Admissions & Courses

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PgCert Children’s Osteopathy

This course is aimed at osteopaths who wish to enhance their ability to deal with paediatric patients.

BCOM is known for its holistic osteopathy and this will be incorporated into the PgCert for Children’s Osteopathy.  BCOM is also known for its quality in teaching and in its small friendly atmosphere.

Students will have interactive lectures and will participate in a post graduate teaching clinic under the supervision of senior members of the osteopathic staff who specialise in teaching children’s osteopathy.

  • Syllabus
    • There are three modules, each 20 credits:

      Birth and Delivery

      Infant and the Developing Child

      The Older Child

      The course contains time in a post graduate children’s teaching clinic.

      The course has been validated by Plymouth University.

  • Entry Requirements
    • M.Ost, BSc Ost, DO, or equivalent.
      All students must be working as osteopaths, and be registered with the GOsC (or the equivalent in their country).

      Work Experience
      Students must be working as osteopaths and have a proportion of children as their caseload.
      Students must have a valid First Aid Certificate.

      Interview
      All potential students will be required to attend an interview.

      Independent Safeguarding Agency (ISA) / Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) (formerly CRB)
      All potential students will have enhanced DBS checks and these will be assessed on individual merit under the Plymouth University guidelines.

  • How to Apply
  • Course Fees
    • 2017/18 Academic Year
      Home/EU students £3,850 per annum.
      Please note that fees are subject to annual review.

  • Duration & Attendance
    • Duration:  12-18 Months
      Attendance: Part-time

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