Nanjing University Originated in October of 1954, this University is one of the earliest recognized universities of Traditional Chinese Medicine in China. As the originator and advocator of TCM higher education, Nanjing University enjoys a reputation of "the Foundation of Chinese TCM Higher Education" both at home and abroad
NJUCM is famous for its own teaching achievements. At the initial stage of Traditional Chinese Medicine higher education in China, Nanjing University worked out the first edition of the syllabus, assembled the first series of textbooks, and cultivated the first group of teaching staff for the whole nation. On its campus there are 13 schooling units with College of Basic Medicine, First Clinical Medicine, Second Clinical Medicine, College of Pharmacy, College of Nursing, and College of International Education, etc. NJUCM offers 17 Bachelor programs including TCM, Chinese Material Medical, Acupuncture and Moxibustion, Chinese Tuina, and Nursing, etc. to give students comprehensively the academic subjects. It provides four levels of education: the three-year professional program, Bachelor program, Master program and Doctor Program. There are three post-doctoral working stations covering TCM, Chinese Material Medical, and Integrated Chinese and Western Medicine, 21 majors for Doctor’s degree, and 23 majors for Master’s degree in this university. For the time being, students on campus number more than 15,000, among which over 1800 are postgraduate students, and about 900 are international students or students from Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan at different learning levels.
NJUCM has faculty members nearly 1200, professors are 118 teachers and associate professors are 196 teachers. Some of them have achieved significantly and become world-known scholars or experts. In fact, NJUCM has cultivated more than 30,000 skilled TCM practitioners or researchers for the nation.
NJUCM also has strong strengths in scientific research. Jiangsu Regional Centre for Deep Processing Engineering and Jiangsu Regional Centre for Research and Development of Marine Drugs associate to NJUCM. Moreover, Jiangsu Provincial Centre for Chinese Medicine Research and New Drug Development is being built right now. National Standardized Laboratory of Pharmacology for Chinese Material Medical and the State Drug (herbal medicine) Clinical Research Centre are also established in this university. Currently, NJUCM has 3 disciplines at national level, 7 key disciplines of State Administration of TCM, and 7 disciplines at provincial level. In recent years, three scientific research projects were awarded with national prizes. Furthermore, two research projects won National Certificates for Grade a New Drugs.
Equipped with great learning and teaching facilities, NJUCM consists of two campuses: one is in Xianlin, and the other is in Hanzhongmen. Xianlin campus was having an area of nearly 100 hectares and more than 420,000 square meters of practical construction. NJUCM has 16 affiliated hospitals, 20 teaching hospitals, 158 practicing bases altogether. Its library, a branch of Chinese Literature Search Centre for TCM, has a collection of more than 800,000 books and over 2,000 kinds of domestic and foreign journals.
Enormous achievements in International Education and outstanding performance in International exchange and cooperation are other unique characteristics of NJUCM. Several University opening to the world, it received the first opening of international students of TCM in 1957. Early in the year of 1993, it initiated a joint Bachelor program with Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia, making the very first university of TCM in China to begin collaboration with a nationally accredited university in the West in the field of TCM higher education. In the year of 2005, authorized by State Administration of TCM, NJUCM began undertaking the Master program of Integrated Chinese and Western Medicine with University of Rome and University of Milan, Italy, which was carried out at governmental level with foreign country in this field for the first time. Up till now, NJUCM has cultivated more than 9000 TCM practitioners for over 90 countries and regions. For many years, it maintains long-term friendly collaboration with government bodies, higher educational institutes and social organizations in over 30 countries and regions all around the world, including U.S.A, U.K, Germany, France, Japan, Singapore, Portugal, etc. in the fields of education, health care and scientific research, thus making a notable contribution to the Internationalization of TCM.
M.B.B.S (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery)
Duration: 6 years including 1 year of internship