Master of Science in Chinese Medicine(Part-time)

The application for 2018/19 admission is now open for application. 
For details, please visit Graduate School's website:
https://www.gs.cuhk.edu.hk/page/ApplicationforAdmission

Introduction

Offered by the School of Chinese Medicine, the Master of Science in Chinese Medicine is a two-year part-time programme. The Programme has two specializations, namely Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture. Specializations in defined areas of study offer courses that enrich students' existing knowledge base and allow the pursuit of specialist knowledge skills at the master-degree level. Students are required to choose one of the aforementioned specializations, and complete at least 36 units according to the study scheme for graduation.

Graduate Comments:
Miss. CHOW, Wing Yan (2015-16 Graduate)   Mr. POON, Nim Lung (2014-15 Graduate)   Ms. TSOI Yan Yu (2014-15 Graduate)

 

Specializations and Study Schemes

Specialization: Chinese Medicine

The specialization of Chinese Medicine mainly aims at providing current Registered Chinese Medicine Practitioners with a platform for enhancing their clinical abilities by studying advanced principles in diagnosis and prescription from Chinese medicine classics and experience Chinese Medicine Practitioners/ scholars, and contemporary research methodologies in Chinese medicine.

Year Term Course Units
Year One Term 1 BCME 6111 Topical Studies on the Heart and Lung Diseases in Clinical Chinese Medicine 3
BCME 6125 Selected Readings on Chinese Medicine Classics 6
Term2 BCME 6114 Topical Studies on Skin Diseases and Various Cancers in Chinese Medicine 4
BCME 6115 Seminars in Topical Studies on Liver, Gallbladder, Spleen and Stomach Diseases in Chinese Medicine 3
BCME 6120 Seminars on Chinese Medicine 3
Year Two Term 1 BCME 6116 Gynaecology in Chinese Medicine 4
BCME 6119 Seminars in Rheumatism and Kidney Diseases 3
BCME 6122 Research Methodologies and Essay Writing (I) 3
Term 2 BCME 6121 Chinese Medicine Specialty Clinical Practice 3
BCME 6123 Research Methodologies and Essay Writing (II) 4
      Total 36

Specialization: Acupuncture
The specialization of Acupuncture is exclusively targeted for those who have completed Bachelor’s degree in Chinese medicine, Medical, Nursing, Physiotherapy or health care profession; or have obtained legal registration to practise Chinese medicine in Hong Kong. It provides students with a platform to enhance their clinical skills and research abilities in Acupuncture.

Year Term Course Units
Year One Term 1 BCME 6124 Basic theories and Diagnostic methods of Chinese Medicine (For non-Chinese Medicine Background) 6
Or
BCME 6125 Selected Readings on Chinese Medicine Classics (For Chinese Medicine Background)
BCME 6503 Meridians and Acupoints 4
Term 2 BCME 6120 Seminars on Chinese Medicine 3
BCME 6504 Acupuncture Techniques 3
BCME 6505 Therapeutics in Acupuncture I 4
Year Two Term 1 BCME 6122 Research Methodologies and Essay Writing (I) 3
BCME 6126 Prevention of Acupuncture Accident and Acupuncture Research Development 2
BCME 6509 Therapeutics in Acupuncture II 4
Term 2 BCME 6121 Chinese Medicine Specialty Clinical Practice 3
BCME 6123 Research Methodologies and Essay Writing (II) 4
      Total 36

Remarks:
1. Applicants are required to indicate the specialization they wish to apply in the online application form.
2. To achieve better learning outcome, the School may recommend the elective courses to students according to their background.
3. School of Chinese Medicine reserves the right for the arrangement of teaching staffs without notice.
4. Student should conduct clinical practice on 10 consecutive days (total 80 hours) in order to fulfill the requirement of “BCME6121 Chinese Medicine Specialty Clinical Practice”. To achieve better learning outcome, students are advised to conduct clinical practice in continuous 10 days or 5 days, The School of Chinese Medicine reserves the right of final arrangement.

Admission Requirements

  • Applicants should meet the general requirements of the Graduate School.
  • Specialization: Chinese Medicine
    1. have majored in Chinese medicine; or
    2. have completed a diploma programme in Chinese medicine and have obtained legal registration to practise Chinese medicine in Hong Kong.

    Specialization: Acupuncture
    1. have majored in Chinese medicine, medical or health care profession; or
    2. have completed a diploma programme in Chinese medicine and have obtained legal registration to practise Chinese medicine in Hong Kong.
  • Applicants should also fulfill the English Language Proficiency Requirement of the Graduate School. Details:https://www.gs.cuhk.edu.hk/admissions/admissions/how-to-apply

For Admission Procedures, please visit the CUHK Graduate School website at: https://www.gs.cuhk.edu.hk

Tuition Fee

HK$75,006 (per annum)

Application Deadline

31 March 2018

Application Procedures

1. Online application (Please indicate the specialization: Chinese Medicine or Acupuncture in the box of “Field of study” in the online application form) : https://www.gs.cuhk.edu.hk/page/ApplicationforAdmission

2. Submit the following supporting documents to the School of Chinese Medicine:

  1. Receipt of HK$300 application fee
  2. One photocopy of your HKID card or other identity document as given in the Application Form.
  3. Official transcripts (with a complete record of courses attended and examination results) of all tertiary level studies. Photocopies will not be accepted*. Applicants should first download the “Transcript Submission Covering Sheet” and send it to their universities to apply for transcripts. Transcripts should be returned directly to relevant Divisions in sealed envelope.
    *CUHK qualifications (Bachelor’s or higher degrees): Photocopies of transcripts issued by CUHK are accepted.
  4. Copies of certificates of academic/professional qualifications.
  5. Copies of other qualifications, e.g. certificate and transcript of courses on Chinese Medicine.
  6. One document of any one of the following score reports/certificates, showing that you have fulfilled the English Language Proficiency Requirement for admission to the Graduate School:
    • Certifying letter of result in English of HKALE (Grade E or above), or HKHLE (Grade E or above), or HKDSE (Level 4 or above) issued by The Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority (HKEAA); or
    • Photocopy of a degree from a university in Hong Kong or an English speaking country; or
    • Original score reports/certificates for assessment by the programmes concerned:
      - TOEFL (normally not lower than 550 Paper-based; 213 computer-based; and 79 internet-based);
      - IELTS (Academic) (normally not lower than Band 6.5);
      - GMAT (Verbal, normally not lower than 21); or
    • Photocopy of a pass in English of CUHK Matriculation Exam.;  or
    • Photocopy of a recognized professional qualification awarded in Hong Kong or an English speaking country
  7. Confidential recommendations from 2 referees (not from the applicant) in sealed envelope.

Enquiry

Tel: (852) 3943 1346 / 3943 4454
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Website: http://www.scm.cuhk.edu.hk
Address: School of Chinese Medicine, Rm G08, Li Wai Chun Building, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

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