University College Dublin


Course Name Acupuncture
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code X571
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Belfield
Qualification Letters MSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake: 2019/2020 September
Application Date The following entry routes are available:

MSc Acupuncture PT (X571)

Deadline Rolling *

* Courses will remain open until such time as all places have been filled, therefore early application is advised
Duration 2 years part-time
Course Fee Tuition fee information is available on the UCD Fees website. Please note that UCD offers a number of graduate scholarships for full-time, self-funding international students, holding an offer of a place on a UCD graduate degree programme. For further information please see International Scholarships.
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Entry Requirements The programme is open to those with a primary degree in Healthcare e.g. medicine, physiotherapy, and nursing. A degree classification of 2:1
Comment Upon successful completion of the taught modules a Postgraduate Diploma will be awarded. Upon successful completion of the research dissertation, the MSc will be awarded.
Course Content

Expand+MSc Acupuncture provides education in traditional Chinese medicine that will equip the healthcare professional with the necessary skills to assess and treat a broad range of acute and chronic conditions. 

- Participants will learn to asses...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Each semester will be run over approximately 12 weeks and will involve one full weekend (Saturday and Sunday). The theoretical basis of Traditional Chinese Medicine is taught along with clinical placements. Course modules will be assessed individual...

Number of Credits 100
Careers or Further Progression Careers & Employability
The use of traditional Chinese medicine is increasing in both primary and secondary care settings in Ireland. This qualification will allow graduates to treat patients with a broad range of conditions in a variety of settings: GP practices, private Physiotherapy practices, as well as within some secondary care settings.
Further Enquiries Contact Name:
Brona Fullen
Number:+353 (0)1 716 6516
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