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This module will be delivered in a variety of ways including classroom learning,  practical assessments, group work, tutorials, directed home study and E-learning.

The module is assessed by work based case studies, written examination, practical examinations and by the submission of a portfolio of evidence linking theory to practice. 

Class Room

Students will be given a portfolio to work with.  Your Tutors will teach the formulae, treatment protocols, health & safety and legislation for acupuncture.  The course includes learning the meridians, moxibustion, electro-acupuncture, auricular acupuncture.  This will involve practicing on each other in a class room/clinic setting.

Directed Study

As this is an academic course it will involve home study and practical application.  Your Tutors will guide you as to what you need to do.  There are case studies to be completed, exam revision and practical revision


During your course, you will be assessed in 

  • Objective Structured Clinical Examinations (OSCE) format in clinic.

  •  You will also complete several clinical case studies for examination.

  • An informal presentation of a condition 

  • You will also complete a portfolio of evidence which contains your study, reflections and written work.

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