Bachelor of Health Science (Acupuncture Therapies)

Bachelor of Health Science (Acupuncture Therapies)
Acupuncture is a branch of Chinese Medicine that stimulates specific points on the body to regulate the flow of Qi (vital energy) to restore health and balance the functions of the body, mind and spirit.
 
Acupuncture therapies combines Chinese medicine theory (philosophy and principles) with Chinese manual therapy practices including acupuncture, moxibustion, medical Qi Gong, and Chinese remedial massage (Tui Na), supported by Chinese dietary therapy and prepared Chinese herbs.
 
The Bachelor of Health Science (Acupuncture Therapies) from Endeavour College of Natural Health is a 3-year degree qualification that specifically focuses on the practice of acupuncture, and will supersede Endeavour’s existing Bachelor of Health Science (Acupuncture) qualification. As this is an entirely new degree qualification, the College will go through the Chinese Medicine Board of Australia’s two-year registration process to obtain accreditation. This process is a CMBA requirement for all new Higher Education courses.
 
This course is delivered on campus (with selected subjects online) to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning and clinic environment.
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  • Qualification:
    Undergraduate, Bachelor's Degree
  • Study mode:
    On Campus
    Blended
  • Payment options:
    FEE-HELP may be available
    Payment plan
  • Duration:
    3 years
  • Start date:
    Selected monthly intakes
  • Awarded by:
    Endeavour College of Natural Health
  • Location:
    NSW, Sydney, WA, Perth, VIC, Melbourne, QLD, Brisbane, Gold Coast, SA
  • Career Outcomes:
    Acupuncturist | Clinical Practitioner | Chinese Medical Practitioner |

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Acupuncture is a branch of Chinese Medicine that stimulates specific points on the body to regulate the flow of Qi (vital energy) to restore health and balance the functions of the body, mind and spirit.
 
Acupuncture therapies combines Chinese medicine theory (philosophy and principles) with Chinese manual therapy practices including acupuncture, moxibustion, medical Qi Gong, and Chinese remedial massage (Tui Na), supported by Chinese dietary therapy and prepared Chinese herbs.
 
The Bachelor of Health Science (Acupuncture Therapies) from Endeavour College of Natural Health is a 3-year degree qualification that specifically focuses on the practice of acupuncture, and will supersede Endeavour’s existing Bachelor of Health Science (Acupuncture) qualification. As this is an entirely new degree qualification, the College will go through the Chinese Medicine Board of Australia’s two-year registration process to obtain accreditation. This process is a CMBA requirement for all new Higher Education courses.
 
This course is delivered on campus (with selected subjects online) to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning and clinic environment.

Eligibility

Endeavour College of Natural Health is a direct entry College with no ATAR requirements. 
 
All applicants must meet the following requirements:
  • Must be willing to attend an admissions interview upon submission of enrolment paperwork (in person or via teleconference / video) 
  • Must be 18 years of age within the first period of study 
  • Must meet self-declared minimum computer literacy standards and have unrestricted access to the internet and a personal email account 
  • Must read and understand the Inherent Course Requirements for the course into which they are seeking admission and accept them prior to enrolment in the course 
  • For Bachelor of Health Science courses which involve clinical practicum subjects, a valid Working with Children Check (or its equivalent) will be normally required to be supplied to the College prior to the second period of study. 
Additional applicant background entry requirements (including English language and international students) are available through enquiring with the College.
Subjects you will study in Semester 1 for the Bachelor of Health Science (Acupuncture Therapies) are:
  • BIOA111 Introduction to Human Biology
  • CMPR111 Chinese Medicine Foundations
  • CMTH111 Chinese Manual Therapies 1
  • SOCC111 Developing Cultural Competence in Healthcare
Endeavour College offers the flexibility to commence a selection of subjects online with an updated digital delivery model.

Endeavour College of Natural Health has been providing Vocational and Higher Education courses in Natural Health since 1975.

Our vision is to promote and advance the philosophy and practise of natural medicine and wellbeing by producing high-quality graduates who will go on to be leaders in their fields of practise. We are dynamic and innovative whilst maintaining traditional wisdom in both a digital and practical learning environment. 

Endeavour is a direct entry College with no ATAR requirements. You can apply to study with us at any time and join one of 12 monthly online intakes for our Bachelor of Health Science degrees (in Acupuncture Therapies, Chinese Medicine, Naturopathy & Nutrition), Bachelor of Complementary Medicine, Diploma of Health Science or Undergraduate Certificates. Vocational Education courses (such as Remedial Massage) are offered 4 times a year. 

Enquire about one of our courses today for more information on enrolling with Endeavour College of Natural Health!

Endeavour College of Natural Health is a trading name of Australian College of Natural Medicine Pty Ltd which is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO 31489) 

 

As well as providing a community for our students via our Student Portal, Events and Campus Facebook pages, Endeavour offers a wide array of support services to assist students which include:

- Studiosity - Study Support Platform
- Access & Equity Program
- Student Assistance Program
- Academic Assistance
- Student Adviser Consultations
- Careers Service
- Library Services
- Bookstore

Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon completion of this course, you'll receive a Bachelor of Health Science (Acupuncture Therapies) qualification from Endeavour College of Natural Health.

Graduates must apply for registration with the Chinese Medicine Board of Australia (CMBA) if they wish to use professional titles and practise as a Chinese Medicine practitioner in Australia. This course is designed to meet the CMBA accreditation requirements in the division of Acupuncturist.
 
CMBA registrants may apply for membership with the following associations:
  • Australian Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Association Ltd (AACMA) 
  • Australian Traditional Medicine Society (ATMS) 
  • Chinese Medicine & Acupuncture Society of Australia (CMASA)
  • Federation of Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture Societies of Australia Ltd (FCMA)

Graduates are eligible to do the Bachelor of Health Science (Chinese Medicine) with up to 92 credit points of advanced standing, as well as master degree programs in a variety of related areas.

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

How Much Will It Cost?

You may be eligible for FEE-HELP  from the Australian Government.

Self-funding, split payment methods and Study loans also available.

FEE-HELPYou 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, you may not need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $46,620 (2020-21 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.

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