Bachelor of Health Sciences in Chiropratic

General

Program Description

Chiropractic is a health care discipline that emphasizes the inherent recuperative power of the body to heal itself without the use of drugs or surgery.  The practice of chiropractic focuses on the relationship between structure (primarily the spine) and function (as coordinated by the nervous system) and how that relationship affects the preservation and restoration of health. Our department offers a four-year Bachelors of Health Sciences Chiropractic application open on the 1st April every year. Applicants are required to attend an interview as a component of the selection process. Successful applicants are required to complete the Master of Health Sciences in Chiropractic to comply with minimum registration requirements of the AHPCSA. 

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Admission Requirements

  • Minimum APS: 26
  • English: 5 (60%+)
  • Mathematics: 4 (50%+)
  • Mathematics Literacy: Not applicable
  • Physical Sciences: 4 (50%+)  or Life Sciences: 4 (50%+)

Applicants are required to attend an interview as a component of the selection process. Successful applicants are required to complete the Master of Health Sciences in Chiropractic to comply with minimum registration requirements of the AHPCSA. Letters of recommendation from at least 2 practicing doctors of Chiropractic is required.

Career Opportunities

Chiropractors treat conditions and injuries that are nerve, muscle or joint-related.

Last updated May 2020

About the School

Vibrant, multicultural and dynamic, the University of Johannesburg (UJ) shares the pace and energy of cosmopolitan Johannesburg, the city whose name it carries. Proudly South African, the university i ... Read More

Vibrant, multicultural and dynamic, the University of Johannesburg (UJ) shares the pace and energy of cosmopolitan Johannesburg, the city whose name it carries. Proudly South African, the university is alive down to its African roots, and well-prepared for its role in actualising the potential that higher education holds for the continent’s development. Read less