Our hands-on undergraduate course has been designed to equip you with all the relevant theory, practical skills, and clinical experience that you'll need in order to become a competent chiropractor. That means from day one you’ll be building up clinical experience with real patient observations and case studies. In your final year of study you’ll be treating real patients under supervision in our large on-site teaching clinic which sees over 50,000 patients a year. Our full-time course is accredited by the General Chiropractic Council (GCC) and the European Council on Chiropractic Education. Visit our accreditation's page for full details. Be ready to get involved. The sooner you get into the clinic and start learning patient management methods like manipulation, soft tissue techniques and active rehabilitation, the more you will develop your practice. Being in a real life chiropractic environment will prepare you for your career, treating patients with musuloskeletal disorders and developing your practical skills, confidence and employability. The Master of Chiropractic degrees' integrated learning method will keep your brain active, learning multiple subjects at once with an emphasis on clinical application. With engaging lectures and tutorials on offer, you’ll be learning from some of the global leaders in the field. You’ll get access to our Virtual Learning Environment, which is full of interactive online learning opportunities such as videos, quizzes and self-study lessons to help you in your studies. Of course, there are also practical classes and lab sessions where you can learn and practice your diagnostic and therapeutic skills with our tutors who are always on hand to help.
Year 0 (Foundation year) Units: Human biology & physiology I; Human biology & physiology II; Introduction to chiropractic; Clinical problem solving; Transferable skills; Health concepts I. Year 1 Units: Clinical management I; Case-based learning I; Health concepts II; Human function & dysfunction I; Human structure I; Human structure II. Year 2 Units: Clinical management II; Case-based learning II; Clinical research methods; Diagnosis I; Human function & dysfunction II; Human structure III. Year 3 Units: Clinical management III; Clinical imaging; Diagnosis II; Diagnosis III; Research project; Clinical internship I. Students completing year 3 will also need to successfully complete the Clinic Entrance Qualifying Examination in order to progress into the final year of the programme. Year 4 Units: Clinical internship II; Marketing & small business management; Professional & ethical practice; Research informed practice
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- European Council on Chiropractic Education
- General Chiropractic Council
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
To meet the minimum English Language requirements of the programme, applicants will need to achieve an overall IELTS score of 6.0 or above with no less than 5.5 in each section.
Applicants must hold 5 GCSEs A*-C including Maths and English, or equivalent (reformed GCSEs grade 4 or above).
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Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
“New for 2022/23 entry you are required to have an occupational health screening prior to commencement on the course”.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.