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MSc Herbal Therapeutics Level 7

Level 7

Key Facts

Level:Level 7

Full-time/part-time:Part time

Duration:96 Weeks

Location:Lincoln Campus

Course Code:HEL0072AA1

*subject to validation



The MSc Herbal Therapeutics is a postgraduate course for professionally qualifed medical herbalists that is designed to promote and develop personal progressional practice. This course will contribute to the wider knowledge of western herbal medicine; the key features of this course are:



Holistic science and philosophy: conceptual understanding to support a ‘vitalistic’ approach to herbal medicine therapeutics

Working with evidence; the development of clinical research and audit skills in the practitioner environment

Personal support and development: fostering an environment of well being, self belief and optimism.

Innovative and creative: prescribing using a holistic interpretation of our relationship with plants



Typical Modules Include:



Year1

Science and Philosophy

Practice Portfolio*



Year 2

Research Methods

Practice Portfolio*



Year 3

Dissertation



*this module is taught over 2 years



Applications for this course need to be made via the website.

Study Details

Part time attendance over 2 or 3 years. The option of a third year allows for the development and completion of the Independent Study.



A taught course with attendance for block learning. The aim is for four days during the year (Autumn and Spring) and a week long Summer school. The Summer school will follow the weekend of the Lincoln College conference.



Students are required to have the equivalent of 1 day per week of clinical practice.

An honours degree of 2:2 or above in a related subject



Current membership of an approved register of Herbal Medicine practitioners



Applicants with non-degree qualifications but with suitable clinical experience will be considered and may be required to complete a piece of academic work to demonstrate suitable academic ability.



EU and International applicants



NARIC confirmed equivalent of an honours degree of 2:2 in related subject

IELTS with an overall score of 6.5 and a minimum of 6.0 in each component. Equivalent English language qualifications are acceptable for applicants not requiring a Tier 4 student visa

Per Academic Year



Home and EU Students - £2200.00

International Students - £9500.00



Tuition fees will remain unchanged for the duration of a students continuous enrolment.


This course is subject to validation by the Open University. Lincoln College has designed this programme and will have responsibility for its delivery and assessment. If you complete the programme successfully you will receive an MSc from the Open University.  The OU assures itself of the standard and quality of its validated programmes through; the validation and re-validation process, the scrutiny of Lincoln Colleges own quality assurance procedures and the appointment of External Examiners to every OU validated programme.  Although you are studying for am OU award, your primary relationship is with Lincoln College and you must follow Lincoln College guidelines and procedures at all times.  Any queries, requests or complaints should be made to Lincoln College.  Lincoln College are responsible for registering you as a student and will provide you with an induction at the commencement of your programme, which will include advice and guidance on all matters relating to your student life including: academic, financial and personal.  For full details of the responsibilities of both Lincoln College and the OU please see The Student's Guide to Studying on a Programme Validated by The Open University at the following link:
http://www.open.ac.uk/cicp/main/validation/students-and-alumni/students-guide

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