About Sun Yat-sen University
Sun Yat-sen University was founded in 1924 by Dr.Sun Yat-sen, a great democratic revolutionary leader of the 20th Century. It is located in Guangzhou, neighboring HongKong and Macao. Its original name was Guangdong University. In 1926 it was renamed Sun Yat-sen University in memory of its founder. Approved by the Central Government of China, on October 26, 2001, the former Sun Yat-sen University and the former Sun Yat-sen University of Medical Sciences were merged into a new Sun Yat-sen University. Sun Yat-sen University is among top ten Universities (out of more than 1000) in China. Sun Yat-sen University is a “211 Project” and “985 Project” University directly administered by Ministry of Education of China.
It has four Campuses- The Guangzhou North Campus for the students of medical sciences, The Guangzhou South Campus for the postgraduates of liberal arts and Sciences and part of the senior students for undergraduate programs, The Guangzhou East Campus and The Zhuhai Campus for most of the students of undergraduate programs in the field of liberal arts and science.
Sun Yat-sen University has 8 affiliated hospitals, 6 among them are evaluated by the State Health Ministry as the first-grade hospitals of China-the First, Second and Third Affiliated Hospitals, the Ophthamology Hospital, the Oral Cavity and the Oncology Hospital. They not only offer a high quality service to the society, but also are the teaching and practicing bases for the medical students.
Situated in the downtown of Guangzhou, the North Campus (Campus for Medical Sciences) has a total area of 0.39 square km. In 1886, Dr. Sun Yat-sen studied medicine here. On this campus there are post graduates and senior undergraduates for medical sciences. The medical school of Sun Yat-sen University (former Sun Yat-sen University of Medical Sciences), originated from former South China Medical College, has a history of more than 140 years
MBBS in English for foreign students:
Sun Yat-Sen University Medical School has been running medical program for its students in English medium since 1978. The university has highly qualified faculties of its own in abundant numbers who can teach in English to International students. Most of these faculties have been educated and trained in USA, Canada, UK, Germany, Japan, etc.Sun Yat-sen University Medical School ensures to provide highly qualified faculties who can teach medicine in English medium to international students.
Course Curriculum & Duration:
Graduates of this medical school are working not only in China and South East Asia but all over the world for the last many years. The course curriculum is updated to the tune of the latest requirement at home and aboard to meet the international standard for medical education. As a member of core committee of IIME and participant in various international forums for medical education, the medical school has great exposure to recent development in the field of medicine.
Subjects for MBBS Program:
Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Histology Embryology, Pathology, Pathophysiology, Microbiology, Pharmacology and Community medicine (Subjects for the first two years).General medicine, General surgery, Obstetrics and gynecology, Forensic medicine, Community medicine, Epidemiology, Pediatrics, Otorhinolaryngology (ENT), Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, Dentistry, Psychiatry, Dermatology, Radiology, Anesthesiology, Nuclear medicine, Emergency medicine and other alliend medical and surgical specialties and subspecialties (for the last three years). The students will go for rotatory internship in the 6th year after completing all the MBBS courses.
Course Fee & other charges (2017)
|Tuition fee||RMB 48000/Year|
|Hostel fee||RMB 5100/ year|
|Application fee(1st year only)||RMB 800|
|Food||Approx.RMB 5000 /year|
|Insurance||RMB 800 per year|
|Duration||6 Years, including 1 year internship.[Note: 6th year internship has to be done in the hospital of the university itself.]|
Eligibility for admission:
The minimum qualification is Senior High School or 10+2 or A level with Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
Senior High School transcript and certificate, Passport. Applicants must fulfill the percentage of marks required for medical study by the medical council or government in their respective countries.