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Delivered by Endeavour College of Natural Health, this Bachelor of Health Science (Naturopathy) degree offers rigorous theoretical and practical training in using natural therapies to heal and maintain health.
Students will study herbal medicine, diet and nutrition, flower essence therapy, nutritional supplementation and iris analysis and gain a general understanding of this complete medical system designed to treat illness and restore health. In addition, some subjects may be taken online to facilitate flexible learning. Practical classes will be taught by qualified clinical practitioners, meaning you'll have the opportunity to develop crucial clinical skills such as screening and undertaking patient assessments, patient examinations, bedside manner and treatment procedures.
Upon completion of this degree, you will walk away with the skills and knowledge needed to work in a variety of healthcare contexts, and be able to work alongside other allied health professionals such as acupuncturists, physiotherapists and chiropractors.
This course is offered for study at the following locations:
In order to enrol in this course, you must meet the following requirements:
In this naturopathy course, the subjects you will study include: Core units:
*Only certain subjects available online, all practical subjects must be studied on campus
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Bachelor of Health Science (Naturopathy) from Endeavour College of Natural Health.
Bachelor of Health Science (Naturopathy) graduates can enjoy a range of career options either opening up an independent practice or joining a multidisciplinary clinic with acupuncturists, chiropractors, osteopaths, musculoskeletal therapists, massage therapists, medical practitioners, and psychologists. Students may choose to apply for further study, or pursue a specialisation such as women's medicine, cancer, children's health, autoimmune diseases, environmental medicine, men's medicine, autism spectrum disorder, allergies or digestive disorders. Graduates may also go on to write professional articles and appear in the media, work for natural product companies, provide product support or conduct technical writing for journals and textbooks worldwide.
On completion of this program, graduates may apply for membership with the following associations:
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.
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).Find out more about government study loans here.
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