This program provides an entry-level qualification for those who have either a personal interest in complementary medicine or are looking to expand their knowledge and/or skillset. Foundational knowledge covers the biomedical sciences of anatomy and physiology, bioscience and biochemistry. These topics form the basis of the biomedical sciences which are vital for a successful career as a healthcare professional. They also provide a structure which supports the study of holistic medicine. Discipline-specific subjects can be chosen from either the Naturopathy, Western Herbal Medicine or Nutritional Medicine modalities.

Course Fee:

Australian: $15,913
International: $17,510

Entry Requirements:

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


Includes 3 study periods of 12 weeks duration (excluding breaks). Involves lectures, tutorials, seminars, demonstrations, supervised clinical practice and self-directed study. Involves guided self-study. Discipline-specific studies in your chosen specialist area: Naturopathy; Nutritional medicine or Western herbal medicine.

Subjects you can Study:

Anatomy and physiology; Bioscience; Research studies; Social sciences

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 Online 1 year
Pyrmont No info Yes Full time 1 year
Pyrmont No info Yes Part time 2 years
Brisbane No info Yes Online 1 year
Brisbane No info Yes Full time 1 year
Brisbane No info Yes Part time 2 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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