General Information

All of our course content and exam qualifications are designed in accordance with the Entry-Level Occupational Competencies for the Practice of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Canada.
 
1. This course adopts the year of study and the credit system. Students who complete the required credits will not be bound by the school year. Each credit equals 15 teaching hours. Teaching hours include class and clinic study hours. Students who have completed 3,000 teaching hours pass the exams and will be offered Advance Diploma, a Diploma of Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists who hold a 8-year four-year program.
 
  2. Three-year, 6-semester Acupuncturists, TCM Practitioners, Physiotherapists or Masters. Diploma for Undergraduate Diploma will be awarded when students pass the exam after completing 2000 lessons. Graduates may apply for advanced Diploma Advance Diploma for both Chinese and Western Acupuncture Physicians for two semesters of related subjects.
 
  3. Two-year, 4-semester General Certificate The Certificate requires completion of 1400 teaching hours. Graduates will be required to take two semesters of related subjects and pass the exam. Diploma will be obtained from an undergraduate diploma of a Chinese medicine practitioner or acupuncturist.
 
4. Students may choose to study a single basic subject, from the various subjects of the relevant training courses. Students who pass the exam will be issued a transcript of the section. Cumulative study of subjects, passing the exam, can be physician or acupuncturist at all levels of undergraduate diploma.
 
 5. The school semester preparation is every 3 months for a semester, each semester 12 weeks, the thirteenth week exam or as a make-up lesson.
 
6. Each semester's tuition $4000 . One-semester optional reading $950  per semester tuition.

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Curriculum

We offer a comprehensive program from the perspective of the Chinese cultural tradition, teaching all aspects of Traditional Chinese Medicine including Acupuncture, Moxibustion, Herbology, Tuina, Qigong, Taijiquan, TCM Osteopathy, Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Pathology, Pharmacology, Ethics, Treatment of Acute Conditions, Lifestyle and Diet tips, and western medical assessment.

(All figures are in “teaching hours”. Figures for “Our Programs” are core requirements; electives have been excluded from the above calculations).

Minimum Attendance Requirement

The student must attend at least 70% of all lectures. If attendance for any given course is less than 70%, the student will be disqualified from the final exam and therefore considered to have failed the course.

Examinations and Credits (Teaching Hours)

Credits (teaching hours) are only counted towards the graduation requirement if the student passes the final exam at the end of the semester. To pass a course, the student must obtain a minimum of 60 in the final exam.

The student is allowed to retake a final exam the mark is between 50 to 59. If the mark is below 50, the student must retake the course if the course is mandatory.

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