English Taught Program- Bachelor Program of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery(MBBS)

What is the program about?

Shandong University is one of the earliest universities that admit international students for study toward M.B.B.S (Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery) in clinical medicine in China. The training program was launched in 2002 at SUSOM. The aim of this program is to train highly qualified physicians and surgeons through lecturing, laboratory teaching and supervised clinical practice. Two teaching modes, in Chinese and English, respectively, are offered. Among the current international students of over 300 at SDUSOM, most select the English teaching mode. During the first three years, students mainly study basic knowledge of humanity, culture and medicine. Clinical courses are given by clinicians and training enhanced in affiliated teaching hospitals in the following two years and the last year is for clinical rotation in different departments. Courses of study are delivered and examined fully in English. We enjoy a good reputation among international students for the high-quality teaching resource. MBBS graduated shall not only achieve the requirement as a bachelor of medical knowledge, adept clinical skill and good occupational qualities, but also adapt the requirements of source of countries and international society. The current international students of 303 at SDUSOM come from 23 countries and regions in Asia, Europe, America, Africa and Australia, etc.

How long does the program last?

The study duration is six years. Students must complete the course and get the degree within 8 years.     

Who is eligible to apply?

Applicants should have high school diploma. Since English is the teaching medium, applicants not from English-speaking countries shall offer your TOEFL score or relevant certificate.

Program Structure

Core Courses 

Cell Biology

Human Anatomy


Histology And Embryology

Human Physiology

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

Human Parasitology

Medical Immunology

Medical Microbiology

Behavioural Science

Human Genetics




Preventive Medicine


Operative Surgery

Internal Medicine

Surgery Medicine

Gynecology And Obstetrics


Traditional Chinese Medicine

Nuclear Medicine

Medical Imageology

Infectious Diseases


Medical Ethics

Credit Requirements

The total credits for the program are 237.

Highlights of the Program

Students earn the Shandong University Master degree in a program that is tailored to the needs of international students, who want to be a doctor in the future. With the MBBS degree, students can apply for postgraduate study or board exam and practice to be physicians and surgeons. SDUSOM pffers a medical training program that pre-probation, probation, clinical skills training and rotation are systematically organized.


Registration Fee: 400 RMB   Tuition: 45,000 RMB/year   Medical Insurance: 800RMB/year

Online Application

Applicants (limited to self-financing students) should make online application at http://www.apply.sdu.edu.cn  Paper-based applications will not be considered.

Note: The above website is only open for self-financing students.

Contact Information

International Admission Office                                 School of Medicine

Department of International Affairs                          Email: zs@sdu.edu.cn 

Email: admission@sdu.edu.cn

Tel: +86-(0)531 88364854                                       Tel: +86-(0)531 88382725

http://www.istudy.sdu.edu.cn/                                                   http://www.mbbs.sdu.edu.cn/