Western Herbal Medicine

What you’ll learn

Ideal for:

A degree in Western Herbal Medicine is ideal for those who want a career incorporating herbal medicine practice as part of a holistic and scientifically based health plan.

Full time 3 years | Part time 6 years

What you’ll learn

Ideal for:

Those who want a taste of study before starting a full degree, or just want to expand personal knowledge. It is also an ideal flexible entry pathway into our Bachelor of Health Science specialising in Nutrition, Naturopathy, Western Herbal Medicine, Chinese Medicine and Public Health. The broad range of electives will provide you with key knowledge and skills for use in a variety of healthcare professions depending on your desired career.

Online study available
Full time 1 year * | Part time 2 years *

Western Herbal Medicine is the use of medicinal plants for therapeutic purposes. It is the oldest form of medicine and it has been practiced by many cultures for thousands of years.

It is a holistic form of medicine which not only treats the symptoms but addresses the underlying causes of the condition. Herbal medicines are prescribed in the form of liquid extracts, infusions, powders, tablets, capsules or external preparations such as lotions, creams and ointments.

Graduates will learn how to identify and removes obstacles to healing and enhance the body’s own healing processes allowing the body to return to balance.