Bachelor’s in Biomedical Engineering

Introduction to the Program

The Bachelor’s in Biomedical Engineering at South University of Science and Technology of China (SUSTC) is a four year program for international students taught in English.


South University of Science and Technology of China (SUSTC) is a young public university located in Shenzhen, China, neighboring Hong Kong. Aiming at building a “world-class, top-tier, research intensive” university, SUSTC is a fast rising universities in China under the leadership of Chen Shiyi, a world renowned scholar in Mechanical Engineering and Academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. For more info visit the page here.

About the Program

Biomedical engineering is a prosperous and emerging discipline by crossing of engineering science and biomedical science. Its development shall be supported by multiple disciplines and will drive development of the entire engineering science, medical science and related industries. The biomedical engineering is devoted to practical technology and serving clinics and improving human’s health requirements, and innovation of knowledge is used to reinforce crossing between engineering and life science.

About Department of Biology

The department of biology of South University of Science and Technology of China (SUSTA)was founded in 2012. At present, an internationalized high-level teaching body has been established preliminarily, in which four professors have acquired the positions of lifetime professors in America and Canada, most of other professors, associate professors and assistant professors graduated from the international first-class universities, acquired the doctoral degrees, and engaged in the post-doctoral research in overseas universities or research institutions, or have obtained the teaching posts in the international first-class universities.

Our department adopts the advanced textbooks of original edition widely on the basis of investigating and surveying the curriculum frameworks of the famous research universities at abroad, and through combining national conditions and the situations of the university, we preliminarily confirm the relatively “simplified” curriculum structure. Our department broadens the course selection space and the room of personality development of students through decreasing the required courses and increasing the optional courses. In order to reinforcing innovative thinking and skill training, besides related experiment courses, there are opportunities for the freshmen to apply for entering into the professors’ laboratories to participate in the scientific research project for researching. The department will satisfy the wishes and requirements of students for selecting majors and courses as far as possible, give play to the learning motivation of students, and strengthen their creative capability. Our department also positively carries out international exchanges and cooperations. Up to now we has already signed the cooperation agreements on cooperatively cultivating students with the world-class universities, such as, University of Edinburgh, Temple University, University of Copenhagen, Houston Medical Science Health Center University of Texas and so on.

Entry Requirements

High School Degree

Application Deadline


Start Date of the Program


Tuition Fees

The tuition fees are RMB30000 per year. The total for the 4 year program is 120,000 RMB.


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