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Questions from a curious exchange student from China

Hi there. I am a Chinese student from China and i am on a short summer camp in Oxford. i would really appreciate if anyone tell me anything about being a medical student. What's the major difference in medical college compared with other college? How about the course setting(when will you be an intern,how long do all the theoretical courses take etc.) Just tell me anything about medical school, i really need this for my project,Many thanks!
PS. If anyone interested in Chinese culture, feel free to ask me
Original post by Xyloni
Hi there. I am a Chinese student from China and i am on a short summer camp in Oxford. i would really appreciate if anyone tell me anything about being a medical student. What's the major difference in medical college compared with other college? How about the course setting(when will you be an intern,how long do all the theoretical courses take etc.) Just tell me anything about medical school, i really need this for my project,Many thanks!
PS. If anyone interested in Chinese culture, feel free to ask me

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For medicine courses… how it is taught is different between universities: https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=&ved=2ahUKEwjl_rHa8_yAAxUzUkEAHd30CHcQFnoECBAQAQ&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.themedicportal.com%2Fapplication-guide%2Fchoosing-a-medical-school%2Fteaching-styles%2F&usg=AOvVaw3PF5LPaTuz5vj1vMx1syrU&opi=89978449

There is also intercalation offered by some universities, where you spend a year learning about a subject that is not your degree (graduate medicine courses don't do intercalation, as the undergraduate degree already gave that experience).

Medicine is 5 years, 6 years with intercalation, graduate medicine is 4 years, foundation medicine is 5 years.

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