Get your first taste of the science behind complementary medicine
ACNT’s Diploma of Health Science will help you take your first steps in the world of holistic medicine. If you want a taste of study before starting a full degree, or just want to expand your personal knowledge, this course could be for you.
The one-year diploma covers the foundations you need for further study in complementary medicine.
You will choose a specialisation in one of three areas:
- nutritional medicine
- western herbal medicine.
You will also study the biological and social sciences essential for all healthcare professionals. These disciplines support your study of holistic medicine. You will learn how a healthy body functions, how to communicate effectively with clients, and the role of research and evidence-based practice in complementary medicine.
The Diploma of Health Science is an approved health science degree recognised within the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF). As a graduate, you will be provided the basic academic and practical skills for further study or a rewarding career in the broader complementary medicine industry.
What you'll learn:
- Further complementary medicine study
- Primary healthcare administration