Think Colleges Pty Ltd
3 years full-time, 6 years part-time
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Holistic Wellness Coach | Homeopath | Western Herbal Medicine Practitioner | Western Herbal Medicine Researcher
Take your first step towards a rewarding career in the alternative health sector by studying this practical, people-focused Bachelor of Health Science (Western Herbal Medicine) course.
Designed for students seeking a career in holistic medicine, this academic course provides the foundation skills, knowledge and work experience required to thrive in this emerging profession.
Concerned with the use of medicinal plants for therapeutic purposes, western herbal medicine is a centuries-old practice rapidly gaining mainstream modern traction as consumers seek alternative strategies to treating illness and injury and maintaining good health.
A holistic form of medicine that treats not only the symptoms of illness, but the underlying causes, western herbal medicine is an alternative practice suited for people with open minds seeking fulfilling careers helping people achieve good holistic health. If you're interested in working in this exciting and dynamic field, this course could be your first career step.
To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
Passing a science subject at high school level is recommended.
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 6.5 (academic) with no skills band less than 5.5 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 (Western Herbal Medicine) from Southern School of Natural Therapies.
This qualification will provide you with the knowledge, skills and experience required to work in a range of roles in the exciting and rewarding natural therapy industry. You may choose to seek employment in clinical practice, herbal medicine manufacturing, alternative medicine research and education, or in health writing or journalism.
You'll also be equipped with the skills and insights required to help patients achieve their health goals.
Graduates of this course 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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