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If you want to be a chiropractor, this chiropractic course provides the appropriate clinical education and training to meet registration requirements in the UK.
This is a fully integrated undergraduate Masters chiropractic programme that is accredited by both the General Chiropractic Council (GCC) and the European Council on Chiropractic Education (ECCE). This ensures that graduates meet national and international chiropractic accreditation standards and can register with the GCC to practise in the UK.
On our chiropractic degree you will study and understand the human body in health and disease, be able to identify abnormalities of human structure and function, and manage patients through manual methods. These include manipulation, soft tissue techniques and active rehabilitation.
Clinical experience is a major part of your chiropractic training. Elements of clinical work are introduced from the start and are carefully integrated to reinforce your academic study. Your final year is a clinical placement, during which you will treat and manage patients with musculoskeletal disorders to develop your clinical skills, confidence and employability.
On our chiropractic degree you will study and understand the human body in health and disease, be able to identify abnormalities of human structure and function, and manage them through appropriate therapy. Chiropractors focus on the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of problems and the effects of these disorders on the functioning of the musculo-skeletal and nervous systems and general health.
Our chiropractic degree also meets demanding international chiropractic educational standards and benefits from very advantageous funding arrangements for chiropractic students in the EU. All students on the Chiropractic programme will following core modules which include:
Chiropractors focus on the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of problems to the musculoskeletal system (that’s bones, muscles and joints) and the effects of these disorders on the functioning of the nervous system and general health.
Foundation Year: Chiropractic Degree
- Foundation Human Physiology for Chiropractors – 20 credits
- Foundations of Professional Development in Chiropractic – 20 credits
- Foundation Anatomy for Chiropractic – 20 credits
- Foundation Biophysics – 20 credits
- Foundations of Clinical Management – 20 credits
Year One: Chiropractic Degree
- Clinical Physiology 1 – 20 credits
- Clinical Anatomy – 20 credits
- Clinical Imaging – 20 credits
- Clinical Management 1 – 20 credits
- Biomechanics – 20 credits
- Behavioural Science – 20 credits
Year Two: Chiropractic Degree
- Clinical Physiology 2 – 20 credits
- Clinical Imaging and Diagnosis 1 – 20 credits
- Clinical Management 2 – 20 credits
- Clinical Diagnosis 1 – 20 credits
- Public Health for Chiropractors – 20 credits
- Neuroanatomy and Clinical Neurology – 20 credits
Year Three: Chiropractic Degree
- Functional Management – 10 credits
- Junior Clinic – 10 credits
- Chiropractic III – 20 credits
- Clinical Neuro-orthopaedics – 20 credits
- General Diagnosis – 20 credits
- Research Methodology – 20 credits
- Clinical Imaging and Diagnosis 2 – 20 credits
Year Four: Chiropractic Degree
- Evidence Based Clinical Diagnosis and Practice – 40 credits
- Research Project II – 10 credits (optional)
- Contemporary Clinical and Professional – 10 credits
- Translating Evidence into Clinical Practice – 10 credits (optional)
- Chiropractic Clinic – 60 credits
Typically, students on our chiropractic degree will spend around 20 hours each week in lectures, practicals, tutorials, laboratory or clinical work, depending on the topic.
A variety of assessment methods are used throughout each term, including short-answer in-class tests, practical tests, practical vivas, multiple-choice tests, group presentations and long-answer written tests.