Master of Veterinary Chiropractic (MVetChiro) at McTimoney College of Chiropractic - UCAS

Course summary

If you are passionate about the physical wellbeing of animals, confident in handling both large and small domestic species (primarily horses and dogs) and enjoy interacting with owners, carers, trainers and the veterinary profession, this programme could be the first step towards an exciting career. Why you should study Veterinary Chiropractic at the McTimoney College of Chiropractic… • Our programmes are approved by the McTimoney Animal Association (MAA). • You will have the opportunity to study a range of subjects – from anatomy and physiology, veterinary sciences, business and professionalism and both soft tissue and chiropractic treatment protocols – relating primarily to horses and dogs. • You will get access to our first class facilities include an Anatomage table for 3D dissection, our interactive online learning portal and exceptional practical venues • You will be taught by highly qualified academic staff, including experienced veterinary chiropractic therapists, veterinary surgeons and well published researchers. Our Veterinary chiropractic programme enables you to gain a qualification that will enhance your professional opportunities and help you gain all the skills and knowledge required for a rewarding career in the veterinary para-professional industry. The programme is accredited by the Register of Animal Musculoskeletal Practitioners (RAMP) You will be taught professional skills by both in-house and by industry-based therapists. Our therapists have extensive professional experience in a range of modalities including massage, myofascial release, diagnostic stretching, acupressure, mobilisation techniques and chiropractic adjustment among others. You will benefit from our established reputation within the industry as the only provider of university validated animal chiropractic education. The Integrated Masters in Veterinary Chiropractic (MVetChiro) is a ground-breaking four year programme of study, which allows students to progress through a high quality education at undergraduate level directly into a fourth year at Master’s level, finishing with an MVetChiro award this is the first Integrated Masters in Veterinary Chiropractic in the UK The four year programme (480 credits) is approved for funding for the full four years of study through Student Finance and gives students a high quality opportunity to excel in both an academic and professional setting alongside professionally qualified clinicians. Throughout the programme professional skills will be taught by our qualified staff who have extensive experience with both equine and canine clients. Our veterinary surgeons will be involved in the delivery of clinical assessment and evaluation, as well as neurology and veterinary sciences. Our veterinary chiropractors, who have had extensive experience of both equine and canine treatment and rehabilitation, will be lecturing in biomechanics, rehabilitation, remedial exercise programmes and helping you to develop your treatment techniques and protocols. Veterinary chiropractors now work in a range of settings including vet practices, therapy centres & independent practice. Our unique 4-year programme combines face to face teaching with directed online learning and independent study. This progressive approach combined with robust academic skills also prepares students for progression into postgraduate education and/or the field of research. The primary focus is companion animals, mainly horses, dogs and cats, however a much wider range of species, including livestock, birds and exotics, are also considered as these are often encountered in practice.


• Anatomy, Physiology & Performance • Veterinary Sciences • Practice, Professionalism & Ethics • Clinical Skills • Research

Assessment method

You will be assessed in a variety of ways depending on the module and stage development. Some of these assessments will involve animals and owners, where clinical reasoning skills as well as physical assessment skills and professionalism are all considered. You will also be encouraged to reflect and feedback on your own experiences, learning and development. Forms of assessment can include: • Assignments • Exams • Projects • Oral presentations • Practical assessments • Structured clinical exams.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9000 Year 1
Channel Islands £9000 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9000 Year 1
England £9000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 Year 1
Scotland £9000 Year 1
Wales £9000 Year 1
International £15000 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

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Master of Veterinary Chiropractic (MVetChiro) at McTimoney College of Chiropractic - UCAS