Course Fees of Medical Degree In Malaysia Compared with China UniversitiesChina
was nowhere on the radar of international students who want to pursue
western medicine before 2004. For the first time in 2004 when China
Education Ministry introduced an English Medium MBBS program fully
taught in English, it has changed the landscape of western medical
studies in China. With just only four universities offering English
medium education in medical, the list now has grown to 52 universities of which are approved by the Chinese government. Many
medical councils around the world such as USMLE, PLAB, AMC, MCI, PMDC,
HPCSA, SCHS, and etc have recognized China medical degree and provide
medical licensing examination and eligibility to be practised in the
In 2011, China hosted more than
27,000 foreign students doing degrees in western medicine , up from
20,000 in 2009, according to Chinese media reports.
many compelling reasons to study medicine in China and the most obvious
reason is the affordable tuition fees. In average, a 6-years Bachelor of
Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) in China universities cost at
least one-third of the price of those charged by Malaysia universities.
Please refer below tables for comparison.
a. Course fee charged by Malaysia universities
b. Course fee charged by China universities
|University||Tuition Fees Per Year||Living Cost||Duration of Study||Teaching Language||Intake||City|
|Nankai University*||RMB 68,000||1,500-2,000 RMB/Month||6 years||English||Sept||Tianjin|
|Capital Medical University||RMB 38,000||1,500-2,000 RMB/Month||6 years||English||Sept||Beijing|
|Wuhan University||RMB 32,000||1,500-2,000 RMB/Month||6 years||English||Sept||Wuhan|
|Zhejiang University||RMB 42,800||1,200-2,500 RMB/Month||6 years||English||Sept||Hangzhou|
|Fudan University||RMB 75,000||1,500-2,500 RMB/Month||6 years||English||Sept||Shanghai|
|Sun Yat-sen University||RMB 48,000||1,000-2,000 RMB/Month||6 years||English||Sept||Guangzhou|
|Sichuan University||RMB 45,000||1,000-1,500 RMB/Month||6 years||English||Sept||Chengdu|
|Jinan University||RMB 32,000||1,000-2,000 RMB/Month||6 years||English||Sept||Guangzhou|
|Tianjin Medical University||RMB32,000||1,500-2,000 RMB/Month||6 years||English||Sept||Tianjin|
|Tongji University||RMB35,000||1,500-2,500 RMB/Month||6 years||English||Sept||Shanghai|
**Exclude fees for Residence Permit, Insurance, Physical Health Examination and Room Deposit.
Please note all fees are subject to revision by the universities.
*Partial scholarship available for eligible students
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"Why study medicine in China?
- Most affordable Medical degree in the world
- Eligible for many medical licensing examination and globally recognized
- The great educational infrastructure in Asia is available in China
- On par with western higher education in medicine
- Complete program taught in English
- Highly subsidized tuition, and hostel expenses
- 3 star category hostels for international students
- Easy visa
- Plenty of quality hospitals for internship
- Fulfilling and colorful campus life
To learn and know more about medical programs in China, please click below links:
1. Why Study MBBS In China?
2. Medical Degrees in China
3. Aspiring Doctors Flock to China to Study Medicine
4. A Story From India - Indian Medical Students in China