MBBS in Clinical Medicine

Introduction to the MBBS Program

The MBBS at Wuhan University is a 6 year undergraduate program in medicine taught in English for international students.

Clinical Medicine (MBBS) is mainly to train the international students capacities of body structure and function in human beings, human behavior, and normal state of mind; Causes of common diseases and frequently-occurring diseases including mental illnesses, the impact of environmental, social, behavioral and psychological factors on the occurrence and development of diseases and the importance of disease prevention; Pathogenesis, clinical symptoms, diagnosis and preventive ways of common diseases and frequently-occurring diseases; Basic knowledge of pharmacology and clinical principles of rational drug use; Normal pregnancy and delivery, common obstetric emergency treatment, principles of prenatal and postnatal health care, and family planning; Health education and disease prevention, common diseases, disabilities, rehabilitation, hospice care, and general practice; Knowledge of clinical epidemiology; Basic patterns of development and spread of infectious diseases, and prevention of common infectious diseases.

About WHU - Wuhan University

Wuhan University (WHU) is a top 5 University in China, located in central China in the city of Wuhan, with around 1500 international students. The University is well known as having the most beautiful campus out of all the Universities in China next to the East Lake. For further information about Wuhan University and Life on Campus visit the Wuhan University page here.


About Wuhan University School of Medicine

The School of Medicine was originally known as Hubei Medical University, merging with Wuhan University in 2000. The School of Medicine has a number of sub schools including basic medicine, stomatology, public health, and nursing school. There are 3 affiliated hospitals, and 35 teaching hospitals.

The hospitals have 5080 beds, 15 million out-patients per year, 50,000 in-patients per year, 25,000 major operations and a full list of disciplines covering 100 clinical and auxiliary departments and 30 laboratories. It has a competent staff with an impressive figure of 2500, 1125 of whom are professors, chief physicians, associate professors and deputy chief physicians. The school now has more than 5,100 students, including 3,000 undergraduates, 1,500 graduates and 600 foreign students. Through academic exchanges, the school maintains good relationships and collaborates with hospitals and institutes in America, Britain, France, Germany, Finland and Japan as well as Hong Kong and Taiwan.

WHU School of Medicine provides abundant specialties for medical students, including Clinical Medicine (five-year, six-year, seven-year, and eight-year), Stomatology Medicine (five-year, seven-year, eight-year), Preventive Medicine, Medical Laboratory Sciences, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Nursing. Clinical Medicine is "undergraduate brand specialty" among medical schools under Ministry of Education of China The school has two Provincial Demonstration Centers of Experimental Teaching: Basic Medicine Experimental Teaching Center and Clinical Skills Experimental Teaching Center. The total area of experimental teaching building is 7432 square meters. The experimental teaching centers are well organized and fully functioning. Within them, there are 2689 equipment with a total worth of 42.92 million RMB.

There are three experimental teaching platforms in the Basic Medicine Experimental Teaching Center: Morphology, Kinesiology, and Molecular Biology and Immunology experimental teaching platforms. In the Clinical Skills Experiment Teaching Center, it is equipped with advanced medical experiment facilities like iStan Intelligent Simulation Robots, Sim Comprehensive Simulating Robots, SimBaby Infant Comprehensive Simulating Robots, High Simulating Head Model, PCR Models, and Obstetric Delivery Models.

WHU School of Medicine has three direct affiliated first class hospitals for students practice and internship after graduation. The three hospitals are WHU Stomatology Hospital, WHU Renmin Hospital (Hubei Province Renmin Hospital), and Wuhan Plus, University Zhongnan Hospital. Renmin Hospital has 2680 beds while Zhongnan Hospital has 2100 beds.

WHU School of Medicine has 11 indirect affiliated teaching hospitals, which are all first class hospitals. It also has six Clerkship Teaching Centers in Community Health Centers.

Entry Requirements

Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens with a valid passport, with a bachelor's degree or equivalent.

Application Deadline

Application deadline is June 15th every year.

Tuition Fees

The tuition fees are RMB 40,000 per year. The total for the 6 year program is RMB 240,000.

Career Prospects

After the students complete the 6 years education, the students should be able to obtain these medical skills, Collect medical history comprehensively, systematically and correctly; Perform systematic and standardized physical and psychiatric examinations and write standard records; Make and express accurate clinical judgments; Diagnose and treat common and frequently-occurring diseases in internal medicine, surgery, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics and other branches of medicine; Diagnose and treat general emergency cases; Select appropriate clinical diagnosis and treatment for patients; Improve treatment methods in medical practice by using the principles of evidence-based medicine; Communicate with patients and their families effectively and encourage patient cooperation; Share their experience with doctors and other medical personnel effectively; Analyze medical problems independently and acquire new knowledge and relevant information based on clinical practice, with the help of library databases and modern information technology; Publicize relevant knowledge about healthy lifestyles and disease prevention to patients and the general public; Study more independently and throughout their lives.

Application Process

To apply complete the application form and pay the application fee here. Your application is normally processed within 4 weeks. After you have been accepted you will receive your official acceptance letter visa application form. If you have any questions contact us.

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