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Bachelor of Health Science (Western Herbal Medicine)

Undergraduate | TUA-BWM-DEG | 2024

Formulate herbal prescriptions using medicinal plants

Explore where herbal medicine fits in with health science and pharmacology. You’ll practice clinical skills and provide lifestyle advice in a student-led clinic. Deep dive into the quality and safety of herbal medicine in different forms and doses.

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Study method
100% online study with practicum placement
Assessments
100% online
Credit available
Yes
Duration
3 years full time or part time equivalent
Total subjects
24

Price from
$65,280
Available loans
Australian Higher Education Loan Program (HELP)

Bachelor of Health Science (Western Herbal Medicine)

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Career opportunities

This course will prepare you to confidently start practising Western herbal medicine in your community, with employment opportunities in a range of healthcare settings that require Western herbal medicine specialisation. Join a healthcare practice or start your own, develop cutting-edge Western Herbal Medicine products, or work in a corporate role within the growing complementary medicine health care sector. Potential career paths include:

  • Western Herbal Practitioner
  • Product Developer
  • Health Educator

Professional recognition

ANTA recognised credentials

On graduation, you are eligible to register with the Australian Natural Therapists Association.

Career outlook

Complementary Health Therapists:
Unknown average
Homeopaths:
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Naturopaths:
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