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2021 Guangdong Medical University Postgraduate Programs Enrollment Brochure for International Students

Date:2021-03-01 10:39  Author:宋雪洁  ClickTimes:[]

 


Guangdong Medical University (GDMU) was founded in 1958 as the Zhanjiang Branch of Sun Yat-Sen Medical College and now consists of two campuses, one of which is located in Zhanjiang, an important provincial sub center cities in Guangdong and the other of which is situated in the beautiful Songshan Lake Science and Technology Industrial Park of Dongguan, a core city in Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area.

 

GDMU is the largest base for medical professionals and one of the 16 universities authorized to award the doctorate in Guangdong. Both the university itself and the discipline of Clinical Medicine have been listed among the global top 1% in ESI (Essence of Scientific Indicators) ranking from 2015. Since 2019, the university has been listed in CWUR and USNews World University Rankings. In 2020, the pharmacology and toxicology has become another discipline listed among the global top 1% in ESI ranking.

GDMU currently has an enrollment of 20,000 full-time students, 14 schools (departments), 33 undergraduate programs ,7 affiliated hospitals, 12 non-affiliated clinical medical schools and 26 non-affiliated teaching hospitals. GDMU has gradually evolved to be a comprehensive university with seven discipline categories, which includes medicine, science, management,engineering, literature, law and economics. At present, there are 1 primary discipline authorized for doctoral degree, namely clinical medicine, 6 primary disciplines authorized for master's degree, namely clinical medicine, basic medical sciences, public health and preventive medicine, medical technology, pharmacy and biology. Besides, there are 7 provincial key discipline, which include 1 cutting-edge discipline, 2 preponderant disciplines and 4 characteristic disciplines.

GDMU currently has 1284 full-time teachers,including 67 doctoral supervisors, 921 master supervisors and 2 dual-employed academician. Also, it provides excellent teaching and scientific research environment, which includes 2 scientific research centers, 6 provincial level key laboratories and engineering technology research centers, 22 municipal level key laboratories, and 1 postdoctoral research station. Over the past 62 years, GDMU has educated more than 200,000 medical professionals working at various medical institutions in Guangdong and other provinces. The university adheres to the opening-up strategy and has maintained cooperative ties with universities and scientific research institutes in the United States, Great Britain, Germany, Australia, Japan, Finland, Poland, Malaysia etc., together with those in Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan. The university also adheres to the motto of "Ambition, Virtue, Truth, Excellence", and is committed to constructing a high-level medical university with distinctive characteristics, well-known and top-ranking one among the domestic counterparts at home and abroad, so as to provide intellectual, scientific and technical support for the medical and health-care undertakings as well as the overall economic and social development.

I. Eligibility of Application

1. Master’s Degree Candidates: under the age of 35, with a degree equivalent to the Bachelor's Degree in Chinese Universities, non-Chinese citizens with a foreign passport.

2. Doctor’s Degree Candidates: under the age of 40, with a degree equivalent to the Master's Degree of Chinese Universities, non-Chinese citizens with a foreign passport.

II. Enrollment Programs

Levels

Majors

Duration of Study

Doctoral Degree Candidates

(Research-type)

clinical medicine

3 Years

Master Degree Candidates

(Research-type)

clinical medicine, basic medical sciences, public health & preventive medicine , medical technology, pharmacy and biology

3 Years

More details about the majors and information of the supervisors, please refer to Appendix 1:Guangdong Medical University Enrollment Schedule for International Postgraduate Students

III. Language Requirements

English Medium Program: Applicants from non-English-speaking countries should have the certificate of TOEFL IBT90 or IELTS 6.5 or above or equivalent language proficiency. If the highest degree program was taught in English, the certificate of the relevant education conducted in English medium shall be provided.

Chinese Medium Program: Applicants should have the certificate with a score of 180 or above in the New HSK Test of Level 5 (within the validity time of 2 years) or other comparable certificates proving Chinese proficiency. If the highest degree program was taught in Chinese, the certificate of the relevant education conducted in Chinese medium shall be provided.

IV. Deadline of Application

July 20, 2021

Ⅴ. Application Instructions

1. The applicants are required to submit the first to the tenth electronic application materials in Article Ⅵ."Application Materials" to studygdmu@gdmu.edu.cn, and we will proofread the application materials for preliminary review;

2. After receiving the Notice of Prequalification from the university, the applicants shall pay the application fee, and then submit the first to the seventeenth hard copy application materials in the "Application Materials" form. The printout application materials can be submitted by himself or entrusted by others, or sent by express to the Office of International Cooperation and Exchanges of Guangdong Medical University. The materials shall arrive before July 20, 2021, otherwise it will be deemed as waiver of application.

The application procedures are as follows:

   

Ⅵ. Application Materials

No.

Contents

Requirements

Notes

1

GDMU application Form For Admission as International Postgraduate Student

Signatures and photos, refer to Appendix 2

Word

2

Personal information page of the passport

Be valid for one year at least

PDF; check the original copy at the time of registration

3

Highest degree certificate

Need to be notarized: graduating students provide the expected graduation certificate.

scan the original document as PDF;  English translation copy and notarization letter

4

Transcript of academic records of the highest level of education

Need to be notarized

scan the original document as PDF; English translation copy and notarization letter

5

Proof of language proficiency

HSK level certificate shall be valid for 2 years; students with the highest degree education instructed in Chinese shall submit Chinese teaching certificate

scan the original document as PDF; Check the original document at the time of registration

6

Resume and study plan

It can be written in Chinese or English, and learning and working experience, academic research results, master's or doctor's study& research plans, personal development goals after graduation, etc. shall be covered; the number of words shall not be less than 1000

Word

7

Proof of scientific research ability

Representing published papers, dissertations, other materials that demonstrate the applicant’s scientific research ability

PDF

8

Recommendation Letters

Two Letters of recommendation in English or Chinese signed by 2 professors or associate professors (hand-writing signature, contact phone number and email are required)

PDForiginal letters

9

Important certificates of merit

Provide 1-3 copies if you do have

scan the original document as PDF; check the original document at the time of registration

10

Letter of Integrity

Signature required, refer to Appendix 3

PDF; original document

11

Acceptance Letter for International Postgraduate Students by Supervisor for 2021 Admission

refer to Appendix 4

PDF; original document

12

ID Photo

25mm×35mm in white background

6 pieces

13

Physical Examination Record for Foreigner

The form must be filled in by the doctor in English; refer to Appendix5

PDF; check the original document at the time of registration

14

No Criminal Record

In Chinese, English or with English translation

PDF; check the original document at the time of registration

15

Receipt of registration fee

Issued by the bank

PDF

16

Financial Support Guarantee Statement for the International Student

Please refer to Appendix 6. It must be filled in Chinese or English, and provide the deposit documents (the deposit amount shall not be less than 100000 RMB) that can guarantee the reasonable expenses for study, life, international travel and other expenses. The scanning copy of the sponsor’s passport or ID (relatives only)is required, refer to Appendix 6

PDF; check the original document at the time of registration

Notarized Chinese or English translations are required for all non-Chinese and English copies;

If necessary, the applicant will be required to submit essential supplementary materials;

All the above materials will not be returned, whether the application will be accepted or not.

Ⅶ. Audit and Admission

After the applicants’ materials are completely submitted, GDMU will carry out the comprehensive evaluation and assessment of the application materials in combination with the comprehensive requirements of the major which the applicant applies for after the preliminary reviews.

The specific assessment method, time and other issues shall be notified by the Office of International Cooperation and Exchanges, GDMU.

The results will be announced by official email in early August 2021. Letter of Admission and the visa application form for study in China, JW202, will be mailed to the applicant by the Office of International Cooperation and Exchanges, GDMU.

After receiving Letter of Admission and JW202 form, the applicant shall bring the above mentioned materials and the original and copies of the physical examination record, passport etc. and go to the Chinese embassy (consulate general) to apply for a study visa in China .

.Arrival Time

The arrival time will be scheduled during September 2021 tentatively and the specific registration date shall be informed by the Letter of Admission and the formal notice sent by the official E-mail.

According to the time limit stipulated in the Letter of Admission, the admitted student should bring the original materials such as the Letter of Admission, the visa application form JW202, passport and physical examination form etc. to the Office of International Cooperation and Exchanges, GDMU for registration. Those who are unable to arrive on time should obtain the consent of the office in advance. For those who fail to arrive within the time limit without approval, their candidate status would be terminated automatically.

.Charging Standard

1.Registration fee: 500 RMB/ person, registration fee is non-refundable;

2. Tuition fee:

(1)Doctoral program (Research-type):

38,000 RMB / academic year for English medium, 32,000 RMB / academic year for Chinese medium

(2)Master degree program (Research-type):

33,000 RMB/ academic year for English medium,

27,000 RMB/ academic year for Chinese medium.

3. Accommodation fee:

6000 RMB/ person/ bed(double room)/ academic year;

4. Other expenses: Fees for teaching materials, physical examination, medical treatment, comprehensive insurance, residence permit, accommodation, water and electricity, network, etc. shall be paid by the international students themselves.

5.The specific charging amount shall be subject to the price approved by the provincial government.

. Scholarships

1.Guangdong Medical University sets up Freshmen Scholarship for International Students and Postgraduate students’ Scholarships for International Students to support outstanding students to study at GDMU. Besides, excellent international students are also eligible to apply for Guangdong Government Outstanding International Student Scholarship.

2. GDMU Freshmen Scholarship for International Students

 (1) Applicants with a GPA score ≥2.5 or an average academic score is more than or equal to 70 for the previous academic education.

 (2) Proportion and amount of awards

Category


Percentage of winners


Amount( CNY)


Postgraduate students

100% of eligible freshmen


20,000 yuan

Ph.D.students



100% of eligible freshmen



30,000 yuan

3.GDMU Master Degree Scholarship for International Students

Category


Percentage of winners


Amount( CNY)


First-class

10% of total enrolment (excluding freshmen)


35,000 yuan

Second-Class

30% of total enrolment (excluding freshmen)


17,000 yuan

Third-Class

50% of total enrolment (excluding freshmen)


10,000 yuan

4.GDMU Doctoral Scholarship for International Students

Category


Percentage of winners


Amount( CNY)


First-class

20% of total enrolment (excluding freshmen)


40,000 yuan

Second-Class

40% of total enrolment (excluding freshmen)


20,000 yuan

Third-Class

40% of total enrolment (excluding freshmen)


15,000 yuan



. Contact information

Contact Person: Ms. Tang

Department: Office of International Cooperation and Exchanges, Guangdong Medical University

Tel:+86-769-22896369

Address:Room 608, Administration Building, Guangdong Medical University, No.1 Xincheng Blvd, Songshan Lake National High-tech Industrial Development Zone, Dongguan, Guangdong, P.R.C. Postcode: 523808

Email:studygdmu@gdmu.edu.cn

. Reminder

1. All application materials and information submitted by applicants must be authentic and valid, consistent with the fact and original versions;

2. Applicants are required to provide a financial guarantee for the tuition and other the essential expenses for studying, living at Guangdong Medical University. According to the living standard of Guangdong Province, the living expenses are about 1500-2000 Yuan per month;

3. During the period of evaluating the application materials, please keep the phone on to ensure that the staff can contact the applicant in time;

4. During the period of studying in China, international students must comply with Chinese laws and regulations, respect Chinese customs and habits, and abide by rules and regulations issued by the university;

5. The university respects the national customs and religious beliefs of international students, but does not provide places for religious activities. Religious activities such as missionary activities, religious gatherings, etc. are not allowed on the campus;

6. International students are not allowed to work, do business or engage in other business activities during their study at the university;

7. Applicants should not conceal their medical history. After arrival, international students shall go to the designated health and quarantine department for physical examination in accordance with the provisions of the Chinese health administrative department;

8. International students are required to pay tuition and accommodation fees before arrival or on the date of registration.

9. International students must purchase insurance in accordance with the relevant regulations and requirements of the government and Guangdong Medical University; otherwise the university will withdraw the students enrollment or refuse his or her registration.

XIII. Appendix

1. Guangdong Medical University Enrollment Schedule for International postgraduate Students

2. Application Form for Admission as International Postgraduates Students of Guangdong Medical University

3. Applicant’s Letter of Integrity

4. Letter of Acceptance by Supervisor of Guangdong Medical University

5.  Physical Examination Record for Foreigner

6. Financial Support Guarantee Statement for the International Student

7.  Application Form for International Freshmen Scholarship of GDMU

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