Thursday, 31 July 2014

Course Fees of Medical Degree In Malaysia Compared with China Universities

China was nowhere on radar screen of international students who want to pursue western medicine before 2004. For the first time in 2004 when China Education Ministry introduced an English Medium MBBS program fully taught in English, it has changed the landscape of western medical studies in China. With just only four universities offering English medium education in medical, the list now has grown to 52 universities of which are approved by the Chinese governmentMany medical councils around the world such as USMLE, PLAB, AMC, MCI, PMDC, HPCSA, SCHS, and etc have recognized China medical degree and provide medical licensing examination and eligibility to be practised in the respective countries. 

In 2011, China hosted more than 27,000 foreign students doing degrees in western medicine , up from 20,000 in 2009, according to Chinese media reports.

There are many compelling reasons to study medicine in China and the most obvious reason is the affordable tuition fees. In average, a 6-years Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) in China universities cost at least one-third of the price of those charged by Malaysia universities. Please refer below tables for comparison.

Medical Programs

a. Course fee charged by Malaysia universities

b. Course fee charged by China universities


Tuition Fees
Per Year (RMB)
Starting Date

City / Country
Wuhan UniversityMBBS
Public Health and Preventive Medicine (Combined Bachelor and Master )
Master in Medicine
Phd in Medicine
6 years
6 years

3 years
3 years

Wuhan, China
Top 10 universities in China
Zhejiang UniversityMBBS5.5 years
Hangzhou, China
Top 10 universities in China
Fudan UniversityMBBS6 years
Shanghai, China
Top 10 universities in China
Sichuan UniversityMBBS6 years
Top 10 universities in China
Sun Yat-sen  UniversityMBBS

6 years


Guangzhou, China
Top 10 universities in China
Jinan UniversityMBBS6 years
Guangzhou, China
Tianjin Medical  UniversityMBBS6 years
Tianjin, China
Tongji UniversityMBBS6 years
Shanghai, C
     (Tuition fee is subject to change by China Universities)

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Why study medicine in China?
  • Most affordable Medical degree in the world
  • Eligible for many medical licensing examination and globally recognized
  • The great educational infrastructure in Asia is available in China
  • On par with western higher education in medicine
  • Complete program taught in English
  • Highly subsidized tuition, and hostel expenses
  • 3 star category hostels for international students
  • Easy visa
  • Plenty of quality hospitals for internship
  • Fulfilling and colorful campus life  
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