Think Colleges Pty Ltd
4 years full-time, 8 years part-time
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Acupuncturist | Natural Therapist | Chinese Herbal Medicine Practitioner
Help bring the ancient art of Chinese natural medicine to an emerging modern market by studying this Bachelor of Health Science (Chinese Medicine) course.
If you're interested in alternative and holistic health, and want a career working hands-on with people, this qualification will help you build the skills and knowledge required to start an exciting new career.
A holistic form of medicine that views the interaction of mind, body and spirit as an integral part of both disease management and health restoration, Chinese medicine remains relevant in contemporary society for people seeking alternative treatments that target the root causes of pain and ill health over their symptoms.
This qualification will enable you to build the skills, knowledge and insights required to work in the exciting and rewarding world of modern Chinese medicine practice.
In this course, you'll have the opportunity to undertake clinical practical placement, in order to help you graduate with the necessary experience and personal abilities required to treat a wide range of patients after course completion.
Study a Bachelor of Health Science (Chinese Medicine)
To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
Before undertaking clinical work students must hold a valid national police clearance and first aid certificate.
For international students, English language proficiency to equivalent IELTS 7.0 (academic) with no skills band less than 6.5 is also required.
In this natural therapies course, the subjects you may study include:
At the start of each semester the Southern School of Natural Therapies host a detailed orientation program to help new students settle in and prepare for their new learning experience. The program includes a range of activities, social events (includes the annual rooftop party), and a showbag full of freebies and useful goodies.
With a dedication to providing optimal wellbeing to its students, SSNT offer them full access to their Think Wellbeing Centre on the Fitzroy campus. Receive a discounted student rate and enjoy a range of professional natural therapy treatments.
All students will also have access to the convenient online student portal, student services team and free and confidential counselling.
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:
Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Bachelor of Health Science (Chinese Medicine) from Southern School of Natural Therapies.
This qualification will provide you with the knowledge, skills and experience required to work as a clinical practitioner or researcher in the Chinese medicine industry.
Please note that Chinese medicine is now a nationally regulated profession. Any practitioner who wishes to advertise and practice as a Chines e medicine practitioner must be registered with the Chinese Medicine Registration Board of Australia (CMBA). Registration is managed through the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
This course meets the professional standards of the following industry associations:
Students may also be eligible to join:
Wondering where a career in natural therapy could take you? Potential job outcomes may include; Natural Therapist, Naturopath, Nutritionist, Herbalist, Massage Therapist, Aromatherapist.
Southern School of Natural Therapies offers a number of scholarships to successful applicants.
Students can also pay fees upfront. Other payment options may also be available to eligible students. Enquire now to find out more!
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