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Department of Chiropractic

Specific Country Information & Facts

 

Swedish Students

Students wishing to gain qualifications leading to professional registration as a Chiropractor in Sweden must undertake a recognised program of study of not less than 4,500 hours. Macquarie's program structure involves completion of the Bachelor of Chiropractic Science AND completion of the Master of Chiropractic. Combined, these two degrees, taken over five years, are equivalent to the North American Doctor of Chiropractic. The final year includes extensive clinical practice under supervision at one of our three Clinics .

Students wishing to practice in Sweden must after the completion of the Master of Chiropractic undertake a one year internship which consists of 3 months training at a hospital and 9 months training with a chiropractor before being able to apply for licence to practice in Sweden.

Whilst students do need to organise their internship on their own, assistance may be sought from the Swedish Chiropractic Association

After I graduate, what do I have to do in order to be eligible to practise in Sweden?

Students are required to complete an additional internship upon their return to Sweden, these are organised through Swedish Chiropractic Association.

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Canadian Students

Students wishing to gain qualifications leading to professional registration as a Chiropractor in Canada must undertake a recognised program of study of not less than 4,500 hours. Macquarie's program structure involves completion of the Bachelor of Chiropractic Science and completion of the Master of Chiropractic. Combined, these two degrees, taken over five years, are equivalent to the Doctor of Chiropractic offered at Canadian institutions. Students undertake 12 months of clinical practice at one of our three Chiropractic Clinics prior to graduation.

After I graduate, what do I have to do in order to be eligible to practise in Canada?

The Canadian Chiropractic Examining Board requires completion of three examinations prior to gaining licensure to practice in Canada. Contact the Canadian Chiropractic Examining Board for examination details. Macquarie graduates arrange to take all examinations on their return to Canada. For information on requirements specific to each state or province contact the relevant licensing boards.

Canadian students can obtain information on financial assistance through CANLEARN
 

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Norwegian Students

Students wishing to gain qualifications leading to professional registration as a Chiropractor in Norway must undertake a recognised program of study of not less than 4,500 hours. Macquarie's program structure involves completion of the Bachelor of Chiropractic Science AND completion of the Master of Chiropractic. Combined, these two degrees, taken over five years, are equivalent to the North American Doctor of Chiropractic. The final year includes extensive clinical practice under supervision at one of our three Clinics.

After I graduate, what do I have to do in order to be eligible to practise in Norway?

Students are required to complete an additional internship upon their return to Norway, these are organised through Norwegian Chiropractic Association.

For Norwegian students who hold a completed Bachelor of Physiology approved by the Norwegian Physiotherapist Association, the Qualifying program into the Master of Chiropractic can be completed in 1 year. Then students may apply into the Master of Chiropractic after the completion of the program.

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