Entry requirements

You will need to be a registered and insured practitioner, and will be expected to hold a BSc Honours degree (minimum Upper Second Class) in a herbal medicine discipline or equivalent, an equivalent professional qualification and associated work experience, or a qualification deemed suitable by the course team, including relevant overseas qualifications. You will need the higher education skills to enable you to benefit from postgraduate level study, including evidence of research, critiquing and the skills of academic writing and IT, reflective practice and communication skills, and a collaborative and integrated approach to working.

Months of entry


Course content

This course focuses on furthering your growth as a scholar practitioner, enabling you to develop as a leader in research, clinical governance, policy and practice within the herbal medicine profession, while advancing your own professional practice.

The course presents clinical and analytical content in an inter-professional dimension, and engenders an understanding and appreciation of the importance of peer mentoring and supervision. It will support your research in a specialist area, enable you to develop a wide variety of transferable skills and critical analytical skills, and provide a forum in which you can engage with contemporary debates within the discipline.

Information for international students

If your first language is not English you should have an IELTS score of at least 6.5 in all components (or equivalent).

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
+44 (0)207 911 5000
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