Taught course

Chinese Medicine: Acupuncture

University of Westminster, London · Life Sciences

Entry requirements

You will need to be a registered and insured practitioner, and will be expected to hold a BSc Honours degree (minimum Upper Second Class) in Chinese Medicine: Acupuncture or equivalent, an equivalent professional qualification and associated work experience, or a qualification deemed suitable by the course team, including relevant overseas qualifications. You will need the higher education skills to enable you to benefit from postgraduate level study, including evidence of research, critiquing and the skills of academic writing and IT, reflective practice and communication skills, and a collaborative and integrated approach to working.

Months of entry


Course content

This course concentrates on developing you as a scholar practitioner, and enabling you to develop professionally and personally as a leader in research, practice, clinical governance and policy within the Chinese Medicine Acupuncture profession. It presents appropriate clinical and analytical content in an inter-professional forum that fosters critical debate, original and independent thinking, peer mentoring and supervision, and reflexivity. Your exploration of the diversity of East Asian medicines will enlarge the context of the course.

Information for international students

If your first language is not English you should have an IELTS score of at least 6.5 in all components (or equivalent).

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
+44 (0)20 7911 5000