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Bachelor of Science (Chiropractic)
CQUniversity - Brisbane

Course outline

This industry-relevant Bachelor of Science (Chiropractic) 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. Throughout this course, students will develop clinical skills to become confident in the diagnosis and management of patients presenting for care. For more course information, visit Bachelor of Science (Chiropractic).


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

Other requirements

Health, security and other compulsory requirements will be applicable should students progress into CQU’s Master of Clinical Chiropractic. For full course requirements, visit Bachelor of Science (Chiropractic).

Admissions Criteria

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


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 or Chemistry (Units 3 and 4, C).
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Career opportunities

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

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16 Jan 2025

CSP/$9888 (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

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