The college of osteopaths

Osteopathy is the art and science based on hands-on skills to make a diagnosis and then treat patients.   Treatment approaches are varied and are aimed at reducing pain and improving movement.  It is a profession regulated by the General Osteopathic Council.  It can give tremendous satisfaction to help people to feel better with treatment, and the contact with a wide range of members of the public makes osteopathy an interesting, challenging and rewarding job.”

The College of Osteopaths runs a unique fully part-time osteopathy degree programme which lasts 4 to 4.5 years to achieve the BOst.  The degree is validated by the University of Derby” 

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13 Furzehill Road, Borehamwood, Hertfordshire WD6 2DG, UK

Courses available

Bachelor of Osteopathy Part-Time

This course consists of “18 teaching weekends a year, some of these weekends will be delivered on-line so that the students will be able to study from the comfort of their own home while some other weekends will be tought face-to-face and students will be required to travel to the University campus.”

The College of osteopaths uses “weekend teaching facilities at Hendon Campus, Middlesex University for students based in the South and we use weekend teaching facilities at the University of Derby for students based in the North.”


4 or 4 and half years


1000 hours