Chinese Medicine: Concepts & Context

University of Westminster

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Chinese Medicine: Concepts & Context

  • Host University

    University of Westminster

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study

    Global Health, Health Science, History, International Health, Philosophy

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • UK Credits

    20
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    6
  • Overview

    An introduction to the distinct and coherent Chinese medical model, the result of a continuous process of critical thought, clinical observation and testing over the past two millennia. The key philosophical and historical concepts that are important in the understanding of Chinese Medicine, including an introduction to the four examinations and disease causes which underpin the understanding of the diagnostic process within this medical model.
    Assessment: Essay (60%) ; Essay Critique (40%).
    *All transcripts are issued in UK credits.

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