Bachelor of Health Science (Western Herbal Medicine)
Torrens University Australia - Fortitude Valley

Course outline

The Bachelor of Health Science (Western Herbal Medicine) course focuses on health science, clinical assessment, pharmacology, herbal synergy, quality and safety issues affecting prescribing decisions.

As a part of your practice, you will also learn how to provide basic dietary and lifestyle advice to your clients. You will also gain hands-on experience at The Practice Wellbeing Centre consulting with members of the public under the guidance of experienced Western Herbal Medicine practitioners. Work-Integrated Learning and Clinical Practicum Experience are embedded throughout the course and are incorporated into theory subjects.

Area of study:

Biological Foundations

Complementary Medicine Foundations

Botany & Herbal Manufacturing

Human Nutrition

Human Structure & Physiology

Evidence-based Practice

Clinical Assessment

Integrated Pharmacology

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, 75 hours of Work-Integrated Learning

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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, 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

As this is a new course, Semester 1, 2024 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, 2024

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Notes

As this is a new course, Semester 1, 2024 information is not available.

Career opportunities

This course will prepare you to confidently start practising Western Herbal Medicine in your community. You will find employment opportunities in a range of healthcare settings which require Western Herbal Medicine specialisation. Join a medical practice or start your own, develop cutting-edge Western Herbal Medicine products, or take a role informing individuals on a larger scale.

Career paths:

Western Herbal Medicine Practitioner

Product Developer

Corporate and Education roles within the health sector

Course Code
031106
Start Date



Offer rounds

22 Aug 2024
9 Jan 2025
5 Jun 2025
Regular offers will be made

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

3 years Full time or 4-6 years Part time

Location
Brisbane