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AECC School of Chiropractic

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 Excellence in Education and Research

Our vision is for excellence in education and research within a supportive and diverse clinically orientated environment.

Study at the first chiropractic training facility in Europe, and make use of our internationally renowned expertise, on-site chiropractic clinic and notable research.

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Chiropractic Courses

Training to becoming a chiropractor at AECC University College can be a hugely rewarding career choice. Our chiropractic courses mean you can learn the skills to diagnose, treat and prevent mechanical disorders of the musculoskeletal system.

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Chiropractors are best known for treating neck and low back pain, but they are trained to diagnose, treat, manage and prevent conditions affecting other joints, tendons, ligaments and muscles.

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Research for the AECC School of Chiropractic

Research for the AECC School of Chiropractic encompasses clinical, education, paediatric and biomechanics research themes.

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Why study Chiropractic at AECC University College?

As the first Chiropractic institution in Europe, we have been leaders in musculoskeletal health and wellbeing for over 55 years. With decades of experience refining our Chiropractic offer, we have innovated and grown to become one of the leading providers of Chiropractic today.

Whatever your level of study and experience, we have routes into the profession to suit all needs. We also have a range of postgraduate options for qualified chiropractors, and other health professionals wishing to expand their thinking, knowledge and skills, as well as short courses and CPD.

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Featured Article

AECC University College Awarded x2 £15k Research Grants from the Royal College of Chiropractors

AECC University College has been awarded x2 £15,000 research grants from the Royal College of Chiropractors (RCC) for ‘The COURSE Study – UK’ which will look into the clinical course of spinal pain in adolescents and ‘The role of the head-neck segment musculature on sports related concussion’.

Grant One:

The team of researchers at AECC University College include Aurelie Marchand, Dr Michelle Holmes and Dr Amy Miller. This feasibility study is part of an international study led by Dr Michael Swain who is also leading locally in Australia and by Dr Katie Pohlman leading the study in North America. The team is also joined by Prof Kate Dunn from Keele University.

Grant Two:

This research will involve a multidisciplinary team including Phill Heritage, Professor Stewart Cotterill, Dr Alistair du Rose, Micah Atkinson, Dr Zoe Wimshurst, Dr Solomon Segal of AECC University College and Dr Samuel Oxford of Coventry University.

Courses within this School

Both undergraduate and Postgraduate courses are available within the AECC School of Chiropractic.

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Launch your rewarding career improving people’s quality of life as a graduate of Europe’s longest-running course for skilled and successful chiropractors.

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Become a chiropractor, make a difference and help people improve their quality of life with our Master of Chiropractic - MChiro (Hons) with a gateway year at the AECC School of Chiropractic.

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Advance your career and contribute to the development of musculoskeletal care with this route to registration as a qualified chiropractor.

Chiro Students

Advance your career and contribute to the development of musculoskeletal care with this accelerated route to registration as a qualified chiropractor.

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