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MBBS in English
Teaching Medium: English
Degree Awarded: Bachelor's Degree
Entry Requirements: Bachelor's Degree
Duration: 4 Years
Starting Date: Sep.2019
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2019
Tuition Fee:
CNY 60,000 per year
Application Fee:
75 USD (Non-Refundable)
Schools: Other


Course Design
The Core Course Module: The study in this module is completed between the 1st and the 7th semesters. Students should master the basic principles of study subjects which provide them with major-related knowledge and help develop their skills for clinical practice. This course module is dominated by exams in a numerical grading scale from 0 to 100.


Type One: the General Education Course Module (7 courses in total with number of class hours in the parenthesis) College English (280), Physical Education (72), Medical Advanced Mathematics (44),Medical Elementary Chemistry (86), Organic Chemistry (108), Medical Physics (70), Computer Application Basis and Program Design (36)


Type Two: the Humanities and Social Sciences Course Module (6 courses in total with number of class hours in the parenthesis) Mao Zedong Thought, Deng Xiaoping Theory, and the Important Thoughts of "Three Represents" (96), Basic Tenets of Marxism (48), the Outline of Modern Chinese History (36), Ideological & Moral Cultivation and the Fundamentals of Law (46), Health and Society (100)


Type Three: the System Course Module (12 modules in total with number of class hours in the parenthesis) Structure of the Human Body (204), Foundational Study (180 including content areas of histology, physiology, biochemistry and metabolism), Digestion and Nutrition (74), Infection and Immunity (138), Reproduction-Sex-Growth-Development (68), Homeostasis (85), Disease Mechanisms (64), Pharmacological Treatment (28), Cardiovascular and Respiratory Systems (91), Neurosciences (97), Musculoskeletal System (57), Oncology (26)


Type Four: the Skills Course Module (4 modules in total with number of class hours in the parenthesis) Basic Clinical Skills (182), Lifelong Learning (89), Communication Skills (40), Functional Laboratories (56)


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Internship and Career
Medical College of Shantou University has five affiliated hospitals in Shantou, with over 3,000 dedicated staff members and professional healthcare workers to take care of our patients, and a total number of around 2,200 hospital beds. In addition, it has three associated teaching hospitals across Guangdong province, including the largest hospital in southern China, and an aggregate number of approximately 4,500 hospital beds. There are another 10 teaching hospitals in the region where our students participate in clinical training on a continuous basis, providing for some 8,500 additional hospital beds.During years 3 and 4, students are expected to spend several months abroad in our collaborating medical schools to take clinical clerkships and electives. At this time, our collaborating medical schools are UTMB, Drexel University Medical School and University of Rochester Medical School in USA; Melbourne University Medical School in Australia; University of Manitoba Medical School in Canada and Hong Kong University Medical School. In addition, students will fulfill qualification to take the necessary examinations that are required for practice of medicine in USA and Canada, e.g. USMLE and Board examinations.


Fee Structure
Tuition Fee: RMB 60,000/year
Textbook: actual charge
Accommodation fee: RMB 1,200 per month (three students share a suite)
Accommodation Deposit: RMB 6,000
Living Cost: about RMB 18,000 per year
In Total: about 98,000 RMB /year
Notice: Fees are not refundable after you check in and register.


Degree Awarded
On completing the requirements of the teaching program and passing the graduation examinations successfully, international medical undergraduates will be granted a graduation certificate and conferred a medical degree by the university, if they meet the degree regulations of the university. The English copy of the degree will state MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery).  The degree will be accredited by USA, Canada, Australia, India, etc.

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1.undergraduate graduate;


2.Healthy foreign citizen with valid passport;


3.Age: 18-35 years old;


4.Abide by Chinese law and regulations.



1.Photocopy of valid passport 
With name, passport number & expiration date, and photo included


2.Passport photo 
A recent passport-sized photo of the applicant


3.Undergraduate school transcript 
Transcript(s) and grade point averages to be sent directly from the University (ies)


4.Bachelor's degree diploma 
Graduation certificate in languages other than Chinese or English should be translated into Chinese or English and be certified by notarization.


5.Letter of recommendation 
from the Pre-med Advisor Committee and/or Chairman of the major department, to be sent directly by them


6.MCAT Test Result 
Recent MCAT score to be sent directly from the test center


7.Personal Statement 
Personal Statement with the applicant's signature, written in Chinese or in English.Statement of why the applicant desires to obtain a medical education, especially in Shantou, China, and of the future plan for the career


8.Resume 

Curriculum vitae with citizenship (> 4 years)


9.Financial support statement 
Photocopy of the financial support statement with signature


10.Health certificate 
Photocopy of notarized foreigner physical examination record (for durations of study over 6 months)


11.Certification of no criminal record