Study TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) in Beijing, learn TCM theory and gain clinical experience at one of China’s most reputable TCM hospitals. The course begins with a one month Mandarin course, and is then followed by a three month TCM course.
The course consists out of three parts
- Four weeks of Mandarin instruction in small groups (20h/week)
- One week of intensive theoretical TCM training
- 11 weeks of clinical practice (mornings) combined with TCM training (afternoon)
TCM Theory is taught in English, focusing on TCM, acupuncture, and preparing students for clinical practice. Textbooks used are Essentials of Chinese Acupuncture (beginner course) and the four books of International Acupuncture Textbook series, including Basic theories of traditional Chinese medicine, Diagnostics of traditional Chinese medicine, Meridians and acupoints, and Acupuncture therapeutic. Download a sample TCM class plan.
TCM Clinical Practice is in groups, with a translator to facilitate communication with local patients and doctors. Depending on your experience and Chinese language ability you will be able to participate in consultations, learn how a TCM hospital in China works, and observe experienced TCM doctors treating patients. Download a sample TCM class plan.
Chinese language preparation is in small groups, and you will be placed in a suitable class depending on your language ability together with other international students. While there are translators available during clinical practice, very few patients can speak English so even basic Mandarin skills improve clinical performance and the patient doctor relationship significantly.
For accommodation your first month of accommodation in a large room with private bathroom is already included in the program, but if you want you can upgrade it to a homestay as well. For the rest of your stay you can choose between living with a Chinese homestay family, live & teach, shared apartment, or just find your own accommodation.
TCM Beginner Courses, including language preparation course
13th of March 2017 – 15th of July 2017
If you have any further questions or would like to sign up you can Contact us and will receive a reply within less than 24 hours.
Prices for 2018 TCM Courses
Beginner course: 34,669 RMB
Advanced course: 37,669 RMB
- TCM & Chinese language Course fees
- Large Room with private bath during Chinese language preparation month
- Certificate upon completion
Price does not include
- Accommodation during TCM course
- Personal spending money
Social Life at LTL
- Meet other students from all over the world
- Great student community
- School dinners, karaoke, drinks and many other activities
- Climb the Great Wall together
- Spend traditional Chinese Holidays with other students and LTL
Community is very important for us at LTL. Our students come from all over the world, with a very wide variety of backgrounds, language abilities and China experience but are all united in their passion for learning Chinese and discovering China’s culture. We study together, meet for dinners, join for drinks, explore China’s capital and hope to meet many friends along the way. Learning Chinese can be more fun than a holiday. Join one of China’s most international and fun communities while learning Mandarin in Beijing. read more
If you have any questions regarding our destinations, courses, accommodation or even if you just want to say hello, we are always happy to hear from you. You can contact us using the form below or if you’d prefer, email us directly on firstname.lastname@example.org. Our team will normally be in touch within 24 hrs of receiving your message, although you may have to wait a little longer at weekends.
If you need to speak to us urgently, you can always give us a call on +86 10 5100 1269 for Beijing, or +86 21 3368 0866 for Shanghai, between 8.30am and 6.30pm local Beijing/Shanghai time.
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How to Sign Up
Know everything you need to know? Ready for your Chinese adventure? You can sign up online for your language course at LTL by filling out the form on our Sign Up page
If you want to learn about the LTL sign up process, you can download our LTL Sign Up Guide for step by step information.