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Where can I study?
Dependent on elective subjects chosen, the course may be available fully online.
4 years full-time
24 hours per week full-time
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Domestic students are eligible to receive tuition support for full-time study in this course. Find out more on our scholarships page.
Turn your passion into purpose and learn how to treat illness and disease using in-depth knowledge of nutrition, dietary counselling, herbal medicine, manual therapies, flower essences, lifestyle education and homeopathy in our Bachelor of Health Science (Naturopathy).
"I found some inspirational women at Endeavour. They have such knowledge and life wisdom and amazing brains. We’re lucky to have these people who are willing to give back to the community of naturopaths and guide the next generation. They brought the slides to life during lectures, and you can’t put a price on that."
Graduates will be skilled to pursue several career paths, including:
Naturopathy graduates are qualified to provide specific and general advice to clients in a range of practitioner and non-practitioner settings.
Learn more about Emma Watson's career path in Naturopathy.
Check out our interview with Naturopathy alumni Belinda Felstead and Vera Lukic
The Bachelor of Health Science (Naturopathy) is offered in mixed mode, with a combination of online, blended, live-streamed and on campus subjects.
Contact our admissions team for additional details on the delivery mode for each subject.
Students gain significant clinical experience at Endeavour Wellness Clinics under the supervision of qualified practitioners. Book a Naturopathy appointment today or simply drop in for a first-hand look at where you'll complete your practical/clinical subjects.
If you have fully or partially completed a qualification with another provider (either at a Higher Education or Vocational Education and Training level), you may receive advanced standing towards your Bachelor of Health Science (Naturopathy) degree via our Educational Pathways process.
Endeavour is one of the very few institutions in Australia that maps individual subjects into each of our degree programs. We created an Articulation Abacus to provide a visual interpretation of calculating educational credit points, so you can see how close to gaining a degree you really are.
Use our online Articulation Abacus to calculate possible credit based on your previous studies.
Bachelor of Health Science (Naturopathy) graduates may apply for membership with the following professional associations:
Currently there are no state-based vaccination mandates.
Diploma of Health Science - Naturopathy elective stream
If you are interested in learning more about naturopathy and the philosophy that guides naturopathic practice, the Diploma of Health Science – Naturopathy elective stream can be your pathway (with up to 28% credit*) to Endeavour's Bachelor of Health Science (Naturopathy).
These short, FEE-HELP approved, higher education courses can be completed fully online in only 6 months full-time. Each course covers material found in our Bachelor degrees and can provide credit for future study. If you're looking for an introductory course with less commitment, then an accredited Undergraduate Certificate should be considered.
Bachelor of Health Science (Nutritional and Dietetic Medicine)
The Bachelor of Health Science (Nutritional and Dietetic Medicine) has common 1st year subjects to our Naturopathy degree and is supported by a strong underpinning of biological and social sciences subjects. You will learn to integrate traditional food wisdom and current scientific evidence to motivate individuals and communities to eat well and live healthier lives.
*Please view Endeavour's Articulation Abacus for an up-to-date indication of potential credits
What is naturopathy?
Naturopathy is all about finding the innate point of balance within each individual. Naturopaths trust in your body’s inherent wisdom to heal itself and acknowledge that all bodies are truly unique. They look beyond symptoms to identify and treat underlying causes of illness by considering you as a whole person – mind, body and spirit and treat each client using a variety of carefully selected natural health techniques.
What is taught in naturopathy?
Students experience a holistic learning environment, broadening their studies across biological sciences in order to understand the human body and its functions. Importance is also placed on social sciences including psychology and counselling, nutrition and dietary planning, botany and herbal medicine studies, diagnostic techniques and clinical skills and extensive clinical practice in Endeavour's Wellness Clinics.
How long does it take to become a naturopath in Australia?
It takes four years of full-time study to become a naturopath in Australia.
Is it hard to study naturopathy?
Undertaking higher education requires a high level of commitment and definitely comes with its own challenges along the way. However, we are here to support you in your learning journey! You can book individual consultations with academics to help you with course work and librarians to find the right resources and get the results you want out of your degree. You’ll also have a student success adviser you can reach out to as well as Peer Assisted Study Sessions (PASS) to support you as you study.
I’m worried about committing to a degree, is there a way to ease into study?
Instead of committing to at least four years of study, ease into your study journey with our one-year full-time (two-year part-time) online Diploma of Health Science – the perfect stepping stone into a Bachelor degree. Gain essential foundational knowledge of biological and social sciences and be exposed to an array of complementary medicine electives. On completion, you’ll receive 10 credits points towards Bachelor of Health Science (Naturopathy) should you choose to continue your studies.
Is there a course I can do before undertaking a degree?
You can start your natural health journey by enrolling in a 100% online, Diploma of Health Science or Undergraduate Certificate. Start as soon as next month! Plus, you’ll receive credits into a Bachelor degree on successful completion of your course.
Can you study naturopathy online?
Select subjects can be completed online, fully supported by academic and support staff. As you move further into your degree and into clinical experience there will be an on-campus requirement. However, even if you are studying online our campus remains open to all and we encourage you to come in and use the purpose-built student spaces or socialise with fellow students at a workshop or two.
What are the prerequisites to study?
There is no prerequired learning to study a Bachelor of Health Science (Naturopathy) at Endeavour.
How much clinical experience is in the Bachelor of Health Science (Naturopathy)?
In our open-to-the-public Endeavour Wellness Clinic, Naturopathy students complete more than 650 clinical hours. Putting theory into practice is an essential component of a well-rounded educational experience at Endeavour. Enabling students to join the workforce equipped with the knowledge, expertise, contacts, and self-assurance required to succeed in their chosen fields. Fun fact: Our courses require more clinical hours than any other course provider.
Are there many career opportunities in naturopathy?
New jobs are being created every day in naturopathy as the industry continues to grow and the general population becomes increasingly aware of the importance of their health for overall wellbeing. Naturopaths work in:
Working as a Clinical Practitioner offers you a level of flexibility that is unusual in other occupations. You can choose your own hours and be your own boss, all the while offering clinical support that transforms lives. We make sure you are as knowledgeable and equipped to take care of a client's wellbeing by delivering quality education and clinical experiences at Endeavour
Why study at Endeavour College of Natural Health?
Apart from being the largest private Higher Education provider of natural medicine courses in the Southern Hemisphere, there are a number of reasons to consider studying at Endeavour:
Talk to our Admissions team about studying at Endeavour today.