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 1 , 2024
Duration: 5 Years
Teaching Language: English
Tuition Fees: RMB 42,000 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.
Jun 15 , 2024
Application Fee:
The application fee charged by the university, CUCAS only collect on their behalf.
USD 92 (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 54 (Check Policy)
Program Description

1. Curriculum

Editor Notes: The coureses listed in the following form are only for reference as they may change.

  • Normal Human Anatomy
  • TCM Basic Theory
  • Basic Chinese Language
  • Basics of Chemistry
  • Healthcare Physical Education
  • Biochemistry
  • Tuina Exercise
  • Meridians and Points
  • Overview of China
  • Microbiology
  • Guidance for Humanity Social Practice
  • Case Studies
  • TCM Diagnostics
  • Chinese Materia Medica
  • Physiology
  • Intermediate-level Chinese Language
  • Formulas of Chinese Herbal Medicine
  • Introduction to TCM Classics
  • Basics of Pathology
  • Acupuncture and Moxibustion Technique
  • Theory of Tuina Manipulations
  • Pharmacology
  • Basics of Diagnostics
  • TCM Internal Medicine
  • Clinical Conversations in Traditional Chinese Medicine
  • Tuina Practice on Human Body
  • Radiology
  • Acupuncture and Moxibustion Technique
  • Internal Medicine
  • Anatomy of Acupuncture Points
  • Medical Terminologies
  • Selective Readings of Acupuncture Classics
  • History of Chinese Medicine
  • Practice of Acupuncture and Moxibustion Techniques
  • Overview on TCM-Style Writing
  • Tuina Therapeutics
  • Acupuncture Therapeutics
  • TCM Traumatology
  • Medical Ethics
  • General Introduction to Rehabilitation
  • Neurology
  • TCM Emergencies
  • Clinical Psychology

2. Teaching Methods

Editor Notes: There are 6 kinds of teaching methods provided in this program.

These include classroom lectures, group discussions, bedside teaching, simulated demonstration, practical training and social practice. The teaching will highlight the training on students' self-learning ability. Most lectures will take place in the Zhangjiang Campus, most clinical internship and probation will take place in the affiliated hospitals.

3. Graduation and Academic Degree

Editor Notes: Meeting requirements, students will be awarded Bachelor of Medical Science degree.

A Bachelor of Medical Science will be awarded upon completion of

  • Required credits all courses in the teaching scheme
  • General points average (GPA)
  • Pass of all examinations

4. Clinical Practice

Editor Notes: The University has 15 sites for high-quality clinical education and practice, includingaffiliated hospitals, research institutes, indirectly affiliated municipal hospitals and specialty hospitals.

Affiliated hospitals:

1.Longhua Hospital

2.Shuguang Hospital

3.Yueyang Hospital of Integrated Chinese & Western Medicine

4.Shanghai Municipal TCM Hospital

5.The Putuo District Central Hospital

6.Shanghai TCM-Integrated Hospital

7.Shanghai Seventh People’s Hospital

Research institutes:

Shanghai Acupuncture & Meridian Research Institute

Shanghai Qigong Research Institute

Other municipal hospitals:

Ruijin Hospital

Shanghai First People's Hospital

Shanghai Sixth People's Hospital

Specialty hospitals:

Xiangshan Hospital

Tianshan TCM Hospital

Huangpu District Hospital of Integrated Chinese & Western Medicine

The Jingan District Central Hospital

The Putuo District Central Hospital and Putuo TCM hospital

5. About Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Editor Notes: The University has eight teaching hospitals to safeguard high-quality clinical training.

Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, founded in 1956, is one of the firstly established four Colleges and Universities of Tradition Chinese Medicine after the People's Republic of China has founded. The University is located in Scientific Research and Education Zone, ZhangJiang High-tech Park, Pudong New Area. The campus which occupies 2775 units of area has beautiful environment and complete instructional facilities such as teaching buildings, experiment buildings, library building, administration building, external affairs building, gymnasium and museum. Presently, the number of students in the university is 7,301, including 507 students for doctoral programs, 1,942 students for master's programs, 3,574 students for undergraduate programs or higher vocational education, 194 students for continuing education, 1502 long-term students abroad and 1243 short-term international students study in there. Learn More>>

6. Campus Life

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

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Experience TCM Culture

Entry Requirements

High school graduation or higher education background.

Requirements for English language

(a) Studied courses taught in English language and transcripts required

(b) >90 of TOEFL or >6 of IELTS (non-native English speakers)

Applicants emigrating from mainland China, Hongkong, Macao or Taiwan must hold a valid foreign citizenship for no less than 4 years and a record of residency in the country for no less than 2 years in the most recent 4 years.

Fee Structure

Tuition Fee
Bachelor RMB 42,000 pre year
RMB 210,000 in total (About $ 42,858)
Accommodation Fee
Building 3/4, 280, Huatuo Road
Double Room RMB 800 to RMB 1,600  (More Details)
Building 18/22, 280, Huatuo Road
Double Room RMB 400  (More Details)
Apartments 650,South Wan Ping Road
Double Room RMB 800 to RMB 1,000  (More Details)
Other Fees
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 1,500 to RMB 2,000

Application Materials

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

*1. Application Form

Please upload your finished application form here

*2. ID Photo

Rename: Passport Name(English)
Background Color: Blue or White
Pixel: 300 pixels/inch above
Other Requirement: Bareheaded

*3. Scan of the passport

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

*4. Copy of TOEFL or IELTS examination results(no requirement for native speakers).

*5. Senior high school diploma/graduate certificate

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

*6. Senior high school academic transcript or A level transcripts

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

7. 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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