MHSc in Chiropractic

General

Program Description

The purpose of this curriculum is to give the student a thorough understanding and working knowledge of the structure and function of the human being in both health and disease and the fluctuations that lie between these poles. The Chiropractic program aims to develop the emerging Chiropractor as a:

  • Primary contact practitioner.
  • Specialist assessor of the neuromusculoskeletal system.
  • Specialist in the field of spinal and extremity manipulation.
  • Wellness and holistic practitioner trained in the prevention of disease.

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Admission requirements:

The minimum admission requirement is a Bachelor of Health Sciences in Chiropractic (BHSc Chiropractic). Applications from persons with an equivalent qualification will be considered by a constituted status committee in line with the University’s & Faculty’s regulations

Duration of program:

Full-time: Minimum 1 year and maximum 2 years

Contact details:

Dr. C Yelverton / Tel 011 559 6546 / Email: chrisy@uj.ac.za

Last updated May 2020

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Vibrant, multicultural and dynamic, the University of Johannesburg (UJ) shares the pace and energy of cosmopolitan Johannesburg, the city whose name it carries. Proudly South African, the university i ... Read More

Vibrant, multicultural and dynamic, the University of Johannesburg (UJ) shares the pace and energy of cosmopolitan Johannesburg, the city whose name it carries. Proudly South African, the university is alive down to its African roots, and well-prepared for its role in actualising the potential that higher education holds for the continent’s development. Read less