• The Diploma program has a duration of 1275 hours, out of which 600 hours are dedicated to clinical training.
  • Those who have completed the Diploma in Acupuncture are eligible to enter the BSc Degree programme, where 24 credits will be exempted from the degree programme.

 Course Curriculum

  1. Anatomy and Physiology
  2. Massage Therapy
  3. Philosophy and theories of Acupuncture
  4. Meridians, aetiology and pathogenesis
  5. Diagnostics and techniques
  6. Clinical observation
  7. Clinical practice

  Payment Plans

Local Students

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  Academic Staff 

 Dr. Indrapala
Dr.C  Indrapala
MBBS, Pg Diploma in Acupuncture
Head of Department of Medical Science in Acupuncture
Director International Affairs – KIU
Senate Member – KIU
Dr. June A. Kelly
Diploma in Fitness Nutrition, Diploma in Shiatsu, (D.AC), Dip in Acupuncture, RTP, BSc Natural Health Science, PhD, ND, (R.AC)
Visiting Lecturer – KIU
Dr. H.A.D.T.D Ariyasingha
MBBS, Diploma in Acupuncture, Certificate Course in Palliative Care Medicine
Visiting Lecturer – KIU
 Prof.-Neluka-200x250 Prof. S.S. Neluka Fernando
PhD, Diploma in Medical Microbiology, MBBS.
Professor in Microbiology
Visiting Lecturer – KIU
Senate Member – KIU


Dr. T. D. C. Prabhashinie Gunasekara
MBBS, Diploma in Medical Microbiology, MD in Medical Microbiology
Visiting Lecturer – KIU   
Dr.  M. Manoji Weerasekara
Ph.D. in Molecular Medicine, M. Phil. in Microbiology, B.Sc. In Microbiology
Visiting Lecturer – KIU


Dr. G. I. D.D. A. D. Athukorala
MBBS, PgD in Medical Microbiology
Visiting Lecturer – KIU
Dr. Thushari Dissanayaka
MBBS, Diploma in Medical Microbiology, MD in Medical Microbiology
Visiting Lecturer – KIU
 Dr. Bimalka Dr. Bimalka Samanthi Seneviratne
MD (Histopathology), Diploma in Pathology, MBBS.
Senior Lecturer and Consultant Pathologist
Visiting Lecturer – KIU
Dr. Ranjini Amarakoon
PhD (Food Science & Technology), MSc (Food Science &Technology), BSc (Agric Special)
Visiting Lecturer – KIU


Mrs. W.C.C. Navaratna
PhD in Statistics, PgD in Applied Statistics, BSc (Special) Degree in Mathematics
Visiting Lecturer – KIU
Mr. Nelson De Silva
BSc in Agriculture, MPhil in Communication
Visiting Lecturer – KIU
Mr. M.A. Siriwardhana
B Pharm
Visiting Lecturer – KIU


Programme Details


Course Name

Diploma in Acupuncture

Entry Requirements
Three Passes at GCE A/Ls or Equivalent for international students.

1275 hours

Mode of Delivery

  • On campus
  • Through accredited centres
  • E-learning with clinical training at KIU
Contact Details




+94112741878 Ext : 104