Full Time Osteopathic Medicine - BSc (Hons)

Nescot

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  • Bachelor's degree
  • Ewell, epsom
  • Duration:
    4 Years
Description

The 4-year Osteopathic Medicine BSc (Hons) at Nescot College is a full-time course delivered by the college's Surrey Institute of Osteopathic Medicine (SIOM) which is recognised by the General Osteopathic Council as an accredited provider of Osteopathic education. Students successfully completing the course can apply to the General Osteopathic Council for inclusion on the Register of Osteopaths.

Important information

Requirements: You will normally need to have at least one of the following and GCSEs in English and Maths at grade C or above or equivalent: 240 UCAS points or 3 A Levels at grade C, including 2 science based subjects or MMM in BTEC National Diploma or Access to Higher Education (Science based). For overseas students IELTS 7 is required. Application is via UCAS.

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Where and when

Starts Location
On request
Ewell, Epsom
Reigate Road, KT17 3DS, Surrey, England
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Course programme



Course Code:
N0001

Study Type:
Full Time

Academic Level:
Higher Ed

Awarded by:
Open University

Course Length:
4 years full-time

Course Summary:
The 4-year Osteopathic Medicine BSc (Hons) at Nescot College is a full-time course delivered by the college's Surrey Institute of Osteopathic Medicine (SIOM) which is recognised by the General Osteopathic Council as an accredited provider of Osteopathic education. Students successfully completing the course can apply to the General Osteopathic Council for inclusion on the Register of Osteopaths.

The passing of the Osteopaths' Act 1993 has brought osteopathic medicine to the forefront of primary health care in the UK. This four-year course is designed to meet the educational requirements of this rapidly expanding profession.

The course draws upon traditional osteopathic philosophy, as well as current and emergent bio-medical models, to provide you with the professional skills, knowledge and ethics essential for safe and competent practice.

Course Details:

Level 1 (Foundation):
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Neurology
  • Pathophysiology
  • Philosophy of Osteopathy and Body Mechanics
  • Introduction of Palpation and Articulatory Techniques.


Level 2 (Core):
  • General Pathology
  • Applied Anatomy and Neurology
  • Applied Principles and Body Mechanics
  • Clinical Skills and Manipulative Procedures
  • Clinical Practice.


Level 3 (Integration):
  • Clinically Orientated Problem Solving
  • Differential Diagnostic Skills
  • Applied Osteopathic Medicine
  • Literary Review and Clinically-based Research Project
  • Clinical Practice
  • Specialist Treatment Procedures.

Assessment: Exams, coursework, practicals, clinical assessment, profile.

Career Progression:
  • Registered Osteopath
  • MSc Osteopathy.


Other Information:
Related keywords: Chiropractor; Chiropractics; Manual Therapy; Complementary Health; Physiotherapy

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