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WEIFANG MEDICAL UNIVERSITY


ABOUT UNIVERSITY

Weifang Medical University (WMU), founded in 1951, is a public medical university owned by Shandong Province. It is located in Weifang - Kite Capital of the world. Weifang is a beautiful city with temperate monsoon semi-humid climate. 

Weifang Medical University covers an area of more than 1.3 million square meters, with 650,000 square meters' construction area and the students on campus has amounted to 18,000. As a comprehensive and multi-disciplinary medical university, Weifang Medical University offers bachelor's, master's and doctoral programs in 16 disciplines, inclusive of medical sciences, health management, general sciences, law, literature, etc. It is also one of the universities which are authorized to hold HSK test.

Weifang Medical University has an excellent teaching team. At present, the teaching staff members' amount to 1500 of which more than 400 owns professional titles and 560 with doctor and master degrees. There are 6 doctoral supervisors and more than 300 supervisors for master students. There's also an Academician of China Engineering Academy, who is the the honorary president of Weifang Medical University, chief expert, and head of Shandong Eye Research Institute. 

He is the only Academician of China Engineering Academy in the academic field of ophthalmology in China as well as the first Academician of China Engineering Academy in the field of medicine in Shandong Province. 

The university has very advanced teaching facilities. Medical Research Center, Modern Educational Technology Center, Computer Center and Animal Supplying Center with more than 21,300 sets of scientific and research instruments which worth over RMB 240 million Yuan. There are 15 teaching hospitals, including 1 directly affiliated hospital.   

It also has 6 comprehensive teaching laboratories at university level. Morphology, Function, Chemicoanalysis, Clinical Skills, Computer and Human Anatomy, and 16 specialty laboratories like Gene and Histology Engineering, Dentistry and Nursing which are equipped with advanced Imaging PACS System, Digital Network Interactive Laboratory Teaching System and BL-410 Biological Function Experiment System and so on.

The Weifang Medical University started to recruit overseas students from the year of 2003 and in 2010, the MOE; China officially approved Weifang Medical University to offer MBBS program taught in English. Till now it has enrolled more than 600 students and among them 218 had got MBBS degree by 2011. Now students from 16 different countries, such as India, Nepal, Pakistan, USA, Canada, Korea, Zambia, Djibouti, South Africa, and Ghana, are studying in Weifang Medical University.

Weifang Medical University is listed in the WHO World Directory of Medical Schools and the graduates of MBBS program are eligible to take the Medical Licensing Examinations held by the medical councils in different countries such as MCI, PMDC, USMLE, HPCSA, SCHS etc. 

As to the academic exchange, the Weifang Medical University has established extensive inter-relationships with many overseas universities such as Western State College, California, U.S.A; Ukraine Kharkov State Academy, Ukraine Kharkov State Medical Academy, Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy Ukraine, RMIT and La Trobe University of Australia, College of Saskatchewan, Canada, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan and St. Martinus University etc. 

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery), is a 6-year program (including internship) taught in English. The purpose of this program is to educate international students to learn basic theories of medicine, preventive medicine, health care and forensic medicine and build fundamental clinical knowledge and skills. It also aims at educating international students to hold the ability of self-teaching, analyzing and solving problems and dealing with common diseases and frequently-occurring diseases.

INTERNSHIP

The duration of internship is one year (at least 48 weeks). Students need to do it in the affiliated hospitals of Weifang Medical University. During the internship period, the tuition fee is still the same. And, students have to take the final examination on Theory Test and Clinical Evaluation before graduation. 

INTERNSHIP AND CAREER

The internship is arranged in the last year and students will do it in the 15 teaching hospitals and 1 directly affiliated hospital - Affiliated Hospital of Weifang Medical University. 

The affiliated hospital is of the top level and covers 71,000 sq.m, hosting 1,200 beds. Equipped with advanced facilities, there are Dynamic 500 row gem energy spectrum CT, PET-CT, 64 row 64 layer spiral CT, double gradient 1.5 T magnetic resonance, DSA, varian accelerator, gene analyzer, excimer laser treat instrument, flow cytometric, tumor particle knife, automatic biochemical detector and other large import medical equipment more than 800 sets (set), value of nearly RMB 300 million. 

And, students have to take the final examination on Theory Test and Clinical Evaluation before graduation.

 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. 

BACHELOR OF MEDICINE AND SURGERY (MBBS)

Duration: 6 Years (includes last 1 year of complete Internship).

Medium of Instruction: English.

Beginning of session: September every year.

Curriculum: International MBBS Syllabus in accordance with Medical Council of India.