front page FdA Complementary Therapy
University of Bedfordshire
United Kingdom, Luton
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The skills and knowledge you will acquire on this full-time course
will make you highly employable in the field of complementary
therapies, and will provide an academic qualification to support any
vocational qualifications and experience you may already have. This
course has been accredited by Foundation Degree forward, as well as
the the International Federation of Aromatherapists and
Reflexologists. Both professional organisations are highly regarded
within the complementary industry, and students have the opportunity
to gain additional qualifications with both organisations.
During the course you will:
- Have the valuable opportunity to work within different areas of
- Gain hands-on experience through the links we have established
with The McMillan Cancer Unit at Luton and Dunstable Hospital, The
Pasque Hospice and Bedford Body Positive (HIV/Aids charity)
- Gain further experience by using complementary therapy skills at
many charity events
CAREER MANAGEMENT SKILLS
Professional development is included at level one in interpersonal
skills and health information and WBL 1and at level two in the
effective professional unit and WBL 2.
Students will learn about and business practice and about
professional roles in Complementary therapy. Opportunities are
provided to students to find out more about the industry through guest
lectures and careers conferences at Barnfield College, the University
and external conferences.
CAREER/FURTHER STUDY OPPORTUNITIES
Professional and personal development is included at level and two
integrated in units such as WBL and the effective professional.
Opportunities are provided to students to find out more about the
industry through guest lectures and careers conferences at Barnfield
College, the University and at Complementary conferences.
On completing this course students are likely to progress into the
BSc (Hons) in Healthcare.