Adult Students

AFRICAN TRADITIONAL MEDICINE

 

NUMBER OF CREDITS

30 ECTS (Diploma)
130 ECTS (Bachelor)
45 - 72 ECTs (Master)
36 - 54 ECTS (Doctor, Ph.D.)

TUITION FEE

€ 1.250 (Diploma)
€ 3.510 (Bachelor)
€ 4.680 (Master)
€ 5.850 (Doctor, Ph.D.)

LANGUAGE

English

START DATES

March,  June & September

LOCATION

Online

 

CHOOSE YOUR OWN PATH

Through teacher-guided discussions and collaborative peer work, you’ll improve your knowledge and define your area of interest or specialism. After completing the core components, you can opt to focus more on analytic modelling, qualitative research methods or measurement and valuation. These courses have been developed to reflect the latest academic research and challenges in health technology assessment, giving you skills you can apply in your new career.


Thanks to the flexibly of online study, you can choose when and where to learn, matching your existing professional and personal schedules.


Overview

This program discusses the philosophy, diagnostic, and therapeutic techniques of African Traditional Medicine (ATM). The objective of this program is to teach students how to integrate the concepts and techniques of African Medicine into naturopathic practice. This includes applying ATM principles to the human body; appreciating the relationship between the African herbs; and having a deep understanding of the African diagnostic methods. After sound diagnosis, students will learn how to apply various principles and techniques to treat diseases. Techniques learned will include African Acupuncture, herbs, myths and nutrition.


Program Structure

This module is applicable for beginners, Experts, Bachelor's, Master's & Ph.D. (Doctor) Degree Programs. A further option is the enrollment into each of the courses listed within this specialization module. This module may be combined or completed with other modules from this faculty. For example: Ayurveda, Homeopathy, Iridology, Kinesiology, Natural Health Science, Sport Management and Toxicology.


Outcome

Natural medicine believes that healing will prevail when the conditions for health exist. When traditional water therapies, herbs, physical medicine, and nutrition are properly utilized, the body's self-healing is facilitated. This program covers the mental, emotional, and spiritual connections to various disease states and how they are overcome. Furthermore, learning how to use various natural medicines, students will gain an important perspective of the vital force and its role in the healing process, when used in conjunction with natural health science principles.