Tongji University MBBS program consists of study of basic medicine, clinical medicine and preventive medicine and requires the students of 1-year clinical training. Students who pass the graduation exam (including exam on medical knowledge and exam on clinical skills) will be granted the bachelor’s degree of medicine. The program aims at producing clinicians who have sound professional integrity, solid ground of basic medicine and systematic knowledge of clinical medicine and have acquired basic clinical skills as well as the ability to deal with problems in clinical settings.
Medicine is the first discipline Tongji University has offered since it was founded in 1907 by German doctor Paulon as Tongji German Medical School. After years of development, it has become a modern comprehensive university – Tongji University. Medical School of Tongji University currently has a school of basic medical science, a school of preventive medicine and five affiliated hospitals, namely, Tongji hospital, Shanghai No. 10 People’s Hospital, East Hospital, Shanghai Pulmonary Hospital, and Shanghai First Maternity and Infant Health Hospital. The Medical School offers undergraduate (five-year program, seven- year program and eight-year program) and graduate programs and awards the students bachelor, master and doctoral degrees.