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MBBS in English
- General Information

    Application Deadline

    • Deadline for Priority Admission: May 31, 2017
    • Deadline for Regular Admission: June 30, 2017

    1. Program Introduction

    Editor Notes: This program consists of study of basic medicine, clinical medicine and preventive medicine and requires the students of 1-year clinical training.

    • Students will be given the bachelor’s degree of medicine if they pass the graduation exam (including exam on medical knowledge and exam on clinical skills) .
    • The program pays much attention to cultivating clinicians who have profound professional integrity, solid ground of basic medicine and systematic knowledge of clinical medicine and have acquired basic clinical skills as well as the ability to deal with problems in clinical settings.

    2. Program Structure

    Editor Notes: There are foundamental, basic medical and clinical courses in this program.

    2.1 Fundamental courses

    Chinese Language China Overview Medical Mathematics
    Medical Chemistry Medical Chinese Medical Physics
    Computer Technology Document Retrieval

    2.2 Basic Medical Courses

    Introduction to Medicine Medical Ethics General Psychology and Behavioral Science Cell Biology and Biochemistry Medical Genetics
    Gross Anatomy Topographic Anatomy Histology and Embryology Physiology Pathogen Biology
    Immunology Pathology Pathology and Pathophysiology Pharmacology

    2.3 Clinical Medical Courses

    Diagnostics Laboratory Diagnostics Imaging Diagnostics Preventive Medicine Epidemiology and Statistics
    Internal medicine Surgery Obstetrics and Gynecology Pediatrics Psychiatry
    Nuclear Medicine Ophthalmology Otolaryngology Dermatology and Venereology Neurology
    Emergency Medicine Family Medicine Infectious Diseases Forensic Medicine Evidence-based Medicine
    Clinical pharmacology Introduction to Traditional Chinese Medicine (English) Introduction to Traditional Chinese Medicine (Chinese) Acupuncture and Moxibustion

    2.4 Credit Requirements

    • The students should complete 203.5 credits, among which premed pubic courses are 26.5 credits, basic medical courses 48.5 credits and clinical medical courses 54.5 credits.
    • The clinical rotation makes 74 credits.

    2.5 Internship and Career


    Tongji University has 5 affiliated hospitals (t he duration of the internship is one year (at least 48 weeks) :

    • Tongji hospital,
    • Shanghai No. 10 People's Hospital,
    • East Hospital,
    • Shanghai Pulmonary Hospital,
    • Shanghai First Maternity and Infant Health Hospital.


    • These are all high level hospitals and have 4,443 beds altogether.
    • Students must take the final examination on Theory Test and Clinical Evaluation in WHU.


    • The graduates will be able to apply to take the medical licensing examination in the medical council to get registered and practice medicine, when they obtain MBBS Degree.
    • Students have to do the degree accreditation first because of the regulations in different countries.
    • Students who obtain MBBS degree can find jobs in government as well as private hospitals, nursing homes and other health facilities.
    • Students can also open his own clinic or continuely study for master’s degree.

    3. Degree Awarded

    Editor Notes: Students will be given a medical degree by Tongji University.

    MBBS Degree :

    • Students who meet the requirements of the teaching program and pass the graduation examinations successfully will be granted a graduation certificate and conferred a medical degree by the Tongji University.
    • The English copy of the degree will state MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery).

    4. School Introduction

    Editor Notes: Tongji University has been included in the State-founded Project 211 and the 21st Century Education Rejuvenation Action Plan of China.

    After the establishment of the People's Republic of China in 1949, Tongji University became an engineering university following a nationwide restructuring of institutions of higher learning in 1952. It was the largest university of civil engineering and offered the most specialized engineering programs in China. The university has developed rapidly into a multidisciplinary university featuring sciences, engineering, economics, management, liberal arts and law, with the initiation of the open up policy under the authorization of the central government in 1978 , Learn More>>

    5. The Medical School​

    Editor Notes: Tongji University began recruiting foreign students since the 1950s.

    • ​ The Medical School has cooperated with University of Leipzig, University of Phillip-Marburg.
    • Student exchange has been carried out with Paris V, University of Ulm, University of Leipzig and University of Phillip-Marburg on.
    • Three high-level cardiology workshops have been co-organized by American Cardiology College and the Medical School have.
    • The Medical School has been authorized as the high-qualified university to offer MBBS program in English.

    6. Campus Life

    Editor Notes: International students enjoy the wonderful life in the campus.

    Chinese Calligraphy

    Chinese Contest

    Talent Show

- How Much Scholarship Cover
Tuition Fee
Bachelor RMB 45,000 pre year
RMB 270,000 in total (About $ 49,505)
Accommodation Fee
International Students Buildings No.1
Double Room RMB 30 to RMB 45
Studio RMB 120 to RMB 130
International Students Buildings No.2
Double Room RMB 30 to RMB 40
Studio RMB 150 to RMB 160
International Students Dormitory
Single Room RMB 80
International Studnets Dormitory
Double Room RMB 40
Other Fees
Application Fee RMB 410 to RMB 420
Service Fee USD 150
Living Expense RMB 2,400 to RMB 3,000
- You Need Pay After Got Scholarship (RMB)
  • Tuition:  45,000 / Year
  • Accommodation: 750 to 1200 RMB per month
  • Living Expense: 600 to 3000 RMB per month
- Requirement
  • Non-Chinese Citizen;
  • 18-25 years old(born before Dec 31, 1999, preferably after Aug 31, 1992); Good physical condition;
  • High school graduate or above;
  • Sufficient English proficiency (equivalent to IELTS 6.0 .or. TOEFL 80);
  • Non-criminal Records;
  • *Applicants who are native English-speakers or have studied in an English-medium high school are not required to submit language proficiency certificates.


If the applicant was born between Aug 31, 1999 and Dec 31, 1999, the applicant should provide us with his or her guardian’s supporting documents as listed below.

  • 1、Copy of the passport main page
  • 2、China residential certificate issued by local police station If his or her guardian is a Chinese citizen, a clear copy of the guardian’s National Identity Card is required; If not, a clear copy of the guardian’s non-student residence permit which will not expire until Jan 31, 2018 is required.
  • 3、The original certificate of bank deposit (minimum deposit of CNY 100,000). Date of withdrawal should be no earlier than Jan 31, 2018.
  • 4、The Guarantee letter (See appendix ) And, Chinese immigrants in foreign countries who would like to apply for studying in Tongji University as international students should meet the following additional requirements.
  • - Maintain a non-chinese citizenship for at least four years, and
  • - Reside abroad for at least two of the past four years (till Apr 30, 2017). 9 months residing abroad can be counted as 1 year, which is subject to the exit-entry stamps on visa.
- Application Documents

1. Application Form

Please upload your finished application form here.

2. Photocopy of valid passport

Bio page with photo.

3. Passport-sized photo

A passport-sized photo taken recently of the applicant.

4. Senior high school diploma or leaving certificate

Applicants who will be graduating from the senior high school in July in this year need to provide the certificate of the expected graduation issued by their senior high school. (English or Chinese version)

5. Original or certified transcripts of senior high school.

The transcript in non-Chinese or non-English version should be presented with the certified Chinese or English translation versions.

6. Copy of English Language Certificate

Students can provide original language certificate during the period of the entry & registration.) : IELTS: 6.0 and above , or TOEFL (IBT): 80 and above, or the English language proficiency certificate issued by Tongji University School of Medicine.

7. Recommendation letter

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