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Complementary Medicine in Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture, B.A.

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University rank #601 (WUR) Cape Town, South Africa
Complementary Medicine in Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture is the world’s second largest medical system, serving more than 1.5 billion people worldwide. It is fully incorporated into the public health systems of China and Japan. Apply now for this program offered by University of the Western Cape.
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Overview

Complementary Medicine in Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture at University of the Western Cape is the only medical system in world history to be based on a significant catalogue of recorded case histories: no less than 2000 years of written case histories make Chinese Medicine the great system it is. 

It comprises of knowledge-base that has been uninterruptedly analysed, reflected on and expanded by centuries of some of the world’s finest medical minds right up to the present day. 

Learning outcomes

Concepts covered relate to diagnostics, acupuncture theory and practical point location and Chinese Materia Medica. Diagnostics includes the infamous Chinese tongue and pulse examination, the 10/12 questions as well as pattern and syndrome differentiations. In-depth and detailed Acupuncture theory and point location training will prepare you for the following years of clinical training. In-depth discussions and practical engagement on the actions, indications and nature of the most important individual herbs is covered.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    260 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • General Medicine
  • Clinical Diagnosis
  • Clinical Practice
  • Chinese Medicine Theory
  • Research Methods
  • Ethics, Jurisprudence and Prac Man
  • Emergency Care
  • Counselling Skills
  • Research Project
  • Chinese Medicine Theory

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • You need to submit your final school results to Higher Education South Africa (HESA)  for an evaluation.
  • We unfortunately will not be able to respond to your application until you submit a confirmation letter issued by HESA stating that you qualify to study at a South African University.
  • Certified copy of your passport

Tuition Fee

  • International

    5220 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5220 USD per year and a duration of .
  • National

    1958 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1958 USD per year and a duration of .
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • Local: R32,800 - R45,650 South African Rands
  • International: R75,750 South African Rands

Living costs for Cape Town

  • 9088 - 15530 ZAR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

MERIT AWARDS FOR FIRST YEARS

CRITERIA

Applicable to South African Citizens and permanent residents only who have matriculated the year prior to first enrolment

APPLICATION PROCESS

Student must apply via Financial Aid office at the beginning of the institutions academic year

ALLOCATION OF FUNDING

Level 7 - 100% tuition fees

Level 6 - 75% tuition fee

CLOSING DATE

As per date stipulated on Application form

REGISTRATION

Students who qualify will be informed via e-mail

UWC SENIOR BURSARY AWARDS

CRITERIA

Applicable to South African Citizens and permanent residents

Criteria is based on academic performance and need

APPLICATION PROCESS

All Senior undergraduate students who applied for financial aid and qualifies with a 65% and above average

ALLOCATION OF FUNDING

Part of tuition fees only

CLOSING DATE

31 August 2015 @ 14h00

To download the Senior Students Financial Aid Application form please click Financial aid Application.pdf

NSFAS LOAN/BURSARY

CRITERIA

Applicable to South African citizens and permanent residents

All registered Full-time undergraduate Degree students who were promoted previous year and obtained an average of 55% and above

APPLICATION PROCESS

Seniors must apply in the previous year

New First year students when they are accepted at University

ALLOCATION OF FUNDING

Amount allocated will depend on the students individual need as indicated by the Nsfas Means test.

Depending on your end year results up to 40% of your Nsfas loan may be converted into a bursary.

Repayment commences when the student completes their studies and not surety is required

Nsfas also has full cost bursaries available to students depending on course registered as well as availability of funding.

CLOSING DATE

Senior and 2015 First year Registered students – 31 August 2015 @ 14h00

New First Years – 29 February 2016

OTHER BURSARIES

All students in receipt of a bursary must submit proof of bursary to the Financial Aid Office prior to registration which will be forwarded to Student Credit Management for clearance

Full cost bursary Holders pay the minimum registration fees

Registration for part cost bursary holders will depend on the allocated amount of the bursary

For other bursaries please check on the UWC website as well on all government department websites for applications for funding.

FINANCIAL AID CONTACT DETAILS

Office Hours 08h30 -16h30 (Extended hours during Registration Period)

Office situated at UWC Prefabs behind Student Administration Building

Financial Aid Help desk Number 021 959 9753/2737

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