Diploma of Tuina

New Zealand School of Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine

Subject area

Traditional Chinese Medicine

Qualification

Duration

2

2 Years

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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

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Open entry, but overseas students whose first language is not English must have IELTS 5.5 or equivalent.

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


Duration

2 Years


Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
N/A N/A
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
N/A N/A
Total N/A N/A

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.


Student Success

N/A


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings $25,832
Earnings range N/A
In employment 55%
In further study 35%
On a benefit 15%

All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.

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Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Graduate Women Wellington - First in Family Scholarship

Provided by:

Victoria University of Wellington - The Scholarships Office

Website:

http://www.victoria.ac.nz/study/student-finance/scholarships

Value:

$5,000 per annum stipend plus tuition fees up to $5,000 per annum.

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Ian Campbell Scholarship

Provided by:

Wellington Paraplegic and Physically Disabled Trust - Secretary

Website:

http://www.wppdt.org/

Value:

Determined annually by the Trustees

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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.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (09) 6303456
Fax: (04) 473 9040
Email: admin@nzsao.com
Web: http://www.acupuncture.ac.nz

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

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.

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