Master of Health Science - Osteopathy

Victoria University (VU)

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

The Master of Health Science (Osteopathy) degree prepares its graduates for entry into the workplace as a fully trained Osteopath. Graduates will have fulfilled all the requirements for full professional registration. Core studies include Osteopathic Science, Clinical Practicum, Imaging and Medical Sciences. During clinical practicum classes, students have the opportunity to consolidate their clinical skills by treating patients whilst being carefully supervised and mentored by experienced clinicians.

Structure

192 credit points.

Subjects

  • Osteopathy

Standard entry requirements

To qualify for admission into the Master of Health Sciences (Osteopathy) program, applicants must have satisfactorily completed the Bachelor of Science (Clinical Sciences), or equivalent Bachelor degree with major in osteopathy. Applicants may also be required to attend a selection interview during which their suitability for entry into the course will be further assessed. International: In addition to satisfying the Bachelor Degree admission requirements, International Students must provide evidence of proficiency in the English language as demonstrated by: International English Language Testing System or its equivalent - overall score of 6.5 and no individual band score less than 6. Additional Requirements: Successful applicants will be required to obtain a National Police Certificate before commencing field or clinical placements. Victoria Police provide this documentation for a fee. A current National Police Certificate must be provided by students enrolled in the programme on an annual basis. Prospective and continuing students should be aware that not passing relevant police checks may restrict access to clinical placements which are necessary for graduation. First Aid All students will require a current Level 2 first Aid certificate to participate in their clinical placement in the VU Osteopathic teaching clinics at Flinders Lane and St Albans campus. Students must have this certificate before enrolling in the Masters degree. In addition to satisfying the Bachelor Degree admission requirements, International Students must provide evidence of proficiency in the English language as demonstrated by: IELTS or its equivalent - overall score of 6.5 and no individual band score less than 6.

Recognition

Australian and New Zealand Osteopathic Council (ANZOC)

Study pathways

Bachelor of Science (Osteopathy)

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
City Flinders International: $55,050 No
  • Full-time : 2 years

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