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Using English as the medium of instruction, students will acquire new knowledge and develop new skills through seminars, workshops, case studies, group projects and presentations, clinical placement, field study and dissertation writing. This programme builds on students' previous knowledge and professional skills in Chinese medicine and is designed specifically for Chinese medicine practitioners wanting to develop expertise in practicing acupuncture in an English speaking environment. In addition to the content-related knowledge and understanding, our teaching is designed to improve the students’communication and social skills, clinical skills and problem solving skills in an English speaking environment.
|Compulsory Courses||24 units|
|Advanced Clinical Acupuncture I||4 units|
|Advanced Clinical Acupuncture II||4 units|
|Examination and Diagnosis of Musculoskeletal Disorders||3 units|
|Advanced Acupuncture Skills and Safe practice||2 units|
|Advance in acupuncture research||3 units|
|Health regulations and practice management||3 units|
|Overseas acupuncture licensing regulations and examinations||2 units|
|Clinical Practice I||3 units|
|Elective Courses||3 units|
|Clinical Practice II||3 units|
|Overseas placement||3 units|
|Supplementary Course (for those who have not previously studied Chinese Medicine or Chinese Medicine Pharmacy)#|
|Principles of Chinese Medicine in Acupuncture Practice||4 units
A bachelor's degree of Chinese Medicine or Acupuncture, or other health profession disciplines; or in special circumstances, possess the equivalent training and be able to pass an entrance examination.
Language Proficiency Requirement
Applicants must have obtained a bachelor’s degree with English language as the primary medium of instruction; or applicants can demonstrate a good command of English, e.g.
IELTS academic modules minimum score of 6.5; or
TOEFL minimum score of 550 (paper-based) or 79 (internet-based)).
Those who have never received any undergraduate training in Chinese Medicine must take the course “Principles of Chinese Medicine in Acupuncture Practice” (中醫針灸學概論) (4 units) as supplementary study.
The Government offers financial assistance in the form of non-means-tested loan to all students. The beneficiaries are expected to repay their loans within a specified period after graduation. Scholarships are bestowed upon selected recipients including new students on the basis of academic merits and other criteria stipulated by the donors.