Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Traditional Chinese Medicine - Acupuncture

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Program Information

School:Kwantlen Polytechnic University
Faculty:Faculty of Health
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Acupuncture
Traditional Chinese/Asian Medicine and Chinese Herbology
Description:This is a comprehensive program including courses in English and Mandarin language, communication, Ancient Chinese philosophy, and Western biomedical sciences which are necessary for the critical understanding and development of complex Traditional Chinese Medicine concepts. The curriculum has been designed to offer an education of significant breadth and rigour within the contexts of TCM/Acupuncture fundamental theory, diagnosis, treatment, and clinical practice. The program includes 460 hours of practice. Through these experiential learning activities, students will actively engage with the community.

Please note: On February 27, 2017 a change to the admission requirements for this program was approved by Senate. Effective September 2018 the requirement of English 12 (or equivalent) with a minimum grade of 'B' will be removed.
URL:Traditional Chinese Medicine - Acupuncture at Kwantlen Polytechnic University
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
Provincial: $9,180
National: $9,180
Careers:AcupuncturistsPractitioners of Natural Healing

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*72
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 

Students must have completed 60 undergraduate credits with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0.

Additional Admission Requirements:
    An interview with the Program Coordinator and/or letters of reference may be requested. Canadian CPR Level C Certificate is required and must remain current throughout the program. An acceptable Criminal Record Check through the Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General's Criminal Records Review Program within six months prior to the start of the program is also required.

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on August 06, 2017