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Bachelor of Health Science (Myotherapy)

  • Qualification:

    Bachelor's Degree

  • Study mode:

    On Campus

  • Payment options:

    FEE-HELP may be available
    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    3 years full-time; 6 years part-time

  • Start date:

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  • Awarded by:

    Australian College of Natural Medicine Pty Ltd t/a Endeavour College of Natural Health

  • Location:


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About this course

Delivered by Endeavour College of Natural Health, this Bachelor of Health Science (Myotherapy) degree offers rigorous training in myotherapy, a branch of manual medicine that focuses on the treatment and management of musculoskeletal pain and dysfunction. Students undertake practical classes led by qualified clinical practitioners and gain significant experience practicing examination and treatment procedures on one another, as well as honing clinical skills in patient assessment and management through teaching clinics. In addition, some subjects may be taken online to facilitate flexible learning.

Myotherapist graduates are recognised by the Health Professionals and Support Services Award (2010), and may take on career roles alongside medical practitioners, physiotherapists, osteopaths, chiropractors, acupuncturists and naturopaths.


In order to enrol in this course, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Have completed Year 12; OR
  • Be a mature age student without Year 12 completion, but with relevant educational history; AND
  • Demonstrated English language proficiency equivalent to a 7.0 IELTS score

Areas of study

In this myotherapy course, the subjects you will study include:

  • Human biological science 1
  • Chemistry and biochemistry
  • History of healing
  • Foundations of communication and counselling
  • Musculoskeletal anatomy and palpation 1
  • Human biological science 2
  • Foundations of myotherapy practice
  • Myotherapy clinical skills
  • Neurophysiology
  • Musculoskeletal anatomy and palpation 2
  • Foundations of critical enquiry
  • Pathology and clinical science 1
  • Foundations of human nutrition
  • Myotherapy clinical practicum 1
  • Myofascial release
  • Myotherapy for the lower body 1
  • Myotherapy for the upper body 1
  • Pathology and clinical science 2
  • Pathology and clinical science 3
  • Clinical examination
  • Myotherapy clinical practicum 2
  • Sports injury management
  • Myotherapy for the lower body 2
  • Myotherapy for the upper body 2
  • Sports nutrition
  • Myotherapy clinical practicum 3
  • Myofascial dry needling 1
  • Myotherapy for the Axial Skeleton
  • Myotherapy for the appendicular skeleton
  • Exercise therapy and rehabilitation
  • Establish and Manage a practice
  • Myotherapy clinical practicum 4A
  • Myotherapy clinical practicum 4B
  • Myofascial dry needling 2
  • Advanced sports injury management
  • Integrated myotherapy techniques

*Only certain subjects available online, all practical subjects must be studied on campus

As specialists in the field of natural therapy and alternative health care, Endeavour College of Natural Health is committed to producing highly trained graduates who go on to become leaders in their respective fields of practice.

With a diverse spectrum of courses that range from university programs through to online short courses, and six campuses located across Australia, Endeavour College of Natural Health has grown to become the largest natural health college in the southern hemisphere. Backed by Study Group, a global leader education, students are assured every opportunity to reach their career goals. Endeavour College of Natural Health is a registered higher education provider with the Tertiary Education Quality Standards Agency (TEQSA), offering TEQSA-accredited courses at undergraduate and postgraduate level.
To help students reach their academic goals, Endeavour College of Natural Health offers a range of student support services including a dedicated team of student support professionals, free study skills workshops, and additional tutoring sessions for students with learning difficulties.

Endeavour College of Natural Health also offers its students full access to highly confidential counselling services, as well as careers advice and career development services.

Campus locations

This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:

  • New South Wales: Sydney, Western Sydney
  • Victoria: Melbourne
  • Queensland: Brisbane
  • South Australia: Adelaide

Career outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Bachelor of Health Science (Myotherapy) from Endeavour College of Natural Health.

Graduates can enjoy a range of career options either practicing as a sole trader or alongside allied health professionals such as medical practitioners, physiotherapists, osteopaths, chiropractors, acupuncturists and naturopaths. Students may choose to apply for further study, or pursue a specialisation such as pre and postnatal care, dancers, gymnasts, circus arts, athletes and sporting teams, golfers and musicians, or areas such as palliative and aged care.

Graduates of the Myotherapy degree are also recognised by the Health Professionals and Support Services Award (2010), and may apply for membership with a range of nationally recognised associations.

Curious about where a career in natural therapy could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

  • Massage Therapist
  • Myotherapist
  • Natural Therapist
  • Lifestyle Advisor

Payment options & support

Finance options

Eligible students can apply for a government study loan through FEE-HELP, to help with the upfront costs of this course.

Alternatively, you can pay for your course fees upfront.

You may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).

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