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Complementary Healthcare (with Practitioner Status) HND

Cardiff Metropolitan University

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  • Qualification

    Higher National Diploma - HND

  • Location

    CAVC - Cardiff

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

The programme is designed to enable students to graduate as highly skilled, professionally accredited therapists who are able to apply their critical appreciation of the evidence base to the development of complementary healthcare provision and research. The strong emphasis on clinical work based learning opportunities, entrepreneurship, employability skills and higher education core skills prepares students for progression to study at Level 6, self-employment or employment in a clinical healthcare setting whilst also laying the foundations for life-long learning and continuing professional development.The HND will focus on progressing students’ therapy skills and allow them to gain three Professional qualifications, in holistic massage (MTI); clinical aromatherapy (IFPA), and clinical reflexology (AoR).Students will undertake a well-balanced mix of theory and practice delivered via a range of teaching methods across the programme including lectures, tutorials, workshops, practical classes, supervised clinics, group tasks and presentations.Students who successfully complete the HND programme can progress to Cardiff Metropolitan University to study the (level 6) BSc in Complementary Healthcare with Practitioner Status. The programme helps to prepare students for employment in a number of different areas such as; complementary healthcare clinics, private practice as self-employed practitioners, the NHS and management of the complementary therapy provision at hospices or in the community.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 13,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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A level three qualification in Complementary Therapy or a related subject.


University information

Cardiff Metropolitan University

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  • Campus address

    Cardiff Metropolitan University, Student Recruitment & Admissions, Western Avenue, Cardiff, Cardiff, CF5 2YB, Wales

1,200 international students attend Cardiff Met, coming from more than 143 countries.
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