Bachelor of Science - Osteopathy

Victoria University (VU)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00124K

This program enables students to study core units including anatomy, osteopathic science, physiology and biochemistry. Students undertake fieldwork and clinical practice to prepare them for their osteopathy career. Osteopathy is a state licensed profession and to become a registered osteopath students need to complete the following double degree program: Bachelor of Science (Osteopathy)/Masters of Health Science (Osteopathy). Students will be enabled to pursue a range of careers in osteopathy. VU is held in extremely high regard in the industry for its hands-on approach and extensive clinical placements. Often Osteopaths work in private clinics or a variety of healthcare settings including hospitals, maternal health centres and community organisations.


288 Credit Points


  • Osteopathy

Standard entry requirements

  • Completion of an Australian Senior Secondary Certificate (VCE or equivalent) including Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or at least 20 in any other English
  • AND a study score of at least 20 in one of Biology or Chemistry
  • AND a study score of at least 20 in one of any Mathematics or Physics. International: As above for Senior Secondary plus IELTS (or equivalent): Overall score of 6.0 (with no band less than 6.0 in Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking). In addition you also need to provide a Police Check from your usual country of residence prior to commencing practical placements. Mature Age: Academic record including GPA. Year 12 prerequisites also apply for non-school leavers.


Australasian Osteopathic Accreditation Council (AOAC)

Study pathways

Masters of Health Science (Osteopathy).

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
City Flinders International: $110,100
  • ATAR: 63.50

Further information

Some applicants may be required to attend an interview (an alternative may be provided if you cannot physically attend an interview).

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