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Bachelor of Science (Chiropractic)
CQUniversity - Brisbane

Course outline

This industry-relevant Bachelor of Science (Chiropractic) course will develop students’ capabilities in range of spinal and patient assessment procedures, along with basic therapeutic approaches to common musculoskeletal presentations. On successful completion, students will have knowledge and an appreciation of basic techniques enabling them to pursue employment opportunities as an assistant in chiropractic practice.
This course is an evidence-based degree designed to provide graduates 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 students eligible to apply for registration as a chiropractor in Australia and overseas. Throughout this course, students will develop clinical skills to become confident in the diagnosis and management of patients presenting for care. Students will learn the history, philosophy and principles and theories of chiropractic from a contemporary perspective.

For more course information, visit Bachelor of Science (Chiropractic).

Note

Students who select to study some units via online study may be required to attend compulsory residential schools.

Other requirements

Students are required to undertake work-integrated learning in a range of forms including activities in chiropractic clinics and other health clinics. The COVID-19 vaccination is mandatory  to be eligible to attend a work-integrated-learning placement for this course. For full course requirements, visit courses at CQUniversity.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for CQUniversity and for this course, refer to CQUniversity’s website.

Prerequisites

English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C); Completion of Year 12 or attained age 17 years

Recommended study
One of Biology, Chemistry or Physics (Units 3 & 4, C).
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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Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors

94.60

78.50

69.45

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

96.30

82.00

69.45

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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Higher education study

Vocational Education and Training (VET) study

Work and life experience

Recent secondary education

Recent secondary education admitted solely on the basis of ATAR/Rank

Admitted where both ATAR/Rank and additional criteria were considered

Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR/Rank was not a factor

International students

All students

Number of students

30

N/P#

5

18

0

8

<5*

68

Percentage of all students

44.1%

N/P#

7.4%

26.5%

0.0%

11.8%

<5*

100%

Notes

* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5
# N/P – Not published: the number is hidden to prevent calculation of numbers in cells with less than 5 students

Career opportunities

Graduates will be able to pursue employment opportunities as an assistant in chiropractic practice.
This course is the ideal pathway into the Master of Clinical Chiropractic. Upon completion of the masters course, students will be eligible to apply for registration to practise as a Chiropractor.

Course Code
880501
Start Date
Offer rounds
Fee
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

Location
Brisbane
 
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