Bachelor of Science - Chiropractic

CQUniversity Australia

This course aims to develop clinical skills in the diagnosis and management of patients presenting for care. The course has a strong focus on nutrition, rehabilitation and other lifestyle adaptations designed to optimise musculoskeletal health. Within a patient-centered learning environment you will develop a range of patient assessment procedures and therapeutic approaches designed to manage common musculoskeletal issues.

Course Fee:

International: $101,851

Entry Requirements:

QTAC: English (4, SA); UAC: English (Standard, Band 2). English language requirements apply.


24 units (144 credit points).

Subjects you can Study:


Study Pathways:

Exit award: Diploma of Health Science. This course is the ideal pathway into the Master of Clinical Chiropractic.

Further information:

Residential schools apply for some units within the course. Students are required to undertake work integrated learning in a range of forms including activities in chiropractic clinics, other health clinics and optional mini study tours overseas. Some units within this course are only available to study online. Recommended study: Biology, Chemistry and Physics. To find out more about CQUniversity's English language requirements visit


Upon completion of the Master of Clinical Chiropractic course professional accreditation is granted by the Chiropractors' Board of Australia (CBA) on recommendation of the Council on Chiropractic Education Australasia (CCEA). All enrolled students will be registered by the Australian Health Practitioner's Registration Agency (AHPRA).

Accepts International Students:


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CQUniversity Mackay Ooralea No info Yes Full time 3 years
CQUniversity Mackay Ooralea No info Yes Part time 6 years
CQUniversity Brisbane No info Yes Full time 3 years
CQUniversity Brisbane No info Yes Part time 6 years
CQUniversity Sydney 65.2 Yes Full time 3 years
CQUniversity Sydney 65.2 Yes Part time 6 years

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