About MBBS program
Starting the program in 2002, Shandong University is one of the first universities to admit international students to the MBBS program (Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery) in clinical medicine. SDU was authorized by the Ministry of Education as demonstration base for international students in 2013. Currently more than 300 MBBS students study here with 34 different nationalities in Asia, Europe, America, Africa and Australia, etc. The six-year medical education will provide students with basic knowledge, skills and professionalism needed for medical practice. The compulsory courses are divided into general education, pre-medical courses, basic medical sciences and clinical medical sciences. Apart from the theoretical part, students will gain practical experience during a 48-week clinical rotation in the teaching hospitals. If students pass all the required courses and acquire enough credits, they will earn the degree Bachelor of Medicine or Bachelor of Surgery.
The program intends to foster competent physicians with a broad medical knowledge in the fields of medical science, clinical and preventative medicine. The program is taught and assessed in English. The program taught using different methods like lectures, small group discussions, laboratory classes and problem-based learning. We invite prominent foreign professors from other medical universities to give lectures. We aim to insure MBBS students are involved in clinical medicine as early as possible. Starting from the second year we offer a series of clinical courses and clinical rotation to enable the students to think and act as an early medical practitioner. Shandong University offers a friendly study and living environment for international students and comfortable on-campus accommodation.
The following courses are mandatory:
Histology and Embryology
Gynecology and Obstetrics
Traditional Chinese Medicine
Clinical Skills Training