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GUANGZHOU MEDICAL UNIVERSITY


Guangzhou Medical University (GMU), founded in 1958, situated near the Liuhua Lake Park in the center of Guangzhou, is a full-time medical University. Guangzhou Medical University is qualified by Ministry of Education, China to recruit international medical students in English since 2010.

Guangzhou Medical University is composed of four campuses, the Main Campus is located in Dongfeng Xi Road and the other three campuses respectively located in Longdong, Haizhu and Jianggao.

There are School of Basic Science, School of Health Management, School of Public Health, Nursing School, Graduate School, School of Continuing Education, as well as three clinical schools combined with affiliated hospitals in Guangzhou Medical University. 

Every year, Guangzhou Medical University recruits 1,500 undergraduates and 550 postgraduates (master and doctors).There are 18 full time undergraduate medical programs, including Clinical Medicine, Medical Laboratory, Medical Imaging, Nursing, Anesthesiology, Oral Medicine, Preventive Medicine, Pharmacy, Rehabilitation Therapy, Health Administration, Biomedical Engineering , Applied Psychology , Biotechnology, Western Medicine in Clinical Medicine ,Law, Marketing, Statistics and Information Management& Information System . Guangzhou Medical University also offers 35 M.Sc. programs and 20 Ph.D. programs.

In addition to excellent academic programs and a faculty comprised of experts in every field of medicine, our Guangzhou Medical University is devoted to medical research and has made great achievements in medical field Guangzhou Medical University boasts the following research institutes. Guangzhou Institute of Respiratory Disease, Obstetrics & Gynecology Institute of Guangzhou, Institute of Chemical Carcinogenesis, Guangzhou Orthopedics Institute, Institute of Neuroscience, Cancer Research Institute, Guangzhou, Research Institute of Snake Venom, Guangzhou Institute of Cardiovascular Disease and Research Institute of the Humanities and Social Sciences. The academic periodicals edited and published by Guangzhou Medical University are as follows: Chest (in Chinese) and Guangdong Medicines, Journal of Guangzhou Medical, University, Journal of Modern Medical Bioengineering, Journal of Thrombosis and Hemostasis, The Chinese Journal of Arthroplasty.

In the past several years, Guangzhou Medical University has successively communicated in terms of academic affairs with many foreign universities and built up good cooperation with universities and research institutes as follows: The University of Edinburgh, University of Birmingham, Royal University of all Practitioners, University of London, University of Western Brittany, University of Wolverhampton, Harvard University, The University of Washington, San Francisco State University, Arkansas State University, Indiana University, University of Pittsburgh, California State University, Northridge, Queensland University of Technology, The University of Western Australia, Hong Kong University, Chinese University of Hong Kong, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, College of Dentistry, Yonsei University, Chung Shan Medical University, Taiwan University College of Medicine, I-Shou University,Kiang Wu Nursing College of Macau.

Program Description

The Ministry of Education, China announced strict measures known as Interim Provisions for Quality Control Standards on Undergraduate Medical Education in English for International Students in China in the year 2007, and since then, it has been publishing the list of medical schools which have are qualified to recruit international MBBS students in English medium. Guangzhou Medical University is one of the 34 medical schools, in the year 2010, which were qualified by MOE to recruit international MBBS students in English medium. Guangzhou Medical University strictly follows the regulations of MOE, China, with regard to policies to recruit international MBBS students in English medium, in order to impart quality medical education such as course duration, internship, course curriculum, teachers qualification, admission criteria, etc.

 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 Guangzhou Medical University.

Fee Structure

  1. Tuition Fee: RMB 30,000/year
  2. Textbooks: Actual charge
  3. Accommodation Fee: RMB 4,000/year
  4. Registration Fee (1st year only): RMB 500
  5. Residence Permit: RMB 400
  6. Medical Insurance: RMB 600/year
  7. Living Cost: RMB 1,000~1,500 per month
  8. In Total: RMB 47,500~53,500 per year
  9. Internship

The internship starts from the last year with duration of 48 weeks. Students need to do the 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 WMC with a total of 12,000 beds.

Degree Awarded

MBBS Degree

On completing the requirements of the teaching program and passing the graduation examinations successfully, international medical undergraduates will be granted a graduation certificate and conferred a medical degree by the Guangzhou Medical University, if they meet the degree regulations of the university. The English copy of the degree will state MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery).

After obtaining MBBS Degree, the graduates can apply to take the medical licensing examination in the medical council in order to get registered and practice medicine. According to the regulations in different countries, the students may need to do the degree accreditation first. A MBBS degree holder can find jobs in government as well as private hospitals, nursing homes and other health facilities. Except this, one can also start his own clinic or pursue study for master's degree.

Internship and Career

The internship starts from the last year with duration of 48 weeks. Students need to do the 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 Guangzhou Medical University with a total of more than 52,92 beds. During internship, students can still live in the dormitory.