If you have studied or are studying a qualification in Australia, you may be eligible for advanced standing towards Endeavour's degree programs. Use the Articulation Abacus to calculate your possible educational credits.
Endeavour College of Natural Health is one of the very few institutions in Australia that maps individual subjects into each of its degrees. The mapping process is complex and detailed but, when filtered through the Articulation Abacus, the result is a meticulously calculated pathway that truly matches learning for learning and sets students up for academic success.
We are continually updating the pathways available via the Abacus. If your training provider, qualification or completed course subjects are not currently listed, pathways to an Endeavour qualification may still be available as we accept pathway applications from many public universities and private institutions. Please contact Endeavour's pathway experts on 1300 462 887, via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or complete a course enquiry to discuss your pathway options in more detail.
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A pathway to Higher Education study with Endeavour College
Endeavour College of Natural Health is a specialist private provider of Higher Education programs in natural health and complementary medicine. The College offers Bachelor of Health Science degree programs at six campuses around Australia, and online, in the disciplines of Naturopathy, Nutritional and Dietetic Medicine, Acupuncture, Myotherapy and a generalist Bachelor of Complementary Medicine (available fully online).
With our focus on quality educational and career outcomes you have access to a formal educational pathway from Higher Education (HE) and Vocational (VET) study to a Bachelor degree in your chosen discipline. Completion of a previous Higher Education or VET qualification means that you could be granted significant credit into the Endeavour degree of your choice.
The mapping process at Endeavour is very rigorous and is performed at a subject by subject level to ensure the learning undertaken at both Higher Education and VET level is recognised within the Degree program. Research shows that this sets students up for successful academic performance when moving from Higher Education to Higher Education or VET to Higher Education study.
Future students can contact Endeavour's pathway experts on 1300 462 887, via email at email@example.com or by completing a course enquiry for planning ahead for a pathway to degree study with Endeavour.
Did you know?
Endeavour is one of the few private Higher Education institutions that participate in the Course Experience Questionnaire (an annual survey by Graduate Careers Australia which probes key elements of the higher education experience relevant to coursework) and our overall satisfaction index for the 2014 calendar year, as recorded by 2015 graduates, was 91.43%.
FAQs - Endeavour Pathways
If you completed a qualification more than eight years ago you will need to follow the process for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). RPL involves assessing your relevant work experience, formal and informal learning.
Common Pathway Scenarios
Students regularly enquire with Endeavour to seek an educational pathway for previously attained qualifications or in recognition of professional experience. Listed below are some common examples of education pathway enquiries:
- A student completes selected subjects (but withdraws from the course) at another University or institution and wishes to be granted credit for the completed subjects when enrolling with Endeavour.
- A student completes a VET qualification (Certificate IV, Diploma, Advanced Diploma) at another institution and is seeking credit for the qualification when enrolling in a higher level qualification (Bachelor degree) with Endeavour.
- A prospective student has been working for many years in a particular industry or practice area and is seeking recognition for their experience when enrolling into a course offered by Endeavour.
- A prospective student completes a qualification at another University or institution many years ago and wishes to update their skills by enrolling in another qualification with Endeavour.
Student Experience & Satisfaction
Inspiring, validating, uplifting and challenging. It has been excellent to follow my dream and have space to explore and learn so much about different aspects of health. Over the years my goal has shifted from being a practising naturopath to working in research, to education (and my goals continue to evolve!) The course has always fostered my growing passions in various areas.
My Endeavour experience has been very exciting and enjoyable. Endeavour’s student services have continuously provided support throughout the last 3 years to ensure subject selection and timetabling is a smooth process. The lecturers provide unlimited support, excitement and dedication to students and their learning journey at Endeavour.
My experience at Endeavour has been life changing, not only have I learnt exceptional skills within the field of TCM I have also gained lifestyle knowledge which has improved my health and my attitude to life.
My study experience has been a GOOD challenge. From working full time to studying full time it has changed what I have considered myself capable of. Having not studied for several years, and never at a bachelor level, my study skills are still developing but as far as showing up on campus every day, I am grateful to be there and I love it.
I have been lucky to share my studies with a small cohort of classmates, all with very different ages, life experiences and goals. This has allowed the development of strong learning relationships not only amongst us, but also with our tutors and lecturers. This has been an invaluable experience allowing each of us the ability to have in depth discussions and pursue our interests at our own level and pace.
The lecturers are passionate about Natural Health and about sharing their knowledge, which is really encouraging and motivating. The intimate size of the campus is great and the staff and Student Services have been incredibly welcoming and helpful; no request is a bother.
Higher Education Courses
Endeavour College of Natural Health has a 40 year history of educating Australia’s ﬁnest natural health practitioners.
It is the largest college of its kind in the world and is an education destination for both domestic and international students. Our leading course offerings, underpinned by a national student clinic network are answering industry demand for highly competent alternative medicine professionals.
Please note: The below information is intended for Domestic students only. International students planning on studying with Endeavour can view relevant course information, intakes and offerings here.
Bachelor of Complementary Medicine
The Bachelor of Complementary Medicine is a fully online course which exposes students to a wide variety of natural medicine streams to develop a sophisticated understanding of multiple disciplines in this rapidly growing sector. A range of electives enables students to gain knowledge in specific natural medicine professions and may lead to interest in further study to become a practitioner.
Bachelor of Health Science (Acupuncture)
Acupuncture is a branch of Chinese medicine that stimulates special points on the body in order to regulate the ﬂow of Qi (vital force) to balance the functions of the body, mind and spirit and restore health. Endeavour offers Australia's only four year degree in Acupuncture, incorporating Traditional Chinese Medicine.
Bachelor of Health Science (Myotherapy)
Myotherapy is a branch of manual medicine that focuses on the treatment and management of musculoskeletal pain and dysfunction. Myotherapy involves an extensive physical evaluation and an integrated therapeutic approach in the treatment of affected muscles, joints and nerves. It uses standard methods of assessment such as postural evaluation and neurological and functional testing to determine the particular cause of musculoskeletal pain and associated dysfunction.
Bachelor of Health Science (Naturopathy)
Naturopathy's core principle, "the healing power of nature", guides the naturopath's use of nutrition, dietary counselling, herbal medicine, manual therapies, flower essences, lifestyle education, homeopathy and other modalities to treat illness and restore health.
Bachelor of Health Science (Nutritional and Dietetic Medicine)
The holistic philosophy and framework that underpins Endeavour’s Nutritional and Dietetic Medicine course will prepare students for a successful career in a dynamic and rewarding profession. Holistic nutritionists approach disease prevention and management through a multidimensional lens. Nutrient adequacy, food quality, dietary behaviours and lifestyle are assessed so that individualised Nutrition Care Plans can be developed.
With 6 easy to reach, centrally located campuses Endeavour College has a national footprint making study towards a career in a Natural Medicine more accessible for you.
Please use this form to contact us about your study area of interest and a member of the Admissions team will be in contact with you very soon to discuss your enquiry.
If you’d prefer to speak with a member of the team please call 1300 462 887 for your local Endeavour campus.