How to become a chiropractor
You can get into this job through a university course.
You'll need to do a 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 might 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 voluntary experience of working with a chiropractor before applying for a course.
You'll also find it useful to get experience of working in healthcare. You could contact the voluntary services co-ordinator at your local NHS trust for more advice.
you'll need to be registered with the General Chiropractic Council before you can work as a chiropractor
You can find out more about becoming a chiropractor from the General Chiropractic Council and the British Chiropractic Association.