Health and Wellness in Traditional Chinese Medicine

General Objectives of the Course

This course is designed for the community at large and for university students in general with an interest in healthcare addressed in easy, natural and practical ways. It aims at introducing, demonstrating and training some simple convenient and effective methods from traditional Chinese medicine for strengthening one's body and physique so as to boost people’s body resistance and relieve or ward off health problems. Learners will also acquire a general understanding of traditional culture of China’s traditional culture.

Admission Requirements

Ages 18 to 75.

Candidates should check the admission requirements available on this site, in addition to the information provided here.

Mode of Study


Teaching / Evaluation language(s)

English with Portuguese translation for main parts.

Learning Objectives and Intended Skills

Learners will get familiar with some core concepts of Chinese medicine, and comprehend some thinking modes, values and aesthetic appeals of Chinese medicine for preventing and treating diseases.

Course Coordinator(s)

Miao Zhou

Qualification Requirements and Regulations

Regulation n.º 339/2012, published in Official Gazette no. 152, 2. Grade, August 7th (Regulation of Creation and Operation of non-degree courses at the UC).

Study Programme

Health and Wellness in Traditional Chinese Medicine

Academic year

Course Type
Non Degree Course

Qualification Awarded: Diploma/Certificate

Duration: 40 HORAS

ECTS Credits: 1.5


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