Programme Description

Programme Description



University of Malta

Centre for Traditional Chinese Medicine

Master in Traditional Chinese Medicine and Culture
(M. TCM(Melit.))

(for courses commencing February 2020)

Semester 2 (February 2020 - June 2020)

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

CHN5001 An Overview of Chinese History and Culture 8 ECTS
TCM5001 Introduction to Basic Theory of Traditional Chinese Medicine 5 ECTS
TCM5002 Diagnostics in Chinese Medicine 5 ECTS
TCM5003 Channels and Acupoints 10 ECTS
TCM5006* Experimental Acupuncture and Moxibustion Science 10 ECTS
TCM5008** Needling and Moxibustion Technique 12 ECTS

* Study-unit TCM5006 starts in Semester 2 of academic year 2019-20 (February 2020) and continues during Semester 3 of academic year 2019-20 (Jun - Sep 2020) and up to the end of Semester 1 of academic year 2020-2021 (January 2021).

** Study-unit TCM5008 starts in Semester 2 of academic year 2019-20 (February 2020) and continues up to the end of Semester 3 of academic year 2019-20 (September 2020).



Semester 3 (July 2020 - September 2020)

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

TCM5005 Acupuncture and Moxibustion Therapy 10 ECTS




Semester 1 (October 2020 - January 2021)

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

TCM5007*** Dissertation 30 ECTS

*** Work on the Dissertation is expected to start in Semester 2 of academic year 2019-20 (February 2020) and continue up to the end of Semester 1 of academic year 2020-21 (January 2021).



This programme of study is governed by the General Regulations for University Postgraduate Awards, 2008 and bye the Bye-Laws for the award of the Degree of Master in Traditional Chinese Medicine and Culture - M. TCM - under the auspices of the Centre for Traditional Chinese Medicine.
 
Last Updated: 24 January 2020
 
The University makes every effort to ensure that the published Courses Plans, Programmes of Study and Study-Unit information are complete and up-to-date at the time of publication. The University reserves the right to make changes in case errors are detected after publication.
The availability of optional units may be subject to timetabling constraints.
Units not attracting a sufficient number of registrations may be withdrawn without notice.
Unless for exceptional approved reasons, no changes to the programme of study for a particular academic year will be made once the students' registration period for that academic year begins.

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