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How To Apply For The Masters in Osteopathy

M.Ost Entry through UCAS

If you would like to apply for the undergraduate Masters in Osteopathy degree course at BCOM starting in September 2017, applications should be made through UCAS. Decisions are based on grades (achieved or predicted), personal statements and references. Applicants who meet the entry requirement are invited for an interview with the Admissions Team. Please refer to the Admissions Policy Procedure for further information.

For advice on applying please speak to our
Admissions Team.

Call 0207 435 6464
Email admissions@bcom.ac.uk

Application process

1.    Application

All applicants for the M.Ost are made through UCAS and applicants are encouraged to submit their application by mid-January, though BCOM do accept applications throughout the annual UCAS cycle (subject to availability).

Apply at www.ucas.com

Read more about key dates for UCAS

    BCOM Institution Code: *B81

    Masters in Osteopathy (M.Ost)   
    Course Code: B312

(For SLC funding the institution code is P60 for
Plymouth University.)

2.    Interview

BCOM interviews all applicants whose UCAS application demonstrates that the applicant has studied or is studying appropriate qualifications, with a valid and strong personal statement and acceptable references.

3.    Entry requirements

i. The standard academic profile is:

Three A levels normally including biology
112 UCAS Tariff points (2017/18 entry*)

* For further assistance on the new UCAS Tariff system please contact the Admissions Team or visit the
2017 UCAS Tariff Calculator

Other UK qualifications/Educational pathways, in combination with biology, are also considered:

• BTEC Diplomas and Extended Diplomas; other BTEC
  courses are considered in combination with
  additional qualification
• Higher National Diploma (NHD) course
• Science foundation courses Access to HE Diploma courses  
  (in science or health)
• Baccalaureates
• Scottish Highers and Advanced Highers

If your course is not listed please contact our Admissions Team to see if you qualify for entry.

ii. Mature students with previous degrees (2.1 or above) or other educational pathways will be considered on an individual basis depending on previous qualifications. Students with medical qualifications may be able to complete the M.Ost in 2 years.  

iii. International students who possess A level equivalent qualifications are eligible to apply. However, where necessary the applicant must possess a ‘Use of English Qualification’ at an IELTS level >6.5 or equivalent. Further information

Exceptions click here

4.    DBS & Health Statement

Due to the nature of the course all applicants will be required to complete a Medical Disclosure (supported by a medical letter from their GP) and undertake a Disclosure and barring Service (formerly CRB) clearance prior to enrolling onto the M.Ost course. Further information

EU Referendum Outcome Information for BCOM Students

Admissions for international students

For information on studying in the UK and applying for a student visa click here  

M.Ost Tuition Fees

BCOM’s M.Ost degree is validated by the Plymouth University, through this partnership students can apply for tuition fee funding for the course.

2017/18  academic year
Home/EU students £9,000 per annum
Private/Overseas students £10,500 per annum

(*A small increase linked to inflation may be added each subsequent year of your studies.)

Additional Costs and Information

Open Days

Open Days and private tours run throughout the year. Speak to our Admissions Team to book your place.

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The British College of Osteopathic Medicine works in partnership with Plymouth University


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