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Animal Manipulation - Osteopathy, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
Abingdon, United Kingdom | Warwick, United Kingdom
The MSc Animal Manipulation - Osteopathy at the BPP University is designed for you if you already have training in hands-on therapy (including a trained chiropractor, physiotherapist or any other fully qualified and suitably experienced practitioner), if you hold a Bachelor’s degree in equine or animal science or if you are a member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons.
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Why choose MSc Animal Manipulation - Osteopathy at the BPP University?

  • Master the theory and practice of animal care
  • Learn the respected McTimoney technique for animals
  • You will have the opportunity to attend monthly weekend tutorial sessions over two years
  • Unlock opportunities for research and further postgraduate study
  • Benefit from a research supervisor, accessible from year one
  • Our course is taught in collaboration with Warwickshire College

Employability and progression 

By the end of the course successful students will have acquired the experience, knowledge and confidence to:

  • Provide a safe and competent animal treatment
  • Understand their role within the animal health/welfare field, together with their relationships to other colleagues and owners/carers
  • Be able to communicate with other professionals involved in the animal health and welfare field.
  • Interpret research findings and their implications for animal treatment
  • Understand the major legal, ethical and social implications of McTimoney Animal treatment

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Animal Sciences
  • Clinical Assessment
  • Clinical Evaluation
  • Practice & Professional Skills
  • Practical Skills I (Equine) 
  • Practical Skills II (Canine) 
  • Research

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Applicants wishing to study the MSc Animal Manipulation will require: 

  • A professional qualification in chiropractic or physiotherapy which would qualify the holder for registration with the General Chiropractic Council or Health and Care Professions Council

All applicants must:

  • Satisfy the interviewers of their aptitude for animal work
  • Provide evidence of an up-to-date tetanus vaccination and provide adequate personal liability insurance
  • Complete an examination on safe handling of animals

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2496 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5000 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2496 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5000 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Warwick

  • 660 - 1140 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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