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Liaoning 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 Liaoning Medical University

Liaoning Medical University (LMU), located in the coastal as well as historical city of Jinzhou, is among those universities that are allowed to offer the program of MBBS in English medium by the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China. LMU has established long-term cooperation with famous universities from US, UK, Russia, Australia, etc. Until now, about 1000 international students from nearly 40 countries are studying at LMU, making the LMU rank the 3rd place in the provincial ranking regarding the number of international students for degree programs.

The campus covers nearly 1 million square meters. LMU provides 4 types of education which are higher education, higher vocational and technical education, education of international students and continuing education; 3 education levels which are postgraduate, undergraduate and college education; 5 disciplines including medicine, agriculture, engineering, management and education; 22 bachelor programs, 67 master programs and 7 joined doctor degree programs.

LMU has 17 teaching departments, 116 teaching offices, 15 teaching laboratories, 4 R&D centers, 10 institutes, 122 practical teaching bases, 3 direct and 5 indirect affiliated hospitals. Among the 4000 faculty members there are 525 associate professors and 302 professors and chief doctors. There are approximately more than 12,000 students from 30 provinces studying at the university. In recent years, LMU has obtained 53 national scientific research projects, 243 provincial scientific research projects and 29 authorized patents.

Education in Liaoning Medical University

LMU has passed the undergraduate teaching evaluation of the Ministry of Education in 2007 and obtained the qualification to accept international students supported by Chinese Government Scholarship in2014. LMU passed the evaluation of qualification of teaching MBBS in English medium of the Ministry of Education in 2013. The university has been recognized by WHO and ECFMG, and was included in the Avicenna Medical Schools in 2006.

  • Low cost with low tuition fee and low living expenses.
  • The university provide 2 enrollment, including spring intake and autumn intake.
  • The university is listed in the WHO World Directory of Medical Schools.
  • Outstanding teaching quality and research assessment.
  • The teachers are very understanding and always willing to help even outside lecture hours.
  • The administration is available and always tries their best to address each student's concerns.

Laboratories

  • Medicine Tissue Engineering Laboratory
  • Brain And Spinal Cord Injury Laboratory
  • Animal Products Quality And Safety Engineering Laboratory
  • Surgery Key Laboratory
  • Molecular Cell Biology And Drug Development Key Laboratory

Libraries

The university’s library has an advanced electronic reading room and has access to the retrieval system for medical documents from the American MEDLINE and the Chinese Medical Institute. At the same time, the university library provides a convenient studying environment for overseas students.

Fees Structure

Application/Reg Fee ¥800
Book ¥8000
Bedding ¥500
Caution Deposits ¥400
Medical Checkup ¥400
Liaosonn/Management Fee USD 1000
Tution Fee ¥32,000
Hostel ¥5000
Cost Of Living ¥900
Residence Permit ¥840
Insurance ¥800

Amenities

RESTAURANTS

In addition to the university canteens and the public kitchen where students can cook for themselves, the university also has two restaurants. Both of them are based in the same building. One of them is an upscale Chinese restaurant, but inexpensive. The other one is a fast-food restaurant that offers Chinese, Western food and Indian food. It depends on what you want to eat, but on average it costs 20 RMB a day to have two decent meals.

DORMITORIES

The Hostels are situated inside the Campus, well equipped and furnished, and separated for boys and girls. Adequate security is provided to international students' hostels. There are two dormitory buildings with a total of 141 rooms for foreign students. In each room t here is a small entry corridor with two closets and the door to the bathroom. The room itself is about 150 square feet. Each room is equipped with beds, a wardrobe, a desk and chair, a sidetable, a television (with reception of all Chinese channels and satellite). Each room has at least one large window.

SPORTS FACILITIES

The campus offers a range of sport facilities. All over campus one can find basketball courts, volleyball courts, table tennis tables and there is also one football field. One of the buildings on campus houses a gym, which has a large selection of weight machines, dumbells, plates, benches and a smith rack. There are no cardio machines, but aerobics classes are held twice daily. A membership card costs 25 RMB a month. Once a year the university holds a huge sports meeting in which Chinese as well as international students can compete against eachother.

Accommodation

  • Liaoning Medical University (LMU) is located in the province of Liaoning in the north-eastern part of China. It is generally consisted of three campuses: the main campus, the west campus and medical college. All the international students can live on campus, and accommodation fee is about RMB 3000~6000 per academic year.
  • Unnecessary to book in advance. Payment(tuiton fee and accommodation fee) should be resolved before 202 form arrived.
  • Rent outside campus is not allowed.
  • Offer 24 hours check-in service.
  • Two week check-in before semester begins is allowed.
  • Part of the No.A International Students Dormitory is open for overseas students.
  • Either checking in first or registering first is allowed.

Climate

Liaoning Province is located in the south of Northeast China, has a temperate continental climate with distinct four seasons: spring lasts from March to May, summer is from June to August, from September to October is autumn, and from November to February next year is winter. The best time to visit Liaoning Province is during the period from May to October. January and February are the best two months to view the landscape of ice and snow, and experience the festivals in Liaoning. In April, Liaoning is decorated by pink apricot blossom and peach blossom, and July and August are the best two months to visit seaside in Liaoning.

The annual average temperature in Liaoning is about 9 °C (4°F). January is the coldest month with the lowest temperature is -11 °C (12 °F), while the highest temperature in hottest July is 24 °C (75 °F). Summer is the rainy season in Liaoning; hence travelers need bring rain gear when traveling during this period.

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