Shandong University
Basic Information
Degree: Master
Starting Date:
Please be subject to the starting date on admission letter you got, since the starting date may change.
Sep 7 , 2023
Duration: 3 Years
Teaching Language: English
Tuition Fees: RMB 36,000 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.
May 31 , 2023
Application Fee:
You will pay the application fee to the university by yourself. Usually, you will need to pay it during the registration period.
USD 82 (Pay to University)
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 54 (Check Policy)
Special Requirements
Program Highlights
  • Steadily increase of international student’s number while maintaining an excellent graduation rate;
  • Well-developed academic and management systems tailored for international students.
Program Description

1. Program Introduction

Editor Notes: This program is divided into two stages: course work and clinical internship / scientific research.

  • Students for both master’s programs of biomedicine and medical science should finish first-year coursework.
  • Based on their emphasis in research, they could select courses from a common curriculum system and complete at least 16 credits.
  • They are also required to attend the frontier science forum organized by the school at least eight times, which can also be added to the total credit requirement.
  • A qualification exam is set at the end of the first academic year and only those who pass the exam are eligible to continue on with the program.
  • Those students are also expected to finish master’s dissertation during the second or third year.
  • Students are free to participate in research activities in different departments of basic medicine and clinical medicine.
  • The research activities are in forms of weekly seminars or small academic symposiums.

2. Program Structure

Editor Notes: School of Medicine includes 16 courses.

Program Courses Clinical Neuroanatomy / Advanced Cell Biology / Advances in Molecular Oncologic Pathology and Translational Research / Identifying Human Disease Genes / Cell Signaling and Disease / Bioinformatics / Advanced Molecular and Cellular Immunology / Advanced Molecular Imaging / Molecular Mechanisms of Metabolic and Endocrine Diseases / Writing Biomedical Research Papers / Brain and Behavior Science and Practice / Advances in Combined Therapy of Malignant Tumors in General Surgery / Laparoscopic Surgery / New Concepts in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Diseases / Advances in the Pathogenesis, Diagnosis and Treatment of Hematological Malignancies / Identifying human disease genes / Basic Principles and Advances in Medical Molecular Biology
Graduation Requirements Students are required to complete their dissertation on the basis of clinical practice and scientific research training and obligated to publish at least one piece of article related to their dissertation on official publications as primary author (Shandong University should be the primary institution) during the master period. After completion of the master’s programs, qualified candidates could be conferred master’s degrees in their specific research fields, such as Master of Physiology, or Master of Internal Medicine.

3. School Introduction:

Editor Notes: Shandong University provides bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree programs for international students.


Shandong University (SDU)under the direct jurisdiction of the Ministry of Education is a key comprehensive university with a long history and a membership of Project 211 and Project 985. Shandong University comprises 8 campuses in three different cities (Jinan, Qingdao and Weihai), covering an area of over 533 hectares. Jinan is nicknamed as "Spring Water City" for its unparalleled spring water, Learn More>>

4. School of Medicine:

Editor Notes: The school is one of the earliest medical schools in our country, which has 1024 preclinical and clinical teaching staff members.

  • The school has 28 preclinical and clinical research institutes and 8 affiliated hospitals.
  • It owns 3 national key discplines and 6 ministerial and provincial key research labs.
  • It also has 13 provincial key disciplines (Human Anatomy and Histology & Embryology, Internal Medicine, Gynecology and Obstetrics).
  • For the past few years, the School of Medicine has taken on more than 800 research projects of "973" and "863" programs, National Key Scientific and Technological Research Programs, National Outstanding Youth Foundation and National Natural Science Foundation.
  • It has also won 190 scientific and technological awards at national, ministerial and provincial levels.
  • Faculty in School of Medicine: See faculty in School of Medicine>>

5. Campus Life

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

International Students

Campus Life

Entry Requirements

1. General Requirements

(1) Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens in good physical and mental health and possess a valid foreign passport;

(2) Applicants must possess a Bachelor's degree or an equivalent degree to a Bachelor's degree in China.

2. Language Proficiency Requirements

English-taught Programs

(1) Applicants whose native language or official language is English are exempt from providing English language certification.

(2) Applicants whose native language or official language is not English are required to submit the results of the IELTS (6.0 or above), TOEFL (80 points or above, SDU's DI code: C296), MyBest Scores (80 points or above) and Essentials test (8 points or above), or other equivalent certificates of English proficiency.

(3) Applicants whose native language or official language is not English and who have obtained their highest degree in an institution where the primary language of instruction is English, do not need to provide IELTS/TOEFL scores but must submit a letter of proof.

Fee Structure

Tuition Fee
Master RMB 36,000 pre year
RMB 108,000 in total (About $ 22,041)
Accommodation Fee
Double Room RMB 3,250  (More Details)
Single Room RMB 5,200  (More Details)
Double Room RMB 3,900  (More Details)
Single Room RMB 5,850  (More Details)
Double Room RMB 4,550  (More Details)
Double Room RMB 3,250  (More Details)
No. 200 building
Single Room RMB 4,160  (More Details)
No. 400 building
Double Room RMB 3,510  (More Details)
Single Room RMB 4,160  (More Details)
Hao Yuan
Double Room RMB 300  (More Details)
Single Room RMB 600 to RMB 800  (More Details)
International Students Dormitory
Double Room RMB 40 to RMB 50  (More Details)
Other Fees
Application Fee:
You will pay the application fee to the university by yourself. Usually, you will need to pay it during the registration period.
RMB 400
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 54 (Check Policy)
Living Expense RMB 1,000 to RMB 1,500

Application Materials

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

*1. Application Form

Please upload your finished application form here.

2. Proof of employment (if applicable).

*3. Foreigner Physical Examination Form.

The physical examinations must be fully filled in. Incomplete forms or forms without the signature of the attending physician, and the official stamp of the hospital, and a stamped photograph will not be considered. Ensure your physical examination remains valid during your application time as the result is valid for only 6 months.

You can download a template or sample from here.

*4. Statement of Financial Support through a Guarantor and its supporting documents.

(1) Statement of Financial Support through a Guarantor, which should be filled in in Chinese or English;
(2) Bank Statement certifying that the applicant has sufficient funds to cover his or her tuition, accommodation, living expenses and international travels during his or her study in China;
(3) The scanned copies of the passport biographic page or I.D. card of the applicant’s financial guarantor (only the applicant himself/herself or his/her direct family can act as a financial guarantor).

You can download a template or sample from here.

*5. English proficiency certificate

*6. The biographic page of the applicant’s passport (personal ordinary passport must be valid until at least October 31st, 2022).

*7. Passport photo

A recent passport-sized photo of the applicant

*8. Transcripts of all courses taken when pursuing a Bachelor’s degree (the official seal of the school must be affixed).

Transcripts in languages other than Chinese or English should be translated into Chinese or English and be certified by notarization.

*9. Transcripts of all courses taken when pursuing a Bachelor’s degree (the official seal of the school must be affixed).

If the applicant has not received the Bachelor’s degree yet, a pre-graduation certification should be presented to affirm the applicant will graduate soon (the official seal of the school must be affixed).
Note: Applicants who apply using a pre-graduation certification must state their expected graduation time and must obtain a graduation certificate before enrolling in September 2022.

*10. Two recommendation letters from a professor(s) or associate professor(s) related to the applied major (or equivalent professionals with relevant academic title).

Referrer’s name (signature), title, institution, phone number and email address are required on the recommendation letters.

*11. A letter of motivation in Chinese or English.

The motivation letter should be written in accordance with the requirements of the template. Applicants applying for Chinese-taught programs should write in Chinese, and applicants applying for English-taught programs should write in English.

You can download a template or sample from here.

12. Abstract(s) of essay(s)/graduation thesis/a list of publications (if applicable)

*13. Certificate of No Criminal Conviction (it must be within the validity period at the time of application).

14. 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.

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