About the British College of Osteopathic Medicine, London

The British College of Osteopathic Medicine (BCOM) is known internationally for providing high quality, specialist osteopathic education.

BCOM was established in 1936. It was one of the first osteopathic colleges to be accredited and to meet the standards set by the UK osteopathic profession’s governing body, the General Osteopathic Council (GOsC). Over the years, it has established itself as a leader in osteopathic teaching and research.

If you would like to know more about BCOM’s history please click here.

Studying in London

London is one of the most diverse and cosmopolitan cities in the world. The BCOM campus, Frazer House, is located in the green and leafy NW3, close to vibrant Camden Town as well as Hampstead Heath, Regents Park and Wembley Stadium. It has easy transport links to all the amazing attractions the UK’s capital has to offer – students can be in London’s West End within a 15 minute tube ride.

BCOM offers a warm and friendly atmosphere. The supportive relationship shared by students and staff is exceptional, providing a close-knit support network for all.

There is an active Student Union at BCOM, affiliated to the National Union of Students. The SU arranges social events, trips and activities, which help bring the whole student community together.  Students also have their own common room, communal games room, student kitchen and dining room where they can relax in-between lectures.

What our students say

Our students and alumni explain why they chose to study Osteopathy and about their experience of studying with BCOM. You can find more student and alumni videos on BCOM’s YouTube channel.

Teaching facilities

BCOM’s compact campus hosts all the teaching, research and clinic facilities you need to complete your osteopathic studies; this includes a large lecture theatre, air conditioned practical rooms, the latest equipment for practical lectures and research plus a Human Performance Laboratory.

Our on-site teaching clinic gives student practitioners access to a diverse range of patients, alongside specialist clinics for Sports, Performing Arts, Soft Tissue Massage and the Under 18s. Under the supervision of expert osteopathic tutors, BCOM students see around 20% more patients than required by the GOsC benchmark Statement.

To arrange a tour please contact the BCOM Admissions team via our Open Days page.