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Courses offered

International Diploma in Homeopathy (available 2015)

Clinical effectiveness for practicing homeopathic doctors and homeopathy students, leading to DipUKHomeo certification.

International Diploma in Advanced Homeopathy (available 2016)

for graduates of the International Diploma, or by accreditation of prior learning.

The Homeopathic Home Prescriber Course (available 2015)

for all interested parties.

Course structure

All the courses consist of 3 modules, each requiring 16 hours of online course attendance and directed learning. All the courses carry certification from both, the Sukul Institute of Homeopathic Research, India and the North West College of Homoeopathy, UK.
Course content is accessed online. You will receive your password once you have enrolled and paid for the course.
Each module includes videos, written course material accessible online, tutor support and final assessment.
In addition, the Advanced Diploma offers a choice of modules, allowing you to tailor your experience to your individual clinical requirements and/or personal ambitions for learning. Tutor support is available with every course, with two tutors assigned by each course, one from each institution.
Call in times with tutors is specified for any personal contact in respect of course-related matters. Electronic contact may take place within these periods, or more flexibly.

International Diploma in Homeopathy

Leading to the title DipUKHomeo

Course mission

Not all homeopathic doctors are successful. This course focuses on the core mission of the homeopath: to heal in everyday practice. Through a series of assessed and supervised case studies and other learning experiences, it embeds and evaluates your clinical effectiveness. Step by step, we review the clinical application of the everyday skills of a successful practitioner - case taking, case analysis, repertorisation and prescribing – strengthening your understanding, confidence and competence.

Entry requirements

Diploma students should be studying for, or graduates of a nationally recognized homoeopathy qualification. Diploma students must submit a preliminary case analysis to confirm their suitability to benefit from the course, and ability to practice safely. Students should be appropriately insured for supervised homeopathic case practice.

Course tutors

Sukul Institute of Homepathic Research: Dr Anirban Sukul, Director SIHR and Prof Dr N C Sukul, President, SIHR.
North West College of Homoeopathy: For the 2015/16 course, the course tutors will be College Principal George Garlick, RSHom and College Clinical Director Sue Hladky, RSHom.

Course materials

Comprehensive study materials are divided into 3 modules, with two audio-visual lectures per module, one each from the Sukul Institute and the North West College of Homoeopathy, UK.

Course content

The following is a guide to the thrust areas of the course. A full modular syllabus will be available three months before the start date.

  1. Clinical practice
    1. Case taking.
    2. How to converse professionally with a patient?
    3. Analysis of a patient
    4. What could be the guiding symptoms of a case?
    5. How to select the correct remedy in the daily practice (most important)?
    6. Live cases with documents and photos.
    7. Managing the environment, including tips on the decoration of your clinic.
    8. Learning from experience as a clinician: the reflective practitioner.
  2. Materia Medica & Case management
    1. Guiding symptoms and basis of selection of constitutional remedies.
    2. The complementary medicines of the constitutional remedies.
    3. Making prescribing decisions about potency, medium and dose.
    4. Keeping in touch with patients.
  3. Repertorisation
    1. How to proceed with the repertory to analyze a case.
    2. Rubrics to emphasize while considering a case.
    3. Examples of a variety of complicated cases and their repertorization.
    4. Basic guidelines and the benefit of using homeopathic software for case analysis.
  4. Practice development through Research
    1. Clinical research.
    2. Laboratory based basic research and findings from leading laboratories globally.
    3. How to design a clinical as well as a laboratory based experiment.
    4. Research methods with animal and plant models.
    5. Research achievements of the Sukul Institute.

Enrolment and Course duration (provisional information)

Course materials will be available from September 2015. Students are expected to complete the course within a six month period. This detail will be confirmed in June 2015 at the latest.

The DipUKHomeo designation is honorary not statutory, hence, you are not authorized to practice with this certification in your country and you should consult your own country's guidelines and laws about thorough professional training in homeopathic medicine.