Pod

Western Sydney University Course Code: 4519.1

CRICOS Code: 044748C

This course is only available to meritorious continuing students, and is embedded in the fourth year of the Bachelor of Applied Science (Podiatry) course 4518. It allows students who achieve high grades to undertake an Honours stream, enabling them to qualify for a Bachelor of Applied Science (Honours) Podiatry.

Study Mode
The Bachelor of Applied Science (Podiatry) Honours is an embedded program in the fourth year of the Bachelor of Applied Science (Podiatry) course.

Advanced standing

Recognition will be given to prior learning as per the current University of Western Sydney guidelines.


Applications for the Honours program will be judged against the following criteria:

- A minimum of a credit grade point average over the first three years of course 4518 Bachelor of Applied Science (Podiatry).

- Having adequate supervision available in the potential student's area of interest.

- A clear and comprehensive written and verbal research proposal of about 500-1000 words.

Course Structure

Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 320 credit points [including those achieved in course 4518 Bachelor of Applied Science (Podiatry)]. Students in the Honours program undertake different units in Spring session of year three, and also in year four as outlined below.

Year 3

Spring Session (Honours)

400150Surgery for Podiatrists
400151The High Risk Foot
400421Research Methods for Humanities and Social Sciences
400152Podiatric Practice 4

Year 4 (Honours)

Autumn session

400153Gerontology and Neurology
400154Integrating Evidence into Practice
400155Podiatric Practice 5
400159Honours Research Thesis (Podiatry)

Spring session

400156Practice Management for Health Professionals
400157Podiatry Professional Practice Studies
400158Podiatric Practice 6
400159Honours Research Thesis (Podiatry)

Honours Stream

An Honours stream is offered - see the Honours in Bachelors Awards Policy and associated College Guidelines for the admission criteria.

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