Acupuncture and Tui-na are traditional Chinese medicine treatments. They utilize the meridian, Qi, and blood theory. Due to the low side effects, these therapies are gaining popularity globally. The knowledge can benefit the medical professionals in clinical practice and the public in health-wellness. HKU SPACE has been offering acupuncture and Tui-na programms since the 1990s. In the diversified acupuncture and Tui-na programmes, students can learn the basic theory of traditional Chinese medicine and the knowledge of meridian and acupoints, master the specific techniques of acupuncture and Tui-na, and analyze the application of acupuncture and Tui-na in common diseases.
Most programmes are subsidized by the Continuing Education Fund.
Acupuncture as a major branch of Chinese Medicine (CM) is a recognized therapeutic modality approved by the World Health Organization (W.H.O.). The programme provides Western-trained medical practitioners and medical-related professionals interested in acupuncture with an opportunity to undertaken acupuncture training.
This programme consists of two parts. Each part consists of one module. Students who have completed one module of Part 1 can choose to exit the programme. Completion of one module will lead to a Certificate in Acupuncture. Upon successful completion of Part 1 and Part 2, students will be awarded a Diploma in Clinical Acupuncture.
Start 30 OCT 2023 (MON)
Duration 2 years
Fee Part 1: HK$23,350
Part 2: HK$33,600【$31,720 (Course fee) + $1,880 (Practicum fee)】
(excluding accommodation, travelling and meal expenses)
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