Health Sciences Degree 5 Years

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.

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Programme details

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Students will need to complete five months of internship at the Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, 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.

Career Opportunities

With the passing of the Traditional & Complementary Medicine Act, the profession will be regulated by the Ministry Of Health. Graduates can choose the following pathways:

  • Apply to work as Physician Health Consultant
  • 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

Tianjin University of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Financial assistance available:

Accredited by

Malaysian Qualifications Agency
Programme Structure



Year 1
  • Anatomy
  • 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
  • Microbiology
  • Physiology
  • Theories of Chinese Medicine
Year 2
  • Chinese Medicine Internal Medicine I
  • Chinese Medicine Language III / Mandarin III (Medical Chinese)
  • Fundamentals of Acupuncture
  • Immunology
  • Pathology
  • Pharmacology
  • Prescription of Chinese Medicine
  • Shang Han Lun
  • Technique & Treatment of Acupuncture & Moxibustion
  • Technique of Tuina
  • Yellow Emperor’s Classic
Year 3
  • Allopathic Internal Medicine I
  • Allopathic Internal Medicine II
  • Chinese Medicine Geriatrics
  • Chinese Medicine Internal Medicine 2
  • Etiology & Therapeutic of Spine I
  • Etiology & Therapeutic of Spine II
  • First Aid & Emergencies
  • Medical Laws, Regulations & Ethics
  • Synopsis of Prescriptions of the Golden Chamber
  • Wen Bing Xue
Year 4
  • Biostatistics & Health Research Methodology
  • Chinese Medicine External Medicine
  • Chinese Medicine Gynaecology
  • Chinese Medicine Paediatrics
  • Life Cultivation & Rehabilitation of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Year 5
  • Final Year Project – Traditional Chinese Medicine
  • Internship (Local and Abroad)
General Education Subjects (GES)
  • Community Service
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Ethnic Relations
  • Islamic & Asian Civilisation (Local students) / Malaysian Studies 3 (International students)
  • Design Thinking
  • Communicating in Malay 3 (International students)
Electives (optional)
  • Different School of Thoughts of TCM
  • Wu Yun Liu Qi with Preventive Medicine
Campuses & Intakes

Note: International students are subject to placement guidelines. Please check with a student counsellor.

Entry Level Entry Requirements
INTI Foundation Completion of Foundation Programme (Science) with minimum CGPA of 2.5 and above
Foundation in Chinese Medicine Foundation in Chinese Medicine with a minimum CGPA of 2.5 and above
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 one Science subject)
A Level 2C (Including one Science subject)
SACE 5 subjects with TER of 75 (Including one Science subject)
NSW (HSC) Minimum 10 units with ATAR 75 (Including one Science subject)
Australian Year 12 Minimum TER / UAI / ENTER of 75 (Including one Science subject)
CPU Minimum 6 passes (Including 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

Students are required to sit for a Chinese Challenge Examination. Upon passing, they will be exempted from relevant levels of Chinese Medicine Language subjects.

Note: International students are subject to entry requirements. Find out more.

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