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Master of Complementary Medicine - MCM years full-time 2018
Ucas points guide


% applicants receiving offers

Not Available

  • Complementary medicines, therapies & well-being
Student score
Not Available
% employed or in further study
97% MED
Average graduate salary
Not Available
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What do you need to get in?

Source: UCAS

Main entry requirements

A level

Scottish Highers
Not Available

BTEC Diploma
Not Available

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma

UCAS tariff points

If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 80 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.

The real story about entry requirements

% applicants receiving offers

Not Available

Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.

What does the numbers of applicants receiving course offers tell me?

Tuition fee & financial support


Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.

If you live in:

  • Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
  • Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
  • Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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Will this course suit you?

Sources: UCAS & KIS

Every degree course is different, so it’s important to find one that suits your interests and matches the way you prefer to work – from the modules you’ll be studying to how you’ll be assessed. Top things to look for when comparing courses

Course description

This programme provides students with a grounding in the theory and application of acupuncture, and a firm foundation in Chinese language and culture, as well as extensive clinical experience. Over the 4 year course, students also gain an understanding of western biomedical sciences and research methodologies, and the skills to be a reflective and professional practitioner.


Year 1: Chinese medicine 1: basic principles; Concepts of inter-professional practice in health and social care; Tuina and Jingluo 1; Clinic 1: observation 1; Chinese language 1; Biomedicine 1: anatomy and physiology; History of Chinese medicine; Concepts of inter-professional practice in health and social care. Year 2: Tuina and Jingluo 2; Clinic 2: observation 1; Biomedicine 2: pathophysiology and pharmacology; Sociology of health; Chinese language 2; Chinese medicine 2: pattern differentiation; Running a practice. Year 3: Expertise, evidence and research: Informing clinical practice; Clinic 3: Patient management 1; Chinese medicine 3: integration; Biomedicine 3: diagnosis and treatment; Research in health and social care. Year 4: Clinic 4: Patient management 2; Dissertation Option 1: China trip; Chinese hospital placement; Chinese language 3 Option 2: Remain in the UK; Chine

London South Bank University

London South Bank University offers professionally focused degrees in the heart of London. Situated 15 minutes from the Thames, it is ideally located for exploring the city. The majority of courses are accredited by professional bodies, and feature opportunities for work experience, which allows students to take advantage of the university’s links with industry.

How you'll spend your time

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How you'll be assessed

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What do the numbers say for

The percentages below relate to the general subject area at this uni, not to one course. We show these stats because there isn't enough data about the specific course, or where this is the most detailed info made available to us.

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What do students think about this subject here?

Source: NSS

Here's how satisfied past students were taking courses within this subject area about things such as the quality of facilities and teaching - useful to refer to when you're narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether overall satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.

What do student satisfaction scores tell you?

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Who studies this subject?

Source: HESA

Start building a picture of who you could be studying with by taking a look at the profile of people that have studied this subject here in previous years.

UK / Non-UK
13% of students here are from outside the UK
Male / Female
67% of students are female
Full-time / Part-time
25% of students are part-time
Typical Ucas points
303 entry points typically achieved by students
2:1 or above
24% of students achieved a 2:1 or above
Drop-out rate
10% of students do not continue into the second year of their course
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What are graduates doing after six months?

Source: DLHE

Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni. What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

% employed or in further study 97% MED
Average graduate salary Not Available
Graduates who are nursing and midwifery professionals


Graduates who are health professionals


Graduates who are therapy professionals


Employment prospects for graduates of this subject

Sources: DLHE & HECSU
This group covers a very wide range of complementary therapies and other wellbeing-related courses, with osteopathy and chiropractic courses the most common. Although many graduates go into therapy roles, with self-employment common, we'd suggest heading to university and college open days to find out more from tutors about the type of roles graduates typically go on to do - especially as postgraduate study is quite common.
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