Australasian College of Natural Therapies (RTO 0269) at Torrens University
FEE-HELP may be availableUpfront payment
4 years full-time; 8 years part-time
3 intake dates each year – enquire now!
Passionate about helping people find the healthiest version of themselves? Fascinated by natural medicine and its ability to heal and complement other forms of therapy? Then a career as a naturopath might be just the fit for you!
Whether you're looking to start a new career, or simply need to formalise your experience with an undergraduate degree, this Bachelor of Health Science (Naturopathy) course is the perfect starting point.
Offered through a blend of online study and on-campus classes by the Australasian College of Natural Therapies at Torrens University Australia, the course covers the following core areas:
You'll also get the opportunity to put your theoretical studies into practice with hands-on experience at the Think Wellbeing Centre. While you're there, trained naturopaths will guide you as you treat patients, and help you build your skills and confidence to practise in the community.
Assessments for this course may take a variety of forms, including:
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To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
All students are also required to demonstrate sufficient competency in English.
Prior to commencing the clinical component of your studies, you will also be required to hold a current first aid certificate, working with children's and police check.
If you hold any of the below qualifications you will be eligible for credit points and be able to reduce the number of subjects you must complete to graduate with the Bachelor of Health Science (Naturopathy).
HLT61012 or HLT61007 Advanced Diploma of Nutritional Medicine
24 of 48
HLT60512 or HLT60502 Advanced Diploma of Naturopathy
36 of 48
HLT60112 or HLT60107 Advanced Diploma of Western Herbal Medicine
24 of 48
In this naturopathy course, the subjects you may study include:
Torrens Dynamic Online Learning mode means you can study at your own pace. By providing you with on-demand access to course materials and content, you can study when you want, where you want.
Torrens also runs Touch-Point weekend sessions that allow you to hear from industry professionals, chat to lecturers and expand your network.
Torrens students will also have access to Torrens Success Coaches, who will help you align your strengths and learning with your goals. From the moment you are admitted to your course, a Success Coach will be available to help you successfully navigate the educational landscape and build your personal and professional skills.
This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:
You can also choose to study this course online with some on-campus components (blended learning).
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Bachelor of Health Science (Naturopathy) from Australasian College of Natural Therapies at Torrens University Australia.
This nationally recognised qualification will reflect your high-level of training and help you find employment in the fields of naturopathy and complementary medicine.
Wondering where a career in alternative medicine could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:
Eligible students can apply for the Australian government's FEE-HELP loan to cover the upfront costs of all or part of your fees.
Torrens also offers a number of scholarships to successful applicants, including the Vice Chancellor Scholarship and the Regional/Remote Access and Indigenous Access Scholarship.
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 $54,869 (2016-17 income year).
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