Curriculum Planning

Curriculum Planning

According to the course regulation of School of Medicine and Graduate Institute of Biomedical Sciences, the curriculum is divided into three stages: pre-research courses from 1st to 4th year; research courses in graduate school (1 year in master program, 3 years in PhD program); clinical courses (total of 2 years).


Course Description

Missions and Educational Objectives:

We cultivate talents based on our university's core values: patient care and services, interpersonal skills and communication, life-long learning, diverse development, holistic health care, and humanistic solicitude


Core competencies for our medical students:

  • Value Life
  • Medical Knowledge
  • Learning and Improvement
  • Interpersonal skills and Communication
  • Patient Care and Social Service
  • Life-long Learning and Diverse Development


Stage 1: Pre-Medical Program (1st and 2nd Year):

  • Academic courses
  • Practical courses
  • General Education
  • Basic courses
  • Basic Medicine
  • Social Sciences and Ethnics
  • Medical Research
  • Chinese Medicine
  • Basic Medicine and Clinical Integration
  • Organ module system

Stage 2: Basic medical science program (3rd and 4th Year)

              Take  Stage One National Examination (Basic Subjects)

Stage 3: Clinical medicinal program

              Take Stage Two National Examination (Clinical Subjects)

Stage 4: Become Resident Doctor

              Take Specialist Examination

Stage 5: Become Specialist Doctor


Credits Required

Besides the credits required by the bachelor degree, a MD/PhD student needs a minimum of 42 credits for graduation: including required courses (11), master thesis (12), elective courses (19).