China is the foremost choice for every international student to pursue medical study due to its advancement in course structure and low-cost options availability. After doing MBBS in China, international students can make their way to other countries of the world or can go back to their home countries.
Here are Top 05 Medical Colleges in China, offering MBBS in English to international students.
|S.No.||University Name||Tuition Fee/year|
|1||Shihezi University||30,000 RMB|
|2||Ningxia Medical University||29,800 RMB|
|3||Qingdao University||30,000 RMB|
|4||Nanjing Medical University||34,000 RMB|
|5||Southeast University||32,000 RMB|
Every year a large number of students take up Medical admission in China. More than 250 Universities in China, under the Central Government and Provincial Government are offering admissions to International students for Under-graduate and Post-graduate medical programs in respective Universities. The number of students from Pakistan, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Indonesia, UK, USA, ASEAN & CIS Countries are particularly more when compared to applicants from other countries for Medical education.
However, when Student searched for Universities offering MBBS Program in China, they come up with two separate lists.
- List of English Medium Universities (MOE- Listed Universities)
- List of Bilingual Medium Universities (NON-Listed Universities)
The list of Universities offering “ENGLISH MEDIUM MBBS IN CHINA” is only 45 in number, whereas the list of Universities offering “MBBS IN CHINA IN BILINGUAL MEDIUM” is more than 200. There begins the confusion for all the applicants !
MOE Listed VS MOE Non-Listed :
What is the difference between both these types of institutions, how about their recognition, facilities, etc. There are a lot of changes between the Course patterns, duration of course, teaching and other aspects of English medium MBBS and Bi-Lingual Clinical Medicine course.
However the most major difference is that there is no need to study Chinese language in English Medium (MOE- Listed Universities). And student are not forced to pass Chinese proficiency test (HSK) in the first 5 years of MBBS Program.
China has many medical universities among them some are English medium. Chinese Ministry of Education (MOE) has recommended that teaching MBBS courses under a bilingual curriculum in English and Chinese is ‘strictly banned’.
Only 45 universities in China are qualified to teach MBBS degrees in English and are authorized to admit foreign students, the Chinese ministry of education (MOE) has said, warning that teaching MBBS courses under a bilingual curriculum in English and Chinese is “strictly prohibited”.
Along with the name of the University, number of seat allocated for foreign students in respective universities are also mentioned in the list below.
List of Top Medical Universities MOE Listed in China for MBBS in English Medium
|1||JILIN UNIVERSITY||33,000 RMB|
|2||CHINA MEDICAL UNIVERSITY||40,000 RMB|
|3||DALIAN MEDICAL UNIVERSITY||45,000 RMB|
|4||CAPITAL MEDICAL UNIVERSITY||50,000 RMB|
|5||TIANJIN MEDICAL UNIVERSITY||45,000 RMB|
|6||SHANDONG UNIVERSITY||45,000 RMB|
|7||FUDAN UNIVERSITY||75,000 RMB|
|8||XINJIANG MEDICAL UNIVERSITY||36,000 RMB|
|9||NANJING MEDICAL UNIVERSITY||34,000 RMB|
|10||JIANGSU UNIVERSITY||34,000 RMB|
|11||WENZHOU MEDICAL COLLEGE||30,000 RMB|
|12||ZHEJIANG UNIVERSITY||42,800 RMB|
|13||WUHAN UNIVERSITY||32,000 RMB|
|14||HUAZHONG UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY||40,000 RMB|
|15||XI’AN JIAOTONG UNIVERSITY||40,000 RMB|
|16||SOUTHERN MEDICAL UNIVERSITY||40,000 RMB|
|17||JINAN UNIVERSITY||34,000 RMB|
|18||GUANGXI MEDICAL UNIVERSITY||35,000 RMB|
|19||SICHUAN UNIVERSITY||38,000 RMB|
|20||CHONGQING MEDICAL UNIVERSITY||30,000 RMB|
|21||HARBIN MEDICAL UNIVERSITY||30,000 RMB|
|22||BEIHUA UNIVERSITY (North China University)||—|
|23||JINZHOU MEDICAL UNIVERSITY||32,000 RMB|
|24||QINGDAO UNIVERSITY||30,000 RMB|
|25||HEBEI MEDICAL UNIVERSITY||34,000 RMB|
|26||NINGXIA MEDICAL UNIVERSITY||29,800 RMB|
|27||TONGJI UNIVERSITY||45,000 RMB|
|28||SHIHEZI UNIVERSITY||30,000 RMB|
|29||SOUTHEAST UNIVERSITY||32,000 RMB|
|30||YANGZHOU UNIVERSITY||30,000 RMB|
|31||NANTONG UNIVERSITY||26,000 RMB|
|32||SOOCHOW UNIVERSITY||32,500 RMB|
|33||NINGBO UNIVERSITY||28,000 RMB|
|34||FUJIAN MEDICAL UNIVERSITY||35,000 RMB|
|35||ANHUI MEDICAL UNIVERSITY||30,000 RMB|
|36||XUZHOU MEDICAL COLLEGE||33,000 RMB|
|37||CHINA THREE GORGES UNIVERSITY||24,000 RMB|
|38||ZHENGZHOU UNIVERSITY||35,000 RMB|
|39||GUANGZHOU MEDICAL UNIVERSITY||30,000 RMB|
|40||SUN YAT-SEN UNIVERSITY||48,000 RMB|
|41||SHANTOU UNIVERSITY||60,000 RMB|
|42||KUNMING MEDICAL UNIVERSITY||35,000 RMB|
|43||NORTH SICHUAN MEDICAL COLLEGE||32,000 RMB|
|44||SOUTHWEST MEDICAL UNIVERSITY||33,000 RMB|
|45||XIAMEN UNIVERSITY||38,000 RMB|
Only above 45 universities in China are qualified to teach MBBS degrees in English and are authorized to admit foreign students, the Chinese ministry of education (MoE) has said, warning that teaching MBBS courses under a bilingual curriculum in English and Chinese is “strictly prohibited”
All medical colleges in China ensure high-quality education for all those who have chosen to pursue MBBS in China. MBBS Program in China is Approved by PMC Medical Council of Pakistan, the World Health Organization, and many other prominent medical bodies in the world. The medium of instruction for MBBS in China is English. After completing MBBS program From English Medium Universities or we can say from Listed Universities, graduates will be eligible for different medical screening tests such as NLE, NMC, BMDC, SLMC, USMLE, PLAB, AMC and ECFMG.
Requirements for Studying English Medium MBBS in China:
Students are expected to display a hard work ethic and take their studies seriously. China has a rigorous academic tradition; students are expected to devote themselves fully to academics. Generally speaking, international students are admitted based on their school grades, especially in English & sciences subjects, also have the language ability to study in English.
- Every university in China has different criteria for accepting applications.
- To maintain education quality in English Medium MBBS in China, most universities prefer students with min 60%-70% science subjects and overall in 12th. Only a few universities consider a lower score than this.
- A student must have learned Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English in Class 12th or equivalent.
MBBS in China Course duration & curriculum:
English medium MBBS in China for international students normally lasts five to six years. MBBS program for international student in China aims to educate students with solid medical knowledge and standard clinical skills to the possible needs for them to serve in their home or other countries.
Chinese medical universities offers the MBBS program for 6 years. You will spend 5 years of classroom training to have solid medical knowledge. The remaining 1 year is spent on hospital internship to strengthen your clinical skills.
To add on, China has several quality hospitals which allow students to have many opportunities for practicing their internship programs. These hospitals offer up-to-date medical instruments with the highest international standards. This offers innumerable opportunities to the medical students for carrying out their profession.
List of Top Ranking Medical Universities in China:
1. Shihezi University 石河子大学
Shihezi University 石河子大学 is the 2nd largest university in Xinjiang province, University Schools predecessor was Established in September 1949 on his way into the People’s Liberation Army liberation of Xinjiang, in April 1996 under the Ministry of Agriculture, Shihezi Agricultural College, Shihezi Medical College, the Corps and the Corps economic College Teachers College merged to form. Shihezi University is the national “211 Project” key construction universities and colleges and universities in western countries.
🔹Located in Muslim province of China Xinjiang.
🔹Ranked No.28 in the List of Top 45 MOE Listed universities of China.
🔹Just 2.40 hours Direct Flight from Islamabad to Urumqi.
🔹72 years old institution with vast history of excellence.
🔹School of Medicine have 04 Directly affiliated hospitals and 30 teaching hospitals as well.
🔹Started foreign students Project of MBBS in 2002.
🔹Shihezi University have Foreign Expert & professor from Pakistan Dr. Azeem Inayat.
🔹There is no requirement of HSK-4 to pass in First year, Shihezi University starts Medical syllabus from first day.
🔹13 batches of International Students have been graduated with Best Results in PMDC/PMC, NMC, MCI, BMDC exams.
🔹Following PMC approved syllabus, both at basic and clinical level, in its true letter and spirit.
🔹Shihezi University remains the only institute having started foreign students project with the help of foreign experts.
🔹International books with internationally designed examination system is followed.
🔹International student’s Dormitory is located inside the campus, it is fully furnished and central heated.
🔹Shihezi city is one of the beautiful cities in China and has been awarded twice for better living standards.
🔹Halal food and Muslim culture is hallmark of this city.
🔹Cheaper to live in compared to other mainland cities because of its small size and remoteness.
🔹Ideal for Pakistani students, Safe & secure especially for girls.
🔹MBBS Course Duration is 5 years MBBS +1 year Internship (06 years Degree).
🔹Shihezi University have highly qualified faculty for Medical subjects and university have best foreign Pakistani teacher & foreign expert Dr. Azeem Inayat, specialist in physiology.
🔹Maximum students have been passed PMDC’s NEB/NLE Exam also FCPS – 1 & FCPS- 11 and working in Reputable hospitals of Pakistan, India and abroad especially in Europe & middle east.
🔹More then 400 Foreign Students are Studying in SHZU in MBBS Program & Masters, PHD in Medicine & Agriculture.
🔹Shihezi University is Listed by National Medical Council of india (NMC) MCI and Bangladesh Medical Council (BMDC). It is also recognized by WHO, MOE China, WFME, WACME, IMED, FAIMER, AVICENNA & PMC.
2. Qingdao University 青岛大学
Qingdao University was founded in 1909. Qingdao University is situated in the eastern seaside city of Qingdao, China, between the coast of the Yellow Sea and Mount Fushan. Surrounded by a beautiful setting where the rich local culture is blended with the spirit of the times. The university has 34 colleges and 100 undergraduate majors, covering 11 major disciplines including literature, art, history, philosophy, science, engineering, medicine, economics, management, law and education.
MBBS Scholarship in Qingdao University:
🔹Qingdao University is offering MBBS First year Full Tuition free Scholarship to Excellent students having more than 85% marks overall in HSSC (Grade 12). University can take short interview for this and the final decision will be made by the Dean of Medical school of Qingdao university. Actual tuition fee of Clinical Medicine (MBBS) is 30,000 RMB/Year and Scholarship qualified students will get off the tuition fee of first year.
🔹If the student have more than 80% of Marks in HSSC (Pre-Medical), The student can get 20,000 RMB Scholarship from First year tuition fee of 30,000 RMB. Students can Apply Online to get this opportunity.
🔹Qingdao University is located in beautiful city of Qingdao, internationally famous city.
🔹There is public kitchen, Muslim canteens, Markets & ATM machines are inside the campus.
🔹Hostel rooms are ventral heated & furnished.
🔹International students can book Single & two sharing are as well for living which are inside campus.
🔹More than 500 foreign students are studying Medicine in Qingdao University.
🔹Qingdao University is MOE China Listed university for English taught MBBS.
🔹It is MCI & BMDC Listed, Mostly students are from India, Bangladesh, Pakistan & African countries as well.
🔹Qingdao University is recognized by Pakistan Medical Commission & it in PMC’s A Category.
🔹Pakistani graduated students are eligible to apply for NLE Exam in Pakistan.
🔹Graduated students are eligible to apply for USMLE, PLAB, GMC and for ECFMG certifications.
3. Ningxia Medical University 宁夏医学院
Ningxia Medical University NXMU Founded in 1958, Located in Yinchuan City of Ningxia Province. Ningxia Medical University covers an area of nearly 833,000 ㎡ and the construction area of 293,200 ㎡, which includes old campus and new campus. It is the only higher medical school in Ningxia.
🔹Ningxia Medical University is a MOE Listed University for English taught MBBS.
🔹At present, there are over 26,000 students in the university, including 9700 full-time students.
🔹Ningxia Medical University is PMC A Listed NMC, MCI & BMDC for English Medium MBBS.
🔹It is Best University of China for Pakistani, Bangladeshi & Indian students for Medical study.
🔹380+ foreign students from Pakistan, Malaysia, India, Nepal, Bangladesh, CIS, ASEAN and African countries.
🔹Graduated Students from NXMU are eligible to apply for USMLE, PLAB, FMG, ECFMG Certifications.
🔹Ningxia Medical University have 05 affiliated hospitals & 12 Teaching hospitals.
🔹Ningxia Medical University has other more than 60 field practice hospitals.
🔹It has 17 undergraduate majors and 5 nation-leveled, 3 first level disciplines conferring the Doctor’s Degree, 8 first-level disciplines conferring the Master’s Degree.
🔹There are 7000 teaching staffs and health care workers in NXMU, and 32% of them have doctor degree.
4. Nanjing Medical University 南京医科大学
Nanjing Medical University (NJMU) founded in 1934 is one of the key universities in Jiangsu Province. It is co-sponsored by the Ministry of Education, the National Health and Family Planning Commission and Jiangsu Provincial Government. The university has two campuses with a land area of 87 hectares.
Nanjing Medical University is among 601-800 in The Times Higher Education World University Rankings (THE) 2019. Seventy-two universities from mainland China are listed in the rankings, our university is the 36th.
The Nanjing Medical University has 24 undergraduate programs. Currently it has more than 14,500 students. The university has formed a comprehensive and multi-level educational system that covers undergraduate and graduate programs, as well as post-doctoral training, for full-time or part-time, domestic or international students.
International graduates of Nanjing Medical University have got a high passing rate in their home country’s medical licensing examinations. The one-time passing rate for Nepalese students is 83% and Indian students above 50%; according to incomplete statistics, 13 MBBS graduates have passed the Step 1 or Step 2 examinations of USMLE, 3 students passed AMC and 1 student passed PLAB from 2010 to 2017.
Nanjing Medical University has 24 affiliated hospitals and more than 50 teaching hospitals including one teaching hospital in Indonesia. Presently Nanjing Medical University has 212 professors, 303 associate professors. Nanjing Medical University has an excellent research and teaching team including academicians of Chinese Academy of Engineering, Foreign Academicians of the US National Academy of Medicine and state-level well-known teachers.
5. Southeast University 东南大学
Southeast University (SEU), located in Nanjing, the ancient capital city of six dynasties, is a prestigious institution of higher learning renowned both at home and abroad. As one of the national key universities directly subordinate to the Ministry of Education China and jointly established with Jiangsu Province, it is also listed as one of the universities involved in National “985 Project” “211 Project”. In 2017, SEU was ranked on the list of constructing “Class A first-rate world universities”.
MOE China’s Top Class University | World Ranking 820 | Country Ranking 15
Southeast University Nanjing has set up 34 departments with 83 bachelor’s degree programs, 34 first-level disciplines authorized to confer PhD Degree and 48 first-level disciplines authorized to confer Master’s Degree. Among the full-time 36,277 students, there are 16,200 undergraduate students and 20,077 graduate students including 1,966 overseas students, among which, 1,523 study for different academic degrees.
Southeast university is a comprehensive research-oriented university featuring engineering discipline while covering many other disciplines including philosophy, economics, law, education, literature, science, engineering, medicine, management and art, etc..
SEU features high-level faculty comprising 2,991 full-time teachers, including 2,569 teachers with PhD degree, 2,021 teachers with senior and sub-senior titles, 1,071 doctoral student supervisors and 2,166 graduate student supervisors.
The Southeast University School of Medicine has formed a whole set of culturing system, which contains degree education of bachelor, master and doctor (M.D. and/or Ph.D) degrees, post-doctoral training programs and international students. The majors of the school include clinical medicine (five-year and seven-year study, respectively), medical imaging, lab science, nursing care, and biology engineering. In 2010，the number of students in study sum up to more than 2400, including candidates of 1400 bachelors , 622 masters, 143 doctors and 322 international students.
Zhongda Hospital is one of the first national approved highest-level hospitals in Jiangsu province, with important influence in the academic fields of intensive care medicine, radiology, cardiology, neurology, etc. among China.
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