Beijing University of Chinese Medicine


Beijing University of Chinese MedicineBeijing University of Chinese Medicine plays a leadership role in the field of Chinese medicine education, TCM development and research, on a national level. For international students, it provides the highest level Chinese medicine education which is taught by the most talented and deeply knowledgeable Chinese medicine professors and doctors. It also offers a diversity of courses, well-designed curriculums, advanced Chinese medicine seminars, vast extra-curricular activities and clinical internships with the top Chinese medicine clinics and hospitals in Beijing. With its culturally sensitive and progressive staff, outstanding domestic and international students, along with its rich and beautiful campus environment, there are many opportunities for professional and personal development.

Beijing University of Chinese Medicine has a long history of international development and educating foreign students. This has transformed Beijing University of Chinese Medicine into the premier university to educate foreigners in the field of Chinese medicine. Beijing University of Chinese Medicine provides Chinese and English taught program in Chinese Medicine for international students. It aims to train advanced clinical doctors of Chinese medicine with professional knowledge and skills to do clinical work with high efficiency guided by thoughts of Chinese medical diagnosis and treatment.

The International School of Beijing University of Chinese Medicine (BUCM) is located in the capital city of Beijing, China’s economic, cultural, educational, scientific and technological, and international communication centre. The school values academic excellence and encourages success and innovation. It attracts the best students from all over the world coming to China to study Chinese Medicine, and trains them to be outstanding professionals to be of service to the community. After nearly 60 years of development, the International School of BUCM has become the best international educational institution of Chinese Medicine in China.

Location: Beijing
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Chinese Taught Bachelor Degree Programs:

Chinese Medicine

Academic features: The program sets to train students in the comprehensive knowledge in Chinese Medicine theories, the ability to broaden one’s self and pursue careers in Chinese Medicine prevention, treatment, health care, recovery, education, science and research, and administrative duties in medical institutions. All through the study, teachers will apply different teaching strategies, such as lecturing, group discussion, clinical demonstration, modal presentation, skill training,clinical practice, social involvement, etc.

The courses in this program: Diagnostics of traditional Chinese Medicine, Chinese Herbology, Pharmacology of Traditional Chinese Medical Formulae, Shang-Han-Lun, Jin-Gui-Yao-Lue, Wen-Bing-Xue, Traditional Chinese Pharmacology, Pathology, Chinese Internal Medicine, Emergency Treatment, Western Internal Medicine, Traditional Chinese Gynecology, Traditional Chinese Pediatrics, Traditional Chinese Chirurgery, Acupuncture, etc.

Chinese Medicine (Integrated Chinese and Western Medicine)

Academic features: This program is to train students to grasp professional knowledge of both Chinese and Western medicine as well as practical skills. Students will have the basic ability to apply the two treatments in combination, which will contribute to Chinese Medicine prevention, treatment, health care, recovery, education, science and research and administrative duties in medical institutions. During the study period, teachers will apply different teaching strategies, such as lecturing, group discussion, clinical demonstration, modal presentation, skill training, clinical practice, social involvement, etc.

The courses in this program: Diagnostics of traditional Chinese Medicine, Chinese Herbology, Pharmacology of Traditional Chinese Medical Formulae, Shang-Han-Lun, Jin-Gui-Yao-Lue, Wen-Bing-Xue, Traditional Chinese Pharmacology, Pathology, Anatomy, Histology and Embryology, Instructions to Biomedical Engineering, Chinese Internal Medicine (including Infectious Disease), Emergency Treatment, Traditional Chinese Gynecology, Traditional Chinese Pediatrics, Traditional Chinese Chirurgery, Acupuncture, etc.

Acupuncture, Moxibustion and Tuina

Academic features: This program provides students with the necessary knowledge to become skilled acupuncture professionals who follow career paths in a variety of disciplines, including acupuncture, massage, therapy, education, science and research, and administrative duties in medical institutions. During the program, teachers will apply different teaching strategies, such as lecturing, group discussions, clinical demonstrations, modal presentation, skill training, clinical practice, social involvement, etc. there is a high focus on the basic practical training of Acupuncture and Massage.

The courses in this program: Diagnostics of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Chinese Herbology, Pharmacology of Traditional Chinese Medical Formulae, Science of Main and Collateral Channel Acupoints, Massage Maneuvers, Chinese Internal Medicine, Massage Therapy, Chinese Osteo-traumatology, Western Internal Medicine, Therapeutic Acupuncture, Traditional Chinese Gynecology, etc.

Chinese Materia Medica

Academic features: The program trains students to grasp Chinese traditional pharmacological theories and knowledge with practical skills in identifying herbs, modification, and quality control evaluation to be successful Chinese traditional pharmacists who will have their career in Chinese medicine production, management, marketing, education, science and research, and administrative duties in medical institutions. During the study period, teachers will apply different teaching strategies, such as lecturing, group discussion, demonstration, experiments etc.

The courses in this program: Traditional Chinese Herbs, Pharmacology of traditional Chinese Medical Formulae, Organic Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Chemical Analysis, Equipment Analysis, Fundamental Chinese medicine, Pharmaceutical botany, Identification of Chinese Traditional Medicaments, Pharmacology, Pharmacology of Chinese Traditional Medicine, Chinese Medicine Pharmacy, Science of Processing Chinese Materia Medica, etc.

English Taught Bachelor Degree Programs:

Chinese Medicine

Students majoring in this program mainly learn fundamental theories and professional clinical skills of Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture, Moxibustion and Tuina. This major nurtures student to be specialized Chinese medicine professionals with good clinical thinking, practicing and scientific research abilities.

Chinese Medicine (Integrated Chinese and Western Medicine)

Students majoring in this program mainly learn fundamental theories and professional clinical skills of Chinese medicine. Students also need to master fundamental knowledge of Western Medicine. This major nurtures student to be specialized professionals of Integrated Chinese and Western medicine with good clinical thinking, practicing and scientific research abilities.

(Source: Beijing University of Chinese Medicine)

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