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Bachelor of Chinese Medicine (BChinMed) 5-year curriculum

The Bachelor of Chinese Medicine (BChinMed) programme is a 5-year full-time degree programme, aiming to provide systematic and professional training to students for becoming competent Chinese Medicine Practitioners who are able to provide Chinese medicine healthcare service to the community as well as to meet the challenges of the modernization of Chinese Medicine. The main features of the curriculum include:

  1. Focus on Chinese Medicine teaching supplemented with biomedical sciences knowledge
  2. Frequent and early clinical training
  3. Comprehensive clinical skills training
  4. Broadening students’ horizons beyond professional study
  5. Arousing students’ interests in scientific research
  6. Trilingual teaching medium

The BChinMed curriculum covers

  • Chinese Medicine Foundation Courses;
  • Chinese Medicine Classical Texts Courses;
  • Chinese Medicine Clinical Courses;
  • Biomedical Sciences Courses (including western medicine bedside training);
  • Disciplinary Elective Courses;
  • Field Trip and Chinese Medicine Dispensary Practicum;
  • Chinese Medicine Clinical Attachments and Clinical Clerkship at Chinese Medicine hospitals to be arranged on the Mainland;
  • Common Core Curriculum Courses; and
  • Language Enhancement Courses.
Year Courses Clinical Attachment / Clerkship / Field Trip
1
  • Chinese Medicine Foundation Courses
  • Biomedical Sciences Courses
  • Chinese Medicine Classical Texts Courses
  • Clinical Attachment
2
  • Disciplinary Elective Courses
  • Common Core Curriculum, English & Chinese
  • Field Trip & Chinese Medicine Dispensary Practicum
3
  • Chinese Medicine Foundation Courses
  • Chinese Medicine Clinical Courses
  • Chinese Medicine Classical Texts Courses
  • Clinical Attachment
4
  • Biomedical Sciences Courses
  • Disciplinary Elective Courses
  • Clinical Attachment
  • Western Medicine Clinical Attachment for “Medicine” and “Fundamentals of Diagnosis”
5 40 weeks of Clinical Clerkship in TCM Hospitals on the Mainland (Shanghai or Guangzhou)

Bachelor of Chinese Medicine (BChinMed) 5-year curriculum