Bachelor of Health Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine

University of Technology Sydney

The Bachelor of Health Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine provides graduates with a professional entry level for the practice of acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine. It aims to produce professional Chinese medicine practitioners with highly adaptable and practical clinical skills accompanied by a thorough grounding in theory. The course has a strong history of delivering skilled practitioners and researchers, and is well regarded nationally and internationally. Opportunities exist for overseas clinical internships in the final year of study in Asia, including China (Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Hong Kong Baptist University) and South Korea (Dong Eui University). In addition students may pursue a six-year combined degree with a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies, learning Mandarin and studying in China for a year. Career options include self-employment in private practice or as part of an interdisciplinary clinical team. Opportunities exist in health care policy development and consultancy; research trial coordination; sales, marketing and product development for herbal and pharmaceutical companies; and community-based organisations with a health service focus.

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At a glance

Type of Institution: University
Level: Undergraduate
Campus/Location: City
Institution CRICOS: 00099F


  • Traditional chinese medicine

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