Introduction to Herbal Medicine Level 3

By Lincoln College
Herbal Medicine
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This foundation course in Herbal Medicine is designed primarily for those who need to develop their knowledge and skills, for entry into the professional degree programme in Clinical Herbalism at Lincoln College.

It is however suitable for those who wish to explore the subject of Herbal Medicine as an interest and without commitment to enter professional training. This course is taught over four weekends per year.

This course could be the first steps to a qualification for the practice of Herbal Medicine.

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Typical course structure

  • Year 1

    Core Skills

    Healthcare Practice

    Health and Disease

    Foundation Biological Sciences

    Herbal Pharmacy

    *Module specifications are sent out to applicants at interview stage.

Additional Information

  • Entry Requirements

    Applicants will be required to have: GCSE English at grade C/4 or above GCSE Maths at grade C/4 or above. Applicants will also be required to undertake an informal interview.

  • Assessment & Progression


    The assessment methods typically used throughout the programme include:

    • Portfolio

    • Reflective journals

    • Online test

    • Reports


    On completion of this course students will be eligible to apply for the BSc (Hons) Clinical Herbalism course at Lincoln College

  • Course Fees


    Lincoln College Fee Remission Policy offers means-tested and non-means tested help with course fees for qualifications up to and including Level 2 and for some students aged 19+ studying a first Full Level 3. Visit our Funding Your Course page for more information or contact the Financial Support Team at or call (01522) 876000 or (01636) 680680

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