Bachelor of Health Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine / Bachelor of Arts in International Studies

University of Technology Sydney

The Bachelor of Health Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine Bachelor of Arts in International Studies is a combined degree program that provides students with greater exposure to and understanding of another culture. Students studying this course choose a country major choice from the Bachelor of Arts in International Studies. If students choose the China major, they complete four consecutive sessions of Mandarin and Chinese culture before proceeding to China for an academic year of study at a university or institution of higher education. The course has a strong history of delivering highly skilled practitioners and researchers. Students complete over 1030 hours of clinical practice starting in their first session, first year of study and are well equipped for private practice. Career options include acupuncture or Chinese herbal medicine practitioner in private or community health services. This combined program makes it more possible for graduates to practise outside Australia.

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At a glance

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


  • Traditional chinese medicine
  • Culture studies

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