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Why study Chinese medicine at RMIT?
You will study the leading Chinese medicine degree in Australia with a guaranteed clinical placement in China through the Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine.
Both global and industry experience
During your final semester you’ll undertake a clinical placement in China. You will apply your knowledge of Chinese and western medicine in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases in a hospital setting and be exposed to both outpatient clinic as well as special cases organised by hospital Heads of Department.
Australia's leading Chinese medicine institution
In choosing Chinese medicine at RMIT you will be studying at the university that has led the development of Chinese medicine teaching in Australia. As the first of its kind in Australia, your degree is developed with major professional associations and is accredited through the Chinese Medicine Board of Australia.
Integrated Chinese and
Select from a range of subjects emphasising the integration of Chinese and western medical practice with evidence-based training and clinical experiences. In addition to Chinese medicine subjects, you can choose from courses such as pharmacology and toxicology, advanced pathology and differential diagnosis in western medicine.
How you will learn in this program
You will undertake clinical observation at the RMIT Health Sciences Clinic from first year and a final-semester clinical internship in China through the Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine.
What you will study
During this degree you will study the theory and practice of Chinese herbal medicine and acupuncture alongside chemistry, biology, pathology, anatomy and in later years Chinese and western diagnosis.
Graduates will be able to practise Chinese herbal medicine and acupuncture at an internationally-accepted level, with the capacity to launch careers in independent practice, or working within healthcare organisations as a registered Chinese medicine practitioner.
- Chinese Medicine Theory
- Acupuncture Theory and Practice
- Clinical Microbiology, Immunology and Genetics
- Law and Ethics and Private Business Management
- Clinical Chinese Medicine
RMIT was an easy choice to make; it is dedicated to research in my chosen field and has strong relationships with traditional universities in China. Additionally, RMIT combines Western medical practices with traditional Chinese medicine to give students the best chance of success in the Australian healthcare industry.
- Andrew Dixon, Bachelor of Health Science/Bachelor of Applied Science (Chinese Medicine)
Learn here, succeed anywhere
RMIT has led the development of Chinese medicine teaching in Australia. The degree was the first of its kind in Australia and is accredited through the Chinese Medicine Board of Australia.
While significant international ties with the Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine sees students undertake clinical practice with a placement in the Jiangsu Provincial Hospital of Chinese Medicine. Here students hone their skills by seeing approximately 30 patients a day during a 13-week placement.
Our global reputation
RMIT has a global reputation for excellence in professional and vocational education, applied research, and engagement with the needs of industry and the community.
Top 100 globally
In the 2016 QS Graduate Employability Rankings, RMIT was ranked among the top 100 universities worldwide for its graduate employment rate, industry reputation and strong record of alumni outcomes.
As an international centre of teaching and research excellence, RMIT is ranked number 34 in the world for the international profile of its academic staff.