📖Introduction

Guangzhou Medical University (GMU),formerly known as Guangzhou Medical College, founded in 1958,is a medical institution which offers a full range of programmes at undergraduate and graduate levels. GMU has two main campuses. The Yuexiu campus is located in the downtown centre of Guangzhou City, near Liuhua Lake Park and Yuexiu Mountain. The Panyu Campus, is a new 247 acre campus, situated in Panyu District of Guangzhou City near Pearl River, an ideal place for learning and research.

💰 Fees:

The tuition fee is 30,000 RMB per year. Total tuition is 180,000 RMB.

Insurance is 600 RMB.

📅 Application deadline:

Application deadline are on June 20. This program starts in September.

📙 Program type:

Bachelor

📍 Location:

Guangzhou

📚About the Program

Bachelor’s in MBBS at Guangzhou Medical University (GMU)

Overview:

Guangzhou Medical University (GMU) was one of the 45 medical schools which were qualified by MOE to recruit international MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery) students in the English medium in 2010. Now the university has enrolled over 250 international students from India, Nepal, Pakistan, Tanzania, Bangladesh,Chana, and America, etc. The university has passed the assessment on the MBBS program hosted by MOE of China and has been authorized to admit international students under Chinese government scholarship in 2013.

This program aims at training international medical elites with a solid foundation of medical knowledge, superb clinical skills, and good professional qualities according to the Provisional Regulations stipulated by the Ministry of Education on quality control standards for the undergraduate medical education (in English medium) of international students in China and the international standards for medical education. The program also pays attention to some special requirements of certain countries where the majority of the students are from.

Course Duration:

As per criteria established by MOE, China, course duration for MBBS in English medium is 6 years which includes one year internship in the affiliated hospitals of GMU.

Internship and Careers:

  • The internship starts in the last year with a duration of 48 weeks. Students need to do an internship in the affiliated hospitals of Guangzhou Medical University.
  • Before the internship, students need to reach HSK 3. The internship will be taken in the 8 affiliated hospitals of GMU with a total of more than 52,92 beds.
  • During the internship, students can still live in the dormitory.

Fee Structure:

  • Tuition Fee: RMB 30,000/annum
  • Textbooks: Actual charge
  • Hostel Fee: RMB 6000/annum
  • Residence Permit: RMB 800/ permit
  • Medical Insurance (at least including Accidental Injury Medical Treatment Insurance and Hospitalization Medical Insurance): RMB 800/annum

Curriculum:

Chinese culture courses: General Introduction to China, Chinese Language etc.

Biomedical courses: Systematic Anatomy, Regional Anatomy, Cell Biology, Histology & Embryology, Physiology, Biochemistry, Pathology, Medical Genetics, Immunology, Medical Microbiology, Human Parasitology, Pathophysiology, Pharmacology etc.

Behavioral science, humanities & social sciences and medical ethics courses: Medical Psychology, Medical Ethnics etc.

Prevention medicine courses: Epidemiology, Medical Statistics, Basic Nutrition and Diet Therapy, Community Medicine etc.

Clinical medicine courses: Diagnostics, Radiodiagnosis, Internal Medicine, Surgery, Anesthetics, Oncology, Stomatology, Neurology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Contagious Disease/ Infectious Disease, Pediatrics, Ophthalmology, Dermatology and Venerology, Otolaryngology, Emergency Medicine, Psychiatry etc.

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🏫About Guangzhou Medical University (GMU)

GMU proudly presents 21 schools: School of Basic Medical Sciences, School of Public Health, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Stomatology, School of Nursing, GMU-GIBH Joint School of Life Sciences, Nanshan School, School of Mental Health, School of Pediatrics, School of Health Management, School of Marxism, School of International Education, School of General Practice & Continuing Education, Kingmed College of Laboratory Medicine, Graduate School, First Clinical School, Second Clinical School, Third Clinical School, Fifth Clinical School, Sixth Clinical School, The Clinical School of Guangzhou First People’s Hospital.

GMU has 7 directly affiliated hospitals and 10 non-directly affiliated hospitals, specializing in respiratory diseases, neuropathy, cardiovascular diseases, gynecology and obstetrics, cancer, dental care, rehabilitation, minimally invasive surgery, primary care and more.

Furthermore, GMU owns 21 research institutes, 1 national clinical medical center. In particular, The Sino-French Hoffmann Institute is a joint project with the 2011 Nobel Laureate Jules Hoffmann.

The clinical medicine discipline of GMU is ranked top 1% in the world for ESI rankings (Essential Science Indicators).GMU boasts 1 state key discipline and 9 state key clinical specialties and numerous provincial disciplines and specialties. Among them, respiratory medicine ranks 1st and ranks 6th for thoracic surgery in China. GMU places great emphasis on attracting talented faculty from home and abroad to develop the University. GMU has a strong faculty led by Prof. Zhong Nanshan, a member of Chinese Academy of Engineering. The faculty is comprised of 115 supervisors for PhD candidates, 1044 supervisors for master students.

GMU attaches importance to training professionals with innovative and hands-on skills. The University aspires to provide quality undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. GMU offers 20 full-time undergraduate programmes: Clinical Medicine, TCM and Western Medicine, Medical Imaging, Anesthesiology, Rehabilitation Therapy, Stomatology, Medical Laboratory Technology, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Nursing, Preventive Medicine, Applied Psychology, Clinical Pharmacy, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Biomedical Engineering, Biotechnology, Health Administration, Marketing, Law, Food Quality and Safety.

In addition to its quality undergraduate programmes, GMU offers excellent M.Sc. programmes and Ph.D programmes. GMU also hosts a postdoctoral research station for clinical medicine. GMU started recruiting international students for the MBBS programme (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery) in English in 2010. Today, we have enrolled 185 international students from 19 countries.

As a university with global vision, GMU has carried out extensive collaborations in research, teaching, and training with renowned universities such as University of Edinburgh, University of Strasbourg, University of Birmingham, University of Wolverhampton, University of Toronto, California State University Northridge, University of South Carolina, Harvard Medical School, San Francisco State University, Arkansas State University, Columbia University, Maryland University, Johns Hopkins University, Yonsei University College of Dentistry, National University of Singapore, University of Queensland, Queensland University of Technology, and Massey University, Hong Kong University, Chinese University of Hong Kong, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Taiwan University, Chung Shan Medical University, I-Shou University, Kiang Wu Nursing College of Macau, City University of Macau. A substantial number of experts from prestigious universities home and abroad are engaged with the University as adjunct professors, distinguished professors and visiting professors.

For six decades, Guangzhou Medical University has undertaken substantial progress in medical education, research and health care. In the future, GMU will continue to advance the university with employing top faculty, developing quality disciplines, and delivering signature programmes. GMU is committed to making greater efforts in education, scientific research, health care and cultural legacy innovation for the future of China and the world.

Location

Guangzhou is the capital of Guangdong Province, is the third biggest city in China after Beijing and Shanghai with a population of more than 12 million. Founded in 214 BC, the city has been a springboard for trading, cultural exchanges, many revolutions, and reforms, making it an unavoidable stopover to understand what shapes modern China.

Living in University

Food: GMU has a student restaurant (food court).

Sports: School has a gymnasium and various playgrounds, where students can play football, basketball, and other sports.

Internet: Internet service is available at the university library and international student dormitory.

Shopping: School has supermarkets and stores.

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🏠 Accommodation

Guangzhou Medical University offers a double-room accommodation for international students, and costs RMB 6,000 per year, per person.

Notes:
  • You will need to book the accommodation after you have been accepted.
  • You can choose to live on campus or off campus in private accommodation.
  • We have an article about how to find accommodation off campus here.

💰 Fees

Application Fee:

$85 USD

Tuition fee:

30,000 RMB per year

180,000 RMB in total

Insurance is 600 RMB.

Entry Requirements

You are not eligible to apply to this program because:

The minimum age is 18 and the maximum age is 30.

English fluency is required.
You need to be either:
- A native English speaker
- Studied a degree in English before
- Have passed IELTS level 6, TOEFL qualification.

Minimum education level: High School.

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📬 Admissions Process

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Please choose the programs here , "You are advised to select 2-3 programs to increase your chances of getting accepted.

Required Documents:

  • Your Photograph
  • Your Passport Copy
  • Your Highest Academic Transcript (In English)
  • English Language Certificate
  • Medical Examination Form
  • Your Graduation Certificate (in English)

Preparing documents:

You can start your application now and send the application documents during your application. Some documents you can send later if you don’t have them right away. Some more info about preparing application documents is here

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Application process:

Applying Online is simple in just a few steps. More information is available here.

The first steps are to choose the programs, pay the application fee and upload the application documents.

Once submitted to China Admissions, we will review your application within 2-3 days and proceed to the university or ask you for further clarification

After it has been processed to the university you will receive your unique application ID from each university.

The university may contact you directly for further questions.

We will then follow up each week with the university for updates. As soon as there is any update we will let you know. If you have made other plans, decide to withdraw / change address at any time please let us know.

After you have been accepted you will receive your admissions letter electronically and asked to pay the non-refundable deposit to the university.

Once you have paid the deposit the university will issue you the admissions letter and visa form to your home country.

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