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Sun Yat-sen University was approved as one of the thirty universities by the Ministry of Education of China to enroll international students majoring in MBBS (Program of Clinical Medicine taught in English). The program follows the “Provisional Regulations on Quality Control Standards of English-Taught Medical Undergraduate Education for International Students in China”, and practices the academic principles of consolidating theoretical knowledge and focusing on technical skills, interdisciplinary studies, and clinical practice.
Sun Yat-sen University (SYSU) started the MBBS program in2006 and has since gained recognition and approval from the medical councils in India, Thailand, Nepal and many more nations. To date, two batches of international students totaling 194 from India, Thailand, Nepal, and other countries have graduated successfully from the University.
Zhongshan School of Medicine
First established as Boji Medical School in 1866, Zhongshan School of Medicine (SYSU-SOM) is the oldest school of Western medicine in China. Today it is proud to stand among the top tier of medical schools nationwide. SYSU-SOM owns the largest comprehensive healthcare system in China, including 5 comprehensive and3 specialized hospitals and 13 branch community hospitals with over 11,000 beds, 13 million outpatient visits and 200,000 in-patient surgeries every year. The institution stands as a leader in medical and scientific education and training, biomedical research, and patient care in the country and enjoys high reputation at home and
abroad, especially in Southeast Asia.
SYSU-SOM’s reputation for quality education, scientific innovation, and social services has attracted an outstanding and diverse array of teachers and students, with over 18,000 full-time faculty members and clinicians, and 8,915 medical and health sciences undergraduates and post-graduate students, which includes over 400 international students from 28 countries. SYSU-SOM also has high-quality medical education resources that help to attract the best medical degree candidates.
Additionally, our medical students have won first-prize in the National Competition of Clinical Skills for Medical College Students for three consecutive years. We have established stable co-operations in medical education and research with many internationally renowned institutions, including Johns Hopkins University, the Karolinska Institute, UT Southwestern Medical Center, and Birmingham University.
The MBBS program consists of six academic years and requires 284 total credits, including 256 credits of compulsory courses and 28 credits of elective courses. There are 54 courses in this major, including 46 specialized classes and8 optional classes.
2. Introduction to China and Chinese culture
3. Introduction to Chinese Society and Culture （Practice ）
6. Medical Physics
7. Physical Education
8. Medical Chinese terminology
9. Medical Chinese
10. Medical Biology &Cell Biology
11. Basic Anatomy
12. Medical Ethics
13. Clinical Anatomy
14. Histology and Embryology
16. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
17. Medical Immunology
18. Medical Microbiology
19. Molecular Medicine Skills
20. Human Parasitology
23. Experimental Physiological Science
25. Preventive Medicine &Community Medicine
26. Medical Statistics
28. Introduction to Basic Medical CoursesDiagnostics
29. Medical Genetics
30. Forensic Medicine
31. Internal Medicine
33. Gynecology & Obstetrics
35. Medical Imageology
36. Traditional Chinese Medicine (including Acupuncture ）
40. Infectious Diseases
42. Emergency Medicine
44. Clinical Skills Training
45. Rehabilitation Medicine
46. Clinical Practice
47. Computer Science
48. Medical Psychology
53. Evidence-Based medicine
54. Medical Literature Retrieval and Utilization
Sun Yat-sen University (SYSU), originally known as Guangdong University, was founded in 1924 by Dr.Sun Yat-sen, a great democratic revolutionary leader of the 20th century. Comprising 4 campuses of 1525 acres, SYSU is located in Guangzhou of Guangdong province, neighboring Hong Kong and Macao.
Being one of the leading universities in China, SYSU is a comprehensive university directly under the MOE and listed in the "Project 985" and "Project 211". Now it has 36 colleges, 5 directly affiliated departments, 5 affiliated comprehensive hospitals and 3 affiliated specialized hospitals with a total of 8,202 beds. And the students on campus amount to over 70,000 including 1,585 from foreign countries.
Zhongshan School of Medicine (ZSSOM) lies in the north campus of SYSU, which is in Guangzhou. The School covers an area of more than 40,000 square meters, and holds the high-tech equipments which worth over one billion RMB. There are also a bound of provincial-level, university-level, college-level laboratories, such as Educational-Ministry's Key Laboratory of the Prevention and Control of Tropical Diseases, and of the Stem Cells and Tissue Engineering.
Currently, it offers 15 full-time undergraduate specialties. The undergraduate courses cover 89 subjects, among which 4 have been entitled the honor of "National Elite Courses", and the clinical medicine is the construction spot of national-level featured major. It is one of the earliest and most influential disciplines in SYSU, honored as "Elite Specialty of the Province". It ranks the 4th among medical colleges in China.
In the school, there's a faculty of 353, including 43 professors, 56 associate professors, 121 technicians, 49 doctoral supervisors and 98 master supervisors etc. Many of them are the overseas personnel in the national "A Thousand Talents Program", Cheung Kong Scholars, the winners of National Outstanding Youth Fund, and the national well-reputed educators.
As to international cooperation and communication, the medical school has built close ties with more than 50 universities or institutions from the United States, Australia, England, Belgium, Brazil, Korea etc. And each year, the school invites some famous medical professors from University of London, Columbia University, University of Denver, University of Chicago, Indiana University to give lectures and trainings.
The school enrolled its first batch of MBBS program students in 2006 and suspended from 2008 to 2010 for construction. In 2007, it was approved by MOE as the first universities qualified to offer MBBS program in English for international students. The well strengthened MBBS program is open again in 2011and till now about 250 students from Nepal, Pakistan, India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka etc are studying in this program.
SYSU is listed in the WHO World Directory of Medical Schools and the graduates of MBBS programs are eligible to take the Medical Licensing Examinations held by the medical councils in different countries such as MCI, PMDC, USMLE, HPCSA, SCHS etc.
1. Students should come from English-speaking countries. If not, a minimum score of 60 on the TOEFL iBT or a minimum IELTS score of 6 is required.
2. Age requirements: 18 years or above.
3. Senior high school graduation qualification.
4. Scores of English in high school records should be Grade C or above (70 points or above out of 100).
5. Scores of mathematics, physics, chemistry, and biology in high school records should be Grade D or above (60 points or above out of 100), and Grade C or above in at least one of the subjects among mathematics, physics
6. Record of good behavior
7. Good health (including no color blindness)
8. Applicants who have graduated from high school but not yet received graduation diplomas should provide supplementary documentation from schools verifying their status.
9. Students are required to take an entrance exam organized by Sun Yat-sen University, which covers mathematics, chemistry, and physics.
|Tuition Fee(RMB)||Living Cost(RMB)||Total Cost(RMB)|
|Per Academic Year||48000||25200 - 32400||73200 - 80400|
|Total (6 Academic Years)||288000||151200 - 194400||439200 - 482400|
|Note: Living Cost including food, transportation and entertainment; (Living Cost: 2100-2700 per/month)|
|Medical Examination||RMB 400-500|
|Residence Permit||RMB 800|
|Estimated Cost Per Year||RMB 3400-3700|
|Note: Application Fee, Medical Examination and Beddings Fee only pay at 1st academic year.|
|Item||Per Academic Year||Total (6 Academic Years)|
|Accommodation Cost(RMB)||346750 - 3285000||2080500 - 19710000|
|Tuition Fee And Living Expenses(RMB)||73200 - 80400||439200 - 482400|
|Other Cost(RMB)||3400 - 3700||20400 - 22200|
|Total Cost(RMB)||423350 - 3369100||2540100 - 20214600|
|Note: Estimated cost above are calculated by CUCAS just for your reference.|
|Items||Apply to school directly||Apply through CUCAS|
|Easy to contact||No||Yes|
|Admission Package Delivery||Airmail (Not Safe)||DHL (Safe,Fast)|
|Accommodation Booking||Hard to book||Easy to book|