The Bachelor of Science (Chiropractic) is an evidence-based degree designed to provide you with the qualification needed to apply to enter the professional qualification, the Master of Clinical Chiropractic.
Graduation from the Master of Clinical Chiropractic course renders you eligible to apply for registration as a chiropractor in Australia and overseas.
During your studies, you will develop clinical skills to become confident in the diagnosis and management of patients presenting for care. You will learn the history, philosophy and principles and theories of chiropractic from a contemporary perspective.
The course has a strong focus on nutrition, rehabilitation and other lifestyle adaptations designed to optimize musculoskeletal health. Within a patient-centred learning environment, you will develop a range of patient assessment procedures and therapeutic approaches designed to manage common musculoskeletal issues.
Within a patient-centred learning environment, you will develop a range of spinal and patient assessment procedures and basic therapeutic approaches to common musculoskeletal issues such as low back pain, neck and shoulder pain, and headache.
Learn within Australia's newest state-of-the-art chiropractic learning environment and undertake work-integrated learning in clinics to further enhance your practical experience and employability so you graduate confident, competent and work-ready.
Why Study Chiropractic Science at CQUniversity?
Innovative Course Structure
The 5 year CQUniversity study pathway to becoming a registered chiropractor in Australia involves a three year Bachelor of Science (Chiropractic) followed by a two year Master of Chiropractic Science. This innovative course structure combines undergraduate and postgraduate study reflecting the advanced learnings that you acquire as you progress in your chiropractic studies at CQUniversity and equips you with the skills to graduate work-ready for your chiropractic career.
Easily Accessible Locations
CQUniversity Chiropractic courses are available at our CBD locations in Brisbane, and Sydney. These campuses are located close to transport hubs and are easily accessible. The course is also available at our Mackay campus alongside other health courses.
Work Integrated Learning
CQUniversity's chiropractic course features work-integrated learning, which involves hands-on learning in our purpose-built chiropractic labs at all our locations. Students are also required to undertake clinical placements where they will spend time with a practising chiropractor to demonstrate a greater level of cognition and understanding of clinical practice.
CQUniversity chiropractic courses are staffed by chiropractors who have practised in various locations across the world which provides graduates with a global perspective on chiropractic science and practice.