Study on our high-quality acupuncture courses at the Northern College of Acupuncture


BSc (Hons) and MSc in Acupuncture courses (weekend and weekday) – our next courses begin in October 2017. Eligible students can apply now for a student loan for our BSc in Acupuncture.

2017-2018 Acupuncture Course Teaching Dates

Year 1 Weekend: Saturday, Sunday


30 September 2017 - Induction Day
7, 8 October
21, 22 October
Half Term
4, 5 November
18, 19 November
2, 3 December
6, 7 January 2018
20, 21 January 2018
3, 4 February
Half Term
24, 25 February
10, 11 March
24, 25 March
Easter: 30, 31 March and 1, 2 April 2018
14, 15 April
28, 29 April
19, 20 May
CM EXAM – Friday 8 June 2018


Saturday, Sunday Teaching Days:

Teaching sessions run as follows:

Saturdays:  10am - 6pm
Sundays:  9.30am - 5.30pm

E-learning sessions

Open on Monday morning and remain live for one week, students can choose whether to start on the Monday or later in the week. The tutor will be on-line periodically during that week to provide feedback and answer questions. If you are new to e-learning, the college will take you through the process and provide support.

Clinic and Practitioner Observation Visits

In Year 1 there are 8 days to book in clinic. Practitioner Observation Visits (POVs) - students undertake 3 day-long visits. At least one of these must be with a member of the BAcC. The second and third days can also be spent with a BAcC member, or with a local CAM practitioner such as an osteopath, aromatherapist, naturopath or with an orthodox healthcare practitioner.

Please note end of year CM examination on Friday 8 June 2018