Bachelor of Clinical Sciences (Osteopathic Studies)
Southern Cross University - Gold Coast

Course outline

This course has a strong clinical focus and provides students with a comprehensive grounding in biomedical science and health. During the course, students gain the knowledge and skills required to continue postgraduate studies in osteopathic medicine. To become a registered osteopath, successful completion of the Bachelor of Clinical Sciences (Osteopathic Studies) and the Southern Cross University Master of Osteopathic Medicine is required. Graduates of the Bachelor’s degree are awarded four units of credit towards the Masters degree. Total full-time duration for both courses is four years, during which students undertake 800 hours of supervised professional placement. For more course information, visit Bachelor of Clinical Sciences (Osteopathic Studies) at Southern Cross University.


For students commencing in July, course duration is 3.5F or 7P.

Other requirements

Police and health record checks are required before undertaking placements; refer to Southern Cross University.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for Southern Cross University and for this course, refer to Southern Cross University website.


Completion of Year 12 or attained age 18 years

Recommended study
Biology and/or Chemistry
Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Career opportunities

This course plus our Master of Osteopathic Medicine provides a professional, entry-level program for graduates to be eligible to register as osteopathy practitioners.

Course Code
Start Date
Offer rounds
CSP/$8016 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Health and Recreation
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

3 years Full time or 6 years Part time

Gold Coast