Course Details

Bachelor of Traditional Chinese Medicine (Hons)

Southern University College




  • Description

    We previously offered  Bachelor  of  Traditional Chinese Medicine 3+2 in collaboration with Tianjin University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, China from 2011. After several years of intensive planning, Bachelor of Traditional Chinese Medicine (Hons) was established in 2016. This programme provides 4 years of TCM conceptual study in Malaysia and 1 year of clinical practice in Malaysia and China. The graduates will be awarded with an Honours Degree in TCM by Southern University College after completing the programme and the clinical practice.

    Field of Study

    Medicine & Healthcare

    Duration (Years)


    Course Fees (RM)

    RM 97,500 (USD 23,400)

    MQA No.


    Degree Type

    Internal Degree

  • Intake (Month)

    February; May; September

Entry Requirements

  • A-Level

    Pass A-Level with at least a Grade C in 2 Science subjects

  • UEC

    Grade B in 5 subjects including 2 science subjects

  • Matric/Foundation

    Foundation in Traditional Chinese Medicine / Foundation in Science with CGPA2.50


    STPM Science Stream:
    Pass STPM with a minimum of CGPA2.50

    STPM Non Science Stream:
    Pass STPM with a minimum of CGPA 2.50 and credits in 2 Science subjects at SPM

  • Diploma

    Recognised diploma in a related field Minimum CGPA of 2.75; Or CGPA less than 2.75 and 3 years (36 months) working experience in the related field

  • Other

    Other equivalent qualifications recognised by the Malaysian Government

  • English Requirements

    IELTS: 5.0

Programme Structure

  • Overall Structure
    Compulsory Subjects

    History of TCM 

    Palaeography of TCM 

    Basic Theory of TCM 

    Yellow Emperor's Classic Philosophy of TCM

    Treatise on Febrile Disease caused by Cold (Shang Han Lun)

    Synopsis of Prescription of Golden Chamber 

    Diagnostics of TCM

    Science of Chinese Materia Medica 

    Science of Prescriptions

    Exogenous Febrile Diseases (Wen Bing Xue) 

    Internal Medicine of TCM

    External Medicine of TCM

    Gynaecology of Traditional Chinese Medicine 

    Paediatrics of Traditional Chinese Medicine 

    Therapeutics of Acupuncture and Moxibustion Traumatology and Orthopaedics of Traditional Chinese Medicine

    Core Subjects

    Human Anatomy 



    Basic of Modern Diagnostics 

    Emergency Medicine

    Western Medicine General and Orthopedic Surgery Western Internal Medicine

    Minor Subjects

    Cell Biology 



    Basic of Chinese Herb Processing and Pharmaceutical Form of Chinese Herb Medicine 


    Medical Psychology 

    Chinese Tuina (Massage)

    Medical Ethics and Medical Law

    Elective Subjects

    Chinese Herbs Identification Science 

    Geriatrics of Traditional Chinese Medicine 

    Microbiology and Immunology

    Modern Clinical Application of TCM Classical Formula Oncology of Chinese Medicine



    Clinical Practice

    University College Compulsory

    Fundamental English 

    Advanced English 

    Learning Skills

    Physical Education (Tai Chi)

Additional Information

  • Fees
    RM 97,500 (USD 23,400)

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