Abbreviation FT / PT
MChinMed(Acup&Mox) PT

The MChinMed(Acup&Mox) programme is a 2-year part-time programme offered by the School of Chinese Medicine. It aims at offering Chinese Medicine professionals with enhanced theoretical foundation, clinical skills and research knowledge in the field of acupuncture and moxibustion.

The MChinMed(Acup&Mox) curriculum consists of taught courses and capstone experience (clinical attachment and dissertation). Candidates are required to complete a minimum of 69 credits curriculum requirement in the prescribed sequence for the MChinMed(Acup&Mox) curriculum as set out below:

Curriculum structure
Taught courses
(a) Theoretical knowledge  (9 credits)
(b) Research knowledge     (9 credits)
(c) Clinical knowledge       (15 credits)
(d) Latest development of  acupuncture in clinical practice (3 credits)
Capstone experience
- Advanced Clinical Attachment in Acupuncture (12 credits)
- Dissertation (21 credits)
*subject to Senate's approval

The clinical attachment may be taken in blocks during the designated timeslot(s) assigned for such purpose within the candidates' period of registration.

Mode of Attendance

Part Time (two years)

Medium of Instruction
Cantonese and/or Putonghua (to be supplemented by English if necessary)
Programme Entrance Requirements

To be eligible for admission, a candidate shall:
(a) comply with the General Regulations but with a waiver of Regulation G2(b);
(b) comply with the Regulations for Taught Postgraduate Curricula but with a waiver of Regulation TPG2(d); and
(c) hold the degree of Bachelor of Traditional Chinese Medicine or Bachelor of Chinese Medicine of this University or a qualification of equivalent standard from another University or comparable institution accepted for this purpose; or a Bachelor's degree in medicine, dentistry, physiotherapy or another healthcare related programme and a diploma in acupuncture from a University or comparable institution accepted for this purpose.

Programme Admissions Advisor
Ms SX Sun
Tel: 3917 6491
Fax: 2872 5476
Email: mchinmed@hku.hk

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