How to become a homeopath
You can get into this job through:
- a university course
- a course run by a private training organisation
You could take a qualification recognised by one of the professional organisations for homeopathy, like a degree in homeopathy.
Courses take 3 years full time or at least 4 years part time. All recognised programmes include supervised practice.
If you're a qualified healthcare professional like a doctor, nurse, dentist, pharmacist or midwife, you could take a postgraduate homeopathy course approved by the Faculty of Homeopathy
You'll usually need:
- 2 or 3 A levels, or equivalent, including a science, for a degree
- a degree in a relevant subject for postgraduate study
You could do some work shadowing with a homeopath to find out more about homeopathy and how to get started.
You could study for a homeopathy diploma with a private training college. You'll usually need:
- a desire to help others
- relevant life experience
- an interest in homeopathy