Undergraduate Certificate in History and Philosophy of Complementary Medicine

Next intake
June 6, 2022
Campus locations
Online Only
Course length
0.50 years full time
1 years part time
Contact hours
18 hours per week full time
9 hours per week part time
Payment options
International admissions

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

100% online

Endeavour College offers the flexibility to study all of your Undergraduate Certificate 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

Read more about Endeavour's delivery modes and study support here.

Course Structure

Subjects may be delivered using a combination of online and on-campus learning methods.

Check the course brochure for more information on delivery methods.

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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.