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Are you an International Student looking to study Homeopathy in New Zealand?

Providing the highest standard of education, the most informed curriculum and constant expansion, College of Natural Health & Homeopathy is New Zealand’s leading provider of homeopathic education.

Why the College of Natural Health & Homeopathy is the Only Choice

  • Attend 20 hours/per week of face-to-face tuition from New Zealand's leading homeopathic teaching experts.
  • The only homeopathic college in New Zealand with three campuses across New Zealand. International students are invited to join us at our Auckland campus.
  • The College has trained over 1000 homeopaths since its inception with Professionalism and Innovation in Homeopathic Education as our standard.
  • A friendly, supportive, integrated learning environment
  • Highly qualified, professional and experienced tutors
  • New Zealand Government approved courses
  • Lectures for blended courses recorded live are provided online as additional review material
  • Our library houses a comprehensive collection of Natural Health and Homeopathy resources

New Zealand: Still the Best Place in the World to Live and Learn

Over 90,000 international students come to New Zealand’s world-class institutions every year. (Source: Ministry of Education NZ 2012) Of which 63% choose to make Auckland their home (Source: Ministry of Education NZ 2012).

A third of New Zealand’s population is in Auckland with Auckland experiencing the largest percentage growth in the last year closely followed by Canterbury (source: NZ Herald 2013).

When you travel to New Zealand you will discover wilderness, cosmopolitan cities and breathtaking landscapes. From New Zealand’s biggest cities to geothermal wonders and fascinating Maori culture; mountains and glaciers, white-sand beaches, golden bays and lush rainforests – the New Zealand landscape is so diverse that there’s no other place on Earth quite like it. It has 14 national parks and a massive one-third of its land area is protected. Its wildlife sanctuaries are at the forefront of species management.

Some of the reasons why you would choose New Zealand include:

  • New Zealand provides a relaxed environment for work or study, the locals are friendly and accepting of all cultures.
  • New Zealand is known for being a clean, 'green' and healthy location
  • The education in New Zealand has a reputation of being at a very high standard and at an affordable price in comparison to other Western countries such as the UK and USA.
  • Auckland and Christchurch (in Canterbury) have ranked in the top 10 cities to live in (Source: Lonely Planet 2013)
  • The political scene is stable and very supportive of international students.
  • The cost of living in New Zealand is relatively low however the standard of living is high.

The Complementary Medicine Sector is Growing

  1. Alternative medicine is taught in more than 50% of US medical schools and 60 percent of US medical student participants want more education related to CAM during their time in medical school.
    Source: A survey distributed to 126 U.S. medical schools conducted by a University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) and University of California, San Diego, research team.
  2. The U.S. public spent an estimated $33.9 billion out-of-pocket on CAM therapies in 2007 and the amount has been increasing steadily since.
    Source: the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS).
  3. Complementary and alternative medicine is used by more than 100 million EU citizens, 9 million of whom live in the UK.
    Source: The Guardian newspaper.
  4. The percentage of Japanese respondents who had used at least one CAM therapy in the past 12 months was greater than those who had used orthodox Western medicine (76% vs 65.6%).
    Source: nationwide, random sampled and population weighted telephone survey by Tsukuba College of Technology Clinic, Japan.
  5. 24% of New Zealand adults had visited a CAM practitioner over the 12 month study period. Massage therapists, homeopaths and naturopaths were among the most commonly consulted CAM practitioners.
    Source: the 2002-03 New Zealand Health Survey.

Code of Practice

The Bay of Plenty College of Homeopathy trading as College of Natural Health & Homeopathy has agreed to observe and be bound by the Code of Practice for the Pastoral Care of International Students administered by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA).

Copies of the Code are available on request from this institution or from NZQA website at:


The College does not assist with sourcing or vetting Accomodation for international students.
During the pre-enrolment interview, the college will provide information on types of accomodation, websites, average pricing and other general information which may be used in assisting with accomodation choices.

For more comprehensive information about New Zealand visit - this site will provide you with good informative, unbiased information on 'all things New Zealand':

Eligibility for Health Services

Most international students are not entitled to publicly funded health services while in New Zealand. If you receive medical treatment during your visit, you may be liable for the full costs of that treatment. Full details on entitlements to publicly-funded health services are available through the Ministry of Health and can be viewed on their website at:

Medical and Travel Insurance

International students must have appropriate and current medical and travel insurance while studying in New Zealand. The Insurance policy must cover the full length of time spent in New Zealand. Evidence of cover from a New Zealand or overseas Insurance Company (in English) is required on enrolment. A record will be kept by the College of the Insurance Policy number and type of cover provided.

Accident Insurance

The Accident Compensation Corporation provides accident insurance for all New Zealand citizens, residents and temporary visitors to New Zealand, but you may still be liable for all medical and related costs. Further information can be viewed on the ACC website at:

Guiding Principles and Policies on Admissions

The College believes that learning is a lifelong pursuit. We recognise that learners have diverse backgrounds and experiences. We wish to encourage learners who have a genuine enthusiasm for the study of homeopathy to apply. We do however want to make it clear that this is a demanding course of study at tertiary level.

The College provides a structured 20 hour per week face-to-face curriculum with qualified tutors, in addition to guided homestudy, regular assessments, feedback channels, and administrative support.
The College is approved to teach Intenrational Student who attend classes in New Zealand only.

Distance/Online Learning options are only available for Domestic students living within New Zealand.

Students must be over 18 years old and have successfully completed secondary school (with English language verification) and are expected to be of good character, motivated to study and be responsible for their own successful learning.

Immigration Requirements

Full details of visa and permit requirements, advice on rights to employment in New Zealand while studying, and reporting requirements are available through the New Zealand Immigration Service, and can be viewed on their website at:

English Language Competency

International Students must be able to demonstrate competency in written and spoken English if English is not one of their primary languages.

Competency may be demonstrated by:

  • IELTS 6.0 (Academic) overall.
  • An academic transcript from a New Zealand University or Polytechnic.
  • Qualifications from other countries in which English is the primary language.


International Student may use the "Apply Now" button in the menu above to register their interest in study with the College.