Bachelor of Complementary Medicine

Bachelor of Complementary Medicine

While providing a comprehensive grounding and foundation knowledge across natural medicine modalities, the course requires around half of the contact hours required of a clinical degree program and it is completely delivered online.

The Bachelor of Complementary Medicine provides students with a broad perspective on the scope of this dynamic field, in the overall context of public health, ethics, research, health promotion and health behaviour. The course is designed for students who are interested in the Complementary Medicine field as a whole and are interested in careers other than Clinical Practitioner.

Students will learn a broad range of theoretical topics including biological sciences, social sciences, naturopathy, nutrition, acupuncture, musculoskeletal therapies, homoeopathy and public health and health promotion. Complementary Medicine also has an extensive suite of elective subjects to allow students to specialise in areas of interest.

Public interest in Complementary Medicine is strong, driving ever-increasing investment in the field, and pushing for its integration into the rapidly evolving healthcare landscape that will be increasingly dominated by multidisciplinary and integrative teams. This course will prepare students for employment in a variety of fields including public health, public administration, health administration and social work.

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  • Qualification:
    Bachelor's Degree
  • Study mode:
    Online
  • 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:
    Online
  • Career Outcomes:
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Course Rundown

While providing a comprehensive grounding and foundation knowledge across natural medicine modalities, the course requires around half of the contact hours required of a clinical degree program and it is completely delivered online.

The Bachelor of Complementary Medicine provides students with a broad perspective on the scope of this dynamic field, in the overall context of public health, ethics, research, health promotion and health behaviour. The course is designed for students who are interested in the Complementary Medicine field as a whole and are interested in careers other than Clinical Practitioner.

Students will learn a broad range of theoretical topics including biological sciences, social sciences, naturopathy, nutrition, acupuncture, musculoskeletal therapies, homoeopathy and public health and health promotion. Complementary Medicine also has an extensive suite of elective subjects to allow students to specialise in areas of interest.

Public interest in Complementary Medicine is strong, driving ever-increasing investment in the field, and pushing for its integration into the rapidly evolving healthcare landscape that will be increasingly dominated by multidisciplinary and integrative teams. This course will prepare students for employment in a variety of fields including public health, public administration, health administration and social work.

Hear more about Australia's leading provider of natural health education.

Eligibility

Endeavour College is a direct entry College with no ATAR requirements.

To gain entry to an accredited undergraduate course at Endeavour College, applicants must satisfy the general requirements and other entry requirements by type of background.

General Requirements – All Applicants

All domestic applicants, regardless of background, must meet the following requirements:

  • Must be willing to attend an admissions interview upon submission of enrolment paperwork (in person or via teleconference / Skype)
  • 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

Additional applicant background entry requirements (including English language and international students) are available through enquiring with the College.

In this complementary medicine course, the subjects you may study in semester 1 include:

  • Introduction to Homeopathy
  • Naturopathic Philosophy
  • History of Healing
  • Human Biological Science 1
  • Introduction to Chinese Medicine

The Bachelor of Complementary Medicine is delivered fully 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, Naturopathy & Nutrition), Bachelor of Complementary Medicine, our new 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 successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised Bachelor of Complementary Medicine from Endeavour College of Natural Health. 

Completion of this undergraduate degree under will enable you to pursue a number of different career paths and job opportunities.

The program also offers a solid foundation from which to continue building your skills, and with further study you may be able to specialise in areas such as:

  • Health science
  • Public health
  • Public administration
  • Health administration

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

How Much Will It Cost?

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.

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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