Why study medicine in China?

Why study medicine in China?

China has a history that’s standing for more than 4000 years, it is a country that has a rich culture and offers world class education. This world class education and respected tradition for learning is prevalent in the field of medicine. In recent times China has become one of the fastest growing destination for international students.

China stands firm with their quality promise which is substantiated by the 'Interim Provisions for Quality Control Standards in Undergraduate Medical Education' published by the Ministry of Education (MOE). Since 2007, MBBS has been offered in the English Medium. The list of schools is revised on a yearly basis and so is the publishing of that list. Currently the list comprises of 49 schools that are recognised by the Chinese government to accept international students for MBBS. Institutions not on the list have not been granted permission for admission and enrolment of international students.


The following points prove to be beneficial when deciding on why to opt to study in china?

¨       Suitable for any medical licensing examinations

There are 49 approved medical schools are public universities under the supervision of the Chinese Government. All are listed in the World Health Organisation (WHO)'s "Directory of World Medical Schools". This listing means that graduates are eligible to attend national medical screening tests such as MCI, PMDC, USMLE, PLAB, HPCSA, SCHS, etc.

¨       Progress with an internally recognised medical degree

On concluding the requirements of the teaching program and passing the graduation examinations successfully, international medical undergraduates will be granted a graduation credential and conferred a medical degree by the university. The English copy of the degree will state MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery). International students can take their graduation certificate and required documents to the embassy of your home country for accreditation if needed.

¨       Equivalence with the Western higher education in medicine

Most of the higher education institutions in China have been categorized as being reputable on the international scales .to make this more substantiated of the equivalence with the western world , most of the universities in China are ranked among the top 500 globally . Conferring to the requirements of the students, will the university advance its teaching system and course based on national standards and regulations?

¨       Stress-free admissions into prestigious Universities.

Gaining admission into one of the most reputable universities is as simple as 1, 2, 3 compared to prestigious universities of the western world and countries such as Pakistan and South Africa. Therequirements are minimal and given the fair nature of the Chinese, everyone stands a chance.

¨       Expenses and tuition cost is significantly slashed in China

Studying MBBS in china cuts cost up to 70 % in comparison to a similar course in the U.K the charges of tutoring in the universities in China are subsidized by the Ministry of Public Health of the Chinese Government. If you’re looking for the economical option, China is the best choice.

¨       Exposure of an International studying environment in recent times, international students have been flocking to China which allows you to meet individuals of all walks of life and different ethnic backgrounds. In addition to the rich Chinese traditions and culture you becomes exposed to a variety of cultures and the enjoyment of differentfestivities.

¨       Hospitals for internship are in abundance

All of China's universities which are approved to enrol international students for English medium MBBS must meet minimum standards set by the Ministry of Education. . The affiliated hospital where students undertake internships must be with the tier of Grade III, Level A, which have the most advanced international-standard medical instruments and also lots of patient beds. As well all know, China has the largest population in the world. Therefore, the medical market of China is developing at a rapid speed and becoming one of the world's largest medical markets.

¨       Vibrant and rewarding Campus Life the weather in China varies alongside each university, allows students to become in touch with nature and have a feel of the diverse seasons. Studying and travel life becomes enjoyable as each season has a host of activities to keep one captivated.

¨       Study in secure and safe environment China is the epitome of social harmony and peace. The implementation of safety of all is vital and the government never fails in enforcing laws to keep all crime and disturbance at bay. Statistics have shown that in recent times, the crime rate has fallen drastically.

¨       Discover the undying History and insightful culture

 over the last 30 years china has reached new frontiers .on average there are close to 300 000 international students enrolled at Chinas prestigious institutions making it the “trending” place to study . China certainly has something for everyone, the booming market for the economist, the flawless landscapes for the nature lover, surely no ne leaves empty –handed.

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