Bachelors in Naturopathy & Holistic Medicine (B.N. HM)
This overview provides details of our curriculum which combines traditional biomedical sciences with the latest developments in naturopathic principles within a holistic medicine model.
There are 3 degree levels – Bachelors, Masters and Doctoral levels – the curriculum has been designed so that students can complete the Doctoral degree in 5 years, moving seamlessly from the Bachelors direct to the Masters and then the Doctor of Naturopathy & Holistic Medicine. All are accredited by the School of Integrative and Complementary Medicine, University of America, USA.
The Bachelor’s degree consists of a blended learning approach suited to young and mature students alike, consisting of biomedical sciences, anatomy, physiology, pathology, biochemistry, pharmacology, medical laboratory science, cell and molecular biology, clinical nutrition, history and philosophy of naturopathic medicine, naturopathic medicine, toxicology, emunctorology (the science of detoxification), naturopathic physical assessment and pathology, psychology and human behaviour, homeopathic medicine, botanical medicine, iridology, naturopathic diabetic management, naturopathic cholesterol management, clinical skills, nutrigenomics and nutrigenetics, hair tissue mineral analysis, nutritional microscopy, Bach flower remedies, Su Jok therapy, naturopathic sexology and more.
Each year is divided into 3 trimesters which allows you to fully assimilate the material, while working at your own pace. Each trimester is 12 weeks.
The Bachelor in Naturopathy and Holistic Medicine (B.N. HM) consists of 190 US Credits, which is the equivalent of 2,850 clock hours – a blended learning approach consisting of online video lectures, classroom and clinical practicums in naturopathic and holistic centers around the world.
The degree is awarded by the School of Integrative and Complementary Medicine, University of America, USA, who has accredited the curriculum which is internationally recognised.