Bachelor of Traditional Chinese Medicine (Hons)

INTI International University: KPT/JPS(PA8767)06/2014
Overview
 

Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is a medical study that originated in ancient China thousands of years ago. Practitioners are skilled in the knowledge of herbs, acupuncture, and other methods to treat a wide range of conditions.

Our Traditional Chinese Medicine Degree Programme is the first of its kind in Malaysia. It covers the basic, classic and professional approaches to healthcare by highly qualified Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioners from both Malaysia and China.

You will be equipped with a strong scientific foundation, basic medical knowledge and over 2,200 hours of practical clinical skills training.

 

 
Highlights
 
  • The first Traditional Chinese Medicine degree programme in Malaysia
  • Programme is available in English and Mandarin
  • Five-month internship with the Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine or Shandong University of Traditional Chinese Medicine
  • Internships with prestigious and established universities in China, namely Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Shandong University of Traditional Chinese Medicine and a pathway for dual certification with the Beijing University of Chinese Medicine
  • Recognized by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) and Ministry of Health (MOH)
  • Extensive clinical exposure and practice at Chinese Medicine Centre
 

 
Career Opportunities
 

With the passing of the Traditional & Complementary Medicine Act, the profession will be regulated by the Ministry of Health. The graduates can choose the following pathway:

  • Apply to work with the Ministry of Health
  • Set up their own TCM clinic
  • Enter into the academic line with research
  • Enter into the Chinese Pharmaceutical industries
Programme Duration
5 years
Collaboration University
 
Beijing University of Chinese Medicine
Collaboration University
 
Shandong University of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Collaboration University
 
Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Financial assistance available:
 
Edu-Assist
Accredited by
 
Malaysian Qualifications Agency
Programme Structure

Year 1
  • Chinese Medicine Language I
  • Chinese Medicine Language II
  • Theories of Chinese Medicine
  • History of Chinese Medicine
  • Diagnostic of Chinese Medicine
  • Chinese Medicine Materia Medica
  • Critical Thinking Skills
  • Human Biology
  • Microbiology
  • Cell Biology & Biochemistry
 
 
 
Year 2
  • Chinese Medicine Language III / Mandarin 3 (Medical Chinese)
  • General Psychology
  • Prescription of Chinese Medicine
  • Fundamentals of Acupuncture
  • Technique and Treatment of Acupuncture and Moxibustion
  • Yellow Emperor’s Classic
  • Shang Han Lun
  • Technique of Tuina
  • Chinese Medicine Internal Medicine I
  • Pathology
  • Pharmacology
 
 
 
 
 
Year 3
  • Medical Laws, Regulations and Ethics
  • Therapeutics of Tuina
  • Chinese Medicine Geriatrics
  • Synopsis of Prescriptions of the Golden Camber
  • Wen Bing Xue
  • Chinese Medicine Orthopaedics & Traumatology
  • Chinese Medicine Internal Medicine 2
  • First Aid and Emergency Conditions
  • Allopathic Internal Medicine 1
  • Allopathic Internal Medicine 2
 
 
 
 
 
Year 4
  • Chinese Medicine Gynaecology
  • Chinese Medicine Paediatrics
  • Life Cultivation and Rehabilitation of Traditional Chinese Medicine
  • Chinese Medicine External Medicine
  • Research Methodology
 
 
 
 
 
Year 5
  • Project – Traditional Chinese Medicine
  • Internship (Local and Abroad)
 
 
 
 
 
GES Subjects
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Community Service & Cocurriculum
  • Presentation Skills / Bahasa Kebangsaan A*
  • Ethnic Relations (Local Students) / Communicating in Malay (International Students)
  • Islamic & Asian Civilization (Local Students) / Malaysian Studies (International Students)

*Exempted if a credit in BM has been obtained at SPM level.If credit is obtained,then student will take Presentation Skills

 
 
 
 
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*Subject to entry requirement

Campuses & Intakes
 
INTI International University
 
 
  • 13 January 2014
  • 14 July 2014
Academic Calendar
 
 
Entry Level Entry Requirements
Students are required to sit for a Chinese Challenge Examination. Upon passing, they will be exempted from relevant levels of Chinese Medicine Language subjects
INTI Foundation Completion of Foundation in Science with minimum CGPA of 2.5

STPM (Science Stream)

CGPA of 2.5 and above
STPM (Arts Stream) CGPA of 2.5 and above with credit in Maths and 2 science subjects at SPM level

UEC

Minimum 5Bs (including Maths and one science subject)

A Level

2 principal passes (including Maths and one science subject)

SAM

Minimum 5 Cs with TER of 75 (including Maths and one science subject)

NSW HSC

Minimum 10 units with ATAR of 75 (including Maths and one science subject)

Australian Year 12

Minimum ATAR of 75 (including Maths and one science subject)

Canadian Pre-U

Minimum 6 passes (including Maths and one science subject) with an average score of 70%

INTI Diploma

Minimum CGPA of 2.5 and above (subject exemption can be granted - up to 30%)
Others Please refer to INTI International University
 
 
 
 
Fees Summary
 
INTI International University
Local Students
Download complete Fee Structure here.
Estimated Fees (RM)
129,680
 
 
 
 
 
INTI International University
International Students
Download complete International
Students Fee Structure here.
Approximate Total Fee (USD)
44,293
 
 
 
 
 



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