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Discover a degree in health which emphasises natural treatments to assist the body in healing itself.

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What is Complementary Medicine?

Complementary Medicine is a field that includes Naturopathy, Western Herbal Medicine and Chinese Medicine. They combine core science, herbal and nutritional medicine with traditional energetic medicines and iridology. This area emphasises hands-on practical experience under the guidance of experienced educators treating public patients in the community.

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Learn from industry-connected experts
Our academics are the best in the business. With their expertise and guidance, you can find a placement in the field you love.

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Higher learning with higher standards
As a B Corporation, we believe in the transformative power of education. We are committed to encouraging students to become forces of change.

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A more collaborative experience
Our smaller class sizes provide a more immersive and effective learning environment. Collaborate with peers and spend more time with academics in your field.

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Flexible study options 

Customise your course so you can study online, on campus or a combination of both.



Nicola was so glad she studied at Torrens University Australia – she now has the tools, knowledge and passion to live out the rest of our life in a career she loves.

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Torrens University offers a range of Complementary Medicine Courses to help you follow a career path that inspires your passion and sees you helping people overcome their health issues. You will graduate equipped with the skills to make a positive impact in society and individuals.

  • Diploma of Health Science
  • Bachelor of Health Science (Naturopathy)
  • Bachelor of Health Science (Western Herbal Medicine)
  • Bachelor of Health Science (Clinical Nutrition)
  • Bachelor of Health Science (Chinese Medicine)
  • Bachelor of Health Science (Clinical Myotherapy) Think Education
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Why study with us?

As the country’s newest and fastest-growing university, Torrens University Australia brings a fresh approach to higher education. With employability at the centre of everything we do, we offer industry-relevant courses taught by leading experts. Our flexible study options, personalised approach and partnership placements will help you find a career you love.

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Nicola Miethke
Bachelor of Health Science (Naturopathy)
Nicola now has the tools knowledge and passion to live out the rest of our life in a career she loves.
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Learn hands-on and help genuine clients
With the highest level of practical experience, you will develop skills in clinical situations. Access the latest technology and solve client health issues.
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Learn from specialists in their field
Our academics understand where the industry is heading and will guide you on your learning journey.
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Join Australia's most progressive university
Digitally enabled, industry leading and future-focused: we give you all the tools you need to create your own success.

Your teachers and academics

Active on the forefront of their field, our industry-connected educational facilitators are here to help you achieve your career goal.

Cath Rogers | Dean Health and Education | Staff 
Professor Cath Rogers
Registered as a nurse for nearly 40 years, with 30 years as a health academic, Cath works from the perspective that access to high quality education is transformative and key to improving health outcomes for all. Her extensive experience as a nursing leader and health researcher informs her practice as a senior academic leader. Her research has focused on women’s health issues, resilience in the face of illness and the health workforce. 
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Pam Megaw
Associate Dean of Health and Education 

After completing her PhD in Neuroscience at La Trobe University, Pam conducted post-doctoral research at the Medical College of Wisconsin, USA, studying circadian rhythms. In Australia, she has lectured on human physiology and biochemistry and directed the teaching of physiology and pharmacology across all health-related programs including Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy and Veterinary Science. Pam gained Senior Fellowship of Advance Higher Education.

Choose a campus to suit your lifestyle

You decide where you study. We have built first-class campus facilities in central locations across Australia and invested in technology so you can study anytime from anywhere in the world, when it suits your schedule.
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Gotha Street campus


123 Gotha Street
Fortitude Valley, QLD 4006

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Pyrmont campus


Relocating to Surry Hills, Central Sydney campus from June 2021

Level 1 & 5, 235 Pyrmont Street
Pyrmont, NSW 2009

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Fitzroy campus


25 Victoria Street
Fitzroy, VIC 3065

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Torrens University Australia courses are industry-driven and delivered by Health experts. All higher education courses include real-life industry experience, building critical, practical skills to help you graduate ready to work.
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