University of Westminster
Chinese Herbal Medicine
This course contextualises Chinese herbal medicine within its historical roots, and grounds it in the legal, ethical and interprofessional framework of the UK. Phytochemistry and pharmacokinetics are integrated into the understanding of the energetic interactions of herbs. Theory is deconstructed and applied in the clinic from year 1 and diagnostic skills are developed to meet the individual needs of patients.
A UK degree in traditional Chinese medicine acupuncture (or equivalent fields). For those where equivalence is being accepted, the length, depth and content of the courses followed and the orientation of the syllabus will be considered. For applicants without formal qualifications knowledge and application assessments are required which show higher education skills. Students whose 1st language is not English should have an IELTS score of at least 6.5 (with the written component at a minimum of 6.5) or equivalent.
Chinese herbal medicine formulas and strategies (this module includes clinical practice); Chinese herbal medicine the classics; Chinese herbal medicine clinical practice; Chinese herbal medicine in the UK; Chinese herbs and formulae; research and evaluation.
Assessment methods include research and critical reflection, portfolios and personal development plans following the requirements of the professional body, essays, literature reviews and disease analysis.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 9,000 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 13,000 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Part-time day||£ 1,000 per Credit module (home fees)||2 years|
|MSc||Part-time day||£ 1,450 per Credit module (overseas fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Cavendish Street||Westminster||W1W 6UW||South East|
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