Naturopathy is a major branch of Complimentary Medical Sciences and deals with the practice of using various natural medicines and natural methods such as Hydrotherapy, Light Therapy, Manual Therapy and Heat Therapy for various medical treatment purposes. There are very few academic institutions of high reputation in this field of study but Australia can boast of some of the reputed institutions such as University of Western Sydney and Southern Cross University that are providing various academic qualifications in Naturopathy and Naturopathic Medicines.
Canberra Institute of Technology, Nature Care College, Australasian College of Natural Therapies, NSW School of Natural Medicine, Australian Institute of Applied Sciences and Australian Institute of Holistic Medicine are also popular for advanced diploma programmes in Naturopathy.
University of Western Sydney offers a Graduate Diploma in Naturopathy. Cost of the course is AUS $21,400 a year. Study Level is Graduate Diploma which is offered as Full Time Study mode. Duration of the course is three months to one year and Start date is February.
Southern Cross University conducts a degree course, Bachelor of Naturopathy and tuition fee is approximately AUS $64,000 for the entire course. Study mode is Full Time. Duration is over three years. Start date is February.
Advanced Diploma of Naturopathy, an advanced diploma level course with a course length of one to three years, is available at the Canberra Institute of Technology, Nature Care College, Australasian College of Natural Therapies, NSW School of Natural Medicine, Australian Institute of Applied Sciences and Australian Institute of Holistic Medicine.
Advanced Diploma of Naturopathy conducted at the Canberra Institute of Technology will cost about AUS $10,500 a year while course offered by the Australasian College of Natural Therapies costs about Cost AUS $11,990 a year for international students. Tuition fee for the Advanced Diploma of Naturopathy course available at the NSW School of Natural Medicine is about AUS $7,376 a year.