Clinical Medicine(MBBS)
Zhejiang University
Basic Information
Degree: Bachelor
Starting Date:
Please be subject to the starting date on admission letter you got, since the starting date may change.
Sep 15 , 2023
Duration: 6 Years
Teaching Language: English
Tuition Fees: RMB 42,800 per Year
Application Deadline:
The deadline means the date of Beijing time. You are suggested to submit your application 3 or 5 days before the actual deadline so that you can have time for necessary changes on documents.
Feb 28 , 2023
Application Fee:
The application fee charged by the university, CUCAS only collect on their behalf.
USD 164 (Check Policy)
Service Fee:
For the service CUCAS provide to you. If you get a scholarship while applying as a self-financed applicant, you need to pay another scholarship service fee of 200 USD.
USD 219 (Check Policy)
Special Requirements
Program Highlights
  • Zhejiang University (ZJU) is a comprehensive national university founded in 1897. It is directly under the administration of MOE.
  • Students can choose to do the internship/training in China or their home country.
  • The discipline of Clinical Medicine ranks the 7th in China with the Internal Medicine, Surgery, Pediatric and Oncology as key national disciplines.
  • ZJU 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.
Program Description

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

(Pre-Med)

Basic Mathematics for Medicine I, Introduction to Modern Biological Science,General Physics, Basic Mathematics for Medicine Ⅱ, Chinese Ⅰ

General Physics Lab, Cell Biology, Organic Chemistry,Chinese Ⅱ,History of Medicine,Global Health,Early Exposure To Clinic

2nd Academic Year

(Pre-Clinic)

Biochemistry,Histology & Embryology,Systematic Anatomy,Chinese Ⅲ

Biochemistry Lab,Medical Genetics,Physiology,Regional Anatomy,Medical Psychology,Chinese Ⅳ

3rd Academic Year

(Pre-Clinic)

Medical Immunology,Pathology,Medical ,Microbiology

&Parasitology,Survey of China,Medical Chinese

Pathophysiology,Pharmacology,Forensic medicine ,Internal Medicine Ⅰ,Medical Chinese Ⅰ,Biostatistics

4th Academic Year

(Pre-Clinic and Clinic)

Biomedical Informatics,Basic Traditional Chinese Medicine,Surgery I,Preventive Medicine,Social Medicine & Ethics, Epidemiology,Medical Chinese Ⅱ,Basic Medical Sciences Exam

Surgery Ⅱ,Radiology,Obstetrics & Gynecology,Internal Medicine Ⅱ,Medical Chinese Ⅲ

5th Academic Year

(Clinic)

Pediatrics,Internal Medicine Ⅲ,Surgery Ⅲ,Communicable Diseases,Community Medicine,Medical Chinese Ⅳ

 

Dermatovenereology,Psychiatry,Neurology,Clinical Training,Otorhinolaryngology,Stomatology,Ophthalmology

,Emergency Medicine, Medical Chinese Ⅴ

6th Academic Year

(Clinic)

Senior clerkship

Senior clerkship

*The students must score 190 in HSK(Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi, the Chinese Proficiency Test) Level Ⅳ or above and pass HSKK(HSK Speaking Test) Intermediate Level before taking the senior clerkship in China.
*More than top 20% students can get outstanding academic performance scholarship every year.

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. 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.

5. 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.

6. 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>>

7. 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.

8. Campus Life

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

Recreational Activities

Chinese Customs

Entry Requirements

1. General requirements

 Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens with proper moral conduct, in good health with no infectious disease or any physical or mental diseases that may affect the normal study. Applicants must be valid foreign passport holders and have graduated from high school (Graduating high school students can provide pre-graduation certificates first, then provide the graduation certificates no later than registration) and be under the age of 25.

2. Requirements on nationality

Requirements of the regulations set in the Document No. 12 (2020) of Ministry of Education of the PRC should be met.(Link)

2.1 Applicants who have given up their original Chinese citizenship and become foreign citizens, must become foreign citizens before April 30, 2019, and must have lived abroad more than 2 years from April 30, 2019 to April 30, 2023 (more than 9 months of residence abroad per year can be considered as one year, taking entry and exit stamps as evidence).

2.2 If the applicant has acquired foreign citizenship automatically at the time of birth in a foreign country, whose parents were both Chinese citizens, or one of the parents was a Chinese citizen, parent’s (with Chinese citizenship) permanent resident in foreign country should be obtained prior to the birth of the applicant. Applicants must have lived abroad more than 2 years from April 30, 2019 to April 30, 2023(more than 9 months of residence abroad per year can be considered as one year, taking entry and exit stamps as evidence).

3. Language proficiency requirements

IELTS :Academic module overall 6.0 with at least 5.0 in each component

TOEFL-iBT 75 or above with minimum 15 in Reading, Listening, Speaking and Writing.

TOEFL DI Code of Zhejiang University is C340. TOEFL MyBest score is accepted.

4. Applicants must have passed examination with minimum percentage of marks over 70% aggregate in Math, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology(Zoology & Botany).

 

Fee Structure

Tuition Fee
Bachelor RMB 42,800 pre year
RMB 256,800 in total (About $ 52,409)
Accommodation Fee
Dormitory No.16
Double Room RMB 120  (More Details)
Chu Kochen Hall of International Education
Double Room RMB 160  (More Details)
Single Room RMB 100  (More Details)
Studio RMB 280  (More Details)
Dormitory No.23 & 24
Studio RMB 160  (More Details)
International Students Dormitory
Double Room RMB 120  (More Details)
Single Room RMB 80  (More Details)
International Students Dormitory (East Campus)
Double Room RMB 120  (More Details)
Quad room RMB 160  (More Details)
Studio RMB 200 to RMB 220  (More Details)
International Students Dormitory (West Campus)
Double Room RMB 120  (More Details)
Single Room RMB 80 to RMB 100  (More Details)
Dormitory No.10
Double Room RMB 100  (More Details)
Dormitory No.10
Double Room RMB 120  (More Details)
Other Fees
Application Fee:
The application fee charged by the university, CUCAS only collect on their behalf.
RMB 400 to RMB 800
Service Fee:
For the service CUCAS provide to you. If you get a scholarship while applying as a self-financed applicant, you need to pay another scholarship service fee of 200 USD.
USD 219 (Check Policy)
Living Expense RMB 2,180 to RMB 2,780

Application Materials

"*" means necessary documents that you must provide in your application.

*1. Application Form

Please upload your finished application form here.

*2. Personal statement

Should include study experience, reasons for application, personal strengths. Less than 800 words.

3. Applicant who has acquired foreign citizenship automatically at the time of birth in a foreign country, whose parents are both Chinese citizens, or one of the parents is a Chinese citizen submit

(1) birth certificate of foreign country
(2) Chinese parents’ permanent resident certificate of foreign country.
(3) Exit and Entry Record on passport, from April 30th,2018 to April 30th, 2023.

*4. Two recommendation letters from high school teachers

Teachers’ signature, contact phone number and email address must put on the letter.

*5. A photocopy of the passport

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

*6. Passport photo

White background, 35mm×45mm in size.

*7. Photocopies of language proficiency certificates.

Applicants for English-instructed programs must provide the certificate of TOEFL or IELTS test score. (Not required for English native speakers)

*8. Transcript for all the courses in senior high school (original copy or notarized copy)

Transcript for all the courses in senior high school (original copy or notarized copy in Chinese/English);

*9. Senior high school diploma (original copy or notarized copy)

Senior high school diploma (original copy or notarized copy in Chinese/English); Graduating high school students can provide pre-graduation Certificate instead (in Chinese/English).

10. Supporting Documents: Certificate of Good Conduct

Provided by your current/previous school/company in Chinese/English to improve your success rate.

You can download a template or sample from here.

11. Applicants who have given up their original Chinese citizenship and become foreign citizens should submit

(1) cancellation certificate of Chinese citizenship
(2) current citizenship certificate
(3) Exit and Entry Record on passport, from April 30th,2018 to April 30th, 2023.

12. Applicants under the age of 18 (by September 1st,2023) should submit

(1) Letter of Guardian Guarantee and the guardian must be an adult living in Hangzhou
(2) A notarized copy of the Guardianship Authorization from the applicant’s parents.

You can download a template or sample from here.

13. Award-winning Certificates related to academic courses during your senior high school period. (If any)

How to Apply
Pay Pay application fee and service fee online.
Get One-on-One Help Get professional one-on-one help until you are accepted.
Service

CUCAS Service

CUCAS provides best service in this industry to international students. Apply through CUCAS, you will enjoy:

• Free Online Consulting, response within one working day.
• Free access to Chinese university database, 20,000+ programs in 300+ top Chinese universities are available.
• Free and easy-to-use online application system, only need 20 minutes to complete application.
• Free accommodation booking.
• Free DHL delivery - fast arrival and guarantee to get admission package.
• Mostly get admission letter in 2 weeks.
• Free visa guide, per-departure guide and students handbook.
• Airport pick-up Service.
• Money Transfer Service.
• Chance to find alumni.
 
Learn More>>
Why CUCAS
Official Approved O Risk
Best Price Save 3,00 to 4,000 USD
One Stand Service Save at Least 9 Hours
Tribe Community