Bachelor of Health Science (Acupuncture Therapies)
Endeavour College of Natural Health - Gold Coast and Brisbane

Course outline

The Bachelor of Health Science (Acupuncture Therapies) is an exciting new course offering that provides students with specialised skills required to become a qualified Acupuncturist. The course combines the principles and philosophy of Chinese medicine theory with Chinese manual therapy practices including acupuncture, moxibustion, medical Qi Gong, and Chinese remedial massage (Tui Na).

This course is the result of extensive consultation with previous students and major industry stakeholders and has been developed to ensure an optimal student experience. Part of this new teaching approach means that theoretical concepts are continuously supported with practical subjects, allowing students the opportunity to perfect their Acupuncturist skills as they learn.

Students will develop a thorough understanding of human biology functions, Chinese dietary therapy, Chinese medicine channel systems, musculoskeletal anatomy, and clinical diagnosis and consultation. In addition, students will practice and refine clinic management and decision-making skills that are instrumental to their future careers – all within the protected environment of our student clinics.

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Note

This 3-year degree focuses specifically on the practice of acupuncture and will supersede our existing Bachelor of Health Science (Acupuncture) qualification. As this is an entirely new degree qualification, this course will first go through the same rigorous two-year accreditation process with the Chinese Medicine Board of Australia (CMBA) that we have undertaken with all of our other successfully-accredited courses.

Fee notes

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Prerequisites

Endeavour College is a direct entry institution.
• Year 12 or equivalent (OP/ATAR score not required).
• Mature age students without year 12 equivalent may be admitted based on demonstrated ability to undertake study at higher education level through relevant work and/or life experience, and/or attempted or completed formal, informal or non-formal study.
• English language proficiency equivalent to a 7.0 IELTS result is required.

Additional entry requirements
Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

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Notes

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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, 2024

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Career opportunities

The streamlined Bachelor of Health Science (Acupuncture Therapies) allows students to become proficient in the practice of acupuncture and associated Chinese medicine therapies. Graduates may also pursue careers in research, education, content creation, or clinical practice.

Practitioners may practice independently as a sole trader or provide treatment in a multidisciplinary setting. Practitioners often work alongside other allied health practitioners such as medical doctors, physiotherapists, osteopaths, chiropractors and naturopaths. Practitioners may choose to focus on women’s health, sports medicine, men’s health, chronic disease or other areas of interest.

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Offer rounds

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Fee

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Study Area
Health and Recreation
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

3 years Full time or 6 years Part time