McTimoney College of Chiropractic
Master of Chiropractic MChiro (Hons)
McTimoney College of Chiropractic

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Key Course Facts

Course Description

The Master of Chiropractic (MChiro) is specifically designed to give you the necessary skills, knowledge and hands-on experience you need to become a safe and competent Chiropractor. The five year route has been designed to specifically for adult learners and allows you to fit in study with other commitments so you can still continue to work. It includes four years of intensive academic and practical studies, with Clinical work starting in year one with clinical observations and case study involvement, continuing through to the full time clinic year in year five. In your final clinic year you will be treating real patients under supervision in our busy custom on-site community teaching clinic which has been awarded the Royal College of Chiropractors Patient Partnership Quality Mark for meeting patient expectations.

Our programme is accredited by the General Chiropractic Council, the regulatory body for chiropractic in the UK, and also the European Council on Chiropractic Education which facilitates portability of chiropractic qualifications in Europe and the rest of the world. This ensures that our graduates meet both national and international Chiropractic accreditation standards and can register with the GCC to practice in the UK.


Recognised by the General Chiropractic Council (GCC) for the purpose of eligibility for registration with that body.


Salary of all UK Graduates of Chiropractic

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £24283 £18903 £19910
25-75 percentile range £22717 - £30509 £11435 - £25538 £11246 - £27595

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Minimum Required UCAS Tariff

Qualification requirements

96+ UCAS points or three A-Levels: minimum CCC, two of which must be in science subjects, or a relevant higher education qualification; or BPP University's Pathway to Higher Education Certificate in Hea

If you do not meet the programmes entry requirements, you may be eligible for our Pathway to Higher Education Certificate in Health. We consider candidates with suitable alternative science based or Accreditation of Prior Experience and Learning (APEL) qualifications You should have experienced a chiropractic treatment We reserve the right to ask you to sit an entrance examination You will have to complete a Disclosure and Barring Service check on enrolment (a charge may apply) As this qualification leads to registration with the General Chiropractic Council (GCC), if you have a disability, you are advised to read the document entitled ‘Becoming a Chiropractor: A Guide for Disabled People’ (August 2010) on The General Chiropractic Council website:

Do you not fulfill the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements?
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still be able to join Master of Chiropractic, MChiro (Hons).

Visa Requirements for International Students

Visa requirement

All international students (including citizens from EU countries) intending to study this or any other academic programme for more than 6 months in the UK require a Student Visa.

International students younger than 18 years require a special Child Student Visa. Exceptions from this general rule may apply to holders of other UK work visas, British National Overseas visa, family member visa and recognised refugees or asylum seekers.

Permission to work while studying

The College of Health Ltd trading as The McTimoney College of Chiropractic is listed by the UK government as an institution licensed to sponsor migrant students.

Student visa holders from licensed institutions are entitled to work during their full-time bachelor's, master's or Phd studies for
- 20h/week during the term
- Full-time outside term time (e.g. vacations, work placements, once course ended)

After completion of a bachelor's or master's programme of at least 12 months Student Visa holders of licensed institutions can convert their visa into a Graduate Visa which entitles graduates to work for 2 years in the UK.


Tuition Fees Master of Chiropractic MChiro (Hons)

EU £6750 year 1
England UK £6750 year 1
Northern Ireland £6750 year 1
Scotland £6750 year 1
Wales £6750 year 1

Average student cost of living in UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2023

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)

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About McTimoney College of Chiropractic

McTimoney College of Chiropractic is an educational institution dedicated to teaching Chiropractic and Osteopathic subjects, with their main site being situated in the English county of Oxfordshire.

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