Successful start to the new academic year

The Irish College of Traditional Chinese Medicine enjoyed a sociable and yet profound start to the academic year when Tom Shanahan shared his 40+ years of experience as a TCM teacher, professor and clinician at the Shen Dao Seminar held in early September.


Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine and Medical Qigong Prospectus

A oolour Prospectus with general information about the Irish College of TCM and our programmes:


  • Acupuncture TCM Professional Training (Licentiate in TCM) – undergraduate level
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Qigong
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Chinese Herbal Medicine



is available once more.

If you would like a prospectus to be posted to you please contact us and send us your postal address, and tell us which course you are interested in.
Those who have already requested a Prospectus should be receiving it soon.

We are currently accepting applications for the above courses.
For information on each of these programmes please look at our website.

(Applications for the Master and Doctoral degrees for 2017 have now closed.)


Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture Courses


Professional Training in Acupuncture TCM (Licentiate in TCM programme) – applications are still being accepted for the October 2016 start.

To apply please download the application form, fees and course information from No prior knowledge of either Western Medicine or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is required.

Master and Doctoral Degree programmes – applications are being accepted for the 2017 academic year.


Happy Chinese New Year of the Fire Monkey



The Irish College of Traditional Chinese Medicine is very happy to wish all our friends, colleagues, staff and students in Ireland, China and throughout the world a Happy, Healthy and Prosperous year of the Fire Monkey which commences on Monday 8th February.

We hope to welcome many more students to enrol on our courses during this coming year, thus helping us to fulfil our mission to establish an enduring base of well-educated and well-qualified professional practitioners of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Ireland and

To view Application Packs for our main Acupuncture Training programme, the Master and Doctoral Degrees in Chinese Medicine and other Post-graduate options please go to our recently up-dated website

The next Qigong workshop will be running on 19th and 20th March.

We are also accepting applications now for our next intake of Acupuncture students – October start.