How to apply?
For more information, please contact the BSO's friendly admissions team on:
+44 (0)20 7089 5316
Academic entry requirements
A typical offer is outlined below:
We also accept a Level three BTEC with a strong science element to the diploma. A typical offer is: Distinction, Merit, Merit (with a Distinction in the biology unit)
An Access programme allied to medicine will also gain entry onto our M.Ost programmes, please enquire with the admissions team for further details.
We encourage applications from mature candidates and/or those with a non-standard educational background and we can credit work and life experience. If you have a non-standard qualification, please check your eligibility for study here.
Being a good osteopath is about more than just academic ability and relies on a portfolio of skills and personal qualities. Your personal statement is important in allowing us to assess whether you will have the personal qualities required to be a successful osteopath.
You must be able to:
Years 1 & 2:
Years 3 & 4:
The final years of the M.Ost are mainly clinically focused. Our clinical provision is run from the largest osteopathic clinic in Europe, in our state of the art, fully accessible clinical centre, offering excellent facilities to treat patients. In addition, our elective, specialist clinics run on and off-site, providing treatment to:
You will also undertake a research project of your choice.
Running alongside the development of clinical skills is the Learning for Professional Autonomy unit, which allows you to study a variety of elective subjects to enhance your professional abilities once qualified. Current electives offered include:
A key strength at the BSO is the range and experience of our faculty – with tutors who have postgraduate qualifications in education as well as osteopathy, and with a wealth of experience. Our faculty also includes specialists from outside osteopathy who bring experience of other professions and practice.
The BSO also provides comprehensive support to students throughout their studies, including a unique ongoing mentoring programme for new graduates as they take their first steps into osteopathy as a career.