Career progression

One of the great benefits of working as a podistirst is the flexible and varied employment opportunities. A podiatry degree can open the door to working in many different roles and organisations. Find out more about where your career in podiatry could take you:

As a Podiatrist you can work in many different sectors;

  • NHS
  • Professional sports clubs
  • Private practice
  • Diabetes care
  • Forensics
  • Paediatrics
  • Working overseas

There are many career progression opportunities available for podiatrists, these include; 

  • Surgery
  • Forensics
  • Research
  • Teaching

As a qualified Podiatrist within the local area you can get paid between £19,871 - £63,629

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Related information

Sarah Reel CS

Sarah Reel

BSc (Hons) Podiatry student, Sarah Reel, has found that her degree in Podiatry has taken her in some surprising directions.

Ruth Moralee CS

Ruth Moralee

Former podiatry student Ruth came to New College Durham as she wanted a change of career due to family life.  She liked the high standards of facilities such as the LRC and the off-site clinics specific to podiatry.

Elizabeth Fenwick-Donaldson Case Study

Elizabeth Fenwick-Donaldson

Elizabeth said she would recommend New College Durham to anyone wanting to study podiatry

Claire Giplin CS

Claire Gilpin

Claire always wanted to be a doctor but left school without A-Levels. Studying the podiatry degree at New College Durham has given her a stepping stone into medical school and a source of income to pay her medical degree tuition fees.

Julia Turner CS

Julia Turner

Julia said she would recommend New College Durham as it does everything you need it to and more.  She is now a Podiatrist at The Sunderland Foot Clinic