What are the branches of medicine?
There are many degree programs available in the field of medicine and they range from associates to doctoral level. The health care field is one of the fastest growing field of occupation offering diverse employment option in technical, professional and administrative disciplines and below are the branches of medicine.
MBBS（Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery）Course DURATION:4.5 to 7 years
BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery) Course DURATION: 4 years
B. Pharm (Bachelor of Pharmacy) Course DURATION:4 years
B.Sc. Nursing Course DURATION:3 to 4 years
B.O.T (Occupational therapy) Course DURATION:3 years
B.P.T (Physiotherapy) Course DURATION:3 years
B.H.M (Homeopathy medicine) Course DURATION:3 years
Optometry Course DURATION: 4 years
Radiography (Diagnosis and Therapy) Course Duration 2 years
General nursing training Medical Course DURATION:4 years
Lab Technician Course Duration:2 to 4 years.
Why study medicine in China?
China is one of the oldest civilization in world having a written history of more than 4,000 years, rich in culture and a respected education al tradition. The tradition continues to this day, especially in the field of medicine. China is now one of the fastest growing destinations for international students to studying medicine in the world.
Benefits of studying Medicine in China?
Living cost and tuition fees is considerably low compared to most countries. Chinese universities offer international students with low tuition about 80 % lower than undertaking a similar medical course in USA and the UK. With the Huge investment by the Chinese government on education, most universities tuition fees are being subsidized to curtail for high cost making it affordable for foreign students to pursue their course. The Chinese Government is also offering wide range of funding opportunities aimed at attracting international students, including more than 40,000 scholarships in 300 institutions.
There about over 2,000 accredited universities here in China under the supervision of the Chinese government which are listed under the world Health Organisation (WHO). This listing means graduates are eligible to attend national medical screen tests such as MCI, PMDC, USMLE, PLAB, HPCSA, SCHS, etc. This also will also offer graduate the chance to choose anywhere across the globe to have their internship.
China over the years has shown massive improvement in terms of its impressive educational system with a welcoming environment conducive for foreign students.