International Students – General Course Information


Courses are available to international students who have a valid visa to study in the UK. Please contact us to see if your visa is valid to study at the CNM. The student’s visa must be valid for the duration of the course.

For any questions please do contact us.

Admissions Contact – International Students
T: 00 44 (0)1342 410 505

The following is a brief synopsis of the courses available. Please take a moment to review this. Once you’ve read it, use the links to review each course in detail.

*UK and EU students please review the UK and EU Students General Course Information page.

Diploma Courses

Use the links below to review each specific course detail.

Master Nutrition Consultant Course – Online

Short Courses

IMPORTANT – You can only get a student visitor visa to study Short Courses. You may also study Short Courses if you are in the UK on a valid student visa and are currently engaged in full time study on another course. Please contact with any questions.

Use the links below to review each specific course detail.

Study Costs

Please contact our course consultants for exact course pricing.


CNM graduates are fully equipped to become successful therapists. Statistics have shown that more than 80% of CNM graduates are practising. To advance therapeutic skills, CNM offers post-graduate courses and additional training. CNM works with a number of Universities which gives our graduates the option to enrol if they are interested in a BSc or MSc programme.

EEA Countries

Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom, Iceland*, Liechtenstein*, Norway*, Switzerland**

* These countries are in the EEA, but are not members of the European Union. ** Switzerland is not in the EEA, but an international treaty means that from 1 June 2002 Swiss nationals have a similar right to live in the UK as EEA nationals. Reference:

International Recognition

Each country has its own regulations which differ from state to state. If you are interested in a particular country, contact headoffice for more details.

Note that regulations do change from time to time. It can’t be guaranteed that the information below is correct at all time. CNM does focus on having its courses recognized by relevant associations in the UK and Ireland. Thanks to CNM’s contacts in Europe and internationally, our graduates are eligible to practice in many countries.



Everybody who wants to practice Natural Therapies in Germany must take an exam set by a Government body. Once you have passed this exam you are allowed to call yourself a “Heilpraktiker” (Natural Health Practitioner). No matter if you practice Nutrition, Homeopathy, Herbal Medicine or Acupuncture, the exam is the same for everybody.


CNM has very good connections to various associations in France which makes it possible for graduates of our courses in Nutrition, Homeopathy, Acupuncture, Herbal Medicine and Naturopathy to practice there.


Regulations in Italy are complicated. CNM graduates in Nutrition, Homeopathy, Herbal Medicine and Naturopathy are eligible to practice in Italy with the legal homework.


CNM graduates in Nutrition, Herbal Medicine, Acupuncture, Homeopathy and Naturopathy are eligible to practice in Cyprus.


CNM graduates in Nutrition, Herbal Medicine, Acupuncture, Homeopathy and Naturopathy are eligible to practice in Cyprus.

Outside Europe


Our Nutrition and Herbal Medicine graduates are eligible to practice throughout North America as CNM is recognised in the US by 3 different associations

Where our students come from…

The College of Naturopathic Medicine is not only the premier natural health care training provider for the UK but also the first choice for students all over the world interested in becoming successful practitioners in alternative medicine.

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CNM has enrolled students from 90+ countries across the world.