BSc (Hons) Complementary Therapies for Healthcare

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BSc (Hons) Complementary Therapies for Healthcare

Glyndŵr University
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Key facts

  • The degree covers a range of therapeutic skills in complementary medicine
  • The degree is accredited by the Federation of Holistic Therapists
  • Glyndŵr University has a clinic on campus where you will be able to gain all the experience you’ll need to become a competent, confident and professional clinician. Staff, students and the general public receive treatments at the clinic which is open five days a week. The clinic has eight treatment beds, ensuring students have the facilities they need to carry out their training
  • You will have the opportunity to work with experienced practitioners
  • You will be eligible to join the Federation of Holistic Therapists (FHT) as a student member…

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Key facts

  • The degree covers a range of therapeutic skills in complementary medicine
  • The degree is accredited by the Federation of Holistic Therapists
  • Glyndŵr University has a clinic on campus where you will be able to gain all the experience you’ll need to become a competent, confident and professional clinician. Staff, students and the general public receive treatments at the clinic which is open five days a week. The clinic has eight treatment beds, ensuring students have the facilities they need to carry out their training
  • You will have the opportunity to work with experienced practitioners
  • You will be eligible to join the Federation of Holistic Therapists (FHT) as a student member. Membership is automatic and you will be required to inform the FHT that you are a qualified practitioner on graduation
  • Emphasis is placed on you gaining practical experience in our clinic as well as learning key business skills to enable you to set-up your own business should you wish to follow this career path
  • The course responds to the growing demand for academic qualifications in the field of complementary medicine
  • The course helps each student to develop into a practitioner who is capable of using and contributing to the body of knowledge and research, which supports the practice of complementary therapies

Course content

BSc (Hons) Complementary Therapies for Healthcare

This degree includes massage, reflexology, anatomy and physiology, nutrition, applied pathophysiology, aromatherapy, personal and academic skills development, business studies and health psychology for therapists. You will be able to integrate knowledge and skills gathered on the mind and body to enable you to provide a safe and competent treatment and know when issues need to be referred to other specialists within the health sector.

Career opportunities

  • self-employment in the private sector
  • work within a therapy centre or sports rehabilitation centre
  • teaching
  • studying a PhD or Masters degree
  • Many of our complementary medicine graduates start their own businesses
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