Bachelor of Health Science (Naturopathy)
Torrens University Australia - Fortitude Valley

Course outline

The Bachelor of Health Science (Naturopathy) provides knowledge in using natural remedies to help the body heal itself. In this naturopathy degree, you learn health science, clinical assessment, and herbal and nutritional medicine therapeutics. The course delivers a patient-centred approach incorporating biomedical science, research and traditional knowledge to teach safe and effective prescribing.

As a naturopathic health care student, you will study health science, clinical assessment, herbal and nutritional medicine therapeutics. You can choose from an elective bank of subjects including traditional naturopathic modalities, advanced clinical nutrition, counselling or public health. You will gain hands-on experience at The Practice Wellbeing Centre where you will consult with members of the public under the guidance of experienced naturopaths. This will prepare you to confidently start practice in the community.

Area of study:

Biological Foundations

Complementary Medicine Foundations

Human Nutrition

Human Structure & Physiology

Botany & Herbal Manufacturing

Evidence-based Practice

Human Systems and Pathophysiology

Nutritional Biochemistry and Human Metabolism

Industry partners and work placements:

Work-Integrated Learning and Clinical Practicum Experience are embedded throughout the course and are incorporated into theory subjects. You will complete most clinic requirements in our custom-built University Student-led Clinic – The Practice Wellbeing Centre. You will gain hands on experience by consulting with members of the public under the guidance of experienced practitioners.

Work placement hours :360 hours clinical placement and 75 hours Work-Integrated Learning

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Note

Please note that some coursework must be completed face to face to meet industry requirements.

Fee notes

FEE-HELP available for eligible students.

Prerequisites

Applicant must have completed Year 12 or equivalent

Additional entry requirements

Completed Year 12 or equivalent. Other admission pathways are available to applicants.

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Notes

As this is a new course, Semester 1, 2022 information is not available.

Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Notes

As this is a new course, Semester 1, 2022 information is not available.

Career opportunities

This course will prepare you to confidently start practising naturopathy in your community. You’ll have the opportunity to start their career in a clinic with naturopathic specialisation, promote your naturopathic knowledge as a Health Writer, or join a team of researchers in discovering innovative naturopathy practices.

Career paths:

Naturopathic Practitioner

Health Writer

Research and Development

Corporate and Education roles within the health sector

Course Code
031105
Start Date



Offer rounds
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Fee
fee/$20120(first year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Health and Recreation
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

4 years Full time or 5-8 years Part time

Location
Brisbane