The European School of Osteopathy (ESO) is a leading osteopathic institution with a world-class reputation for high quality osteopathic education. As a specialist school, we are committed to providing exceptional teaching, learning support and development opportunities for future osteopaths. We offer a vibrant learning environment across two sites:
- our academic site, Boxley House, is set in a stunning location in an area of outstanding natural beauty
- our well-established, dedicated teaching clinic provides students with hands-on experience, treating patients of all ages under the supervision of experienced osteopathic tutors
- group work
- reflective accounts
- ISCE (integrated standard clinical exam)
- clinical assessments either as individual students or group work
Year 1: - Technique Practice 1: Fundamentals & Bio-mechanics - Professionalism & Clinical Integration 1 - Nutrition, Health & Wellbeing - Anatomy 1 - Anatomy 2 - Physiology Year 2: - Functional Nutrition - Clinical Diagnosis, Pathology & Pharmacology - Technique Practice 2: Functional Applications - Clinical Methods - Musculo-skeletal Diagnosis - Clinical Integration & Professionalism Year 3: - Research Methods - Clinical Practice 3 - Technique Practice 3: Applied Treatment - Paediatrics - Psychology - Women’s Health (elective) - Care of the Older Adult (elective) Year 4: - Business Skills & Practice Management - Clinical Practice 4 - Complex Case Management - Leadership - Research Investigation - Pain Management (elective) - Introduction to Osteopathic Sports Care (elective)
The programme utilises a range of assessments. The assessments are designed to be stimulating and challenging, stretching the students' knowledge and practical skills. Assessments include essays, presentations, group work, reflective accounts, ISCE (integrated standard clinical exam), and clinical assessments either as individual students or group work. Successful students graduate from BCOM or ESO with a validated integrated Master degree in Osteopathy from the University of Plymouth.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- General Osteopathic 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
The college is fortunate to have a diverse student community to which we warmly welcome international students. Our experienced Admissions Team provides support and guidance throughout the application process, including applications for student visas. With our Student Route Sponsor License we are able to provide Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS) letters and sponsor international students looking to study osteopathy in the UK. For further information on how to apply as an international student, please contact our Admissions Team on +44 (0) 1622 671558 or email [email protected].
All applications are considered individually and with flexibility. Interviews form part of the selection process . Once the ESO receives your application, the school will contact you to arrange an interview at a mutually convenient time.
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
Students will be asked to undertake a Criminal Records Check. This will be via the DBS during the first week of the course. Overseas students need to provide a 'Certificate of good conduct. - details of how to obtain this is available from the school's Admissions Office upon application.
All students will need to complete a health check prior to course begin, so that any support needs can be identified from the outset.
All offers are subject to interview. Interviews are arranged upon receipt of application, when we will contact candidates to arrange a mutual convenient time for this to take place. In some cases, for example, when an applicant comes from overseas, the interview can take place via Skype. Interviews are informal and should also be regarded as an opportunity for the applicant to ask questions about the course.
English language requirements
Your English will be assessed at interview, to which you will be invited following your application. If English is not your first language, you may be asked to obtain a formal English language qualification as a condition of your offer.
There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|