You will develop health practitioner skills in acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, and herbal dispensing skills by undertaking supervised clinical observation and practice at the RMIT Health Clinic at University Hill, Bundoora.
The RMIT Health Clinic offers acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine services for health promotion, rehabilitation, and addressing conditions such as pain management, skin conditions, and women's health.
You will also undertake a one-semester clinical internship in China through the Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine, where practicable.
You’ll experience a flexible learning environment that blends online learning with lectures, supportive tutorials, and practical hands-on sessions.
Assessment is multifaceted and progressive. Traditional forms such as tests and assignments are used alongside a variety of practical assessment approaches to provide feedback. This may include a demonstration of practical skills on a model subject or a viva voce style oral examination.
Blended learning options
Courses offered as part of blended learning programs include a meaningful blend of online, on-campus, and workplace based learning tailored to the type of study you undertake. This learning is active, prioritising tasks that involve exploration and development of skills and knowledge through interaction and engagement.
Online aspects provide positive benefits such as flexibility and adaptability using digital activities and materials, while also strengthening the interaction and connection with timetabled and on-campus experiences such as tutorials, practicals, or workshops.