International Acupuncture Advanced Course



Course Name: International Acupuncture Advanced Course

Course Code: IEC02EN32

Course Type: Short Term Course

Teaching Language: English

Teaching Method: Classroom lectures and Clinical Observation (Practice)

Course Duration: 3 months

Total Study-hour: 420


Objective: To understand essential theories and fundamental techniques of acupuncture and moxibustion; be learn the location and indications of 361 points and extra points on top of the 180 common points; and be able to treat 43 common conditions with acupuncture and moxibustion.


Applicants: Those who love acupuncture and have a medical background and pass an entry exam (normally in June) or took International Acupuncture Inreoductory Course. Between the ages of 18-50 on first day of the course. Healthy.


Main courses: Essential theory of Chinese medicine, Diagnostics in Chinese medicine, Meridians and points, Needling technique, Acupuncture therapy, Special lectures and clinical internship.

Course contents: In-depth discussion on essential TCM theory and diagnosis, Running courses of meridians, Functions of points, Point combination, Special needling and moxibustion technique, Reinforcing/reducing manipulation, Academic acupuncture lectures

Teaching Language: Mainly taught in Chinese with English translation; some courses are taught in English.

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March to May, 2023, Monday to Friday (except National Holiday and Weekends)

Theory Lesson Time: 9:00 – 12:00 and 13:00 – 15:20

Clinical Time: 8:30-11:10 and 13:30-15:30


Theory Lesson Location: 530, Lingling Road, Xuhui District, Shanghai. Lingling Road Campus, Shanghai University of T.C.M. (Near by Dongan Road station of Metro Line 4 and 7, beside Longhua Hospital)

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Application Fee: CNY 500 per person

Tuition Fee: CNY 26,500 per person (bank wire transfer in advance and send the bank remittance to


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Dormitory: Applicant could hand in dormitory application. Applicant is suggested to apply student dormitory with address of 650, Wanping Road (S), Xuhui District 

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Certificate: Upon completion of all required courses and passing of all required examinations.