- Current rules
- Allied Health
- Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (91870)
Applicability of the Student Rules, policies and procedures
1.(1) The Student Rules apply to students in this course.
Academic Conduct Essentials and Communication and Research Skills modules
2.(1) Except as stated in (2), a student who enrols in this course for the first time irrespective of whether they have previously been enrolled in another course of the University, must undertake the Academic Conduct Essentials module (the ACE module) and the Communication and Research Skills module (the CARS module).
(3) A student must successfully complete the ACE module within the first teaching period of their enrolment. Failure to complete the module within this timeframe will result in the student's unit results from this teaching period being withheld. These results will continue to be withheld until students avail themselves of a subsequent opportunity to achieve a passing grade in the ACE module. In the event that students complete units in subsequent teaching periods without completing the ACE module, these results will similarly be withheld. Students will not be permitted to submit late review or appeal applications regarding results which have been withheld for this reason and which they were unable to access in the normally permitted review period.
English Language competency requirements
3.(1) To be considered eligible for consideration for admission to this course an applicant must satisfy the University's English language competence requirement as set out in the University Policy on Admission: Coursework, except as otherwise indicated in the rules for this course.
anatomy, human biology, physiology, pharmacology, genetics, microbiology, genetics, immunology or biological chemistry.
Admission ranking and selection
(b) an interview in which eligible applicants will be assessed based on the personal qualities considered desirable in podiatrists, with invitation to attend the interview based on Rule 4, in alignment with the interview quota for the year;
Articulations and exit awards
(2) Units must be selected in accordance with the course structure, as set out in these rules.
8. To make satisfactory progress a student must pass units to a point value greater than half the total value of units in which they remain enrolled after the final date for withdrawal without academic penalty.
9. A student who has not achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the Communication and Research Skills module (the CARS module) when their progress status is assessed will not have made satisfactory progress even if they have met the other requirements for satisfactory progress in Rule 8.
10.(1) The School of Allied Health, on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners, may assign a progress status of 'On Probation' or 'Excluded' to a student who does not make satisfactory progress under Rule 8.
(2) Unless it determines otherwise in light of exceptional circumstances, and except as set out in (3), The School of Allied Health, on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners, will assign a progress status of 'On Probation' to a student who fails to make satisfactory progress under Rule 8.
(3) Unless it determines otherwise in light of exceptional circumstances, the School of Allied Health, on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners, will assign a progress status of 'Excluded' to a student who who fails to make satisfactory progress under the progression rules in a year in which they have a progress status of 'On Probation'.
(4) Unless it determines otherwise in light of exceptional circumstances, the School of Allied Health, on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners, will assign a progress status of 'Excluded' to a student who—
[Approved exception to University Policy]
11. A student who does not make satisfactory progress in terms of Rule 9 is assigned the progress status of 'On Probation', unless they have been assigned a progress status of 'Suspended' or 'Excluded' for failure to meet other satisfactory progress requirements in Rule 8.
Award with distinction
13. Applicants are not normally permitted to defer admission to this course and are expected to commence their course in the offered intake only. Applicants seeking admission to an alternative intake must submit a new application for that intake.
Requirements of students on probation
Leave and retention of credit
Requirements to attend and complete prescribed work
(4) Students who are absent for more than 5% of their total clinical sessions, or 10 clinical sessions, whichever applies in an academic year, will be required to make-up/replace any further clinical session missed during the remainder of the year.
Entry from the Podiatric Health and Medical Sciences Major at the University of Western Australia
18. Subject to completing other admission requirements, in recognition of prior learning, students who have satisfactorily completed the Podiatric Health and Medical Sciences Major (MJD-PHMSC) may be granted up to 48 points credit towards year 1 of the Doctor of Podiatric Medicine.
19. The School of Allied Health may grant advanced standing, credit or recognised prior learning for previously completed Podiatry units, if they were completed as part of a postgraduate Podiatry course as per university policy on credit transfer, advanced standing and/or recognised prior learning.
Infection Control Requirements
First Aid Course Requirements
Australian National Police Clearance
Working With Children check
- Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (91870)
- Allied Health