Bachelor of Health Science (Chinese Medicine)
Heal with Chinese herbal medicine and acupuncture
Explore the relationship between mind, body and spirit. This course offers practical experience and guidance from specialist academics. You’ll learn, hands-on, to safely apply Chinese medicine techniques in world class clinics.
Australian Higher Education Loan Program (HELP)
Online & on-campus
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At Torrens University Australia you can tailor your study to suit your lifestyle. Thanks to their innovative digital learning system you’ll gain the ultimate in flexibility, and still receive personalised guidance from academics and access to work placement, mentorship and internship opportunities. Online you can attend live classes or view recorded sessions, connect with lecturers and fellow students, and access content on-demand 24/7.
Learn more about Torrens.
As one of Australia’s fastest growing universities, we take a progressive approach to learning. Our courses are co-designed, developed and delivered with industry, giving you confidence that you’ll graduate job-ready. During this course you will:
- Learn how to safely apply acupuncture, and prescribe and dispense Chinese herbs to treat a variety of diseases.
- Explore the relationship between the mind, body and spirit.
- Discover the practical application of ancillary techniques for the clinical practice of acupuncture.
- Learn to apply techniques such as cupping and moxa therapy.
This course will prepare you to confidently start practising Chinese Medicine in your community. Potential career paths include:
- Chinese Medicine Practitioner
- Clinic Practice Manager
- Research and Development Officer
Professional recognitionATMS accredited This course is accredited by the Australian Traditional Medicine Society.
Torrens University Australia offers flexible entry options and study pathways, whether you’re finishing school, pursuing career progression or looking for a change. Entry requirements for this course includes:
- Successful completion of a Higher Education qualification.
- Year 12 (Australian secondary school certificate) or equivalent with ATAR 60.
- Vocational qualification (AQF Level 4), or above.
Work and Life
- Work life experience demonstrating the ability to undertake study at the required level.
Standard English language requirements apply.
Visit our admissions centre for more information: https://www.torrens.edu.au/how-to-apply/admissions-criteria
Don’t meet the entry requirements? We have numerous pathway programs to get you started. Contact our Future Student Advisors to learn about alternative entry options.
There are 100 hours or Work-Intergrated Learning and 645 hours of clinical placements associated with this program. Before undertaking professional experience placements all students in this program are required to have completed the following before commencing their clinical practicum subjects:
-First Aid Certificate,
-Working with Children and
Throughout this four-year degree, you’ll develop your knowledge and practical skills in treating acute and chronic illnesses through Chinese medicine techniques and herbal remedies.
The course is designed to meet all three divisions of Chinese medicine practitioner registration, including acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, and Chinese herbal dispensing, and is approved by the National Australian accreditation body TEQSA (Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency) and AHPRA (Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency).
Tailor your study to your lifestyle thanks to our innovative digital learning system, accessible from anywhere with 24/7 personalised support. With all your course materials online, and the option to study full or part time, on-campus, online or a blend of both it's all about flexibility.
Course duration: 4 years full time, part-time options available