Why Study Osteopathy at the ESO?

The ESO is a leading osteopathic institution, attracting students from the UK and across the world

  • A broad curriculum

    You’ll study one of the broadest programmes of osteopathic education in the UK, with cranial and visceral techniques introduced from Year 1. Our Extended Practice module also gives final year students the opportunity to study a chosen area of clinical practice in more depth. We amalgamate the traditions of osteopathy with the latest developments within the profession.

  • Academic quality

    You’ll learn from the experts; over 95% of our faculty are practising osteopaths, passionate about the profession and committed to providing the highest quality teaching and learning support, many with experience of teaching osteopathy internationally.

  • An established teaching clinic

    You’ll complete over 1,200 hours of clinical training within an established teaching clinic, where you’ll have hands-on exposure to specialist clinics that may include sports, headache, women’s health and mother and baby care. The ESO Clinic is Kent’s largest osteopathic clinic – student practitioners provide over 20,000 treatments to the local community each year under the supervision of experienced practising osteopaths.

  • Preparation for your future career

    ESO graduates are in demand across Europe and beyond  You’ll graduate with all the clinical and professional skills you need to become a registered, practising osteopath, prepared for a career of continued professional development and lifelong learning. You’ll also have a solid grounding in business development so you are ready to set yourself up in practice. Our international links also provide a wide range of professional opportunities for graduates.

  • A cosmopolitan learning environment

    We have a wide range of nationalities and age groups represented at the School, creating a truly cosmopolitan environment.

  • A superb environment in which to study

    Boxley House is based in an idyllic location, set in 17 acres of parkland in the heart of the Kent countryside yet convenient for London and mainland Europe. The ESO Clinic is centrally located in Maidstone with modern facilities and access to a diverse patient population reflective of osteopathic practice. We are a small, friendly institution with a supportive atmosphere.