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A Degree and A Career 

 

After graduation, there are a number of possible areas of practice to consider.

PRACTICE:  Private Practice, NHS Practice, Specialist Practice
Most BCOM graduates set up or join osteopathic practices. It is usually the role that first attracted them to the profession and encapsulates the therapeutic skills and patient contact that has fascinated generations of practitioners. There are additional opportunities for work within the NHS. Specialist practice is another fascinating route: BCOM graduate Annabel Jenks has set up one of the most successful animal osteopathy practices in the country.

CORPORATE:  Broadcasting, Publishing, Consultancy
It may be a surprise but there are many opportunities for media and corporate work for osteopathy graduates. BCOM graduate Michael van Straten is perhaps Britain’s best-known osteopath in the media, with many books and television and radio programmes in his career. There are additional roles in corporate consultancy as increasing numbers of major organisations require professional advice and input for musculo-skeletal and health issues among their staff.

EDUCATION: Teaching, Research, Regulation
Many of our graduates go into full- or part-time teaching both at BCOM and elsewhere. The BCOM Principal and the Head of Osteopathy are both College graduates, as are numerous senior osteopathic educators. BCOM is one of the most influential osteopathic research institutions in the world. Our graduates extend their academic lives with research work, which is encouraged by the Osteopaths Act 1993. Crucial to Osteopathic Education is the regulatory role of the General Osteopathic Council, which approves osteopathic graduates as practitioners and the institutions that train them. 

 Tom Hewetson 
 Tom’s distinguished career in
 osteopathic sports care has
 included working as osteopath
 at the London 2012 Olympics
 and Paralympics. Read more

 

 Daniel Winfield
 Daniel was the prize winner for Best
 Naturopathic Research project in his
 final year...
 Read more





  Tracy Hannigan
  Tracy graduated in 2012, and is now
  running her own practice in West London ...
  Read more




 Sara Randall
 
After becoming a Midwife in 2002 I became
 inspired and motivated to continue my
 professional studies... read more

 

 The Cram Family
 Two generations of the family meeting
 at the College...
 read more 

 Kate Lockwood 
 Practicing Osteopath and Chair of the
 Society of Osteopaths in Animal Practice...
 read more

 

 Byung-ho Kim
 
Studying for my M.Ost at BCOM has been the 
 most important turning point in my life...
 read more

 

 Stephania Humphrey
 
My experience at BCOM was an extremely
 positive one...
 read more

 

 Dianne Tayles
 Dianne, began her career in banking...
 read more

 

 James Raiher
 James originally studied for a degree
 in sociology...
 read more

 

 Steven Graham
 Since graduating with the M.Ost from
 BCOM, Steven hasn’t looked back...
 read more

 

 Steve Makinde 
 
Steve graduated from BCOM in
 2004 and returned as a member
 of academic staff... read more 



  Christian Di Giorgio
  Christian says that osteopathy
  is the perfect career... read more 
 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

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