Health

Bachelor of Health Science (Chinese Medicine)

CHINESE MEDICINE AT TORRENS

Please be advised that this course, is currently under development and will be accepting enrolment in 2021. We are now pleased to be able to offer study options to begin your career in Chinese Medicine through our Diploma of Health Science. Please speak to one of our Course and Career advisors for further detail.

This course is delivered by Torrens University Australia Ltd, ABN 99 154 937 005, RTO 41343, CRICOS 03389E.

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Key Information

Where can I study

Where can I study

Melbourne

Start Dates

Next intake is on 03 Feb 2021

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Workload

Each subject you complete includes 3 assessments on average and assessments are mapped to specific subject learning outcomes.

Course Duration

4 years

Options available

Why Study At Torrens

Learn in a welcoming and supportive environment from academics dedicated to supporting you throughout your higher education journey. Gain the knowledge and expertise to apply your newly acquired skills with real life industry experience.

SET FOR SUCCESS

At Torrens we focus on your future career. Our teachers are industry professionals and our Success Coaches work closely with students. You’ll have guidance to navigate studying, build personal and professional skills and work towards your dream career.
WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT WHEN YOU GRADUATE?
You’ll have a variety of career options, including:
  • Private practice
  • Medical or multi-discipline clinics
  • Research and further study
  • Community health
  • Humanitarian work
  • Writing for health journals, textbooks and media
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PERSONALISED APPROACH
Small class sizes designed for collaboration to fast-track your development in a supportive environment where you will know your peers and lecturers personally. Your success coach will focus on improving your employability, and their inside information will give you the edge you need to get ahead of the competition.

"Being taught by knowledgeable lecturers and being surrounded by caring staff has made the whole experience more fruitful. The degree provided more than just a practical education in a holistic environment, but also shaped me for life. "

- Denise Hung, Student of Bachelor of Health Science (Chinese Medicine)
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Course Overview

WHAT TO EXPECT?

If you’re interested in understanding the practical skills to treat acute and chronic illnesses through Chinese herbal medicine, acupuncture and ancillary techniques, we can provide you with in-depth knowledge to make a positive impact on others. This four-year Chinese Medicine degree is approved by the National Australian accreditation body TEQSA (Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency). Torrens University Australia is in the process of seeking accreditation of this new Bachelor of Health Science (Chinese Medicine) program with the Chinese Medicine Board of Australia (CMBA). The course is designed to meet all three divisions of Chinese Medicine practitioner registration, including Acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, and Chinese herbal dispensing.
Learning Outcomes:
  • Apply evidenced based strategies to acupuncture and herbal treatments.
  • Explore the relationship between the mind, body and spirit.
  • Explore how different external factors can cause disease.
  • Explore the history and philosophy of Chinese medicine.
  • onstruct an acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine prescription and safely perform acupuncture and prescribe and dispense Chinese herbal prescriptions.
  • Understand the regulations and guidelines on restricted substances such as the CITES, TGA and CMBA guidelines.

What you will study

As this course is currently under development the updated course structure will be available later this year.

How will you study

Fit everything in with flexible online options and study when it suits you.

PERSONALISE YOUR COURSE

We also offer flexible study pathways to suit your needs and your lifestyle. Reach your long-term career goals through courses that are a pathway to bachelor or master’s degrees.

How much you will study

Find out more about course fees and financial support – and for personalised advice, just ask.

Check the Domestic Course Fee Schedule for the cost of your course. Fees for each trimester must be paid before the trimester commences.

HOW CAN I PAY?

PAYMENT OPTIONS

Upfront payment

If you want to complete your qualification debt-free you can choose to pay as you go. Tuition fees will be invoiced each trimester and payment is required on or before the due date.

FEE-HELP

FEE-HELP is Australian Government’s loan scheme for higher education degree courses.

FEE HELP

Eligible students may choose to defer some, or all, of their tuition fees through FEE-HELP, a loan scheme repaid through the tax system based on income.
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SCHOLARSHIPS

Talented student? Apply for a scholarship, with options for school leavers, post graduates and more.
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Check the International Course Fee Schedule for the cost of your course. Fees for each trimester must be paid before the trimester commences. Onshore international students requiring a student visa should choose campus-based / blended option however the fully online option is available for offshore international students.
HOW CAN I PAY?
PAYMENT OPTIONS
Upfront payment

If you want to complete your qualification debt-free you can choose to pay as you go. Tuition fees will be invoiced each trimester and payment is required on or before the due date.

FEE-HELP

FEE-HELP is Australian Government’s loan scheme for higher education degree courses.
FEE HELP
Eligible students may choose to defer some, or all, of their tuition fees through FEE-HELP, a loan scheme repaid through the tax system based on income.
VIEW FEE HELP OPTIONS
SCHOLARSHIPS
Talented student? Apply for a scholarship, with options for school leavers, post graduates and more.
VIEW SCHOLARSHIPS
Check the Domestic Course Fee Schedule for the cost of your course. Fees for each trimester must be paid before the trimester commences.
HOW CAN I PAY?
Check the International Course Fee Schedule for the cost of your course. Fees for each trimester must be paid before the trimester commences. Onshore international students requiring a student visa should choose campus-based / blended option however the fully online option is available for offshore international students.
HOW CAN I PAY?

Can I Apply

Before you get started with your course application, check you meet all the requirements listed below.

General Entry Requirements Year 12 or equivalent with ATAR 60
Onshore international students requiring a student visa should choose campus-based / blended option however the fully online option is available for offshore international students.
Equivalent IELTS 7.0 (Academic) with no skills band less than 6.5
General Entry Requirements Year 12 or equivalent with ATAR 60
Onshore international students requiring a student visa should choose campus-based / blended option however the fully online option is available for offshore international students.
Equivalent IELTS 7.0 (Academic) with no skills band less than 6.5

Ready To Apply

Applying to Torrens is easy. Pick your start date, decide how you’d like to study, then apply online or give us a call and we’ll do it for you.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

We prepare international students with the skills and knowledge to be employment-ready, communicate and collaborate with diverse cultures and graduate with a perspective to gain global learning experiences. LEARN MORE:

MORE INFORMATION

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