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Bachelor of Health Science (Naturopathy)

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Campus locations

Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Gold Coast, Perth

Course length

4 years full-time

Contact hours

24 hours per week full-time

Payment options

Domestic available


Naturopathy is a whole medical system combining theory (philosophy and principles) and practice that uses an array of natural therapies to support healing and maintain health.

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."

Sarah Young

Naturopathy student

Learning Outcomes

  • Develop a deep understanding of social and biological sciences, nutrition, dietary planning, lifestyle education, botany and herbal medicine.
  • Identify and explain the various dietary philosophies and principles in the application of the therapeutic potentials of food categories from the perspectives of traditional knowledge, use, and research.
  • Refine your clinic management, decision-making and marketing skills that are instrumental to your future career – all within the on campus, practical, consumer environment of our Wellness Clinics.

Career Opportunities

Graduates will be skilled to pursue several career paths, including:

  • Clinical practise
  • Private practise
  • Content creation
  • Product development
  • Research, publishing, education, clinic management, sales or marketing.

Naturopathy graduates are qualified to provide specific and general advice to clients in a range of practitioner and non-practitioner settings.

Student and Alumni Profiles

Career Outlook

Learn more about Emma Watson's career path in Naturopathy.

Alumni Profile

Check out our interview with Naturopathy alumni Belinda Felstead and Vera Lukic

Course Structure

The Bachelor of Health Science (Naturopathy) is offered in mixed mode, with a combination of online, blended, live-streamed and on campus subjects.

  • Online – fully digital structured learning, supported by our expert academics. You can study these subjects at any time during the week within specified delivery periods.
  • On campus – attend live classes on one of our 6 campuses during specific timetabled times throughout the week.
  • Livestream – attend live classes virtually at specific timetabled times throughout the week. Supported by online study materials.
  • Blended – a mixture of live classes (could be scheduled on campus or via livestream) and online content delivery.

Contact our admissions team for additional details on the delivery mode for each subject or download the course structure here.

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Endeavour Clinic

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.

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Educational Pathways

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.

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Your study details

Your credits will populate here once you've selected your previous study details.

Professional Associations

Bachelor of Health Science (Naturopathy) graduates may apply for membership with the following professional associations:

Vaccination Requirements

Currently there are no state-based vaccination mandates.

Additional course options

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).

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


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