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Chiropractic (BSc+BChiro) (Discontinued)

  • B1274BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN CHIROPRACTIC/BACHELOR OF CHIROPRACTIC

Title Chiropractic (BSc+BChiro)
Course Code B1274
Study Level Bachelor (Undergraduate)
Organisational Unit Psychology, Counselling, Exercise Science and Chiropractic
Academic Contacts http://goto.murdoch.edu.au/AcademicContacts
Qualification Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Chiropractic + Bachelor of Chiropractic (BChiro)
Availability Murdoch campus (internal) (not available to new admissions)
Professional Accreditation This course is accredited by the Council on Chiropractic Education Australasia (CCEA). Graduates are eligible for registration with the Chiropractors Registration Board of Western Australia and are also eligible for registration in all other states and territories of Australia as well as New Zealand. Graduates from CCE (Council on Chiropractic Education) accredited educational institutions are eligible to sit registration examinations in the United States, the United Kingdom, Europe and other parts of the world in accordance with the laws of each individual country.
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Domestic - Undergraduate - Commonwealth supported - commenced before 2005

Domestic - Undergraduate - Commonwealth supported - commenced 2005 to 2009

Domestic - Undergraduate - Commonwealth supported - commenced 2010 or later

Domestic - Undergraduate - Full fee paying - commenced any year

International Onshore - Undergraduate - commenced 2014

Course Plans

For assistance with course planning, please contact your Student Advisor.

Additional Academic Progress Requirements * Students are required to complete Chiropractic studies on a full-time basis, unless prevented by academic progress restrictions;
* Students who fail more than two core units per level (100, 200, 300, 400, 500), as well as students who fail a core unit a second time, will be excluded from the course for a period of no less than one teaching period following the teaching period in which the unit was failed, after a mandatory interview process with the Academic Chair. They may apply for readmission to the course after this time.
Further Information Further Information on Units that are No Longer Available
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.

Course Prerequisites

Chemistry Background

Students may need to complete one prerequisite unit depending on their background in chemistry and their final scaled score in TEE Chemistry within the past three years.

Chemistry 3A/3B with a final scaled score of 60 percent or more

OR

CHE140 Fundamentals of Chemistry - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external

Students who have completed previous chemistry not stated above should consult the Academic Chair for clarification of their enrolment requirements.

Course Structure - 126 credit points

Units in this structure may no longer be available at all course locations and, where appropriate, alternative units have been provided. Students are required to satisfy the total credit point value of both the degree and the major in order to graduate; this may require that additional units are taken, either as part of the major or as General Electives. To accommodate students impacted by this change, up to 2 credit points from the total credit point value of the degree (incorporating the major) may be waived. For further information, see
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Part I - 24 credit points

Year 1 - 24 credit points

Transition Unit - 3 credit points

From 2014, Foundation units will no longer be offered. Students who have not yet successfully completed a Foundation unit will be required to enrol in the following Transition Unit.

BSC100 Building Blocks for Science Students - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external

Core Units - 18 credit points

BMS101 Introduction to the Human Body - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal

BMS107 Foundations of Vertebrate Form and Function - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal

BIO152 Cell Biology - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal (quota of 180 places), S2-internal

CHI109 Introduction to Chiropractic - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal

CHI108 Human Anatomy I - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal

BSC206 Introduction to Research Methodology and Evidence Based Practice - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal

General Electives - 3 credit points

Select from any 100-level units offered by the University, subject to individual unit prerequisites. Any Murdoch unit taken as a course prerequisite will be considered as a Part I General Elective.

Students are advised to consider using General Elective points to meet the requirements of a second major or minor. Any recommended double majors and minors will be included in the major's description.

Part II - 102 credit points

Year 2 - 26 credit points

Core Units - 26 credit points

The following unit is no longer available - contact the Academic Chair for advice:
CHI280 Human Anatomy I - 4 points

The following unit is no longer available - contact the Academic Chair for advice:
CHI281 Introduction to Biochemistry and Nutrition - 4 points

BMS264 Biomedical Physiology - 4 points
(no longer available)

OR

BMS206 Biomedical Physiology - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal

The following unit is no longer available - contact the Academic Chair for advice:
CHI282 Human Anatomy II - 4 points

The following unit is no longer available - contact the Academic Chair for advice:
CHI283 Physical Examination - 4 points

The following unit is no longer available - contact the Academic Chair for advice:
EXS209 Biomechanics I - 4 points

The following unit is no longer available - contact the Academic Chair for advice:
CHI233 Applied Nutrition - 2 points

Year 3 - 26 credit points

Core Units - 26 credit points

The following unit is no longer available - contact the Academic Chair for advice:
CHI302 Diagnosis and Chiropractic Skills - 4 points

The following unit is no longer available - contact the Academic Chair for advice:
CHI301 Processes in Human Disease - 4 points

The following unit is no longer available - contact the Academic Chair for advice:
CHI303 Primary Practice I: Clinical Science and Diagnosis - 4 points

The following unit is no longer available - contact the Academic Chair for advice:
CHI304 Clinical Orthopaedics and Neurology - 4 points

The following unit is no longer available - contact the Academic Chair for advice:
CHI305 Immunology, Genetics and Microbiology - 4 points

The following unit is no longer available - contact the Academic Chair for advice:
CHI309 Chiropractic Skills and Principles II - 4 points

The following unit is no longer available - contact the Academic Chair for advice:
CHI385 Evidence-based Practice - 2 points

Year 4 - 28 credit points

Core Units - 28 credit points

The following unit is no longer available - contact the Academic Chair for advice:
CHI484 Pre-clinical Practicum - 6 points

Or

CHI485 Preclinical Practicum 1 - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal

AND

CHI486 Preclinical Practicum 2 - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal

CHI421 Radiography: Principles and Positioning - 4 points
Not available this year

CHI423 Physiological Therapeutics - 2 points
Not available this year

CHI488 Mental Health Issues In Chiropractic Care - 2 points
Not available this year

CHI442 Primary Practice II: Physical Rehabilitation I - 2 points
Not available this year

CHI443 Primary Practice III: Differential Diagnosis I (Musculoskeletal) - 2 points
Not available this year

CHI444 Primary Practice IV: Differential Diagnosis II - 2 points
Not available this year

CHI445 Primary Practice V: Physical Rehabilitation II - 2 points
Not available this year

CHI446 Primary Practice VI: Pharmacology - 2 points
Not available this year

CHI420 Clinical Radiology - 2 points
Not available this year

CHI409 Chiropractic Skills and Principles III - 2 points
Not available this year

Year 5 - 22 credit points

Core Units - 22 credit points

The following unit is no longer available - contact the Academic Chair for advice:

CHI519 Professional Practice Management - 2 points

The following unit is no longer available - contact the Academic Chair for advice:

CHI509 Public Health - 2 points

The following unit is no longer available - contact the Academic Chair for advice:

CHI586 Decision Making in Clinical Imaging - 2 points

The following unit is no longer available - contact the Academic Chair for advice:

CHI581 Ethics and Jurisprudence - 2 points

The following unit is no longer available - contact the Academic Chair for advice:

CHI589 Special Topics Review - 2 points

The following unit is no longer available - contact the Academic Chair for advice:

CHI584 Clinical Practicum - 12 points

Award with Distinction

Students who have completed the joint BSc/BChiro qualification at a high standard may be awarded their degree with Distinction or High Distinction, based on an individual student's performance. Contact the Academic Chair for further details.

Additional Academic Progress Requirements

* Students are required to complete Chiropractic studies on a full-time basis, unless prevented by academic progress restrictions;
* Students who fail more than two core units per level (100, 200, 300, 400, 500), as well as students who fail a core unit a second time, will be excluded from the course for a period of no less than one teaching period following the teaching period in which the unit was failed, after a mandatory interview process with the Academic Chair. They may apply for readmission to the course after this time.

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