"I have been really impressed by the standard of the lectures and the academics I am working with."

Alicia Donovan

Naturopath, completed the Graduate Certificate in Advanced Naturopathic Medicine

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Diploma of Health (Naturopathic Medicine Studies)

For those who wish to commence in March 2022, students can select a specialisation in Naturopathic Medicine Studies. Graduates of this course will qualify for direct entry into the Bachelor of Health Science (Health and Lifestyle). This Diploma provides a great gateway into undergraduate study, for those looking to determine whether a career in health and naturopathic medicine is right for them.

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Bachelor of Health Science (Health and Lifestyle)

Develop a solid foundation in evidence-based practice and a deep understanding of naturopathic medicine’s philosophical foundations. This is a foundation degree for students who wish to pursue a career in health, naturopathic medicine, or lifestyle medicine and provides a direct pathway into the Master of Naturopathic Medicine.

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Master of Naturopathic Medicine

This is the second stage of a professional-entry-level clinical training program enabling graduates to practice as a clinical naturopath. Develop a clear scope of practice across diverse clinical settings, a strong focus on patient-centred care, and a solid understanding of the role of naturopaths within healthcare teams and the contemporary healthcare landscape.

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Graduate Certificate in Advanced Naturopathic Medicine

Advance your theoretical and technical knowledge of naturopathic medicine, by studying aspects of naturopathic philosophy, practice-based research, and a specialised area of clinical practice, such as gastrointestinal health, mental health or reproductive health.

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Master of Advanced Naturopathic Medicine

Deepen your knowledge and extend your skills in specialised areas of practice and research, including integrative mental health, cognition and the healthy brain, integrative gastroenterology, gut microbiome and health, integrative women's health and integrative reproductive health.

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Meet our experts

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A/Prof Matthew Leach

Deputy Director, Education

Matthew is a naturopath and registered nurse and is driving excellence in naturopathic medicine education to advance the field of naturopathy, to champion integrative health, and ultimately, to improve patient outcomes.

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Dr Andrea Bugarcic

Senior Lecturer & Course Coordinator

Andrea has a strong commitment to building positive outcomes for the naturopathic profession by furthering education and research opportunities for students, as well as contributing her own meaningful research outcomes.

Dr Liza Oates

Dr Liza Oates

Teaching Academic

A well-known naturopath and organic food expert, Liza is passionate about the role of food in health and the importance of individualised approaches that recognise lifestyle, values and culture. Liza teaches our Food as Medicine elective.

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Rebecca Redmond

Teaching Academic

Rebecca is a qualified naturopath, researcher, and unit assessor who is dedicated to supporting the naturopathic research evidence base, critically exploring naturopathic knowledge and women’s health through her academic roles.


Contact the National Centre for Naturopathic Medicine

Future students

T: 1800 626 481 (Domestic)

T: +61 2 6620 3876 (International)

E: Domestic and international enquiries

National Centre for Naturopathic Medicine

T: +61 2 6626 9255

E: ncnm@scu.edu.au

Current students

T: 1800 005 687 (Domestic)

T: +61 2 6620 3666 (International)

E: enquiry@scu.edu.au

NCNM Research Team

T: +61 2 6626 9255

E: ncnmresearch@scu.edu.au

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