Bachelor of Health Science

Bachelor of Health Science – Level 7

The New Zealand College of Chinese Medicine BHSc was approved by NZQA in 2010. It was developed after researching thirty international qualifications, and provides a major in Acupuncture ( three years),  or the  major in Chinese Medicine ( four years, including both Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine).

Please Note:

The actual courses delivered in any year will be determined by enrolments.

Bachelor of Health Science (Chinese Medicine-Acupuncture and herbal Medicine), BHSc (CM)

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Programme:

  • Level 7, 480 credits
  • Full-time for 4 years
  • 144 teaching weeks
  • Part time within 8 consecutive academic years

 

The Bachelor of Health Science  in Chinese Medicine  includes Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine. It follows a four year pathway and comprises a minimum of 480 credits  spread between Levels 5, 6 and 7 of the National Qualifications Framework.

This degree course is designed for students who wish to become practitioners of Chinese Medicine, using both Acupuncture and Herbal medicine. The aim of the course is to explore the theoretical and practical knowledge of Chinese Medicine, and  prepares graduates to practice Chinese Medicine (Acupuncture, Herbal Medicine and Tuina) in contemporary and western contexts, as  primary healthcare providers in New Zealand.

Bachelor of Health Science (Acupuncture), BHSc (ACU)

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Programme:

  • Level 7, 360 credits
  • Full-time for 3 years
  • 108 teaching weeks
  • Part time within 6 consecutive academic years

The Bachelor of Health Science  in Acupuncture follows a three-year pathway and comprises a minimum of 360 credits spread between Levels 5, 6 and 7 of the National Qualifications Framework.

This degree course is designed for students who wish to become practitioners of traditional Acupuncture. The aim of the course is to explore the theoretical and practical knowledge of Acupuncture and prepares graduates to practice traditional Chinese Acupuncture and Tuina in contemporary and Western contexts as  primary healthcare providers in New Zealand.

Special Note for Clinical Practise:

Student clinicians will practise at the College’s Clinic under supervision and will be required to develop clinic management and marketing skills as part of the business development aspects of course requirements. College marketing and students obtaining their own individual patients; assists with reinforcing and consolidating the new knowledge gained.

Bachelor of Health Science – Degree Structure – click here