Starting from the first year while studying Foundations of Chinese Medicine, students will be trained in case analysis, acupuncture techniques or Tuina manipulation depending on the course of their choice. In addition, students need to complete extended mandatory clinical training as well.
The total number of internship hours for a three-year TCM study
is 280 hours.
Shenzhou offers a unique opportunity to all students of Shenzhou Open University of TCM by letting students complete a number of their apprenticeship hours in our aﬃliated clinic as part of their course without any additional payment. Our practitioners of Chinese Medicine at Shenzhou clinic have a broad experience in the areas of Acupuncture, Tuina and Herbal Medicine.
Students of Shenzhou Open University can also choose to do a part of their apprenticeship with external TCM practitioners who have been accredited by Shenzhou Open University. Please visit our website for more information.
Students can opt to do a part of their internships at clinics abroad at clinics which are approved by the WHO (World Health Organization).
Prior permission from the study coordinators is required.