Course Details

Bachelor of Traditional Chinese Medicine (Hons)

INTI International University




  • Description

    This programme is helmed by highly qualified TCM practitioners from Malaysia and China, providing students with a strong foundation in TCM clinical practices and treatments. The programme is highly adaptable, equipping students with more than 2,200 hours of practical training.

    Students will need to complete five months of internship at the Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, Shandong University of TCM or Tianjin University of TCM. They will graduate with sound traditional medical knowledge backed by established scientific principles, which they can apply to a successful career in TCM.

    Field of Study

    Medicine & Healthcare

    Duration (Years)


    Course Fees (RM)

    RM 140,030 (USD 33,340)

    MQA No.


    Degree Type

    Internal Degree

  • Intake (Month)

    January; July

Entry Requirements

  • A-level

    A Level with 2 Grade Cs (including 1 Science subject)

  • UEC

    UEC Minimum 5Bs (Including one Science subject)

  • Matriculation/Foundation

    INTI Foundation Programme (Science / Engineering) with CGPA 2.50 and above Matriculation / Foundation Programme with CGPA 2.50 and above with credit in 2 Science subjects at SPM level

    Foundation in Traditional Chinese Medicine with CGPA 2.50 and above


    STPM (science stream) CGPA of 2.5 and above

    STPM (arts stream) CGPA of 2.5 and above with credit in Maths and 2 Science subjects at SPM level

  • Others

    Other equivalent qualifications as recognised by the government of Malaysia

  • Direct Entry to Year 2 of Degree

    Diploma in Traditional and Complimentary Medicine (MQF Level 4) or equivalent relevant diploma with CGPA 2.50 and above

    Diploma in Traditional and Complimentary Medicine with CGPA 2.0 and above with at least two years working experience in the relevant discipline may also be considered

    Any diploma from Traditional Chinese Medicine recognised institutions


    Other equivalent qualifications as recognised by the government of Malaysia

  • English Requirements

    English proficiency for foreign student Candidate should obtain IELTS (5.5) or equivalent.

Programme Structure

  • Year 1


    Cell Biology & Biochemistry

    Chinese Medicine Language I

    Chinese Medicine Language II

    Chinese Medicine Materia Medica

    Critical Thinking Skills

    Diagnostic of Chinese Medicine

    History of Chinese Medicine



    Theories of Chinese Medicine

  • Year 2

    Chinese Medicine Internal Medicine 1

    Chinese Medicine Language 3 / Mandarin 3 (Medical Chinese)

    Fundamentals of Acupuncture




    Prescription of Chinese Medicine

    Shang Han Lun

    Technique & Treatment of Acupuncture & Moxibustion

    Technique of Tuina

    Yellow Emperor’s Classic

  • Year 3

    Allopathic Internal Medicine 1 & 2

    Chinese Medicine Geriatrics

    Chinese Medicine Internal Medicine 2

    Etiology & Therapeutic of Spine 1 & 2

    First Aid & Emergencies

    Medical Laws, Regulations & Ethics

    Synopsis of Prescriptions of the Golden Chamber

    Wen Bing Xue

  • Year 4

    Biostatistics & Health Research Methodology

    Chinese Medicine External Medicine

    Chinese Medicine Gynaecology

    Chinese Medicine Paediatrics

    Life Cultivation & Rehabilitation of Traditional Chinese Medicine

  • Year 5

    Final Year Project – Traditional Chinese Medicine

    Internship (Local and Abroad)

  • General Education Subjects (GES)

    Community Service

    Corporate Social Responsibility

    Ethnic Relations

    Islamic & Asian Civilisation (Local students) / Malaysian Studies 3 (International students)

    Design Thinking

    Communicating in Malay 3 (International students)

  • Electives (optional)

    Different School of Thoughts of TCM

    Wu Yun Liu Qi with Preventive Medicine

Additional Information

  • Fees
    RM 140,030 (USD 33,340)

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