Applicants for the BTCM must meet at least one of the entry requirements, satisfy the English language requirements, and be selected in competition with other eligible applicants.
Applicants are expected to have a keen interest in health care, especially in Traditional Chinese Medicine.
In addition, International students must be 18 years of age or over at the time that they commence the course for which they have applied.
To be considered for admission, applicants must provide evidence that they meet the requirements in at least one of the following categories:
Completion of secondary studies
Completion of Australian post-secondary studies
Admission to Australian tertiary studies
Applicants who do not meet the above requirements may gain entry to a course by addressing one of the following criteria:
Alternative admission applicants may be required to commence the course through conditional enrolment which involves a reduced number of units and the close monitoring of their progress at the conclusion of each semester in the first year of study.
All applicants need to demonstrate English language proficiency by providing evidence of ONE of the following:
Successful completion of one of the following qualifications taught in English:
Successful completion of the following English language tests within the last two years:
|TOFEL(Test of English as a Foreign Language)||obtain a paper-based score of 575 (min. 4.5 in TWE), or internet-based score of 90 (min. 21 in writing)|
|IELTS(International English Language Testing System)||achieve an overall score of 6.5 or higher with no sub-score less than 6.0|
|PTE (Pearson Test of English) Academic||achieve an overall score of 54 ( with a min. 59 in all communicative skills)|
|IB(International Baccalaureate)||achieve a grade of A2 in English at higher or standard level 5|
|GCE (General Certificate of Education) ‘A’ Levels (from Britain or Singapore)||obtain a grade of C pass in at least one humanities subject at A2/H2 level or AS/H1 level|
|GCSE (General Certificate of Secondary Education)/GCE ‘O’ Levels (from Britain or Singapore)||complete ‘O’ levels including B pass in English Language and C pass or above in remaining subjects|
|CCPE(Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English)||obtain a grade of B pass|
|STPM(Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia)||obtain a C pass in 914/920 English|
|HKALE(Hong Kong Advanced Level Examination)||obtain a grade of B pass in Use of English|
|STAT (multiple choice)||obtain a score of 155 in the verbal component|
International students who do not meet the specified English proficiency requirements can undertake and successfully complete an ELICOS (English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students) program that allows the student to meet the above requirements prior to undertaking the course.
Please note that fulfilment of English language requirements for the BTCM does not necessarily satisfy CMBA’s English Language Skills Registration Standard. Graduates of the BTCM may need to provide additional evidence to demonstrate their English proficiency when applying for general registration with CMBA.