Western Herbal Medicine has been practiced by many cultures for thousands of years and is derived from European and Anglo-American traditions. A contemporary Western Herbal Medicine (WHM) practitioner understands the history and philosophy of herbal practice and is trained to formulate individualised herbal prescriptions using medicinal plants from around the world. An evidence-based practice approach is taken to incorporate biomedical science, traditional and research evidence in prescribing decisions.
Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne
Available via blended learning. This combines online and on-campus study with lessons in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane. International students must not enrol into any more than a third or 33% of online subjects over their course and must study at least one subject that is face to face in each trimester. All face to face courses are also available for online mode of delivery. Please note that due to COVID-19, authorities have provided assurance that exceptions will be made to the usual face-to-face learning requirements.
Each subject represents approximately 10 hours a week and an average of three assessments. International students on a student visa are required to study full time, i.e. the student must complete a minimum of 1.0 EFTSL of study per year.
3 years full-time
6 years part-time
It’s study that suits you, with flexible options like our blended face-to-face and online delivery taught by leading industry experienced lecturers, to provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to achieve your career goals.
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