What will I learn?
Study the Bachelor of Science (Chiropractic) and equip yourself with skills that will kick-start your journey towards a career as a Chiropractor.
The Bachelor of Science (Chiropractic) is an evidence-based degree designed to provide you with the qualification needed to apply to enter the professional qualification, the Master of Clinical Chiropractic. Graduation from this Master course allows you to register and practice as a Chiropractor in Australia and overseas.
During your studies you will develop clinical skills to become confident in the diagnosis and management of patients presenting for care. Within a patient-centered learning environment you will develop a range of spinal and patient assessment procedures and basic therapeutic approaches to common musculoskeletal issues such as low back pain, neck and shoulder pain, and headache.
The course has a strong focus on nutrition, movement and other lifestyle adaptations to ensure you graduate work ready. In addition you will learn the history, philosophy and principles and theories of chiropractic. Learn within Australia's newest state-of-the-art chiropractic learning environment and undertake work integrated learning in clinics to further enhance your practical experience and employability.
You are required to complete 24 core units. As this course provides strongly sequenced clinical learning to ensure the attainment of high level psychomotor skills and patient-centered clinical decision making the units must be taken in the sequence in which they are offered.
The Bachelor of Science (Chiropractic) provides you with knowledge and an appreciation of basic techniques enabling you to pursue employment opportunities as an Assistant in chiropractic practice. The course is the ideal pathway into the Master of Clinical Chiropractic. Upon completion of the master is course you will be eligible to apply for registration to practice as a Chiropractor and describe yourself as a Chiropractor.
Which department am I in? School of Medical and Applied Sciences
Other English Language Requirements accepted: Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) Overall score of 54 with no score less than 46; Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English Overall test score of 169 (with no individual band score of less than 154).
Students must have successful completion of the equivalent of an Australian Year 12.
Other English language requirement: Minimum academic IELTS score of 6.5 across all bands and overall.
Offered by other partners
This university accepts pathways courses from Trinity College - The University of Melbourne
To be confirmed
5 March 2018
Mackay Ooralea Campus Boundary Road, MACKAY, Queensland, 4740, MACKAY, Australia