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Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Chiropractic

  • Qualification:

    Bachelor's Degree

  • Study mode:

    Online
    On Campus
    Blended

  • Payment options:

    HECS-HELP may be available
    Payment plan
    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    1 year full time or part-time equivalent

  • Start date:

    Enquire now for upcoming start dates!

  • Awarded by:

    Murdoch University

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What you'll learn

About this course

With the Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Chiropractic course at Murdoch University, you'll gain knowledge in the field of research, specifically observing research components and epidemiology.

You'll look closely at the research process and understand the terminology needed to critically read literature, which will help you develop your research protocol.

Incorporating research methods in exercise and rehabilitation sciences and an honours thesis project, this course will enable you to enhance your chiropractic skills and knowledge in just 12 months.

Eligibility

To be eligible for entry into this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:

  • Completed bachelor's degree or equivalent in the same discipline

If you don't meet any of these academic entry requirements, Murdoch University offers several pathways, including the FlexiTrack university preparation program, to help you qualify for this course.

All students must also satisfy Murdoch University's minimum English requirements by demonstrating competency in the English language.

 

Areas of study

In this health course, the subjects you may study include:

  • Research methods in exercise and rehabilitation sciences
  • Honours thesis in chiropractic

You may be eligible for advanced standing if your previous education or work experience meet certain criteria.

One of the top 500 universities in the world (2016-2017 Times Higher Education World University Rankings), Murdoch University has a reputation for excellence in teaching and research. Across its campuses in Australia, Dubai and Singapore, Murdoch offers over 200 undergraduate and postgraduate courses spanning a broad range of disciplines, including veterinary science, Information Technology, law, business, psychology and counterterrorism. Murdoch University is part of the Innovative Research Universities network, a group of universities that advises the Australian government on higher education policy.
Murdoch University is committed to providing tailored support to all its students in order to help them meet their educational objectives. It provides a wide range of dedicated services, including career and employment assistance, counselling, disability support, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander affairs and study advice. In addition, students have access to a wide range of services including mentoring for first-year students and bespoke programs to support learners who are elite athletes, international students, LGBTIQ students or reservists in the Australian Defence Force.

Career outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Chiropractic from Murdoch University.

You'll gain independent research skills that will take your chiropractic career to the next level.

Curious about where a career in health could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

  • Chiropractor
  • Musculoskeletal Therapist
  • Patient Carer
  • Chiropractic Assistant

Payment options & support

Finance options

Eligible students can apply for a HECS-HELP loan to cover the upfront costs of all or part of your fees.

Alternatively, you can pay annually for the units you choose to study in that year.

Murdoch University also offers a number of scholarships to successful applicants.

You may be eligible to receive HECS-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.

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