British School of Osteopathy Degree

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British School of Osteopathy Degree

M.Ost (4 years, full-time)

How to apply?

Click here for further information on how to apply.

For more information, please contact the BSO’s friendly admissions team on:

+44 (0)20 7089 5316

Key features

  • A student-centred approach to academic and clinical training
  • Over 1,000 hours of clinical training in Europe’s largest and busiest osteopathy clinic
  • Opportunities to work with patients in a wide variety of clinical settings at our unique community and specialist clinics
  • Elective options for final year students to focus on specialist areas of personal interest
  • Excellent guidance and support
  • Teaching and learning to help you develop your own learning style
  • Learning that exceeds the level of most undergraduate degrees by incorporating a demanding Masters level research project in the final year of the course

Academic entry requirements

A typical offer is outlined below:

  • 5 GCSEs at grades A–C including mathematics and English language
  • 3 A levels to include biology and one other science, which can include chemistry, physics, psychology, PE or a sports A level with a high scientific content
  • Students with A Levels are typically given the following offer: BBC with a B grade in Biology

We also accept a Level three BTEC with a strong science element to the diploma. A typical offer is: Distinction, Merit, Merit (with a Distinction in the biology unit)

An Access programme allied to medicine will also gain entry onto our M.Ost programmes, please enquire with the admissions team for further details.

We encourage applications from mature candidates and/or those with a non-standard educational background and we can credit work and life experience. If you have a non-standard qualification, please check your eligibility for study here.

Personal qualities

Being a good osteopath is about more than just academic ability and relies on a portfolio of skills and personal qualities. Your personal statement is important in allowing us to assess whether you will have the personal qualities required to be a successful osteopath.