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MASTER OF SCIENCE IN ACUPUNCTURE

Acupuncture is a form of Traditional Chinese Medicine treatment

About The Programme

Acupuncture is a form of Traditional Chinese Medicine treatment which originated 2500 years ago. WHO recognised it from 1970s and accept it as Complementary and Alternative Medicine in the world.

The MSc in Acupuncture programme is a part-time programme designed with the working professionals in mind. The programme incorporates both online and face-to-face (mainly at weekends) learning activities to engage students, with the aim to train competent acupuncturists who are knowledgeable and skilful in acupuncture practices such as needling and moxibustion techniques, Chinese medicine theory and diagnostics etc.

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WHY Study at IMU?

Highly Qualified and Experienced Lecturers

The programme is delivered and supervised by lecturers from Malaysia and Shanghai who have experience in teaching and clinical practice.

Flexibility for Working Professionals

Teaching and learning activities will be a mixture of face-to-face sessions, as well as online lectures.

International Benchmark

Develop acupuncture competencies which are aligned to international standards for safe and effective clinical practice.

Research Partnerships

Students will benefit from the conduct of acupuncture-related research in collaboration with Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (SHUTCM), one of the World Health Organization (WHO) Traditional Chinese Medicine Centre in the frontiers of integrative medical studies.

Integrative Curriculum

Design treatment strategies by recognising acupuncture boundary and understanding of human body in a more integrative, holistic and non-judgemental way.

Key Facts

Master of Science in Acupuncture (IMU)

September

Part-time: 2½ – 5 Years
(42 credit hours)

RM52,500* (Malaysian)

* All tuition and ancillary fees are subject to annual increases, currency exchange rates, and exclusive of levy and bridging fees (if any).

WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO STUDY?

A Bachelor Degree in Chinese Medicine, Medicine, Medical Sciences or its equivalent with a minimum cGPA 2.50 and above as accepted by University’s Senate; or
A Bachelor Degree in Chinese Medicine, Medicine, Medical Sciences or its equivalent not meeting cGPA 2.50, will be subjected to a minimum of 5 years of relevant working experience

A WORD FROM
THE PROGRAMME DIRECTOR

"IMU MSc in Acupuncture course is the first and only postgraduate Acupuncture programme available in Malaysia. The programme curriculum is aligned with the international standards and it caters to students from various backgrounds. It will meet the needs of students who are keen on the development and the standardisation of the application of acupuncture."

DR NG SHIH CHAU, CHARLES
Programme Director

BMed (TCM) TUTCM, MMed (TCM) SHUTCM, PhD (TCM) SHUTCM

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