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:


Offered by the School of Chinese Medicine, the Master of Science in Chinese Medicine is targeted for applicants who have completed Bachelor’s Degree in Chinese medicine; or have completed a Diploma programme in Chinese medicine and have obtained legal registration to practise Chinese medicine in Hong Kong.

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


Coursework Requirements

The Master of Science in Chinese Medicine is a part-time programme. Students are required to complete a minimum of 36 units of courses normally in two years for graduation. Coursework requirements are as follows.

Courses on Chinese Medicine 28
Thesis 5
Chinese Medicine Clinical Practice 3
Minimum units of courses for graduation 36


Study Scheme

  Year One   
  Course Code Course Title Units
  Term 1  BCME 6110  Advanced Readings on Shang - Han - Lun 4
   BCME 6111  Topical Studies on the Heart and Lung Diseases in Clinical Chinese Medicine 4
  Term 2  BCME 6113  Seminars in Guided Reading and Special Topics on the Warm Diseases 4
   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 4
   Year Two   
  Term 1  BCME 6116  Topical studies of gynaecology in Chinese medicine 4
   BCME 6118  Chinese Medicine Clinical Practice*
  Term 2  BCME 6119  Seminars in Rheumatism and Kidney Diseases
   BCME 6160  Current Research Methodologies in Chinese Medicine and Thesis

**Student should conduct clinical practice on 5 consecutive days (total 40 hours) in order to fulfill the requirement of BCME6118. To achieve better learning outcome, students are advised to conduct clinical practice in advance, i.e. in second Term of first year or in summer. The School of Chinese Medicine reserves the right of final arrangement.


Please refer to the Chinese version.

Admission Requirements

  • Applicants should meet the general requirements of the Graduate School.
  • Applicants should also fulfill the English Language Proficiency Requirement of the Graduate School.
  • In addition to the above-mentioned requirements of the Graduate School, applicants should:
    1. have majored in Chinese medicine; or
    2. have completed a diploma programme in Chinese Medicine and have obtained legal registration to practice Chinese Medicine in Hong Kong.

For Admission Procedures, please visit the CUHK Graduate School website at:

Tuition Fee

HK$75,006 (per annum)

Application Deadline

31 March 2018

Application Procedures

1. Online application:

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.


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