We are a specialist health institution with an international reputation and a history of caring. Discover more about our excellence in education, on-site clinical training, undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

Our clinics

We're global leaders in healthcare, offering a unique service with our Open Upright MRI scanner and state-of-the-art Chiropractic and Ultrasound Clinics. Let our friendly specialists get you feeling yourself again.


Collaboration and creating new knowledge is central to our activity as a science-based University College. Be part of shaping the healthcare of the future.

Sun, sea, sand - the perfect home away from home. Our location is close to two Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty and a stones throw away from the Jurassic Coast, a UNESCO World Heritage site.

AECC University College students are among the most satisfied in the UK with an overall satisfaction rate of 100% - National Student Survey 2018

Proud to offer patients, healthcare professionals and researchers access to on-site Chiropractic Clinic, Sports Performance Centre, Exercise Centre, Ultrasound Clinic and Open Upright MRI.

Specialist health education in a unique environment


Shape the future of health at our specialist institution, dedicated to providing you with valuable learning experiences. Our distinctive sense of community is strengthened by our multidisciplinary culture; at the heart of your studies you will be learning from our expertise alongside your peers within the health arena. Our small and welcoming campus means you can truly influence and harness the opportunities around you. Professional and personal support will underpin your academic success, driving you to reach your goals and fulfilling your potential.

Develop your professional proficiency right here on campus. All our learning is supported by clinical expertise in our on-site clinics and centres, so every day becomes a chance to grow and prepare for your thriving career. These invaluable experiences, combined with our modern research, and our connections within the health industry, means you will graduate as a fully prepared and equipped health professional, set to tackle the challenging health issues in the world today.

Reaching your health and performance goals


We are the home of specialist clinical services; a range of provisions tackling key health agendas and contributing to emerging fields.

You’ll be in safe hands with our professional experts, who work together to offer tailored packages where the care and support you deserve is at the core. Our excellent clinics provide healthcare tailored to your needs. Find out how you can benefit from the latest clinical care and exercise technologies, and how our dedicated clinical teams are committed to your patient goals and path to recovery.


Research that makes a difference

Be a part of shaping the healthcare of the future.

We pride ourselves on innovation, and our rich history of pioneering advances within the health sector. Collaboration and creating new knowledge is central to our activity as a science-based University College, and evidence based research is at the heart of everything we do.

Be a part of our projects and partnerships and improve communities by finding solutions to helping others achieve healthier lives.

Our research makes a difference



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Lovely atmosphere and I felt in my element when looking around!

Go beyond the prospectus and see what life is like as a student with us. We regularly open our doors to welcome you, answer your questions and give you any advice you need on your application journey.

Explore our beautiful campus, see our impressive array of facilities and, most importantly, meet our students and staff who make our University College a great community to be part of.

Our open day's take a ‘drop in’ format, which gives you the opportunity to shape your visit to suit you.

Explore the local area and our student accommodation. Make a day of it and spend time down at the beach or head into the centre of Bournemouth to soak up the atmosphere and see the local landmarks. 


Our University College

Alumni & friends

We’ve taught some of the most remarkable individuals from all over the world who have gone on to have successful careers. As part of our unique and global community, you have a number of benefits and opportunities available to you as an alumni and friend.

Students' Union

Our SU calendar is packed with events and there's plenty of ways you can get involved. From Fresher's Week to Christmas Revue, Sports Nights at our campus bar to Wellness Week, you'll be spoilt for choice when it comes to meeting your new colleagues and lifelong friends.

Studying with us

Student life is centred at our campus in Bournemouth, on the beautiful south coast of England, within walking distance of award-winning sandy beaches, and surrounded by relaxing woodland grounds. Expect a warm, friendly welcome around every corner.

Success stories

I feel like I've really had a great education here and made some friends for life

Brodie Marriott, Master of Chiropractic, Class of 2017

It is an amazing feeling to be able to help patients with only the use of your brain and hands!

Linn Erixon-Sahlstrom, Master of Chiropractic, Class of 2017

It is a great opportunity for all international students to study abroad, to make international friends and have loads of opportunities to work anywhere in the world

Marina, Master of Chiropractic, Class of 2017

The course goes beyond what most people think chiropractic is about, I was very pleasantly surprised to be learning the sorts of things I expected medicine students or doctors/GP’s to be learning about.

Ben Goodall, Master of Chiropractic, Class of 2016

During the Access course we all got to where we wanted to - which really helped.

Dan Sullivan, Access to HE and Master of Chiropractic, Class of 2015

Technique classes were always fun and interactive

Christian Haagensen, Master of Chiropractic, Class of 2013

"I had a fantastic day and it was probably one of my best educational days since leaving medical school."

Jim Moxon, Liverpool FC Academy Doctor and MSc Medical Ultrasound Class of 2018


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