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Pathways to Degree Study

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Our connections with Charles Sturt University and Southern Cross University can open doors to degree study across a range of specialist study areas, including Naturopathy, Nutritional Medicine, Acupuncture, and Beauty Therapy.

Whether a current student or an AIAS graduate, you'll enjoy a seamless transition from your vocational qualification to bachelor-level studies with credit for the work you've done at AIAS.


The following Pathways are relevant to students currently completing one of the below qualifications:

Description CSU
Provider Status University
Credit Recognition: Adv. Diploma The following Advanced Diploma courses carries 96 credit points into the Bachelor of Health Science (Complementary Medicine):

HLT60512 Advanced Diploma of Naturopathy
HLT61012 Advanced Diploma of Nutritional Medicine
HLT60112 Advanced Diploma of Western Herbal Medicine
Credit Recognition: Diploma The following Diploma courses carries 64 credit points into the Bachelor of Health Science (Complementary Medicine):

HLT51407 Diploma of Aromatherapy
HLT50307 Diploma of Remedial Massage
HLT51712 Diploma of Reflexology
HLT50112 Diploma of TCM Remedial Massage
HLT50212 Diploma of Shiatsu & Oriental Therapies
# Intakes per Year 2
Delivery Mode Online
Residential School 2 subjects completed at Wagga Wagga if credited granted for above courses.
Fast-track option No
CSP avail for Domestic students? Yes
Professional recognition Not specified
Graduate employment rate (institution) 84%
Alumni connection Established Uni Alumni

Southern Cross University

Australian Institute of Applied Science has approved articulation arrangements with Southern Cross University (SCU), recognising the learning students complete within the following courses for entry into the first or second year of a related SCU course, with maximum credit for prior learning:

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Please note that you need to hold a completed AIAS qualification to be eligible for entry into our partner Degree programs