Bachelor of Health Science - Naturopathy

Australasian College of Natural Therapies

This program focuses on the core areas of nutritional and dietary therapy, western herbal medicine, homeopathy, flower essences and naturopathic diagnostic techniques. Studies also cover the biomedical sciences that all healthcare professionals must understand. Given naturopathy's holistic approach to illness, students will also learn social sciences which focus on the relationship between patient and practitioner. They also study advanced communication skills, in order to be able to address the wide range of emotional and psychological influences which can impact our health.

Course Fee:

Australian: $63,654
International: $70,720

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent; pass in English; pass in Science recommended; mature age; students without a science background may be required to complete a bridging course before commencing study


Includes 12 study periods of 12 weeks duration (excluding breaks). Involves lectures, tutorials, seminars, demonstrations, supervised clinical practice and self-directed study. Involves guided self-study. 340 hours of Supervised Clinical Practicum. Biological and social sciences; Flower essences; Homeopathy; Iridology; Nutritional medicine; Research naturopathic and clinical studies; Western herbal medicine.

Subjects you can Study:



The Australian Natural Therapists Association (ANTA) and National Herbalists Association of Australia (NHAA). Students may also be eligible to join: Australasian Integrative Medicine Association (AIMA) and Australian Traditional Medicine Society (ATMS).

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00246M (NSW); 03107J (QLD)

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Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Pyrmont No info Yes Full time 4 years
Pyrmont No info Yes Part time 8 years
Brisbane No info Yes Full time 4 years
Brisbane No info Yes Part time 8 years
The Australasian College of Natural Therapies is a Registered Training Organisation. It offers courses in Nutritional Medicine, Naturopathy, Western Herbal Medicine, Massage and Sport Development. The college places high emphasis on practical training and features state-of-the-art facilities, including the public-facing THINK Wellbeing Centre.

Provider CRICOS: 00246M (NSW); 03107J (QLD)

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