Diploma of Tuina
New Zealand School of Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine
Traditional Chinese Medicine
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About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
Tuina is Chinese medical massage. The qualification is a two-year program of study comprising TCM medical science, Western biosciences, Tuina specific theoretical studies and manual manipulation techniques. This diploma can complement acupuncture bachelor study or lead to stand alone practice of Chinese medical massage (Tuina). Our aim is to explore the theoretical and practical knowledge of Chinese medical massage in order to prepare graduates to practice Tuina in a contemporary healthcare context alongside acupuncture and CHM, as part of the network of primary healthcare providers, tailoring treatments to the requirements of patients.
Key Information for Students
Open entry, but overseas students whose first language is not English must have IELTS 5.5 or equivalent.
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:
|In further study||35%|
|On a benefit||15%|
All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.
Examples of related scholarships
Graduate Women Wellington - First in Family Scholarship
Victoria University of Wellington - The Scholarships Office
$5,000 per annum stipend plus tuition fees up to $5,000 per annum.
This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.
Where does this information come from?
The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.
The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.
NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.