Podiatric Medicine Pathways
How to Apply
How to apply
UWA's Doctor of Podiatric Medicine program prepares students to commence clinical practice as primary contact healthcare practitioners in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions affecting the foot and ankle. You can pursue a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM) at UWA via a Direct Pathway after completing a bachelor's degree in any discipline with a major in Medical Sciences. If you are not studying a Direct Pathway and do not complete this major in your undergraduate degree, you will be required to sit the GAMSAT or complete two prerequisite units in your undergraduate course.
Pathways for mature-age students
Direct Pathways for high school leavers
- UWPMA (Arts)
UWPMB (Biomedical Science)
- UWPMC (Commerce)
- UWPHS (Science)
- UWPMP (Philosophy [Honours] Direct Pathway)
- BA + DPM
BBiomedSc + DPM
- BCom + DPM
- BSc + DPM
- BPhil (Hons) + DPM
- Opportunities are available for students from High Achievement, Broadway, Rural and Indigenous entry paths to apply for a Direct Pathway place to the Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (places are limited). The number of places is subject to review each year.
- ATAR or equivalent
- Completion of a UWA bachelor’s degree with a minimum Faculty GPA of 5.0
 This pathway is also available through the Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours). Students taking this pathway require an ATAR of 98.00.
 Bachelor of Philosophy students will take an additional year to complete this pathway.