BSc Health Sciences: Complementary Therapies

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  • Objectives
    This course offers an essential foundation for working with complementary therapies, either in private practice or as part of a community or healthcare team, by developing an understanding of health and disease and of person-centred approaches to clinical work. It attracts those looking for a career change as well as complementary practitioners who want to deepen their skills and approaches.
  • Entry requirements
    Entry Requirements Minimum of two A2 levels, including biology, at grade C or a minimum of CC in Vocational A level in science, with mathematics, English and chemistry studied to GCSE or equivalent. Equivalent qualifications will also be considered. You are expected to demonstrate the personal attributes necessary for clinical training as well as analytical capability.
  • Academic title
    BSc Health Sciences: Complementary Therapies
  • Course description
    BSc Health Sciences: Complementary Therapies

    Credit Level 4

    -Biological Chemistry
    -Complementary Therapies
    -Living Anatomy
    -Personal and Professional Development
    -Prescribing Therapies (clinic)
    Options, choose two from:
    -Botany for Herbal Medicine
    -Exploring Your Body Through Yoga
    -Principles of Naturopathy
    -Spiritual Development
    -The Body in Context
    -Therapeutic Massage

    Credit Level 5

    -Applied Pathophysiology
    -Energy Concepts and Therapeutics (clinic)
    -Integrated Physiology
    -Methods of Research in Complementary Medicine
    -Patient-Centred Communication
    Options, choose three from:
    -Craniosacral Therapy
    -Diagnostic Techniques in Naturopathy
    -Dietetics and Dietary Therapy
    -Healing Development
    -Homœopathic Clinical Skills for Complementary Therapies
    -Naturopathic Approaches to Dietary Therapy
    -Naturopathic Skills
    -Patterns of Dysfunction
    -Principles and Practice of Aromatherapy
    -Principles and Practice of Reflexology
    -Soft Tissue Approaches
    -Sports Massage Therapy
    -Traditional Thai Yoga Massage

    Credit Level 6

    -Clinical Practice in Complementary Therapies (clinic)
    -Differential Diagnosis
    -Dynamics of Clinical Practice
    -Holistic Systems
    -Research in Practice
    Options, choose three from:
    -Environmental Stress
    -Herbal Medicine Materia Medica
    -Herbal Medicine Therapeutics
    -Neuromuscular Therapy (double module)
    -Nutrition in Society
    -Phytotherapeutics in Nutritional Therapy
    -Psychotherapeutics in Naturopathy
    -Shiatsu and Qigong Techniques
    -Starting Your Practice
    -The Body in Context 2
    -Therapeutic Aromatherapy (clinic)
    -Therapeutic Reflexology (clinic)

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