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International Students

Admission Requirements (International Students)

  • Scanned original copy along with notarized English translated copies of one of the following:
    • 1. The National Senior High School Examination with a minimum grade of 65% or C in relevant subjects (School Leaving Certificate), OR
    • 2. Graduation Certificate awarded by senior (upper) middle school; may be academic or vocationally oriented with a minimum of C or 65% in relevant subjects;
  • High school transcripts must show all courses completed and grades achieved for all years of study.
  • Non-refundable $250 application fee; plus, additional $100 for international students.
  • Two letters of recommendation attesting to your individual learning capacities, skills and attitude.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the responsibilities associated with being a health care professional.
  • Personal letter (200-300 words) detailing your abilities, purpose and motivation for studying at Canadian College of Traditional Chinese Medicine.
  • Please fill in and email the Admission Form with all the required documents to

Language Requirement (International Students)

Proficiency in English is important to successfully participate in theory classes as well as to perform adequately at the teaching clinic where students take charge of patients and dispense treatment. If English is not a student’s first language, or if their previous education was in another language, students will be required to demonstrate proficiency in English by completing and submitting the results of the following evaluation methods: International English Language Testing (IELTS) Academic Level with scores at or above the following levels: Overall 6.0 AND No band below 5.5

Transfer of Credits (International Students)

In some cases, students who have completed coursework in other Chinese Medicine programs and/or other post-secondary institutions may be eligible for transfer credit. Applicants wishing to transfer credit from other programs should indicate this on their application to CCTCM and submit official transcripts of all previous post-secondary studies. Applicants must include a copy of the syllabus and evaluation scheme for any courses they hope to transfer. A grade of 60% or “C” is required for consideration of transfer credit to CCTCM. If the documents are in a language other than English, applicants must also include a notarized English translation. International applicants who wish to be considered for advanced standing or transfer credit must also submit course descriptions, course syllabus, and grading schemes in English.

International Student Information

  1. Study Guide in Canada
  2. CCTCM International Student Leaflets ( English / 繁中 / 簡中 )
  3. Admission Form

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