Singapore College of Traditional Chinese Medicine was established in 1953 by Singapore Chinese Physicians' Association, our objectives are:
- to cultivate and train Professional TCM Physicians by setting up a complete curriculum in the education of Chinese Medicine, provide systemic teaching in theory and clinical practice and to confer diploma or degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine.
- to improve the standard of Chinese medicine treatment by study and perform research in Traditional Chinese Medicine.
- to foster closer ties and enhance collaboration among the college and TCM universities worldwide;
-to safeguard public health and encourage development and progress of national health care industry.
Singapore College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in over the 50 years, has made numerous upgrading. These include raising entry qualification of the student, improving various teaching , assessment system and adding modern teaching equipment. More higher qualified and experience teacher/lecturer are also been acquired.
Currently we are conducting the following courses:
1. Advanced Diploma in Traditional Chinese Medicine
– 5 Year Full Time / 7 Year Part Time
2. Bachelor Degree Course in Traditional Chinese Medicine (Jointly Conduct With Guangzhou University of
3. Master Program in Tradition Chinese Medicine (Jointly Conduct With Nanjing University of Chinese
4. Doctor Program in Tradition Chinese Medicine (Jointly Conduct With Nanjing University of Chinese
5. Graduate Diploma in Acupuncture (only applicable to Singapore Registered Medical or Dental Practitioners)
6. CERTIFICATE OF TCM NURSING COURSE
We had already set up a joint program with Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine to confer Bachelor and Master Degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine. We had also collaborated with Guangzhou University of Traditional Chinese Medicine to run a Bachelor Degree Program which conducts classes in the evening. To further increase the pool of teaching staffs, the college has cooperate with other Universities of Traditional Chinese Medicine in China to enable us to engage their professors for lecturing. Lecturers from our local universities (NUS , NTU) and western doctors are also been invited to teach modern science and western medicine. All these resources, together with our existing pool of lecturers, form a strong teaching team.
In accordance with the expansion, we had set up three affiliated TCM clinics to provide more venues for our students to have more clinical practice. These clinicss also increase career opportunity for our graduates. A Continuing Education Center has been formed to provide professional training for local TCM practitioners. It also served as center for dissemination of TCM knowledge by organizing TCM introductory courses to the public.
Due to its long history and established efficacy in safeguarding the health of mankind, TCM is gaining popularity all over the world. Singapore College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, being the oldest and largest TCM college in South East Asia, is set to play a role in promoting TCM, improving the health of mankind and strive to provide excellent professional TCM education in the years to come.
Dr.Cheng Sim Kim