Bachelor of Natural Medicine

South Pacific College of Natural Medicine

Subject area

Naturopathy and Homeopathy



3 Years

Total student fees


over 3 Years - details

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The Degree programme aims to develop in graduates a critical knowledge and understanding of natural therapies practice by offering students opportunities to study, critique, and reflect upon the specialised practice-relevant knowledge and philosophy of natural therapies, as well as undertaking clinical practice.

Graduates will not only be successful in a range of skills and techniques informed by theoretical analyses and applied research but should have confidence and assurance to work in the profession; be able to make professional decisions; work with others professionally; and demonstrate a range of the personal qualities expected of natural health practitioners. They should also show a willingness to maintain currency in the field of natural therapies and to continue learning.

Specifically, graduates of SPCNM will integrate and synthesise their specialised theoretical knowledge and apply their diagnostic, problem solving, and analytical skills to manage client care by history taking, differential diagnosis and treating, appropriate prescribing, referring and advising, educating on prevention, demonstrating cultural sensitivity and inclusiveness and manage their own continuing education.

Graduates will be well placed to make significant contributions to the practice of natural therapies.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements: If under 20, NCEA Level 3 English and Chemistry or equivalent. If over 20, evidence of effective communication skills and proficiency in chemistry. Where English is a second language, Academic IELTS 6.5 with no band under 6.0.

Detailed requirements: See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


3 Years

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees (what you pay) $5,934 $17,802
Government tuition subsidy (what the government pays) $10,081 $30,242
Total $16,014 $48,043

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.

Student Success

Successful course completions 86%

National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings N/A
Earnings range N/A
In employment N/A
In further study N/A
On a benefit N/A

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Scholarship information

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New Zealand Development Scholarship

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Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade - NZ Aid Programme



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Ian Campbell Scholarship

Provided by:

Wellington Paraplegic and Physically Disabled Trust - Secretary



Determined annually by the Trustees

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (09) 526 9273
Fax: (09) 579 4977


Please note this qualification may not be available at all these locations. Please contact the provider for more information.


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Where does this information come from?

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