Bachelor of Health Science Majors in Chinese Medicine (Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine); Acupuncture from New Zealand College of Chinese Medicine Limited
New Zealand College of Chinese Medicine Limited
Traditional Chinese Medicine
Total student fees
over 4 Years - details
Applicants must have a minimum of 42 credits at level 3 or higher on the National Qualifications Framework, including a minimum of 14 credits at level 3 or higher in each of two subjects from the approved NZQA subject list, a further 14 credits at level 3 or higher taken from no more than two additional domains on the National Qualifications Framework or approved subjects; plus a minimum of 14 credits at level 1 or higher in mathematics on the NQF; plus a minimum of 8 credits at level 2 or higher on the NQF in English, 4 credits must be in reading and 4 credits must be in writing; plus a minimum of 12 credits at NQF level 2 or higher in one of the following, biology, chemistry, physics or science; plus (International Students) completion of an equivalent international secondary school qualification; and/or be 18 years or older and have competency to a minimum level of 6 on the IELTS academic scale or equivalent.
What can I expect out of this qualification?
Graduates of the Bachelor of Health Science will be able to: demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of the theory and application and the traditional and contemporary uses of Acupuncture and/or Chinese Herbal Medicine (including tuina); demonstrate competence in understanding and communicating health issues from the perspective of Western Medical Science; demonstrate skill in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that can benefit from Acupuncture and/or Chinese Herbal Medicine, in the identification of contraindications and in the referral to other health practitioners where these are identified; be able to communicate and provide advice to clients on lifestyle and health care and maintenance; demonstrate a range of critical thinking, analytical and research methods appropriate to the diagnosis and treatment of conditions and to maintaining and increasing professional competence.
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321 Great South Road
20 Otara Road
Lotus Holistic Centre
1024 St Aubyn Street West
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Key Information for Students
Minimum requirements: 42 credits at Level 3 on the NQF for Recent School Leavers PLUS 14 credits L 1 in maths; 8 credits L 2 English (4 credits reading and 4 credits writing); 12 in Biology, Chemistry, Physics OR Science. Age 18 plus: 6.0 IELTS or equivalent, within two years
Detailed requirements: See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.
|Student fees (what you pay)||$9,273||$37,092|
|Government tuition subsidy (what the government pays)||$10,497||$41,988|
A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.
Successful course completions 94%
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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