Undergraduate Program for TCM Pharmacology (4 Years)


No. ENC2017P905431

Undergraduate Program for TCM Pharmacology (4 Years)

1. Orientation

  This program will enable students to grasp the profound TCM basic theory and knowledge, professional practice abilities and certain scientific research ability in the field of TCM Pharmacology. It provide a solid foundation for students in their further practice of TCM education, scientific research and international exchange.

2. Main Courses

    Essential theory of Chinese medicine

    Chinese materia medica


    Analytical Chemistry


    Pharmaceutical Botany

    Chemistry of Chinese Materia Medica

    Authentification and Identification of Chinese Materia Medica

    Science of Processing Chinese Materia Medica

    TCM Pharmacology

    TCM Materia Medica Processing

  (See the attachment for Program Teaching Plan)

3. Teaching Methods

  Chinese Materia Medica, Chinese Materia Medica Pharmaceutics and Chinese Materia Medica Marketing are the three modules set for the elective courses. The teaching methodology includes both theory teaching and experiment teaching. Pharmaceutical botany, hospital probation and graduate internship and various other educational procedures are arranged.

4. Graduation and Academic Degree

  A Bachelor of TCM Pharmacology will be awarded upon completion of

    Required credits of all courses in the teaching scheme

    General points average (GPA)

    Pass of all examinations

    New HSK-5 ≥180 (excluding those of Chinese origin)  

5. Future Career Development

    We enable our graduates to work in teaching, scientific researches and manufacturing in the field of Chinese Materia Medica and related fields as well as drug inspection and administrative institution and the pharmaceutical preparation section of hospitals and pharmaceutical trading enterprises.

6. Type of Class

    With Chinese students

7. Application Period

    December 1st, 2016—June 15th, 2017

8. Beginning of School

    September, 2017 (Please see the date on Admission Notice)

9. Admission Prerequisites

    High school diploma, General Certificate of Education Advanced Level

    New HSK-5≥180

    Pass mathematics, physics and chemistry examinations held by the university. Previous transcripts can be provided for exemption from examinations after evaluated by the university. 

10. Fee

    Application fee: 450 RMB

    Registration fee: 1250RMB

    Tuition fee: 28000RMB per year

    Purchase fee for textbooks

    (Students can purchase textbooks according to their needs)

    Accommodation Fee

    (1) Standard Single Room: RMB 1200-1600 per month

    (2) Double Room: RMB 700-800 per month

    (3) Non-standard Double Room: RMB 200-300 /person/month

  In addition, the school allows students to rent rooms in the communities outside campus under the premise of ensuring safety.

11. Application Documents

    High school diploma, A-Level transcripts

    HSK certificate

    Copy of the passport

    Invoice of the application fee

    Written request and relevant transcripts if applying for exemption from examinations

    ID Photo:

    Rename: Passport Name (English)

    Background Color:Blue or White

    Pixel: ≥300 pixels/inch

    Other Requirement: Bareheaded

  Notice: The photo will be used for your student ID card. Please make sure the photo is exactly as above requirements.

  Online applications are required. Above application documents must be uploaded onto the website

12. Scholarships

    Chinese government scholarship

    For details, see

    Please contact us for pre-admission letters if you intend to apply for us.

    Shanghai municipal government scholarship

    For details, see

    Applicants must also complete the online application on Study-in-Shanghai.

    Application fee only needs to be paid once.

    “Grant for Living Cost” Student Assistance Fund (See attachment)

    “Aspiration Grant” Student Assistance Fund (See attachment)

13. Contacts

    Venue for application: Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine International Education College, 2nd Floor, Admission Office

    Address: Number 1200 Cai Lun Road, Pudong Area, Shanghai.

    Telephone: (86 21) 51322255; Fax: (86 21) 51322285


    University Bank Account:

    Account Name: Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine

    Bank Name: Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, Dong’an Road Branch

    Bank Address:   No.520, Wan Pin Nan Rd., Shanghai, China   200032

    Account No. :  1001239109004636961


Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine

December, 2016.


1、Instructive Teaching Plan for Undergraduate Program for TCM Pharmacology (4 Years) (2015 Version)

2.Rules of Implementation of “Grant for Living Cost” Student Assistance Fund

3.Rules of Implementation of “Aspiration Grant” Student Assistance Fund