Course Description/Code: Full-time diploma in acupuncture and TCM (SACI003)
Course Schedule: This course starts in September 2016.
Duration: 2 years Full-time.
The class schedule is designed to accommodate potentially working
students, and meets for two full days per week, for a total of over 900 credit hours. As this is an intensive program, students are advised that the teaching sessions together with self directed learning and other requirements represent a full-time commitment. Interested Full-time students can also receive additional locally based clinical training sessions. Please inquire to the college
for more detailed information.
Course Details: The full-time diploma course is a 2 year program providing a foundation study in the core aspects of acupuncture and TCM theory and practice, and then moving forward to an in-depth study of the techniques of these disciplines. The program is delivered through expert lectures and workshops involving continuous demonstration and weekly hours of practical training from the earliest stages of the program. Assessment is carried out by means of term papers, session examinations in June of each year and marks awarded for participation in class and clinical practice sessions. A foundation course of 40 hours in Anatomy and Physiology is available for all Diploma students throughout the year. The Full-Time Diploma (and the Part-Time version) is awarded by Shanghai Acupuncture College Ireland, in partnership with the Sixth Medical College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Shanghai and its affiliated Teaching Hospital.
Successful graduates of the 2 year Full-time Diploma program (or its Part-time
equivalent) are eligible for entry to the add-on one year Full-time Degree program, or the 2 year Part-time Degree, which will be offered by Shanghai Acupuncture College Ireland in partnership with The Sixth Medical College of TCM in Shanghai. Please inquire to SACI for more information.
Fees: € 5,800 per year. Payment options are available.