Bachelor On Campus

Chinese Medicine

University Tunku Abdul Rahman

60 months
4895 USD/year
3894 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Chinese Medicine offered by Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman is a rapidly expanding profession and an obvious growth area for integrated and interdisciplinary professional training. Compare with Western Medicine, Chinese Medicine treatment and chinese herbs are more natural and less of chemical content. It provides another choice for human being to treat diseases. 


The Bachelor of Chinese Medicine programme at Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman aims to produce Chinese Medicine practitioners who possess in-depth knowledge Chinese Medicine’s unique principles, diagnosis and treatment employing acupuncture, chinese herbal medicine and other therapeutic approaches, as well as western medical sciences and diagnosis.

The programme has a diversified curriculum with 60% on Chinese Medicine and 30% on Western Medicine. Students will be equiped with a strong foundation in the principles, theories and practices of chinese materia medica, acupuncture and ‘Tui-Na’(massage). 

Career Prospects

  • Chinese Medicine managing staff
  • Chinese herbalist 
  • A member in the sale and marketing of Chinese Medicine products
  • Chinese healthcare products development or marketing staff
  • Chinese Medicine educator

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Basics of TCM
  • TCM in Classical Chinese
  • TCM Diagnostics
  • Emperor’s Canon of Internal Medicine
  • Cell and Molecular Biology 细
  • Basic Genetics and Biochemistry
  • Anatomy and Physiology 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 60 months
  • Part-time
    • 108 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Malaysian Stu: You are advised to apply for admission as early as possible
  • International Stu: You are advised to apply for admission 3 months in advance


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Admission to UTAR is on purely meritocratic basis. You are expected to satisfy the academic qualification and English Language requirement set by the University. Some programmes may have additional requirements such as the submission of a drawing portfolio, and an interview before the University decides on the admission.
  • For admission into undergraduate programmes, the University will accept the applications from students with the standard list of foreign qualifications. 
  • For your information that the University has its minimum entry requirement (MER) for each qualification and each programme. Should you do not fulfill the MER, you will be required to undertake a one-year Foundation studies. 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    4895 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24476 USD for the full programme during 60 months.
  • National

    3894 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19472 USD for the full programme during 60 months.
  • RM82,300 (Malaysian);  RM87,800 (Part-time, Malaysian)
  • RM103,450 (International); 


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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