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  • Qualification

    Master of Osteopathy - MOst

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

This four-year integrated Master’s degree is designed for undergraduate entry, enabling you to become an accredited practising Osteopath upon completion. Osteopathy is a manual medicine that focuses on total body health by treating and strengthening the musculoskeletal framework, including joints, muscles and the spine. An osteopath practices manual techniques on the neuromusculoskeletal system, and reviews relevant psychological and social factors in their diagnosis.**Why this course at Marjon?**• Accredited by the General Osteopathic Council.• The only university in the South West offering Osteopathy.• A minimum of 1,000 hours of clinical training to prepare you for a confident start to your career.• State-of-the-art laboratories for musculoskeletal biomechanics, health and exercise clinical assessment and research.• Core disciplines such as anatomy, physiology, pathology, pharmacology, nutrition, and biomechanics.**What might I become?**This course will enable you to become a GOsC Registered Osteopath upon graduation. In the United Kingdom, osteopathy is a statutorily regulated profession. Only graduates from a degree course that is approved by the General Osteopathic Council (GOsC) are permitted by law to practise as osteopath. Osteopathy is a rewarding career. The career path is primarily private practice upon GOsC registration and there is an increasing provision of osteopathy via the NHS within GP practices and community health centres.**Find out more at Open Day**Open Day is your opportunity to find out more about studying Osteopathic Medicine at Marjon. You’ll meet lecturers and look around our world class Sport & Health Centre. Our student life talks will help you prepare to go to university, covering topics such as careers, funding, sport and our award winning on-campus student support service. You can also take a tour of the campus with a current student and find out about the student-led clubs and societies.**Book on to an Open Day at: www.marjon.ac.uk/open-day****Why study at Marjon?**• Awarded SILVER Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).• High quality teaching Ranked No 1 in England for teaching quality in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.• Joint 12th in UK for Student Satisfaction as ranked by the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.• Top 10 in the UK for student experience as ranked by the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019*.• 5th in UK for Courses and Lecturers in the Whatuni Student Choice Awards (WUSCA) 2019.*Rankings published 23 September 2018. Oxford and Cambridge excluded due to low response rates. Based on National Student Survey 2018

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 11,000per year

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University information

Plymouth Marjon University

  • University League Table

    128th

  • Campus address

    Plymouth Marjon University, Derriford Road, Plymouth, Plymouth, PL6 8BH, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    7th out of 8

  • Entry standards

    / Max 143
    87 63%

    6th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.27 85%

    2nd

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