Australasian College of Natural Therapies (ACNT)
Australasian College of Natural Therapies (ACNT)

Bachelor of Health Science (Nutritional Medicine)

Bachelor Degree

3 majors available

Here’s a list of majors available at Australasian College of Natural Therapies (ACNT)

Course description



3 yrs

Study mode



Start date


Three intakes a year. February, June, September

  • Gain an understanding of how diet & nutrition can impact health & how intervention can achieve wellbeing with the Bachelor of Health Science (Nutritional Medicine)
  • Benefit from your own support team who will help you to achieve your goals
  • Graduate job ready with clinical experience by completing work placements in the Think Wellness Clinic

Course details

Entry requirements
  • Year 12 ATAR score of 60 or equivalent; AND
  • Pass in a science subject at senior secondary level recommended; AND
  • Pass in standard English (Band 4 or above); AND
  • Current first aid certificate and working with children check before commencing clinical component

OR demonstrated ability to undertake study at the required level through either broadly relevant work experience; formal or informal study; or a written submission

NSW, QLD, VIC, Online
Start dates
Three intakes a year. February, June, September
Full-time: 3 years | Part-time: 6 years
Study mode
Education institution
Australasian College of Natural Therapies (ACNT) (RTO 0269)
The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including your citizenship or whether you have completed any other courses. To find out more, contact the course provider.
Payment options

Have a question or ready to enrol?

Visit Australasian College of Natural Therapies (ACNT)'s website for more information, or to enrol.

Course content

36 units

  • Anatomy and physiology 1
  • Counselling and communication skills
  • Food science, systems and policy
  • History and philosophy of complementary and alternative medicine
  • Anatomy and physiology 2
  • Bioscience
  • Nutritional foundations 1
  • Nutrition, society and public health
  • Anatomy and physiology 3
  • Biochemistry 1
  • Nutritional foundations 2
  • Research and evidence-based practice
  • General pathology
  • Biochemistry 2
  • Food as medicine
  • Clinical studies 1
  • Pathophysiology and clinical diagnosis 1
  • Nutritional biochemistry
  • Lifespan nutrition
  • Clinical studies 2
  • Pathophysiology and clinical diagnosis 2
  • Health assessment and diagnostic techniques
  • Nutritional therapeutics 1
  • Clinical studies 3
  • Pathophysiology and clinical diagnosis 3
  • Health promotion
  • Nutritional therapeutics 2
  • Nutrition clinical practicum 1
  • Drug and integrated pharmacology
  • Advanced nutrition medicine
  • Integrative complementary medicine 1
  • Nutrition clinical practicum 2
  • Professional practice
  • Dietary analysis and planning
  • Integrative complementary medicine 2
  • Nutrition clinical practicum 3

What you’ll learn

Become trained in:

  • Biological and social sciences
  • Nutritional and clinical studies
  • Human nutrition
  • Nutritional science
  • Food packaging
  • Public health nutrition

Support and delivery

Experienced lecturers
Your lecturers will always be industry experts, who use real-life examples to challenge you and provide you with the best learning experience possible.

Collaborative small classes
With small class sizes capped at 25 students, you’ll have better access to lecturers. Campuses are purpose-built to facilitate collaborative learning, with breakout spaces for group work, open-plan environments and lecturers who are on hand to offer support and guidance throughout your learning journey.

The Customer Service Hub
Experienced staff can give help and advise on courses, enrolment and campuses, including all services and activities.

The Learning Hub
Take advantage of a suite of learning resources:

  • Learning skills advisors, learning technology advisors, library learning skills officers
  • Physical and digital resources relevant to your studies, such as books, journals, multimedia and databases
  • Self-check kiosks for library loans, and print and copy facilities

Student lounge and study areas
Spaces for group work and student lounge areas equipped with:

  • Microwaves, kitchenette facilities, vending machines
  • Areas for student breakouts and relaxed study spaces for group work
  • Quiet areas for private study

Available to consult with you on a range of personal issues.

Free wireless access throughout the campus.

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