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Chinese Medicine, M.C.M.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #25 (QS) ,
The new 2-year Chinese Medicine programme, at The University of Hong Kong, with the streams of Oncology, Gynaecology*, and Acupuncture and Moxibustion* aims to provide extensive training which covers in-depth theoretical knowledge in the respective stream, offering potential synergistic effect across different streams, particularly concerning the treatment of common and complicated illnesses.


Other than the requisite theoretical knowledge of the respective stream, students are also expected to master the diagnostic and therapeutic means of common illnesses, including the potential adoption of integrated approach of Chinese and Western Medicine approach (with the use of acupuncture and moxibusiton) in the treatment process.

The degree of Master of Chinese Medicine, offered by the The University of Hong Kong, will be awarded to those who have satisfactorily completed the curriculum and satisfy the examiners in accordance with the regulations.

Classes are normally arranged on three alternate weekday evenings. Seminars or other courses may be arranged on weekend (*The School reserves the right for approving the final class arrangement).

Programme Structure

Features of the programme

  • To allow students to attain interdisciplinary knowledge of different streams through attending common courses and some of the classes of core courses outside their stream;
  • To offer a high degree of flexibility which caters for students' different needs by offering two pathways, namely project-based and practice-based in the final year of studies
  • Through the inter-disciplinary exchange of knowledge and information across different streams (Oncology/Gynaecology/Acupuncture and Moxibustion), student's skills in applying Acupuncture and oxibustion in the clinical diagnosis of illnesses related to Gynaecology/Oncology are to be enhanced.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

  • This programme does not recognise GRE® scores.

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General Requirements

  • Comply with the General Regulations but with a waiver of Regulation G2
  • Comply with the Regulations for Taught Postgraduate Curricula but with a waiver of Regulation TPG2(d)
  • Hold the degree of Bachelor of Traditional Chinese Medicine/Bachelor of Chinese Medicine of this University or a qualification of equivalent
  • Online application (only online application is accepted)
  • HK$300 (non-refundable)
  • Eligible candidates who are shortlisted would be invited to attend interview

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21800 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    5367 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5367 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

42,100 (local)/171,000 (non-local)  

Living costs for Hong Kong

  • 13720 - 23420 HKD/month
    Living Costs

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


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