All the applications need to be 19 years or older prior to the program start in order to enroll with Vancouver Beijing College of Chinese Medicine (VBCOCM).
Note: All the applicants have been very well advised by the Representative of Vancouver Beijing College of Chinese Medicine of the Requirement set by College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of BC (CTCMA) for Registration of Licensing as the following:
CTCMA Bylaw Section 48 (1)(a.1) effective December 28, 2009
“successful completion of not less than two (2) years of liberal arts or sciences study (comprised of at least 60 credits) in an accredited college or chartered/approved university acceptable to the registration committee,”
Effective December 28, 2009: ALL applicants for registration are required to fulfill this requirement. Previously a similar requirement was included in Schedule E; it applied only to BC students and included equivalent courses or ‘transferable’ credits. The current requirement applies to ALL applicants and refers only to university courses in liberal arts/sciences. No applicants will be accepted to write the CTCMA competency examinations without this requirement.
All applicants for registration must complete 2 years of university education before applying for registration. BC graduates and students – submit transcript from accredited college or university. Please see the CTCMA website at University Requirement for more information.”
Application for Admission consists of the following:
Please send your completed application to VBCOCM #3135-8888 Odlin Crest. Richmond V6X 3Z8. A notice of admission will be mailed to the accepted applicant as early as possible.
Hours of Instruction
Full-time students attend twenty or more hours of classes per week, which include clinical training. In case that there are less then five students enrolled in a class, tutoring arrangements will be made with more intensive and efficient instruction as a result of reduced numbers of regular classroom contacts
Credit Courses for an Early Start
Starting from the first week of January each year, credit courses are available for first-year student. These courses are provided to assist student who want to get a head start and to lighten the workload of the academic year. If you are interested in this option, contact the college for further information. We also offer summer courses starting May each year and an intensive Training Course to suit part time students, classes will be held in the evenings and weekends.