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.

Timetable for the NCA Acupuncture Introductory Events

9:45-10:00     Registration and refreshments

10:00-10:15    Introductions – meet the team and one another

10:15- 11:45   Is acupuncture for me?With Principal Richard Blackwell and Course Director Lara McClure

  • Introduction to Chinese medicine
  • A demonstration of acupuncture
  • Introduction to the course
  • Being a student at the NCA

11:45-12:00    Comfort break

12:00- 12:30    A history of the profession in the UK, the evidence base, and where  acupuncture is right now, with College founder Hugh McPherson

12:30-13:00    Being a practitioner and building a practice with  NCA graduates

13:00-13:20    Q & A session with our current students

13:20-14:00    Lunch – a chance to mingle and chat

14:00-14:15    Tour of the College

14:15-14:30    You get involved - a chance to try out some practical acupressure

14:30-14:45    Funding the course and student loans

14:45-15:00    Questions & feedback

15:00              Close & Interviews (if arranged in advance)

One to ones: If you have any specific questions that you would like answering in more detail please let us know and you can discuss this further at this point with one of our team.

Interviews: If you have already sent us your application form you can arrange your interview after the introductory event has finished. Please let us know when you apply.