British School of Osteopathy

We’re the largest osteopathic educational institution in the UK, and our evidence-informed approach, high-quality teaching and excellent clinical opportunities attracts students from around the world and produces graduates who go on to leading roles within the profession.

Master's Programmes

Medicine & Health (2)



Formerly the British School of Osteopathy, the University College of Osteopathy has come a long way in its first 100 years, and has played a significant role in championing osteopathy and furthering the profession both in the UK and internationally.


Our students are equipped with the knowledge, skills and clinical experience to become excellent, patient-centred practitioners.


Our active research team pioneer new forms of osteopathic research and contribute to the body of knowledge about osteopathy.  


Students are directly involved in decision-making at the UCO through membership of the Board and committee groups, and each year group has elected student representatives who are responsible for liaising with the school on matters of student interest.

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Student services

Support and advice is offered on a confidential and impartial basis on a wide variety of issues which may be directly or indirectly affecting their studies, learning support, disability support, help with budgeting and finance, bereavement and personal and childcare issues.

Housing services

At present the UCO isn't able provide its own accommodation, but we do offer our students support with finding suitable accommodation through University of London Housing Services (ULHS).

Library services

The UCO library houses over 10,000 books, journals, periodicals and essays as well as a large selection of anatomical models.

Student Life

Student clubs

Manus Sinistra is the UCO’s student society, run by and for our past and present students. The society aims to provide a forum for students to explore and discuss aspects of osteopathy in more detail and organises an exciting annual programme of events and talks by guest speakers.


Osteopathy students are enrolled on the undergraduate Masters of Osteopathy Degree (MOst) accredited by the General Osteopathic Council and validated by Anglia Ruskin University.

Lambeth, England, United Kingdom


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