Study on our high-quality Chinese herbal medicine courses at the Northern College of Acupuncture


*MSc in  Chinese Herbal Medicine - our next course starts in September 2019. For students looking to start with us we would encourage you to book a place on our introductory event on Saturday 16th February

Applying for our courses starting in 2019










If you need any help with your application form, please contact Alison.




If your application does not contain sufficient information, you will be invited to provide more.

If your application is successful, we will contact you to arrange an interview. Our interviews have been designed to enable us to explore in more detail your interest in studying here, and how the skills and experience you have will support you in successfully completing the course. Your interview will last 30 to 40 minutes and you will be interviewed by two senior members of staff in a friendly and informal atmosphere and you will also have plenty of opportunity to ask questions. If you are successful we will offer you a place shortly after your interview. Interviews for our online only courses are conducted online via "skype for business".

 If you are unsuccessful and feel there have been issues with the procedure, you can appeal the decision by following the application appeals and complaints policy and procedure.  You can find the policy at in the College policies here, and the process will be outlined to you in your letter.

Closing Dates 2019

MSc in Nutrition Science and Practice - 30th March

BSc and MSc in Acupuncture - 31st August

MSc in Advanced Oriental Medicine - 7th September

MSc in Advanced Complementary Medicine - 7th September

MSc in Advanced Nutrition - 7th September

MSc in Chinese Herbal Medicine - 31st August

Late applications will be considered on a case-by-case basis, depending on availability.


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The College is committed to providing equal opportunities for all eligible applicants.