Bachelor of Traditional Chinese Medicine (BSc)

Australia

Cricos: 00917K

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BSc

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AUD 29040 per year

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About Bachelor of Traditional Chinese Medicine at Western Sydney University

This degree equips practitioners with the knowledge and professional competencies required for a career in acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine and herb dispensing.

Building a solid, broad understanding of biomedicine and various health science fields in this way will give you a deeper understanding of TCM and help you to work in interdisciplinary teams and centres and assist you in advising clients on treatment options.

Advance human health

To graduate with a Bachelor of Traditional Chinese Medicine, you will be required to complete all compulsory units. You will study core common units with other health science and allied health students.

In this course, you will share your new knowledge and experiences with other students and, together, gain professional competencies, important for ethical and safe practice and high-quality care. The skills you will gain in communication and working with people will be valuable throughout your career and in your life.

Starting in the first session of first year, you will also take TCM units. The final two years of the program focus on clinical skills, practical experience and specialised areas such as skin disease, gynaecology and the musculoskeletal system. TCM units cover acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, herbal dispensing, Chinese medical theory and clinical assessment.

Professional accreditation

The Bachelor of Traditional Chinese Medicine has been approved as meeting the accreditation requirements of the Chinese Medicine Board of Australia to qualify graduates for general registration in the three divisions of Acupuncturist, Chinese Herbal Medicine Practitioner and Chinese Herbal Dispenser.

Your career

As a graduate of Chinese medicine, you can look forward to career opportunities including:

  • Private practitioner or in a clinic
  • Acupuncturist
  • Product development, management and sales roles in pharmaceutical and herbal companies
  • Medical research
  • Consultancy

Campus Information

Campbelltown

ATAR: 75

UAC CODE: 723570

COURSE CODE: 4710

CRICOS CODE: 089195D

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    Course starts find outDomestic course fees find outInternational course feesAUD 29040 per year

Entry requirements

Applicants who have undertaken studies overseas may have to provide proof of proficiency in English. Local and International applicants who are applying through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) will find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on the UAC website. Local applicants applying directly to the University should also use the information provided on the UAC website.

http://www.uac.edu.au/

https://westernsydney.uac.edu.au/ws/

International applicants must apply directly to the University of Western Sydney via the the Western Sydney University International office.

International students applying to Western Sydney University through Western Sydney University International can find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on the Western Sydney University International website.

International Office

Overseas qualifications must be deemed by the Australian Education International - National Office of Overseas Skills Recognition (AEI-NOOSR) to be equivalent to Australian qualifications in order to be considered by UAC and Western Sydney University.

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