Bachelor of Traditional Chinese Medicine (Hons)

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

This programme is helmed by highly qualified TCM practitioners from Malaysia and China, providing students with a strong foundation in TCM clinical practices and treatments. The programme is highly adaptable, equipping students with more than 2,200 hours of practical training.

Students will need to complete five months of internship at the Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, Shanghai University of TCM, Shandong University of TCM or Tianjin University of TCM. They will graduate with sound traditional medical knowledge backed by established scientific principles, which they can apply to a successful career in TCM.

 

 
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 pathways:

  • Apply to work with the Ministry of Health
  • Set up their own TCM clinics
  • Enter into the academic line with research
  • Enter into the Chinese Pharmaceutical industry
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
Collaboration University
 
Tianjin University of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Financial assistance available:
 
Edu-Assist
Accredited by
 
Malaysian Qualifications Agency
Programme Structure

Year 1
  • Cell Biology & Biochemistry
  • Chinese Medicine Language I
  • Chinese Medicine Language II
  • Chinese Medicine Materia Medica
  • Critical Thinking Skills
  • Diagnostic of Chinese Medicine
  • History of Chinese Medicine
  • Human Biology
  • Microbiology
  • Theories of Chinese Medicine
 
 
 
Year 2
  • Chinese Medicine Internal Medicine I
  • Chinese Medicine Language III / Mandarin III (Medical Chinese)
  • Fundamentals of Acupuncture
  • General Psychology
  • Pathology
  • Pharmacology
  • Prescription of Chinese Medicine
  • Shang Han Lun
  • Technique & Treatment of Acupuncture & Moxibustion
  • Technique of Tuina
  • Yellow Emperor's Classic
 
 
 
 
 
Year 3
  • Chinese Medicine Geriatrics
  • Chinese Medicine Internal Medicine 2
  • Chinese Medicine Orthopaedics & Traumatology
  • First Aid & Emergencies
  • Medical Laws, Regulations & Ethics
  • Modern Diagnostic & Internal Medicine I
  • Modern Diagnostic & Internal Medicine II
  • Synopsis of Prescriptions of the Golden Chamber
  • Therapeutics of Tuina
  • Wen Bing Xue
 
 
 
 
 
Year 4
  • Chinese Medicine External Medicine
  • Chinese Medicine Gynaecology
  • Chinese Medicine Paediatrics
  • Life Cultivation & Rehabilitation of Traditional Chinese Medicine
  • Research Methodology
 
 
 
 
 
Year 5
  • Etiology & Therapeutic of Spine
  • Final Year Project - Traditional Chinese Medicine
  • Internship (Local and Abroad)
 
 
 
 
 
General Education Subjects (GES)
  • Community Service & Co-curriculum
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Ethnic Relations
  • Islamic & Asian Civilisation (Local students) / Malaysian Studies 3 (International students)
  • Presentation Skills (Local students) / Communicating in Malay 3 (International students)
 
 
 
 
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*Subject to entry requirement

Campuses & Intakes
 
INTI International University
 
 
  • January 2015
  • July 2015
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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