China Medical University will move to the new campus in September. The facilities will be highly upgraded. Now CUCAS and China Medical University will launch the promotion if you complete the application and pay the tuition of first year before July 31st 2013.
China Medical University (CMU) was the first medical school established by the Chinese Communist Party in 1931. As the pioneer in western medicine education of China, now it ranks among the top ten medical universities all over the country. Formerly administered by the MOH, in 2000, it was taken over by the MOE and Liaoning Province. After several moving, it finally settled in Shenyang-the largest metropolis in northeast of China. On this campus of 445 acres, many famous medical experts and high-ranking officials in national health administration graduated from here, and some are practicing medicine in foreign countries like America, Japan etc.
In the university, there are 28 departments involving medicine, education, science, engineering, philosophy and management. CMU has strong academic strength in medical teaching, offering five state key disciplines, 12 MOH clinical key specialties and 27 provincial key disciplines, while the clinical medicine ranks the 8th in China. It also contains 2 state research bases, 1 MOE key laboratory, 1 state key laboratory cultivation base co-built by MOST and the province, 4 MOH key labs, 3 national bureau of traditional Chinese medicine research laboratories (level 3), 11 provincial key labs and 1 National Treatment Rescue Center etc. The three affiliated hospitals and 1 specialized hospital have a total of 8,027 beds and 105 dental comprehensive treatment chairs.
The staff team in CMU contains 7,630, combining 6,126 professionals, 1 academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering, 448 senior professionals, 676 associate senior professionals, 205 doctoral tutors and 562 master tutors. Among them, some are also taking administration positions in national academic societies and Academic Degree Commission of the State Council.
CMU has been teaching medicine in English medium since 1976 and begun its MBBS programs in English and Japanese languages in 2005, which was approved by MOE in 2007. Its MBBS program in English medium has reached a leading level in China and won high international reputations. Currently, there are more than 475 international students from the United States of America, Japan, the Republic of Korea, and Southeast Asia, Africa, Europe on campus.
CMU has built good exchange relationship with more than 78 universities and research institutions from Japan, the United States, Britain, France, Russia, South Korea, Canada, Australia, Italy and Denmark etc and conducted effective cooperation with WBG, CMB, JICA etc intuitions. More than 276 international famous experts and scholars are employed with honorary titles and up to 4,444 person-times are sent abroad for study and investigation. In recently years, 53 important international cooperation projects and 31 CMB projects are carried out.
CMU is recognized by WHO and the graduates of MBBS program are eligible to take the Medical Licensing Examinations held by the medical councils in different countries such as MCI, PMDC, USMLE, HPCSA, SCHS etc.
The English-taught MBBS program in CMU is divided into 2 stages: 9 semesters of Theory Study and 1.5 years of internship.
Theory Study Stage: 6 semesters for medical basic courses and 3 semesters for medical clinical courses.
Internship Stage: 1 year is for compulsory internship and 6 months for elective internship.
Note: from the second year, some case live courses will given by the foreign professors in CMU to explain the clinical cases, which is widely popular among international students.
(1) Basic Medicine
Human Anatomy, Histology & Embryology, Cell-biology, Regional Anatomy, Biochemistry, Physiology, Medical Genetics, Medical Immunology, Path-physiology, Pathogenic microbiology, Pathology, Pharmacology
(2)Preventive Medicine and Scientific Research Methods
Social Medicine, Medical Ethics, Biostatistics, Hygiene
Clinical Pharmacology, Diagnosis, Basic Surgery, Imagine Diagnosis, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Stomatology, Otorhinolaryngology (E.N.T.), Ophthalmology, Dermatology and Venereology, Nuclear Medicine, Psychology and Psychiatry, Internal Medicine, Surgery, Pediatrics, Infectious Disease, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Clinical Epidemiology, Forensic medicine and toxicology
The duration of internship is 1.5 years, including 1 year of compulsory internship and 6 months of elective internship. Students can choose to do the internship/training in China, their home country or any other country. The tuition fee for internship in China is RMB 35,000, while for in their home country is1/3 of the tuition fee. And, students have to take the final examination on Theory Test and Clinical Evaluation in CMU before graduation. For more details, please visit the Internship and Career.
Tuition Fee: RMB 35,000
Application Fee: RMB800
Physical examination: RMB 611;
Residence permit: 800RMB/year;
Medical insurance: 600RMB/year;
Books Fee: 3000RMB for the first year Accommodation Fee in Hotel: 6,000 RMB /year (Single Room)
Cost of Living: RMB 700~RMB 1,000
In Total: 48,000 RMB /year for the first year
MBBS degree: 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 CMU, 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).
Internship and Career
The duration of internship is 1.5 years, including 1 year of compulsory internship and 6 months of elective internship.
Students can choose to do the internship/training in China, their home country or any other country. CMU highly recommends students to do it in China and if they need to do the internship in their home country, the university will do a qualification evaluation on the chosen hospital.
The tuition fee for internship in China is RMB 35,000, while for in their home country is1/3 of the tuition fee. And, students have to take the final examination on Theory Test and Clinical Evaluation in CMU before graduation.
If students choose to do internship in China, the university will mainly arrange them in the second affiliated hospital- Sheng Jing Hospital of China Medical University, which is famous for its gynaecology and obstetrics. The predecessor of the hospital was the first western hospital built in Northeast of China by the Church of Scotland in 1883. Now it is of the top level and ranks among the best 100 hospitals in China. It has 4,368 beds and annually accepts 2.42 million times Er visits and 106,000 patients with total assets of more than 2.63 billion yuan. There are all kinds of advanced treatment equipment of over 5000 sets (set), including the 256 layer spiral CT, 3.0 T magnetic resonance (NMR), 64 row CT, PET-CT, X-ray knife, linear accelerator, 3 D-4 D color doppler ultrasound, gamma knife and confocal fiber electronic endoscopic, etc.
After obtaining MBBS Degree, the graduates can apply to take the medical licensing examination in the medical council in order to get registered and practice medicine. According to the regulations in different countries, the students may need to do the degree accreditation first. A MBBS degree holder can find jobs in government as well as private hospitals, nursing homes and other health facilities. Except this, one can also start his own clinic or pursue study for master's degree.
Application Requirements and Materials
1. Of age 18 to 30 years old
2. High school graduates (or equivalent)
4. Non-criminal record
1. Photocopy of valid passport
2. Passport photo
4. Certificate/diploma of highest education
5. Academic transcript of highest education
6. Blank Visa Page in Your Passport
How to Apply
CUCAS provides two kinds of application methods for international candidates to study English medium MBBS programs at China's universities. They can choose the quick and convenient online application system or the traditional offline application route-Apply via Email.
Online Application Procedures
To complete the online application process, you need to follow the four main sections below:
1. Click 'Apply Now' button on this page and login, if didn't have the account, register first.
2. Fill out the online application form with real and correct informaiton, including personal information, education background, language proficiency, etc.
If you're not sure how to fill out the form, please check if there are any instructions behind the blank.
3. Upload the required application materials
Please upload photocopies of required application materials according to the university's admissions criteria.
All the materials should be MS-Word (.doc), Adobe PDF (.pdf) documents, image files (.gif, .jpg), or compression files (.rar, .zip). Each file cannot exceed 8 MB (megabytes)
4. Make payment
CUCAS offers five types of payment methods. Please carefully select your preferred payment method and to make the payment.
Students who choose Western Union or Bank transfer as their payment method need to upload the payment receipt after you wire the money at the post office or bank.
5. Submit application
Please submit your application once the application fee is confirmed by CUCAS. To submit your application, please access My CUCAS-> My Applications by logging in CUCAS, click 'Continue' at 'Application Status' column, and go to the 'Submit Application' section. You will see a big 'Submit' button. Click the button and your application will be sent directly to the university.
Once you've submitted your application, please wait 2-4 weeks for the university to process your application. Once the university has made a decision, CUCAS will notify you by email. You can also track your application status by logging into your CUCAS account.
Offline Application Procedures
The steps for 'Apply via Email' are as follows:
1. Choose a MBBS program；
2. Click “Apply via Email” to download the fillable application form and documents;
3. Open forms in MS Word and fill in required information electronically, please make sure the information is accurate and correct to receive your JW 202 form;
4. Send us the completed form and other required application materials;
5. Pay the Application Fee and CUCAS Processing Fee, keep the receipt;
6. Send us the copy of receipt, and the school will process your application once receiving your bank receipt;
7. Check your application process via email periodically, and track with your admission status;
8. Wait for your admission notice from CUCAS within 5 workdays, and the JW 202 form will send to you in 2-6 weeks;
Email Address for MBBS Application: firstname.lastname@example.org