European School of Osteopathy

Entry criteria for human Osteopathy

To be accepted onto the European School of Osteopathy’s four-year undergraduate degree programme (the M.Ost) you’ll need to demonstrate a keen interest in Health Sciences.
Our typical entry criteria can be found below. Those with alternative qualifications are encouraged to contact the Admissions team for an informal assessment; many mature students join from a massage or other health related background and there may be entry routes suitable for those without higher level sciences. Each application is considered on a case-by-case basis, which includes the personal statement and reference as well as past and predicted academic performance.
All candidates are invited to attend an interview as part of the application process. If offered a place on the degree programme this will be subject to completion of a satisfactory criminal record (or DBS) check.
GCSEs: 5 x GCSEs including a minimum grade C in English Maths and Science or a minimum Grade 4 (standard pass) in these subjects PLUS
A-levels: 3 good passes (typically BBC), to include at least 2 sciences (we accept Biology, Chemistry, Physics, PE, Sports Science, Psychology and Mathematics – excludes General Studies)
BTECs: Health, Science and Sports related qualifications. Typical offer DDM. We also consider combinations of A-level and BTEC qualifications
Scottish Highers
112 UCAS points overall to include 2 science subjects grade BB at Higher Level
Welsh Baccalaureate
112 UCAS points overall to include 2 A-levels grades BB in science subjects (as above)
International Baccalaureate: Ideally with sciences at Higher level. Typical offer 32 points
For more information about entry criteria, including equivalent overseas qualifications, please visit our website