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


BSc in Acupuncture (weekend and weekday options) – our next courses start end of September/early October 2019. Find out more by joining us for our online presentation and Q&A evening or on our next full days acupuncture introductory event on Saturday 16th February  - click here to book your place  

2019-2020 Teaching Dates Acupuncture Course

Year 1 Weekday: Tuesday, Wednesday


30 September, 1,2, October 2019
8-9 October
15-16 October
22-23 October
4,5,6 November
12-13 November
19-20 November
26-27 November
3-4 December
10-11 December
7-8 January 2020
13,14,15 January
21-22 January
28-29 January
3,4,5 February
17,18,19 February
3-4 March
10-11 March
17-18 March
24-25 March
31 March-1 April
EASTER 10,11,12,13 April 2020
20,21,22 April
28-29 April
5-6 May
12-13 May
CM EXAM Saturday 6 June 2020


Tuesday, Wednesday teaching days. Teaching sessions run from 10am - 1.30pm with directed study and optional study groups in the afternoon, at home or in college.

Mondays – Students are required to attend college for 6 dates: 30 September, 4 November, 13 January 2020, 3 February, 17 February, 20 April.

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, block 1 = 3 days, block 2 = 5 days. Practitioner Observation Visits (POVs) - students undertake 2 day-long visits. At least one of these must be 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 examination on Saturday 6 June 2020