Bachelor of Chiropractic Science
Chiropractic is the third largest healing profession today. Chiropractors recognise the importance of body structures and how they affect our health. They use spinal adjustments, manipulation and other physical means to assist the inherent recuperative powers of the body in the restoration and the maintanence of health. They use a range of diagnostic tools including X-ray. Graduates from this program will not be registered as Chiropractors without the completion of the 2 year Master of Chiropractic.
For those who wish to gain a tertiary qualification in Chiropractic Science. Professional registration requires completion of the Master of Chiropractic ( 2 years full time study).
It is regarded as a solid health science degree that is useful for any health-related vocation based on a strong science and anatomy background.
Entry Requirements: It is advisable to have a sound knowledge (2 unit or equivalent) of chemistry, biology and mathematics.
Course Quota: No
Work Experience Requirements: No work experience required.
English Language Requirements:
- IELTS (Academic English only): Minimum 6.5 overall, with 6.0 in each section
- TOEFL (paper based test): Minimum 570 overall, with 53 Listening, 52 Reading, 59 Structure/ Written Expression, 4.5 TWE
- TOEFL (internet based test): Minimum 90 overall, with 20 Listening, 20 Reading, 22 Writing, 20 Speaking
Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR): 81.00
Course Commences: Semester 1 (February), 2012
Study Options: Full-Time
Minimum Course Duration: 3Years
Proposed Per Credit Point Fee*: $1,198.00
Proposed Annual Fee*: $28,752.00
Annual Fee Notes: Fee based on 24 credit points in the first year.
Location: North Ryde (Sydney)
On completion of the Bachelor of Chiropractic Science students are eligible to enter the Master of Chiropractic. The Master of Chiropractic is required for professional status and registration as a Chiropractor.
The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) has recently announced that graduates in all health disciplines will be required to demonstrate English language skills at IELTS level 7 or equivalent.
* This is a proposed fee only and is subject to change. For courses of more than one year’s duration: For units completed in 2012, the 2012 fee will apply. For units completed in 2013 (or 2014, depending on the duration of the course), you will pay the fee approved for the 2013 (or 2014) academic year respectively.
For students commencing in semester two, 2012: the 2012 fee listed will apply for your first semester of study only. The fee approved for 2013 will take effect from semester one, 2013.
All fees are in Australian Dollars (AU$), unless otherwise stated.
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