How to become a chiropractor
You can get into this job through:
- a university course
You'll need to complete a 4-year degree or postgraduate master's course recognised by the General Chiropractic Council.
This involves 3 years of full-time study and 1 year working under supervision.
You may be able to take an Access to Science course if you do not have the degree entry requirements.
You'll usually need:
- 5 GCSEs at grades 9 to 4 (A* to C), or equivalent, including English, maths and science
- 3 A levels or equivalent
You'll need to get paid or unpaid experience of working with a chiropractor before applying for a course.
You'll also find it useful to get experience of working in a health or care role. You could contact the voluntary services co-ordinator or manager at your local NHS trust for more advice.