UNIVERSITI TUNKU ABDUL RAHMAN
Bachelor of Chinese Medicine (Hons) 

Duration 
5 years (minimum, Full time).

Medium of Instruction
English & Chinese

Learning Outcomes
The development of Bachelor of Chinese Medicine (Hons) Course curriculum is centered around the following nine learning outcomes:
  1. Demonstrate strong fundamental knowledge in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and clinical techniques/therapies; 
  2. Apply knowledge of basic sciences, basic medical and clinical skills of western/modern medicine in the practice of TCM;
  3. Apply the knowledge of integrated Traditional and Western Medicine to determine the appropriate investigations and diagnosis;
  4. Decide on the appropriate therapy/treatment for the patient's clinical condition; 
  5. Play roles as health professional in the community health care system and preventive medicine; 
  6. Communicate effectively with patients, their family/ caregiver and the community at large;
  7. Adhere to ethical standards and code of practice relevant to the discipline, be aware of
  8. Undertake continuing self-development programme, and participate and contribute to research related to TCM;
  9. Engage in management and marketing of Chinese medicine and pharmacology.

Programme Overview
The Bachelor of Chinese Medicine (Hons) programme at UTAR aims to produce internationally recognized TCM practitioners who acquired in-depth knowledge of TCM, and demonstrate strong ethical values, professionalism, compassion and competence

Core Subjects
Trimester/Year
   Trimester 1
 Trimester  2  
   Trimester 3
    Year 1
  • Basics of TCM 中医基础理论 
  • Anatomy and Physiology I 解剖生理学 
  • Cell and Molecular Biology 细胞与分子生物学 
  • TCM in Classical Chinese 医古文   
  • TCM Diagnostics 中医诊断学 
  • Anatomy and Physiology II 解剖生理学  
  • Chinese Materia Medica 中药学 
  •  Basic Genetics and Biochemistry 遗传学与生物化学 
  •  Emperor's Canon of Internal Medicine 内经 
  •  Hubungan Etnik or Malaysian Studies 3 
  • Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia (TITAS) or Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2   
   Year 2
  • Professional,Ethical and Legal Issues in Malaysian Medical Practice 
  • General Pathology 病理学 I 
  • General Pathology 病理学 II 
  • Chinese Medical Prescriptions 方剂学 I 
  • Exercise Regime of TCM 'Tui-na' (Massage) 推拿练功学
  • Chinese Medical Prescriptions II 方剂学
  • Communicable Diseases 传染病学 
  •  Basics of TCM 'Tui-na' (Massage) 推拿学基础   
  • Managing Research Process and Statistical Analysis 
  • Pharmacology 
  • Acupuncture Meridians and Acupoints I 
  • Internal Medicine of TCM I 中医内科学 
  •  Technique of TCM' Tuina 推拿手法学   
   Year 3
  • Acupuncture Meridians and Acupoints II 
  • Internal Medicine of TCM II 中医内科学
  •  Therapeutics of TCM 'Tui-na' (Massage) 推拿治疗学 
  •  Introduction to Psychology 心理学简介
  •  Treatise on Exogenous Febrile Disease 伤寒论   
  • Sun Zi's Art of War and Bussiness Strategies
  •  Acupuncture-moxibustion Techniques 刺法灸法学 
  •  Western Medicine Diagnostics 西医诊断学   
  • Therapeutics of Acupuncture and Moxibustion针灸治疗学 
  •  External Medicine of TCM 中医外科学 
  •  Western Internal Medicine 西医内科学 
  •  Western Medicine General and Orthopaedic Surgery 西医外科学
  •  Selected Literature in TCM 各家学说   
   Year 4
  • Gynaecology of TCM 中医妇科学 
  • Ophthalmology (eye) of TCM 中医眼科学 
  • Western Medicine Obstetrics and Gynaecology 西医妇科学 
  •  Western Medicine Paediatrics 西医儿科学 
  •  Otorhinolaryngology (ENT) of TCM 中医耳鼻咽喉科学   
  • CO-Curriculum 
  •  Orthopaedics, Traumatology of TCM 中医骨伤科学  
  • Geriatrics of TCM中医老年病学   
  • National Language / Other Language 
  •  Paediatrics of TCM 中医儿科学 
  •  Synopsis of the Golden Chest 金匮要略 
  •  Seasonal Febrile Diseases 温病学   
   Year 5
  • Clinical Posting : Internal Medicine of TCM 
  • Clinical Posting : Acupuncture and Moxibustion 
  • Clinical Posting : TCM Tui-Na Massage 
  • Clinical Posting : Oncology of TCM 
  • Clinical Posting : Gynaecology of TCM 
  • Clinical Posting : Paediatrics of TCM 
  • Clinical Posting : Hospital Ward 
  • Clinical Posting : Pharmacy of TCM