Course content

The Acupuncture programme at ICOM gives our students the opportunity to study Chinese Medicine, its philosophy and clinical applications, in the greatest possible depth at undergraduate level.

We are now delivering a significant proportion of our lectures online, with lectures in person at the college for practical sessions. This enables students to reduce their travelling time, and is especially beneficial for those who live some distance away or those who are juggling their studies with work and family. Tutorials are provided for our extensive online learning platform are provided.

Year 2

Year 3

  • Classical Chinese Medicine
  • Acupuncture Point Location
  • Applied Chinese Medicine
  • Clinical Skills
  • Supervised and Trainee Clinic
  • Dissertation

You can choose to study our Acupuncture course full time (3 years) or part time (4-5 years). The 3rd year is only offered on a full time basis because we believe that it is crucial for your professional development to integrate all aspects of Acupuncture practice. The tables below show how the different modules are divided across full and part time programmes.