Bachelor of Health Science (Acupuncture)
New Zealand School of Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine
Total student fees
over 4 Years - details
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About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
On completion of the programme, the graduate will be qualified to be an autonomous first-contact primary health care professional, who uses acupuncture to treat patients. Graduates will have acquired a solid and well-established foundation in the knowledge, skills, attitudes and clinical practice of acupuncture. They shall be eligible for membership in the New Zealand Register of Acupuncturists Inc. (NZRA) as well as other professional Chinese medical associations in New Zealand. NZRA is a member of the World Federation of Acupuncture Societies (WFAS) allowing graduates of the School to have their qualifications recognised internationally and thus be qualified to pursue post-graduate studies in acupuncture currently only available overseas.
Key Information for Students
Students must be 18 years or older and meet literacy standards for tertiary entrance.NZ students must have obtained 42 credits in NCEA (or equivalent)including L2 English or Te Reo. International students must meet NZ visa requirements and IELTS 6.0
See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.
(what you pay)
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.
National Graduate Outcomes
Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:
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Where does this information come from?
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The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.
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