BSc in Naturopathy & CAM Therapies

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  • Do you have a keen interest in health and nutrition? Do you care about what substances you put into your body?
  • Want to help others stay healthy and live long, happy lives?
  • Interested in learning an alternative form of diagnosing and treating ailments?

Studying Naturopathy and Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) Therapy is the gateway to a rewarding career helping people live happier, healthier lives. Inspire others to gain optimum wellness and vitality, while also earning a great living. Naturopaths study the use of lifestyle, nutritional medicines, herbal medicines and massage to help people live happier, healthier lives. Coupled with these healing modalities is the detailed study of anatomy, biochemistry and other sciences related to the human body. This gives the graduate a rounded, holistic education, which provides patients with first class health care. This program is rigorous and detailed. It meets the needs for those seeking a career in this profession in any part of the world.

Twenty four (24) modules must be completed successfully for the degree to be awarded. A total of 240 ECTS credit points must be attained for the degree to be awarded. Upon enrolment, studies may commence within a few days; at which point you will be contacted by email with an access code for an orientation course in academic writing. Course materials for your first modules will be sent to you not later than 3 weeks following acceptance of your enrolment (usually sooner). All studies required to achieve the degree, may be undertaken in the country where you live.

Advanced Standing

  • Graduates of appropriate short courses, Certificates or Diplomas will be given credit that equates with the nominal duration of studies in earlier courses.
  • Credit may be given for studies from other institutions, where it has been determined that the course duration and content; and the standard of delivery, was at a level equal to, or better than that of this course.
  • Credit may be given on the basis of a formal RPL (Recognition for Prior Learning) application; for up to, but no more than, two thirds of the credit points.

The subjects are highly industry applicable and will ensure you receive the best training to treat almost any health problem you may encounter in clinic. The course was formulated by not only academics, but industry-related therapists to ensure you receive the highest quality training.

Part 1

  • Anatomy and Physiology 1
  • Chemistry for Biosciences
  • Biochemistry
  • Introduction to Naturopathy & History and Philosophy of Natural Medicine
  • Pathophysiology 1
  • Microbiology

Part 2

  • Anatomy and Physiology 2
  • Pathophysiology 2
  • Introduction to Pharmacology
  • Naturopathic Nutrition 1
  • Herbal Medicine 1
  • Naturopathic Nutrition 2

Part 3

  • Iridology
  • Clinical Naturopathic Diagnosis
  • Clinical Naturopathic Practice 1
  • Bach Flower Therapy
  • Herbal Medicine 2
  • Counseling and Psychology

Part 4

  • Clinical Naturopathic Practice 2
  • Introduction to Chinese Medicine and  Acupuncture
  • Introduction to Homeopathy
  • Health and safety in the workplace
  • Practice Management and Marketing
  • Ethics and Jurisprudence

See all module descriptions here.

The program is conducted via distance learning only. Modules can be done through a combination of online study materials, learning packages sent via post, and videos. Students have access to a personal tutor for each individual module.

  • Graduates of appropriate short courses, Certificates or Diplomas will be given credit that equates with the nominal duration of studies in earlier courses.
  • Credit may be given for studies from other institutions, where it has been determined that the course duration and content; and the standard of delivery, was at a level equal to, or better than that of this course.
  • Credit may be given on the basis of a formal APL (Accreditation of Prior Learning) application; for up to, but no more than, two thirds of the credit points

Students are required to obtain texts needed for successful completion of program projects, through libraries, on-line resources and/or bookstores.

You will have unlimited email support and, when necesary, telephone support.

Dr Matina Chronopoulou

Dr Chronopolou is a practising Naturopathic Doctor, Homeopath, Acupuncturist, and Bioresonance Therapist. She has been involved with natural therapies since the late 70s. Since 1995, she has run the Centre for Natural Medicine and Acupuncture, in Athens Greece, focusing on naturopathic therapeutics, nutritional medicine, lifestyle modification, botanical medicine, homeopathy, acupuncture, flower essences, and energy medicine.

She lectures and teaches when not seeing clients. She specializes in educational workshops and seminars for professionals sharing her knowledge on the traditional mediterranean healing diet, herbal walks and herbal retreats in the Greek countryside. She has presented scientific papers around the world and has contributed regular articles to natural health magazines, newspapers, television and radio talk programs over the past twenty five years. Most recently, she is a columnist for the Huffington Post.