What will I learn?

**Why study this course?**If you intend to study at the Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, this course will help you turn your final qualification into a double award. You’ll study additional London Metropolitan modules during your time at SUTCM, and then complete an additional fourth year at London Met, after which you’ll receive your bachelor’s degree.In the most recent Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey, 100% of all 2017 graduates from this course were in work or further study within six months.**More about this course**This course is a partnership between London Metropolitan University and Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (SUTCM). To participate in this course, you must first complete the SUTCM programme, with additional London Met modules. Provided you achieve the necessary grades, you’ll then progress onto this course – which you can choose to study either at SUTCM in Shanghai, or at London Metropolitan University in the UK.Herbal medicine takes a holistic approach to wellness, and uses natural products to treat patients. On the top-up course, you’ll expand on your knowledge of traditional medicines and learn about the ways they are developing with the aid of technology. You’ll look at the way in which plant-derived drugs can be created through chemistry and pharmacology, and study related areas of science, including cell biology, bioanalytical science, medicinal chemistry and toxicology.You’ll also have the opportunity to undertake a work-based placement year, during which you’ll gain exposure to the industry and get valuable hands-on experience.

Which department am I in?

Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Study options

Full Time (1 Year)

Tuition fees
£12,700.00 (US$ 17,213) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected February 2022

Venue

Holloway

166-220 Holloway Road,

Islington,

N7 8DB, England

Full Time (1 Year)

Tuition fees
£13,200.00 (US$ 17,891) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

February 2022

Venue

Holloway

166-220 Holloway Road,

Islington,

N7 8DB, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants should have a minimum of grades BCC in three A levels or minimum grades BC in at least two A levels in academic or business subjects (or a minimum of 104 UCAS points from an equivalent Level 3 qualification, eg BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma/Diploma; or Advanced Diploma; or Progression Diploma; or Access to HE Diploma with 60 credits).

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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  • Diverse student body representing 142 nationalities
  • 96.7% of students in work or further study within six months
  • Helps students find work placements

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