Bachelor of Chinese Medicine (Honours) 中医药学士 (荣誉学位)





Chinese Medicine is a rapidly expanding profession and an obvious growth area for integrated and interdisciplinary professional training. Compare with Western Medicine, Chinese Medicine treatment and Chinese herbs are more natural and less of chemical content. It provides another choice for human being to treat diseases.

The Bachelor of Chinese Medicine (Honours) at UTAR aims to produce Chinese Medicine practitioners who possess in-depth knowledge Chinese Medicine’s unique principles, diagnosis and treatment employing acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine and other therapeutic approaches, as well as western medical sciences and diagnosis.

The UTAR's Chinese Medicine degree programme has a diversified curriculum with 60% on Chinese Medicine and 30% on Western Medicine. Students will be equipped with a strong foundation in the principles, theories and practices of Chinese materia medica, acupuncture and ‘Tui-Na’(massage).

Students have their choices to do clinical training in local hospital, China hospital or both of them. They can also attach at the TCM wing of the newly opened UTAR Hospital at Kampar.

Programme Details:


Bachelor of Chinese Medicine (Honours)

Accreditation Status:   

Fully accredited   


5 years (Full-time)


January, June, October   

Total Programme Fees:   

RM98,200 (Malaysian); 

RM124,350 (International)

Medium of Instruction:   

English & Mandarin   


Sungai Long, Selangor   


M. Kandiah Faculty of Medicine and Health Science (MK FMHS)   

Career Prospects:

  • 中医师  Chinese Herbalist
  • 中医药行业管理人员 Chinese Medicine Managing Staff 
  • 医疗保健领域的顾问  A member in the sale and marketing of Chinese Medicine products
  • 中药保健品的开发或营销顾问  Chinese Healthcare Products Development or Marketing Staff
  • 中医药学教育、研究机构从业人员 Chinese Medicine Educator 
  • 学术机构、草药或药剂生产公司的研究人员 Researcher in an Academic Institution or Herbal or Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Company