Post Graduate and CPD Courses
Post Graduate CoursesThe College of Osteopaths offers three postgraduate programmes: the Advanced Diploma in Osteopathy (ADO), the Postgraduate Certificate in Clinical Studies (Osteopathy) and the M.Sc in Professional Studies (Osteopathy).
Individual level three modules within specialist areas are available for Continuing Professional Development (CPD), with attendance open to registered osteopaths. These modules are Naturopathy, Cranial Osteopathy, Visceral Osteopathy, Paediatric Osteopathy and Sports Injuries.
A Fast-track option exists for entry on to the Naturopathy Diploma (ND). The Naturopathy Diploma (ND) is open to registered osteopaths and other health care professionals.
Naturopathy Diploma (post-registration pathway)
The Naturopathy Diploma (post-registration pathway) entails completion of two taught naturopathic modules together with clinical attendance and accompanying self-directed learning. The programme has recently been accredited by the General Council and Register of Naturopaths.
The Naturopathy Diploma (post-registration pathway) requires weekend attendance at Middlesex University over sixteen days then completion of fifty clinic hours at the College of Osteopaths' Teaching Clinic in Borehamwood. The modules are assessed by case studies, essays, written examination, clinic assessments and a clinical viva.
Naturopathy Diploma (post-registration pathway) is open to all registered osteopaths, chiropractors or physiotherapists.