This industry-relevant 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).
Students who select to study some units via online study may be required to attend compulsory residential schools.
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.
For additional information about the admissions criteria for CQUniversity and for 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
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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
ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors
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.
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Higher education study
Vocational Education and Training (VET) study
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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
Number of students
Percentage of all students
* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5
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.
11 Jan 2024
3 years Full time or 6 years Part time