Diploma in Tui Na

New Zealand College of Chinese Medicine Limited

Subject area

Traditional Chinese Medicine


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Entry requirements

NCEA University Entrance Standard: Candidates must have:
* A minimum of 42 credits at level 3 or higher on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF), 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 NQF or approved subjects.
* A minimum of 10 credits at level 1 or higher in Mathematics on the NQF.
* A minimum of 10 credits at level 2 or higher on the NQF in English, 5 credits must be in reading and 5 credits must be in writing.

International: Show competency to a minimum of 6.0 on the IELTS academic scale with no band score lower than 5.5 or equivalent (Equivalent means TOEFL, other NZQA recognised international testing or NZCEL (Level 4) (Academic. Test results should be current (i.e. obtained within two years of the application date); or students must provide evidence of full time study within a New Zealand school for a period of two years and proof that they have completed a minimum of NCEA level 2 (the UE English requirements).

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide communities in New Zealand with qualified individuals who have attained sufficient knowledge, practical skills and behavioral attributes for the general maintenance of health and life style using traditional Chinese medicine therapies, practices and philosophies of Tuina.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (09) 580 2376
Fax: (09) 580 2379
Email: auck@chinesemedicine.ac.nz
Web: http://www.chinesemedicine.ac.nz

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