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University of Malta

Centre for Traditional Chinese Medicine

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

(for courses commencing October 2016)


Year (This/these unit/s start/s in Semester 1 and continue/s in Semester 2)

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

CHN5000 An Overview of Chinese History and Culture 10 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
TCM5004 Needling and Moxibustion Technique 10 ECTS
TCM5005 Acupuncture and Moxibustion Therapy 10 ECTS
TCM5006 Experimental Acupuncture and Moxibustion Science 10 ECTS
TCM5007* Dissertation 30 ECTS

* Work on the Dissertation is expected to start in Semester 1 of academic year 2016-17 (October 2016) and continue up to the end of Semester 3 of academic year 2016-17 (September 2017).

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: 22 February 2017
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Units not attracting a sufficient number of registrations may be withdrawn without notice.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.
Master in TCM - October 2017
Applications for the Master in Traditional Chinese Medicine and Culture commencing in October 2017 are now available online. Click here to submit an online application.
The role of Acupuncture in weight loss

The University of Malta Traditional Chinese Medicine Clinic is holding a lecture about 'The role of acupuncture in weight loss' on Friday 16th September 2016 at 1930.

Launch of TCM Clinical services to the public

The Centre for TCM is pleased to announce the launch of its Clinical Services. Appointments can be arranged by phone on 2340 3988 or email at

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