Information for Education Institutions
This page provides information for current and future education providers.
Our education standards cover requirements relating to the:
Our quality assurance handbook provides a step by step guide to our degree approval process. It allows existing and potential providers of chiropractic degrees to ensure that they are able to develop and administer programmes that meet our standards.
We have also developed supplementary guidance that covers:
As part of our approval and quality assurance system for chiropractic degrees, providers need to keep the GCC informed of any substantive changes to programmes as and when they occur. Download the form here.
Providers also need to comply with our annual monitoring and self-assessment arrangements. The form is available here.
For prospective providers planning to offer a new chiropractic degree programme, please download the checklist here.
To show that your degree programme is approved by the General Chiropractic Council, we encourage use of our specially designed logo.
It can be used for all marketing materials that relate directly to the individual chiropractic degree programme, such as:
Full guidance on use of this logo can be found here.
The logo is available in four versions.
Any version can be used as long as it appears clear and unchanged. This is important so that chiropractors across the UK are using a consistent logo that is instantly recognisable for patients and the public.
Please be aware of the following points when using the registered logo:
Learn about where and how you can study chiropractic.Find out More
Information for chiropractic students.Find out More
This section gives a brief overview of the chiropractic register. It also gives prospective applicants for registration the information they need to apply.Find out More
Find out how we assure the quality of undergraduate chiropractic education and trainingFind out More