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Acupuncture and Tuina
- General Information

    1. Orientation

    This program will enable students to understand the essential theory of Chinese medicine, grasp the knowledge and techniques of acupuncture and tuina and improve their self-learning ability.

    2. Main Courses

    • Essential theory of Chinese medicine
    • Diagnosis in Chinese medicine
    • Chinese materia medica
    • Chinese herbal formulae
    • Normal human anatomy
    • Physiology
    • Pathology
    • Biochemistry
    • Meridians and points
    • Needling and moxibustion technique
    • Tuina manipulation
    • Experimental acupuncture & tuina
    • Acupuncture therapeutics
    • Tuina treatment
    • Guided reading of Chinese medical classics

    3. Teaching Methods

    These include classroom lectures, group discussions, bedside teaching, simulated demonstration, practical training, social practice and problem-based learning (PBL). The teaching will highlight the training on skills of needling, moxibustion and tuina. Most lectures will take place in the Zhangjiang Campus, most clinical internship and probation will take place in the affiliated hospitals.

    4. Graduation and Academic Degree

    A Bachelor of Medical Science will be awarded upon completion of

    • Required credits of all courses in the teaching scheme
    • General points average (GPA)
    • Pass of all examinations
    • New HSK-5≥180 (excluding those of Chinese origin)

    5. Future Career Development

    After graduation, students may conduct medical practice, teaching and research in departments of acupuncture, tuina and Chinese medicine in medical institutions. Alternatively, they may conduct education, research, international exchange and management of Chinese medicine.

    6. Type of Class



    Tuition Fee
    Bachelor RMB 28,000 pre year
    RMB 140,000 in total (About $ 25,670)
    Accommodation Fee
    Building 3/4, 280, Huatuo Road
    Double Room RMB 1,400 to RMB 1,600
    Single Room RMB 1,200 to RMB 800
    Building 18/22, 280, Huatuo Road
    Double Room RMB 400
    Apartments 650,South Wan Ping Road
    Double Room RMB 1,000 to RMB 800
    Single Room RMB 1,200
    Other Fees
    Service Fee USD 50
    Living Expense RMB 2,400 to RMB 3,000
- How Much Scholarship Cover
Admission Only
- You Need Pay After Got Scholarship (RMB)
  • Tuition:  28,000 / Year
  • Accommodation: 750 to 1200 RMB per month
  • Living Expense: 600 to 3000 RMB per month
- Requirement


Not Chinese

- Application Documents

1. ID Photo

Background Color:Blue or White Pixel: ?300 pixels/inch Other Requirement: Bareheaded

2. Scan of the passport

With name, passport number & expiration date, and photo included

3. Certificate of HSK

Certificate of HSK (Chinese Proficiency Test),No need for English medium programs

4. High school diploma or A-Level transcript

  • Step 1: Click "Apply Now" button below and pay scholarship service fee.

  • Step 2: Wait for the payment confirmation, then provide documents guidance. (including the application form)

  • Step 3: Submit documents and wait for result and admission documents (including admission letter, visa letter)
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