Animal Manipulation - Chiropractic

BPP University

24 months
5000 GBP/year
5000 GBP/year
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The Animal Manipulation - Chiropractic at the BPP University is a Master's-level programme that trains students in Animal Osteopathic techniques. Developed with the late, pioneering Anthony Pusey, this programme is designed for qualified osteopaths who wish to transfer their skills to the care of animals. 


Why choose MSc Animal Manipulation - Chiropractic 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 Science
  • Clinical Assessment
  • Clinical Evaluation
  • Practice & Professional Skills
  • Practical Skills I (Equine Osteopathy)Practical Skills II (Canine Osteopathy)
  • Research

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines




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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

Students wishing to study the MSc Animal Manipulation (Osteopathy) will require:

  • A professional qualification in osteopathy, which would qualify the holder for registration with the General Osteopathic Council (GOC)

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

    5000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10000 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10000 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.


Postgraduate Loans are available for eligible Master's courses, allowing you to apply for a loan towards your course and living costs. 

You can apply for a Postgraduate Loan up to a maximum of £10,280

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Animal Manipulation - Chiropractic
BPP University