New Zealand Diploma in Ayurvedic Health Management (level 6)

Course Overview

The purpose of this qualification is to provide experienced ayurvedic practitioners to the complementary health sector who are able to interpret and apply ayurvedic diagnostic and therapeutic principles to treat a wide range of disease states.

This qualification is suited to those looking to provide specialised ayurvedic healthcare and who wish to provide leadership in clinical practice and in the promotion of complementary health in the wider community

Graduate Profile

Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

  • diagnose complex disease states using ayurvedic diagnostic principles
  • create and evaluate healthcare strategies for clients using ayurvedic therapeutic principles
  • prepare and dispense ayurvedic herbal formulations to manage client health care concerns
  • provide and evaluate specialised ayurvedic remedial therapies to treat a range of disease states
  • provide leadership to staff and clients through clinical practice and the wider community through the demonstration of ayurvedic principles in professional practice.

Entry Criteria

New Zealand students must:

  • be 17 years of age or over;
  • have successfully completed the New Zealand Diploma in Ayurvedic Health Management (Level 5);
  • demonstrate a commitment to studying Ayurveda as evidenced by the writing of a personal statement and by two confidential referee’s statements.

International Students must:

  • be 18 years of age or over;
  • have successfully completed the New Zealand Diploma in Ayurvedic Health Management (Level 5);
  • Hold a valid visa and travel and medical insurance;
  • Hold a clear police check (entry to the programme will be provisional on the outcome of police check);
  • demonstrate a commitment to studying Ayurveda as evidenced by the writing of a personal statement and by two confidential referee’s statements;

Course Structure

A breakdown of the course structure can be found in the prospectus

Delivery Option
Full Time (24 months)

Full-time study consists of 20 hours of lecture time per week, with additional hours set aside for self directed study. This timetable provides a regular mixture of theoretical and practical training for the student. It is ideal for students who want to immerse themselves in study or are more motivated in a classroom setting.

Flexible Delivery (36 months)

Flexible Delivery in an interactive delivery model that is sensitive to the needs of modern students. The Institute recognises that many people struggle to balance their academic, personal and professional lives so delivers it academic programme through a combination of through a combination of web based seminars and practical training workshops.

Rather than having to attend all theory classes in person, teachers and students communicate at times of their own choosing by exchanging printed and electronic media or through a virtual classroom that allows them to communicate in real time.

The programme is offered in the following format, which includes a minimum of 400 hours of clinical work:

  • Bi-weekly ‘live’ webinars (500 hours)
  • Ten weekend on campus seminars (200 hours)
  • Four, seven day on campus practical training workshops (300 hours)
  • Weekly online delivery (600 hours)
  • Self -study (800 hours)

Course Costs

 

Domestic students

(Full fee)

Domestic Students

(with Scholarship)

International Students

Tuition Fees & Course Material:

$28,800.00

$15,500.00

$28,800.00

Total Cost

$28,800.00

$15,500.00

$28,800.00

NB: Next Intake for this qualification: March, 2019

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