The Herbal Medicine Diploma Course

The Herbal Medicine Diploma course is divided into 3 parts.

Part 1: 1-3 years
Part 2: 1 year
Part 3: 1 year

Course Details
Length of Study: 3-5 years. 1-2 weekends per month.
Clinical Hours: 450-500 Clinical hours.
CNM Diploma: Dip. Herbal Med. and Dip. Naturopath.

The Herbal Medicine Diploma Course

The Herbal Medicine diploma course provides high quality training which equips graduates to build successful practices. It is carefully structured. Each study unit builds on the previous one, allowing students to develop their confidence and skills, and reach their full potential as Herbalists.

The Herbal Medicine Course consists of 3 parts.

Part 1 Biomedicine, 1 year, 10 weekends or 20 weekdays
Naturopathy Study, 1 year, 10 weekends or 20 weekdays
Herbal Medicine I, 1 year, 10 weekends or 20 weekdays

Part 2 Naturopathic Principles, 5 weekends or 10 weekdays
Herbal Medicine II, 1 year, 23 weekends or 46 weekdays

Part 3 Herbal Medicine III, 1 year. 24 weekends or 47 weekdays

Full Course Syllabus (click to expand)

Biomedicine: Sample Lecture Video

Herbal Medicine: Sample Lecture Video

Length of Study: 3-5 Years

Locations: Dublin

Study Days: Weekends (Saturdays & Sundays)

Study Times: 10am – 6pm

Clinic Hours: 450-500 clinic hours

CNM Diploma: CNM Dip. Herbal Medicine and CNM Dip. Naturopathy.

Further Study: It is highly recommended that graduates of the Herbal Medicine course enrol onto the CNM Naturopathic Nutrition or Acupuncture courses to further their knowledge.

Degrees: CNM graduates are fully equipped to become successful therapists. Statistics have shown that more than 80% of CNM graduates are practising. To advance therapeutic skills, CNM offers post-graduate courses and additional training. CNM graduates are eligible to enrol on BSc or MSc programmes at various universities. CNM is happy to guide its students in choosing the best programme for their individual needs.

Junior or Leaving Certificate, or equivalent academic and/or work experience.


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