Diploma of Homeopathy (Animal Health)

The New Zealand Diploma in Homeopathy (Animal Health) is an NZQA Accredited Level 6, 120 Credit qualification offering training in all aspects of chronic case management in homeopathy. This programme is the next level up from our New Zealand Diploma in Acute Prescribing with Homeopathy (Level 5). 

Do you have a passion and desire to have a larger impact on the animals in your family and community? Then this is the perfect place to continue the homeopathy journey!

Graduates of this program in New Zealand and around the world provide clinical expertise in animal homeopathy, whilst working within the scope of practice defined by the complementary medicine industry. 

Students will develop interpersonal skills required to establish and maintain effective helping relationships with clients, explore business planning, marketing and finance, and gain an understanding of legal and regulatory issues.

The homeopathic foundation method is provided and students are introduced to the remedy picture and the client picture, while students’ understanding of the homeopathic principles will be extended through the study of Hahnemann’s miasmatic theory in the treatment of chronic disease states, and its contemporary derivations.  

Concepts of ‘groups and families’ in the study of homeopathic remedies are introduced along with the need for repertorial analysis and the use of the Boenninghausen repertory and methodology.

Homeopathic case management is extended to include common medical conditions such as diseases of the immune system, gastrointestinal tract, urinary tract, skin, respiratory system and musculoskeletal system, which prepares students to evaluate individual approaches to case management within the challenges of clients with multiple disease states.

Academic theory relating to homeopathic philosophy and principles and its application to clinical practice is covered,  in order to prepare students for clinical practicum

Disease states of different animal body systems are covered, and nutritional studies establish an essential bridge between health science and nutritional medicine. 

Students are introduced to the fundamentals of animal nutritional science, including the biochemical and physiological functions of individual macro and micronutrients, the importance of nutrients in normal cell function, energy balance and metabolism and the consequences of deficiencies or excesses on animal health.

The course covers the following:

  • Clinical Science Skills of the Helper
  • Homeopathy Clinical Practice Animal
  • Homeopathy Chronic Disease Theory Animal
  • Homeopathy Case Taking, Methods and Remedies Animal
  • Pathophysiology Animal
  • Homeopathy Therapeutics for Conditions Animal

Graduates of the Animal Health strand will be able consult with animal owners, analyse animal conditions, provide homeopathic support to animals and communicate with and refer to animal health and veterinary professionals for specialist services as required.

Qualification and Accreditation

  • The New Zealand Diploma in Homeopathy (Animal Health) (Level 6) will be awarded to students who successfully complete the programme.
  • The qualification is approved and accredited by NZQA (New Zealand Qualifications Authority). 
  • The New Zealand Diploma in Homeopathy (Animal Health) is approved for StudyLink student loans and allowances. *Conditions apply with part-time study through study-link*
  • Graduates will be entitled to use the designation DipHom (Animal).

Course Format

Part-Time Online: The duration is 80 weeks part-time and can start anytime from anywhere in the world. Study requires you to commit to a minimum of 17 hours per week which includes lectures, assignments and self-directed learning. 

Full-Time Online: Available whereby students join the fulltime attending class via video conference. You have 40 weeks to complete the course, and study requires you to commit to a minimum of 34 hours per week. As with the attending option, fulltime online is subject to minimum student numbers, and timetables can be altered or courses cancelled at the discretion of the college.

Full-Time Attending: Attending courses are subject to minimum student numbers, and timetables can be altered or courses cancelled at the discretion of the college.

All students must follow a course of tutor-supported learning, home study and assessment. 

Study Dates:

  • Part-Time Online – Start Anytime
  • Fulltime Attending & Online – 10th February 2020 – (Numbers dependant)

Applications for Online & Attending study are now open, to apply please submit an application via www.cnhh.ac.nz/enrol

Applications for Online & Attending study are now open, to apply please submit an application via www.cnhh.ac.nz/enrol

Course Fees:

The New Zealand Diploma in Homeopathy (Animal Health) (Level 6) : 

Domestic students $6,190.00 including GST

International students $9,500.00 including GST

Scholarships are available for domestic students only. Applicants will need to provide proof of financial hardship. Each case is assessed individually and the decision is made at the discretion of the academic committee.

Refund Policy

If a student wishes to withdraw from the College of Natural Health & Homeopathy, the student must notify the College in writing of the decision to withdraw.

When the College receives notification it will refund unused fees according to the requirements of the Education Act 1989 Section 236A as shown in the table below.

Auckland (Head Office & Admissions)

  • 382 – 386 Manukau Road, Epsom 1023, Auckland
  • PO Box 26145, Epsom, Auckland 1344, New Zealand
  • +64 9 630 7601
  • receptionak@cnhh.ac.nz

Tauranga

  • Suite 10, 143 Durham Street, Tauranga, 3110
  • PO Box 784, Tauranga 3140, New Zealand
  • +64 7 578 1331
  • receptiontga@cnhh.ac.nz