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Course Fees of Medical Degree In Malaysia Compared with China Universities

China 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 respective country. 

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.

There are 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.

Medical Programs

a. Course fee charged by Malaysia universities

b. Course fee charged by China universities
UniversityTuition Fees Per YearLiving CostDuration of StudyTeaching LanguageIntakeCity
Nankai University*RMB 68,0001,500-2,000 RMB/Month6 yearsEnglishSeptTianjin
Capital Medical UniversityRMB 38,0001,500-2,000 RMB/Month6 yearsEnglishSeptBeijing
Wuhan UniversityRMB 32,0001,500-2,000 RMB/Month6 yearsEnglishSeptWuhan
Zhejiang UniversityRMB 42,8001,200-2,500 RMB/Month6 yearsEnglishSeptHangzhou
Fudan UniversityRMB 75,0001,500-2,500 RMB/Month6 yearsEnglishSeptShanghai
Sun Yat-sen UniversityRMB 48,0001,000-2,000 RMB/Month6 yearsEnglishSeptGuangzhou
Sichuan UniversityRMB 45,0001,000-1,500 RMB/Month6 yearsEnglishSeptChengdu
Jinan UniversityRMB 32,0001,000-2,000 RMB/Month6 yearsEnglishSeptGuangzhou
Tianjin Medical UniversityRMB32,0001,500-2,000 RMB/Month6 yearsEnglishSeptTianjin
Tongji UniversityRMB35,0001,500-2,500 RMB/Month6 yearsEnglishSeptShanghai
**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

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