This site is being constructed for the new 2020-21 term, so you will not be able to access your 2019-20 courses here. To access the 2010-20 courses and course materials please go to the 2019-20 archive site 

Nutrition Access Course Students will need to complete their 2019-20 access course studies in the archive site

Students that started their 2020-21 Research Project modules before the end of the academic year should continue to work in this 2020-21 term site.

Other course students that have late submissions for the 2019-20 academic year will also need to submit those assignments on the archive site at

All clinic forum discussions will need to be posted in the forums on this site new 2020-21 term site.

Clear your web browser cache to remove old cookies and old site data before attempting to login to either of these sites. The is a help article listed under Login problems section of the help menu that may be useful.     

This is the e-learning website for the Northern College of Acupuncture for the academic year 2020-21. Welcome all Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine, Nutritional Therapy, MSc dissertation students and online MSc students. You can find all course related information on this website. Just log-in to find course teaching dates, documentation and handouts at your fingertips.

If you are a new student, your user details and new password may have been sent by automated email, which some of the big email providers may have designated as junk or spam.  If you have not received your notification of user details in your inbox, please check your junk and spam folders before you raise a ticket.  The emails are entitled 'New User Details' and are from 'NCA-Noreply'.

If you have any problems:-

Due to the introduction of archived course site access (see below), we have had to make some changes that may cause you temporary login issues until you clear your browser cache. Before you reset your password or raise a help ticket, please read this help article.

If you experience any problems accessing the system, or have not received your password, please check the help topics and if necessary, raise a support ticket at

If you have forgotten your password, for this academic year, you can reset it by following the Forgot your password link

Course Archives

Those students that have been enrolled in previous years of a course can login to those years to access their files. Please be aware that teaching materials, e-learning and policy documents found in these courses were correct at the time, but may not be the same as the current year. Consequently, you should only use this for historic reference. All work must be done in the current academic year, unless you are still working on a past academic year, in which case you should submit your work in the relevant archive below

If you were not enrolled in these years you will not be able to login. Your password will be the password at the time. If you have changed your password in the current year, it will not have changed it in previous years. However, you can use the Forgot your password link in the year concerned to reset it if you need to.

Academic year 2019-20

Academic year 2018-19

Academic year 2017-18

Academic year 2016-17