Master of Health Science (Chinese Medicine)

New Zealand School of Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine

Subject area

Traditional Chinese Medicine

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Entry requirements

In order to be admitted to the Masters programme, an applicant shall normally have completed one of the following requirements:

* have a Bachelors degree in a Chinese Medicine-related subject from a New Zealand tertiary institution or an equivalent overseas university as deemed appropriate by the Admissions panel,


* have qualifications or experience deemed to be the equivalent of one of the above

In situations where the admission qualifications are not sufficient for study at the postgraduate level, enrolment in transitional studies may be required before the applicant is admitted to the programme.

International students for whom English is not their ffirst language should provide one of the following:
Evidence no more than two years' old of an Academic IELTS score of 6.5 with no band score lower than 6, evidence of a comparable pass in IELTS or its equivalents gained within the last two years. Applicants whose qualifying undergraduate or postgraduate studies were conducted in English may be exempted from the IELTS requirements on submission of documented evidence that English was the language of instruction of that degree.
NZCEL (Academic) Level 5

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The New Zealand School of Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine aims to create an educational environment which values scholarship, critical reflective thinking, life-long learning and professional development. The programme focuses on a high level of conceptualisation within the chosen disciplines of Chinese medicine, preparing graduates who can contribute to knowledge and practice development within their own chosen clinical specialty.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Health at this level can earn:


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Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (09) 6303456
Fax: (04) 473 9040

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