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China Medical University

About China

China, an ancient, mysterious and beautiful land, is always appealing to adventurous foreign visitors. As the third largest country in the world occupying an area of 9,600,000 sq km, it spans 62 degrees of longitude and 49 degrees of latitude. A wide variety of terrain and climate shape its numerous natural attractions. Abundant in a variety of resources, plants, animals, and minerals, the land has nurtured countless generations of Chinese people.

Studying towards an MBBS in China is 70% cheaper than undertaking a similar program in the US or UK. The US MD program course (equivalent to MBBS) cost around USD 160,000-200,000. This excludes four years of Pre-med study. While a student can complete an MBBS course from any of the China's medical university list for 6 years for only USD 30,000 – 50,000. Compared to the rest of the world the fees charged for MBBS courses in China are expansively reasonable. The charges of tutoring in the universities in China are subsidized by the Ministry of Public Health of the Chinese Government. All in all, It is very economical for international students to study in China.

Introduction About China Medical University

China Medical University (CMU) was established as China Medical College on June 6, 1958 and transformed itself into China Medical University in 2003. It is the first academic institution in Taiwan where Chinese medicine and pharmacy programs are provided. The university has steadily grown to its present position as one of the foremost medical universities in Taiwan. The university has two major campuses, Taichung (including Wuchuan and Ankang) and Beigang.

Located in the center of Taichung City, CMU includes 7 colleges where western medicine, Chinese medicine, pharmacy (including Chinese herbs), health care (including nursing), life sciences, management, and public health educational, research and practice programs are provided. Interdisciplinary courses are also available as the basis for students to integrate their learning experiences. With CMU’s top ranked laboratories, a library and reference center, two comprehensive teaching hospitals, and a strong staff commitment to students, our university provides a total approach to medical education in a caring, nurturing and well-equipped environment.

Our mission is to become a global leader in both western and Chinese medicine. In everything we do, we strive together to gain international recognition as a provider of medical services to our community, an educator of future health care professionals, and a contributor to the world’s knowledge in health sciences.

To promote strategic partnerships in education and research through a national network of students, teachers, and universities, we actively work with other universities and research institutions. The alliance will continually facilitate the development of educational and research resources to support higher education in Taiwan. It will also offer inter-university courses, professional development and research programs for faculty, and an executive leadership development camp for students.

Education in China Medical University

In the university, there are 28 departments involving medicine, education, science, engineering, philosophy and management. CMU has strong academic strength in medical teaching, offering five state key disciplines, 12 MOH clinical key specialties and 27 provincial key disciplines, while the clinical medicine ranks the 8th in China. It also contains 2 state research bases, 1 MOE key laboratory, 1 state key laboratory cultivation base co-built by MOST and the province, 4 MOH key labs, 3 national bureau of traditional Chinese medicine research laboratories (level 3), 11 provincial key labs and 1 National Treatment Rescue Center etc. The three affiliated hospitals and 1 specialized hospital have a total of 8,027 beds and 105 dental comprehensive treatment chairs.

The staff team in CMU contains 7,630, combining 6,126 professionals, 1 academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering, 448 senior professionals, 676 associate senior professionals, 205 doctoral tutors and 562 master tutors. Among them, some are also taking administration positions in national academic societies and Academic Degree Commission of the State Council. CMU is recognized by WHO and the graduates of MBBS program are eligible to take the Medical Licensing Examinations held by the medical councils in different countries such as MCI, PMDC, USMLE, HPCSA, SCHS etc.

CMU has built good exchange relationship with more than 78 universities and research institutions from Japan, the United States, Britain, France, Russia, South Korea, Canada, Australia, Italy and Denmark etc and conducted effective cooperation with WBG, CMB, JICA etc intuitions. More than 276 international famous experts and scholars are employed with honorary titles and up to 4,444 person-times are sent abroad for study and investigation. In recently years, 53 important international cooperation projects and 31 CMB projects are carried out.

Laboratories

The University of China Medical University Reference Laboratory was created to allow hospitals and ambulatory practices outside UW to easily use our extensive array of laboratory services. The Department of Laboratory Medicine has the largest menu of laboratory tests and the finest testing facilities. We have more expertise than any other laboratory.

Libraries

  • Acquistion
  • Cataloguing
  • Literature Donating
  • Preservation
  • Circulation
  • Automation
  • Management of Periodical
  • Audio Visual Management
  • Web Management
  • E-Resources
  • Novelty Search
  • Reference Services

Fees Structure

Application/Reg Fee ¥800
Book ¥3000
Bedding ¥500
Caution Deposits -
Medical Checkup ¥700
Liaosonn/Management Fee USD 1000
Tution Fee ¥40,000
Hostel 7000
Cost Of Living 800
Residence Permit ¥800
Insurance ¥800

Amenities

  • Hostel
  • Educational Base
  • Clinical Medicine
  • Affilliated Hospitals
  • CMU also offers transfer options to students currently studying MBBS in other Medical Universities in China & other Countries.

Accommodation

Hostel Facility:
The university provides in-campus hostel to the international students. the hostel building equips with electrical lift.Two persons share a room with air conditioner, attached bathroom, color TV, telephone, bed with required amenities and furniture, free hot---drinking---water heater, refriger, internet access, public laundry and kitchen, Students are required to pay the electricity, water and internet they used. for fees standard please visit fees page

There are separate facilities for Boys and girls. Well appointed hostels with fully furnished, air conditioned rooms made for international students. Rooms are furnished with TV, Telephone, Refrigerator, Washing Machine, Radiators, Air condition and other amenities.

Climate

Taichung has a warm humid subtropical climate (Köppen Cwa) bordering on a tropical monsoon climate, with an average annual temperature of 23.3 °C (73.9 °F) with the highest temperature of the year occur in July and August, while the lowest temperature occur in January and February. Daytime temperatures maintains warm to hot year-round, though night time temperatures during the winter months are significantly cooler than those during the summer and the warm daytime temperature. The average annual rainfall is just above 1,700 millimetres (67 in). The average humidity is 80%.

Due to the protection provided by the Central Mountain Range to the east and the Miaoli hills to the north, Taichung is rarely severely affected by typhoons. However, occasional typhoons emerging from the South China Sea can pose a threat to the city as evidenced by Typhoon Wayne in 1986, which struck the west coast of Taiwan near Taichung. Due to Taichung plain's strong radiative cooling effect, Taichung City is one of the few (or only) cities of Taiwan where the year round average daily low temperature falls below 20 degrees Celsius, with even most cities of northern Taiwan, such as Taipei and Keelung having an average low of over 20.5 degrees C.

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