Are you looking for a degree that will improve your ability, confidence and employability in chiropractic? Our 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.
We were 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.
Licenciado/Título de Ingeniero/Título de Arquitecto with an average of 6.0-6.9, Aprobado or above
English language qualifications:
GCSE pass in English at Grade C or above
IELTS with an average overall score 6.5 with at least a 5.5 in each component
TOEFL IBT minimum score 88
Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): exams taken from January 2015 – overall score of 176 with at least 162 in each component; exams taken before January 2015 – Grade C and no less than borderline in each skill
Trinity College English Language qualifications: ISE III Pass for postgraduate taught courses and research applications
City and Guild’s IESOL/ISESOL tests at expert and mastery levels (C2 and C1) for the majority of postgraduate programmes
Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) with a minimum of 67 points in each elemen
Don’t worry if you do not meet these requirements, we run a number of courses to prepare you for academic studies.
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.
Foundations of Pathology
Clinical Physiology 1
Clinical Anatomy 1
Quantitative Methods for Chiropractors
Clinical Biomechanics for Chiropractors
Normal Radiographic Anatomy
Clinical Imaging 1
Physiology and Anatomy of the Nervous System
Clinical Physiology 2
Research Project 1
Clinical Imaging 2
General Diagnosis and Clinical Specialities
Chiropractic Clinical Training
Research Project 2
Contemporary Clinical and Professional Practice
Evidence-Based Clinical Diagnosis and Practice
Learning and teaching methods
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.
Graduates of this chiropractic degree will be eligible to apply for registration with the General Chiropractic Council (GCC) to practise as a chiropractor in the independent sector in the UK. There is also opportunity to apply for registration and employment in other countries worldwide.
Our chiropractic course boasts a very high employment uptake in the profession. Chiropractic is a growing profession in the UK and Europe that offers substantial opportunities. There are also career opportunities in education, or you could specialise in sports medicine, rehabilitation, neurology or research.