Study with us

We are a caring University College and we can't wait to welcome you to be part of our supportive community. If you're interested in or wish to further your career in healthcare sciences, we have the course for you.

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.

Our Research

At AECC University College we put research at the heart of everything we do. Discover our latest projects and find out how we impact on health science and respond to challenges of keeping people fit, health and living a positive lifestyle.

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 overall satisfaction rates of 100% - 2017 National Student Survey

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 scanner.

Committed to excellence

You're in safe hands with our specialism in musculoskeletal healthcare, state-of-the-art clinical imaging facilities, and professional and caring staff. Our chiropractic and ultrasound clinics, exercise and sports performance centres, and Open Upright MRI scanner can help you to feel yourself again. 

Find the service you need and learn how you can make an appointment and prepare for your visit.

See all of our clinical services

Thinking about studying with us? Our patient-centred approach to learning and clinical training, and our reputation as pioneers in the field of musculoskeletal healthcare mean regional, national and international employers will know they are getting the highest calibre graduate.

Research that makes a difference

Be a part of shaping the healthcare of the future.

As global leaders in musculoskeletal healthcare we pride ourselves on innovation. 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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Sun, sea and sand - the perfect home away from home

Our Open Days are the best way to decide if AECC University College is the best fit for you. We regularly open our doors to welcome you, answer your questions and give any advice you may need on your application.

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.

Join us on a tour of our campus and clinics, led by our very own student ambassadors, who will show you our on-site learning services and facilities. Visit the departments you're interested in and meet your potential lecturers; ask them questions and get a real sense of what awaits you. 

You will also have the chance to 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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