Acupuncture (with foundation year)*
by the Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Gain experience at our Complementary Healthcare Clinic
in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)
UCAS code: 32K2
Year of entry: 2019
UCAS Tariff: 48
Duration: 4 YRS (FT)
Institution code: G53
Why choose this course?
This degree, which is accredited by the Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine, involves the study of acupuncture from a Chinese medical approach and includes the principles of yin and yang, zang-fu organs, qi, eight principles approach to diagnostics and their application to practice. Chinese philosophy is based upon holism, treating the mind and body as a whole, with the prime objective of treatment to enable the client to regain new balance and return to a state of wellbeing.
As well as developing an understanding of Chinese philosophy, you will also acquire knowledge of anatomical studies, research and therapeutic skills as well as developing your skills in communication, presentation, reflection, information gathering, problem-solving and evaluation.
An on-site clinic offering treatments to the general public, staff and students presents an ideal opportunity to gain experience in a rich learning environment, under the supervision of tutors.
You can also choose to study this course as a standard three-year programme without the foundation year BSc (Hons) Acupuncture UCAS code: B341
*Subject to validation As part of its continuous quality assurance and enhancement, the University has new and updated courses in development. The details of these courses are in the process of being finalised and are awaiting their turn in the approval cycle, known as the ‘validation’ process. As soon as the programmes are validated the details of the course will be confirmed. The majority of new courses that are still ‘subject to validation’ are approved by their validation process; however, this is not guaranteed and should the course not go ahead as planned, or be significantly amended, you will be informed by the university and assistance will be provided to those who have been offered a place to find a suitable alternative course either at Wrexham Glyndwr University or at another provider.