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MBBS in English
- General Information

    1. Program Introduction

    Editor Notes: The syllabus of MBBS program is set according to the MOE regulation and IIME requirements.

    • The main courses in preclinical medicine stage include Biochemistry, Anthroponomy, Embryology, Physiology, Pathogen Biology, Pathology, Pharmacology, pathophysiology and Diagnostics etc.
    • Students need to take Chinese Language and Chinese Culture courses to pass HSK (the Chinese Proficiency Test) grade 4 which is a requirement for the internship in China.
    • 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.


    2. Program Structure

    Editor Notes: The program takes six years to complete.

    Main Courses:

    Year    Courses

    1st Semester

    2nd Semester

    1st Academic Year

    Calculus, General Chemistry, Introduction to Modern Biological Science, Physical Education, Chinese

    Calculus, General Chemistry, General Physics, Organic Chemistry, Cell Biology,, Chinese, Physical Education

    2nd Academic Year

    Anatomy I, Biochemistry (including Lab), Histology, embryology, Chinese

    Anatomy II, Medical Genetics, Physiology, History of Medicine, Chinese
    and toxicology,

    3rd Academic Year

    Pathology, Pathophysiology, Immunology, Medical Psychology, Chinese Traditional Medicine, Medical Chinese, Survey of China

    Microbiology, Pharmacology, Preventive medicine, Introduction of Surgery, Diagnostics

    4th Academic Year
    (Pre-Clinic and Clinic)

    Forensic medicine, Biomedical Informatics, Introduction to Family Medicine, Social medicine and ethics, Epidemiology,

    Medicine I, Surgery I, Radiology, Obstetrics & Gynaecology.

    5th Academic Year

    Medicin III, Surgery III, Pediatrics

    Infectious diseases, Neurology, Psychiatry, Dermatology and Venereology, Ophthalmology, Otorhinolaryngology, Stomatology, Emergency medicine.

    6th Academic Year

    Senior clerkship

    Senior clerkship

    Note: The students must score 190 in HSK(Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi, the Chinese Proficiency Test) Level IVor above and pass HSKK(HSK Speaking Test) Intermediate Level before taking the senior clerkship in China.

    3. Hostels and food

    Editor Notes: Students are expected to live in the International Students Dormitory, where twin rooms are available.

    • Almost every room is equipped with telephone, internet access, private bathroom with shower and air-conditioners.
    • Public kitchens and washing machines are also accessible to students in the dormitory.
    • The University has on all its campuses several convenient and inexpensive restaurants where a good variety of Chinese and Western foods are served.

    4. Fees

    Editor Notes: The fees is subject to the school standard when the applicants arrive at the school.

    • Registration: 400 Chinese Yuan(US$ 70).
    • Tuition: 42,800 Chinese Yuan(Approx US$ 7,000) /year for M.B.B.S.
    • Accommodation: 6,000 Chinese Yuan (Approx US$1000)/year/person. Each room for two students.
    • Residence permit: 400 Chinese Yuan(US$70)/year.
    • Health examination: 400 Chinese Yuan(US$70).
    • Health insurance: Covered by University Health insurance plan.
    • Miscellaneous: Food 8,000 Chinese Yuan(US$1,350)/year.

    Note: The fee for accommodation excludes electricity and water bill. There is also a small restaurant to serve Muslim food.

    5. Degree Awarded

    Editor Notes: International medical undergraduates will be granted a graduation certificate and conferred a medical degree by the ZHU.

    MBBS Degree:

    • The English copy of the degree will state MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery).
    • 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.

    Note:The course requires students to pay tuition or admission deposit before issuing admission package.

    6. Internship

    Editor Notes: The internship is arranged in the final year and students can do the internship/training in China or their home country.

    • Students who want to do internship in China need to pass the HSK 4 to contact with the patients and the tuition fee for this year is as normal RMB 42,800 per year.
    • The internship will be carried out in the 6 Grade III Class A affiliated hospitals of Zhejiang University.
    • These hospitals have a total capacity of over 7700 beds, 8780,000 emergency visits and 238,000 inpatients.
    • There are no requirements for students who want to do the internship in their home countries on HSK level and no need to pay for the tuition fee.
    • Students have to take the final examination on Theory Test and Clinical Evaluation in ZJU before graduation.

    7. School Introduction

    Editor Notes: Zhejiang University is a Public, 985 Project Comprehensive university.

    Zhejiang University is a national comprehensive university. Founded in 1897, it was initially known as “Qiushi Shuyuan” (Qiushi Academy), one of the earliest modern academies of higher learning established in China. Zhejiang University‘s fields of study cover philosophy, literature, history, education, science, economics, law, management, engineering, agriculture, medicine and etc. The university, now has 113 specialties for undergraduate studies, and it is entitled to confer master's degrees in 324 programs and primary (secondary) discipline doctoral degrees in 41 (252) programs, Learn More>>

    8. School of Medicine

    Editor Notes: Dating from the 1912, the School now includes 8 faculties, 6 Grade III Class A hospitals affiliated hospitals with 7,700 beds and 23 Grade III teaching hospitals.

    • ZUSM has established international links with scores of medical institutions in Asia, Europe, Australia and North America.
    • Programs like collaborative research projects and exchanges of faculty and students have been launched.
    • The total number of staff has reached over 10,000, including 568 full professors and associate professors, 212 doctoral mentors and 663 master mentors.
    • The School has 4 national key disciplines, one state key laboratory and 15 provincial and ministerial key laboratories.
    • The discipline of Clinical Medicine ranks the 7th in China with the Internal Medicine, Surgery, Pediatric and Oncology as key national disciplines.
    • There are over 4,000 medical students including over 400 international students in MBBS program.

    9. Campus Life

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

    Recreational Activities

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    Chinese Customs


    Tuition Fee
    Bachelor RMB 42,800 pre year
    RMB 256,800 in total (About $ 47,085)
    Accommodation Fee
    31 Student Dormitory
    Double Room RMB 40
    Chu Kochen Hall of International Education
    Double Room RMB 60 to RMB 70
    Single Room RMB 50 to RMB 70
    International Student Hall
    Double Room RMB 40 to RMB 60
    Single Room RMB 40 to RMB 60
    Cuibai Lyceum Dormitory
    Double Room RMB 40 to RMB 70
    International Student Apartment
    Double Room RMB 20 to RMB 30
    Youyi (Friendship) Apartment
    Double Room RMB 35 to RMB 55
    Other Fees
    Application Fee RMB 390 to RMB 800
    Service Fee USD 50
    Living Expense RMB 2,180 to RMB 2,780
- How Much Scholarship Cover
Admission Only
- You Need Pay After Got Scholarship (RMB)
  • Tuition:  42,800 / Year
  • Accommodation: 750 to 1200 RMB per month
  • Living Expense: 600 to 3000 RMB per month
- Requirement
  • Candidates must have attained, as a minimum, marks of over 70% aggregate in physics, chemistry, and biology (Zoology &Botany) at high school examinationa.
  • Candidates must provide a high school diploma with transcript.
  • Candidates should between 17 and 30 years of age on 31st December of the year of admission.
- Application Documents

1. Application Form

Please upload your finished application form here.

2. Photocopy of valid passport

With name, passport number & expiration date, and photo included

3. Passport photo

A recent passport-sized photo of the applicant

4. High school academic transcript

For all courses in high school,transcript in languages other than Chinese or English should be translated into Chinese or English and be certified by notarization.

5. High school graduate certificate

Graduation certificate in languages other than Chinese or English should be translated into Chinese or English and be certified by notarization. Graduating students can provide pre-graduation Certificate instead

6. Two letters of recommendation

From teachers in your high school (written in English or Chinese)

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  • Step 2: Wait for the payment confirmation, then provide documents guidance. (including the application form)

  • Step 3: Submit documents and wait for result and admission documents (including admission letter, visa letter)
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