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Chinese pharmacy Admission Guide

 (Four-year system)


1. Professional orientation:

This major trains senior TCM professionals with good independent learning ability, maintains a good value orientation of TCM, and has a relatively deep theoretical knowledge of TCM, professional practical ability, and certain scientific research capabilities, and provides them with education and scientific research in TCM. , To lay a solid foundation for foreign exchanges and management of Chinese medicine.


2. Main courses:

Advanced Mathematics, Basic Chinese Medicine, Chinese Medicine, Physical Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Pharmacology, Medicinal Botany, Chinese Medicine Chemistry, Chinese Medicine Identification, Chinese Medicine Processing, Chinese Medicine Pharmacology, Chinese Medicine Pharmacy, etc.

In the elective courses, there are professional restricted elective courses, professional optional elective courses, and interdisciplinary courses. In the teaching process, theoretical teaching and experimental teaching are carried out simultaneously, and practical teaching links such as medicinal botany internship, hospital internship, simulated Chinese pharmacy training, production internship, and graduation special internship are arranged.


3. Graduation and degree award:

According to the courses stipulated in the "Guiding Teaching Plan", those who pass the exam and reach the required credits are allowed to graduate. At the same time meet the required grade point requirements, pass various comprehensive examinations, and applicants who have reached the new version of the Chinese Proficiency Test (HSK) level 5 ≥ 180 points or level 4 ≥ 210 points (except for Chinese descent), approved by the school degree committee, awarded Bachelor of Science degree.


4. Types of classes:

Incorporate into a large class.


5. Application time:

December 1, 2020-June 15, 2021


6. Enrollment time:

In September 2021, the specific time is subject to the "Admission Notice" and "Registration Notes".


7. Entry requirements:

Graduated from high school or above; General Certificate of Education Advanced Level (referred to as A-Level courses), IB or AP courses need to provide transcripts, which have been reviewed and approved.

The new Chinese Proficiency Test (HSK) Level 5 ≥180 points (except for Chinese descent).

Residents of Mainland China (Mainland), Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan who apply for admission as international students after immigrating to foreign countries must hold a valid foreign passport or nationality certificate for 4 years (inclusive) and the latest 4 years (as of April 2021) Before the 30th of the month), there is a record of actual residence abroad for more than 2 years (the actual residence abroad for 9 months in a year can be calculated as one year, subject to entry and exit signatures).


8. Charging standard:

Registration fee RMB 450/person

Tuition fee RMB 28,000/year

Textbooks are purchased by students on demand

Accommodation fee



Please refer to the "Overview of International Students' On-campus Accommodation in 2020" (Annex 1) (the current standard of accommodation fees is for reference only). The dormitory arrangement at the time of enrollment will be notified to students in mid-July 2021 according to the overall dormitory arrangement of the school. If there is any change in the standard of accommodation fees, it will be implemented according to the 2021 standard.


After students apply for off-campus accommodation and the school agrees, students can live off-campus by themselves at their own expense.


9. Application materials:

Passport homepage (passport must be valid within 6 months from the date of applying);

High school or above graduation certificate and/or A-Level, IB, AP course transcripts;

Chinese Proficiency Test (HSK) certificate (except Chinese);

A screenshot of the registration fee payment voucher or website payment;

Digital photos:

Filename and file format: Chinese name, jpg format

Image requirements: headless front view; 3.5*5.4 cm; pixels: 626*413


Please be sure to use a clear headless frontal registration photo. The photo will be used to make the campus card logo. If it does not meet the standards, it will affect the use of the campus card after enrollment.


10. Instructions for application:

All application materials must be filled in and uploaded accurately according to the requirements of the online application. The website for online application is Materials that are not specifically required can be uploaded in the "Additional Materials" column.

Please fill in the information of the financial guarantor truthfully. If necessary, the school will notify the applicant to submit the financial guarantee certificate and/or the income certificate of the financial guarantor separately.

The school uses the application material review method to confirm whether the student is admitted. After accepting the application materials, after the school’s admissions team has reviewed and approved, send the "Admission Notice" and "Study Visa Application Form" (JW202 Form or JW201 Form) to the applicant. The application fee will not be refunded due to incomplete application materials, non-admission after the materials are accepted, or the student's voluntarily abandoning admission.

Applicants for the Chinese Government Scholarship must submit the "Physical Examination Form for Foreigners" (Annex 4); applicants for the Shanghai Government Scholarship must submit the "Physical Examination Form for Foreigners" (Annex 4) or "Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine International Students Application Shanghai Government Physical Examination Form for Scholarship" (Attachment 5).

After the applicants are admitted, they must bring the original application materials and the original health certificate (or medical certificate) for verification; the corrected visual acuity of any eye (after wearing glasses or orthokeratology) to 4.8 lens power greater than 800 degrees Those who are blind in one eye and corrected to a lens power of 4.8 or greater than 400 degrees in the other eye, have hearing within 3 meters in both ears, or have hearing in one ear at 5 meters and total deafness in the other ear, strabismus, squint, or stuttering, should not apply for me School; if you have a chronic disease for which you are not sure whether you can enroll, please confirm with the school before submitting the application materials.

If it is found to be inconsistent with the content of the application materials, the school has the right to cancel the applicant's admission qualification. According to national policy, the school implements a full insurance system for international students. After arriving at the school, students must purchase insurance by the regulations, and the insurance period is 1 year each time. Those who fail to pay premiums by the country's regulations in the current year (the premium for 2020 is RMB 800 per year) will not be registered or will be withdrawn from school. If the registration fee is paid by bank transfer (see Article 11), please indicate the applicant’s passport name and application number in the remittance postscript; for online transfer, please keep a screenshot of the successful payment and write it on the screenshot Applicant's passport name and application number; Alipay or WeChat payment methods cannot be used at the application stage.


11. Scholarship:

Chinese Government Scholarship

The funding standards for Chinese government scholarships are implemented by the "Notice of the Ministry of Finance on Improving the Chinese Government Scholarship Funding System and Raising Funding Standards" and other relevant documents. For students who apply for Chinese Government Scholarship Category A to the Chinese Embassy in various countries, if they apply for our school as their first choice, applicants can contact the Admissions Office of the School of International Education of our school to obtain the "Pre-admission Notice" from our school; directly recommended by our school Students who apply for the Chinese Government Scholarship Category B do not need the "Pre-admission Notice".

For details, please see the website

Special Note:

The referees of the Chinese Government Scholarship Category B are directly selected by the school from the students who have obtained the Shanghai Government Scholarship for Foreign Students. It is recommended that students applying for the Shanghai Government Scholarship for Foreign Students complete the application before April 30 and directly apply when applying. Use the "Foreigner Physical Examination Form" (Attachment 4).

Shanghai Government Scholarship for Foreign Students

Established by the Shanghai Municipal People's Government. The payment standard of the Shanghai Government Scholarship for Foreign Students shall be implemented by the "Notice on Further Improving the Shanghai Government Scholarship Funding System for Foreign Students and Raising the Funding Standards" and other relevant documents. Students applying for this scholarship must first apply on the "Study in Shanghai" website ( ), and download and print the "Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine Shanghai Government Type B Scholarship Application" after completing the application form (Undergraduate)" and sign it, then complete the school’s online application. (The registration fee only needs to be paid once). For details, please refer to the "Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine "Shanghai Government Scholarship for Foreign Students" Implementation Rules" (Annex 2)

Preschool Scholarship for International Students of Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine

For details, please see the website

"Inspirational Scholarship" for International Students of Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine

For details, please see the website

"One Belt One Road" Scholarship for International Students of Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine

For details, please see the website

"Credit Bank" for International Students of Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine

According to the "Interim Regulations on the Use of Credit Banks for International Students of Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine" (Annex 3), the items (courses) that can be recognized or transferred by international students studying for undergraduate courses in the "Credit Bank" before and after admission, Accumulation within the prescribed academic system can be regarded as a degree elective course for completing the corresponding credits and can be used as a basis for tuition reduction or exemption for self-financed students.


12. Contact information:

Consultation location: Admissions and Brand Management Promotion Center, School of International Education, Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (Room 230)

Address: No. 1200, Cailin Road, Zhangjiang Hi-Tech Park, Pudong New Area, Shanghai; Zip Code: 201203

Tel: (86 21) 51322255; Fax: (86 21) 51322276



13. Bank account information:

Account Name: Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Account Bank: Dongan Road Branch of Industrial and Commercial Bank of China

Bank Address: 520 Wanping South Road, Shanghai 200032

Account number: 1001239109004636961

Wire transfer number: ICBKCNBJSHI

Bank joint number: 102290023910


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