Middlesex University

Middlesex University

Acupuncture (Professional Practice)

This course provides an opportunity for students who are already working in the healthcare sector (e.g. GPs, physiotherapists, chiropractors, osteopaths, midwives, nurses), or who already possess a degree, to study acupuncture. The course provides students with a grounding in the principles and applications of acupuncture, including the theory of yin and yang, five elements, tongue diagnosis, pulse diagnosis etc; Meridians, acupuncture points and traditional needling techniques; moxibustion, cupping, electro-acupuncture, ear acupuncture and scalp acupuncture.

Entry requirements

Candidates should hold a Bachelor�s degree or equivalent qualification. Applicants possessing qualifications as a healthcare professional will be able to apply for accreditation of prior learning.

Course modules

Modules include: Principles of traditional chinese medicine and acupuncture; clinical diagnostics; integrated clinical sciences; professional development and research; clinical acupuncture techniques; acupuncture points and meridians; clinical acupuncture treatment; acupuncture clinical practice; dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 50 per Credit (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 65 per Credit (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time - 2 years
PgDip Full-time £ 50 per Credit (home fees) 1 years
PgDip Full-time £ 65 per Credit (overseas fees) 1 years
PgDip Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Hendon Campus Barnet NW4 4BT South East

Key information

Telephone number: 
020 8411 5555