Bachelor of Health Science (Naturopathy)
Use natural remedies to help the body heal itself
Explore traditional healing methods and their place in the community. You’ll learn from specialists in the field. Gain real-life clinic experience guided by qualified naturopaths. Accredited by Naturopaths and Herbalists Association of Australia.
Australian Higher Education Loan Program (HELP)
100% online study with practicum placement
- No dates available
At Torrens University Australia you can tailor your study to suit your lifestyle. Thanks to their innovative digital learning system you’ll gain the ultimate in flexibility, and still receive personalised guidance from academics and access to work placement, mentorship and internship opportunities. Online you can attend live classes or view recorded sessions, connect with lecturers and fellow students, and access content on-demand 24/7.
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What you'll learn
As one of Australia’s fastest growing universities, we take a progressive approach to learning. Our courses are co-designed, developed and delivered with industry, giving you confidence that you’ll graduate job-ready. During this course you will:
- Work within a collaborative health environment to achieve best client/patient care.
- Explore an array of traditional healing methods from across human history.
- Consider the role of naturopathy within a community context.
- Consult with the public under the guidance of experienced naturopaths.
This course will prepare you to confidently start practising naturopathy in your community. You’ll have the opportunity to start your career in a health clinic with naturopathic specialisation, promote your naturopathic knowledge as a health writer, join the growing complementary medicine industry in an exciting corporate role, or research naturopathy practices. Potential career paths include:
- Health Writer
- Research and Development Officer
- Health Educator
Professional recognitionATMS accredited This course is accredited by the Australian Traditional Medicine Society. NHAA accredited This course is accredited by the Naturopaths and Herbalists Association of Australia.
Torrens University Australia offers flexible entry options and study pathways, whether you’re finishing school, pursuing career progression or looking for a change. Entry requirements for this course includes:
- Successful completion of a Higher Education qualification.
- Australian Year 12 or equivalent.
- Vocational qualification (AQF Level 4), or above.
Standard English language requirements apply.
Don’t meet the entry requirements? We have numerous pathway programs to get you started. Contact our Future Student Advisors to learn about alternative entry options.
During your degree, you'll undertake 460 hours Work-Integrated Learning at The Practice Wellbeing Centre and over 200 hours of compulsory class attendance.
Mandatory Residential School attendance will be required for the below subjects:
- BHM106A Botany & Herbal Manufacturing
- CLA207A Clinical Assessment
- PCS207A Pre-Clinical Studies 1
- PCS209A Pre-Clinical Studies 2
Credit for previous study or work
In this course, you will learn the foundations of health science, clinical assessment, and herbal and nutritional medicine therapeutics. As a naturopathic healthcare student, you will gain hands-on experience at our custom-built student-led clinic, The Practice Wellbeing Centre, consulting with members of the public under the guidance of experienced naturopaths. This will prepare you to confidently start practising in the community. Please note that some coursework must be completed face to face to meet industry requirements.
Tailor your study to your lifestyle thanks to our innovative digital learning system, accessible from anywhere with 24/7 personalised support. With all your course materials online, and the option to study full or part time, on-campus, online or a blend of both it's all about flexibility.
Course duration: Full-time: 4 year Part-time: approximately 8 years