Qualification Overview

Qualification Title Bachelor of Naturopathy
Qualification Type Bachelor Degree
Level 7
Credits 360
Subject Area
  • Health » Complementary Therapies » Naturopathy and Homeopathy
Strategic Purpose Statement
Graduates of the programme will be able to: provide a high standard of
safe, competent and professional naturopathic healthcare, integrating knowledge from the paradigms of the western sciences and naturopathy; manage a professional naturopathic clinic and contribute to the field of naturopathy through engaging in evidence based practice, research, scholarship and mentoring.
Entry Requirements
Applicants under 20 years of age (minimum entry age 18 years) must
have a minimum of 42 credits at Level 3 or higher on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF), including a minimum of 14 credits at Level 3 or higher in each of two subjects from the approved NZQA
subject list, a further 14 credits at Level 3 or higher taken from no more
than two additional domains on the NQF or approved subjects, AND A minimum of 14 credits at Level 1 or higher in Mathematics on the NQF, AND a minimum of 8 credits at Level 2 or higher on the NQF in English
or Maori, 4 credits must be in reading and 4 credits must be in writing. These literacy credits must be selected from a schedule of approved achievement standards and unit standards, AND a minimum of 12 credits
at NQF Level 2 or higher in one of the following subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Science OR equivalent secondary school qualifications.
Following a successful interview process, mature entry applicants, 20 years of age and over, will be admitted to the programme but will be required to undertake extra study during the first year (or study prior to enrolment) if inadequately prepared for science subjects.
Education Organisation No organisations currently offer this qualification.
Developed By Wellpark College of Natural Therapies Limited
Quality Assured By Quality Assurance Division, NZQA
Number 109451
Status Current
Created April 2009
Next Review December 2016
Content
The Bachelor of Naturopathy consists of three years of education in: the philosophy and principles of current naturopathic practice; medical sciences to support the practice of naturopathy; knowledge related to the safe, effective and ethical clinical practice of naturopathy and practical education in clinical naturopathy.

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