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Based in Adelaide, South Australia

The Australian Chiropractic College is proud to deliver cutting-edge curriculum in a caring and vibrant environment.

Admission Pathways

For entry into ACC, prospective students will need to complete a full year in base sciences as specified below. These units of study are a mandatory requirement for admission and must be at a minimum of AQF level 5, with a successful pass rate minimum of 50% and good academic standing within each subject.

Our Admissions office can help you with more detailed information on pre-requisites.

Pre-chiropractic studies for entry into the ACC include:

Anatomy and Physiology

Biological Chemistry




English Language Requirements:

An academic IELTS overall score of 7.0, with no individual language skill under 7.0 is the English Language competence required for those students from a non-English speaking country, or who have not completed their pre-chiropractic requirements from an English speaking University.


Australian Chiropractic College – CDU Diploma Health Sciences

To help you study your pre-reqs, ACC has negotiated an entry pathway to its Bachelor of Chiropractic in conjunction with Charles Darwin University (CDU).

This course is offered both internally at CDU, Casuarina Campus, Darwin or fully online allowing students flexibility in their studies.  Students enrolled have full access to all CDU students services and resources as well as being supported by staff from the Australian Chiropractic College.

Please note: Contact ACC Academic Registrar to discuss applications for the CDU pathway program for 2021

Course description: Diploma of Health Science

This Diploma of Health Science is offered by Charles Darwin University in conjunction with the Australian Chiropractic College and presents both a standalone qualification and course pathway for students to transition into chiropractic studies. The selection of units identified for the Diploma provides an excellent foundation for understanding how the Australian health care system works and knowledge of current health priority areas and trends. The units selected for the chiropractic stream provide a foundational knowledge of the sciences on which chiropractic practice is built.

Please contact [email protected] for more information.

Straighterline is an accredited provider of all ACC pre-requisites and offers online, self-paced courses. You can enroll independently and complete all the required courses in your own time.

Other options

Most universities with a health science program may have the required content. We are currently in the process of registering with the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS), after which we will be able to provide more information regarding overseas study.

Please contact our admissions office for advice to ensure all courses meet our prerequisite requirements.

If you are ready to study with the Australian Chiropractic College, we encourage you to apply now.

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