Undergraduate Certificate in History and Philosophy of Complementary Medicine

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Course Outline

How Can I Study?

Study Mode

Full time (0.50 years)

Course Duration:

6 months full-time (1 semester)

Students must complete within 6 months

Study Mode:

Subjects in this course are offered online.

Students are not eligible for on campus cohorts.

Where Can I Study?

This course is fully online.

Entry Requirements (Domestic)

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 6.5 IELTS result is required.

Start Dates (Domestic)

This course is available only online and therefore has monthly intakes.
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Fees & Financial Assistance

FEE-HELP available.

The course may also be self-funded.

For more information please see our fees and payment options page.

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The Undergraduate Certificate in History and Philosophy of Complementary Medicine is a perfect qualification to introduce you to the historical underpinnings and cultural background of some of the oldest health fields.

The subjects have been selected to provide a broad insight across many complementary therapies in Australia. Students will study the history of healing and integration of complementary medicine, naturopathic principles and philosophy, foundations of Chinese medicine, musculoskeletal therapies as well as the cultural, ethical and social dimensions of human nutrition.

Who should do this course

If you have a general interest in complementary medicine and the historical and cultural background of some of its major fields of study, this certificate is for you.

Graduate Attributes

  • Develop a basic understanding of history, philosophy and frameworks within the complementary medicine field
  • Develop basic communication skills

Skills you'll develop

  • Communication,
  • Critical thinking
  • Organisation
  • Digital literacy

Course Structure

View the subjects in the current Undergraduate Certificate in History and Philosophy of Complementary Medicine course structure.

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Online Study

Endeavour College offers the flexibility to study some of your subjects online. With the support of an online tutor and a robust Learning Management System that can be accessed at any time of the day, you can fit study around your work and personal commitments.

Online study offers:

  • Flexibility of study in both time and location
  • All course material is available online
  • Dedicated online tutor
  • Ability to book one-on-one consultations

Check the course structure below to see which subjects are available online.

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Educational Pathways

Graduates will be eligible to pathway into further study with Endeavour College of Natural Health. Completion of this Certificate may also provide credits into other Higher Education Provider allied health qualifications.