Chiropractic, Master

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University of South Wales ,
University of South Wales's Chiropractic training introduces aspects of clinical work from the start and carefully integrates this to reinforce your academic study. Your clinical expertise will develop, until you are able to work under supervision as a student clinician and provide chiropractic care at the Welsh Institute of Chiropractic outpatient clinic, which is based at the University.
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University of South Wales was the first university in the UK to offer a fully integrated undergraduate Masters chiropractic degree that is accredited by both the General Chiropractic Council (GCC) and the European Council on Chiropractic Education (ECCE).

We have an excellent working relationship with the chiropractic profession and enjoy close links with the British Chiropractic Association and the Royal College of Chiropractors, as well as many other international chiropractic organisations.

Our Welsh Institute of Chiropractic (WIoC) centre has 20 treatment rooms, as well as a digital X-ray suite, MRI facilities and a functional rehabilitation suite. We have first-class learning facilities on campus, including a clinical simulation suite, DEXA-scan and a diagnostic ultrasound suite.

Programme Structure


Year One
  • Chiropractic 1
  • Behavioural Science
  • Overview of Human Systems
  • Clinical Physiology 1
  • Clinical Anatomy 1
  • Quantitative Methods in Clinical Sciences
  • Normal Radiographic Anatomy
Year Two
  • Clinical Imaging 1
  • Physiology and Anatomy of the Nervous System
  • Clinical Physiology 2
  • Mental Health
  • Clinical Nutrition
  • Pathology
  • Chiropractic 2
Year Three
  • Research Project 1
  • Clinical Imaging 2
  • Chiropractic 3
  • Clinical Neuro-orthopaedics
  • General Diagnosis and Clinical Specialities
  • Functional Management
  • Junior Clinic Level Four
  • Chiropractic Clinical Training
  • Research Project 2
  • Clinical Audit
  • Contemporary Clinical and Professional Practice
  • Evidence-Based Clinical Diagnosis and Practice

The chiropractic degree will develop a critical, analytical and evaluative approach to the principles and practice of chiropractic. You will gain investigative skills and see chiropractic in the context of all other health-related professions. Your chiropractic training means you will understand the scientific principles relevant to chiropractic, and be able to diagnose and manage a range of relevant, health-related conditions. To improve your employability, the chiropractic degree includes practical skills relevant to professional practice and effective communication skills, as well as understand the legal and business framework of the professional chiropractor.

How You Will Study

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.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Study intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
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  • 320 UCAS tariff points, eg, ABB at A-level, to exclude General Studies.
  • A-levels must include Biology and either Chemistry, Psychology, Physical Education, Mathematics or Physics. An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check (or national equivalent, additional cost applies).
  • Evidence of observation of a chiropractor in clinical practice and a statement of health is required.

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Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 12300 International
  • GBP 9000 EU/EEA


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