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Doctoral Degree Program for International Students(外籍博士研究生)

Program Information

Name of University/学校名称: Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (上海中医药大学)
Program Name/项目名称: Doctoral Degree Program for International Students (外籍博士研究生) Qualification Awarded/学位授予: Doctoral Degree
Discipline/学科: Medicine and Pharmacy (中医学与中药学) Faculty/院系: International Education College (国际教育学院)
Specialty/专业: Doctoral Degree Program for International Students(外籍博士研究生) Language of Instruction/授课语言: English
Date of Enrollment/开学时间: Sep 1, 2021 Duration of Study/学习持续时间: 3 Years
Application Start Date/项目申请开始日期: Dec 1, 2020 Application Deadline/项目申请截止日期: Apr 30, 2021
Academic Requirement/学历要求: Graduate Education Chinese Requirement/汉语要求: NA
Scholarship/奖学金: Yes Tuition Fees Per Year/每学年学习费用(RMB): 60000 (RMB)
Type of Scholarship/奖学金种类: Chinese Government Scholarship       Provincial and municipal governments Scholarships       College scholarships      

Program Description


1. Enrollment Majors

There are two models for the Doctoral Degree program at Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (SHUTCM): full time and part time. Generally, courses are taught in Chinese. Some majors are taught in English, please contact the Admission Office, International Education College for detailed information.

For detailed information of the enrollment majors, please see the 2020 Catalog for English Doctoral Degree Program at Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (SHUTCM) (Attachment 1). Applicants can choose mentors listed in the aforementioned Catalog or get more information from “Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine Catalog” at http://lib.shutcm.edu.cn/daoshi/. For a brief introduction of majors, please see General Introduction of Majors (Attachment 2). Applicants are required to contact mentors in the related major and orientation and to submit the Mentor’s Consent Form to Accept International Students for Doctoral Degree Program (Attachment 3), along with the application materials. If applicants have no specific orientation, a mentor can be recommended by the University.  


2. Length of Schooling

The length of Schooling is 3 years, and can be extended to 5 years in maximum.


Entry Requirements


 ●   Healthy foreign nationals. Applicants emigrating from mainland China, Hongkong, Macao or Taiwan must hold a valid foreign citizenship for no less than 4 years and a record of residency in the country for no less than 2 years in the most recent 4 years.  

    ●  A master degree in medicine or science (pharmacy)

    ●  Under 45 years of age

    ●  Applicants for programs taught in Chinese must score at least 180 points in HSK Level VI

exam. There are no minimal Chinese language requirements for those who apply for programs taught in English or Japanese. Non-native English speakers must score at least 90 points in TOEFL exam or 6.5 points in IELTS exam for the programs taught in English.

    ●  Applicants without TCM background are expected to have abilities of self-study and conducting academic research.