(ZJU-UoE)Integrative Biomedical Sciences
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: 4 Years
Teaching Language: English
Tuition Fees: RMB 200,000 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 Description

1. Program Overview

Editor Notes: Students can not only have a depth knowledge in Integrative Biomedical Sciences, but also have developed a breadth of skills and experience in interpersonal skills, critical judgement and computer literacy.

Integrative Biomedical Sciences is a multidisciplinary degree programme that provides opportunities to investigate the biomedical sciences in the 21st century. The core structure of the programme provides the knowledge, skills and personal and professional development appropriate to meet the needs of a future career as a leader in biomedical science. The programme provides opportunities  to develop skills and knowledge in the biomedical, physcio-chemical and clinical sciences. In addition, in later years focused optional courses provide opportunities to explore the biomedical disciplines of physiology, pharmacology, neuroscience, immunology, reproductive biology, medical microbiology and developmental biology. Integrative Biomedical Sciences is founded on developing skills in academic research and scientific enquiry thereby encouraging awareness and understanding of the research that is needed to continue to advance clinical practice. Alongside a depth of knowledge in Integrative Biomedical Sciences, graduates will have developed a breadth of skills and experience, including interpersonal skills, critical judgement and computer literacy.

2. Programme Outcomes

Editor Notes: The aim of this programme is to produce future leaders in the world of biomedical sciences.

Over fours years, you will develop the knowledge and skills that will allow you to:

  • Research the importance of research to the development of medicine and good health
  • Understand how advances in knowledge result from scientific investigation
  • Evaluate and discuss contemporary issues in the field of biomedical sciences
  • Understand and apply research methodologies to the field of biomedical sciences
  • Be able to independently research and analyse contemporary questions in the field of biomedical sciences

3. Program Structure

Editor Notes: Students can reference to the courses outline information of four years' study from the following description.

Year One: Biomedical Sciences in Context

Year Two: Understanding Biomedical Sciences

Year Three: Developing Knowledge Through Experiment

Year Four: Research in Practice

4. Careers

Editor Notes: Most graduates will engage in aboratory research, disease diagnosis, and scientific publishing.

Graduates enter employment that requires an understanding of biomedical processes and the ability to research using scientific literature and other data sources. These careers include laboratory research, disease diagnosis, and scientific publishing.

5. Dual Degree

Editor Notes: Students admitted to this international degree program are enrolled in both Zhejiang University and the University of Edinburgh.

Students who successfully complete the program and meet the requirements of both universities will receive two bachelor's degrees in their respective major fields and a graduation certificate of ZJU:
• Bachelor of Science (Honours) from the University of Edinburgh
• Bachelor of Science from Zhejiang University
• Graduation Certificate from Zhejiang University

6. About ZJU-UoE Institute(ZJE)

Editor Notes: The Zhejiang University-University of Edinburgh Institute (ZJE) is a collaboration in the field of Biomedical Sciences between Zhejiang University of China and The University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

The Zhejiang University-University of Edinburgh Institute (ZJE Institute) is a collaboration in the field of Biomedical Sciences between Zhejiang University of China and The University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom. The two universities established an international research institute at the International Campus of Zhejiang University in Haining, Zhejiang, that builds on the existing strengths of both, and aims to foster collaborations in teaching and research. The Institute provides undergraduate education programmes that produce students with academic excellence, leadership skills, innovative capacity and global vision.

Top-tier Universities in the world

Zhejiang University (ZJU) is one of China's oldest and most prestigious higher education institutions. It is ranked 53rd in the 2020/21 QS world University Rankings.

Founded in 1583, The University of Edinburgh (UoE) has been providing students with world-class teaching for more than 400 years. It is one of the world's top universities, consistently ranked in the world top 50, and placed 20th in the 2020/21 QS World University Rankings. The University of Edinburgh is also ranked 4th in the UK for research power, based on the breadth and quality of its research. 

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. Campus Life

Editor Notes: International students enjoy a wonderful life on campus.

Basketball Tournament

Mid-Autumn Festival Tea Party

Entry Requirements

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

2.1 Applicants who have given up their original Chinese citizenship and become foreign citizens, must become foreign citizens before April 30,2018, and must have lived abroad more than 2 years from April 30,2018 to April 30,2022 (more than 9 months of residence abroad per year can be considered as one year).

2.2 If the applicant 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, 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 30,2018 to April 30,2022 (more than 9 months of residence abroad per year can be considered as one year).

3.Language proficiency requirements: There are no Chinese language proficiency requirements for the applicants of English-taught programs. If applicants' native language is not English, they should provide score report of English language test (e.g. TOEFL/IELTS/OTHER). TOEFL DI Code of Zhejiang University is C340. TOEFL MyBest score is accepted.

4.Biology and chemistry must have been taken as compulsory subjects in high school.

 

Fee Structure

Tuition Fee
Bachelor RMB 200,000 pre year
RMB 800,000 in total (About $ 163,266)
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)

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