Introduction to the Program

The Bachelor’s in Medicine (MBBS) at Shantou University is a five year program for international students taught in English.

About Shantou University

Shantou University (STU), founded in 1981, is a comprehensive public university located in southeast coast of China, jointly supported by the Ministry of Education, the Guangdong Provincial Government and the Li Ka Shing Foundation. It is the only public university in the world that receives long-term funding from the Li Ka Shing Foundation. For more info visit the page here.

About the Program

Start Date of the Program


Entry Requirements

  • Applicants should have a foreign nationality and a valid passport. Chinese emigrants should have been granted the foreign nationality for at least four years and have actually resided in the country for an accumulation of at least two years in the past four years.
  • Applicants should have graduated from an accredited high school or above. For high school graduates, reasonable ACT (American College Testing) or SAT (Scholastic Assessment Test) scores or equivalent college entrance examinations would be an advantage.
  • Applicants from non-English speaking countries are required to have a high level of competency in English.
  • Applicants should be physically and mentally healthy and have a clean criminal record.

Application Deadline

May 31


Download SUMC Overview of the Five Year Curriculum

Tuition Fees

The tuition fees are RMB 60,000 per year. The total for the 5 year program is 300,000 RMB.


For information on the accommodation at Shandong University (SDU) visit the accommodation page here.


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