Strengthening collaboration with China
18 July 2016
Students from China Medical University (CMU) will soon be able to benefit from Cardiff University’s masters programmes in tissue engineering and oral biology, following an agreement signed this month by Cardiff University’s Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Professor Elizabeth Treasure, and Professor Deliang Wen, President of CMU.
The new agreement will enable CMU postgraduate students to study these one year masters courses, not currently available at CMU, at Cardiff University’s School of Dentistry. The one year courses will be integrated into CMU’s three years masters.
Professor Bing Song from the School of Dentistry said: "We are very excited about this new agreement with CMU and look forward to welcoming high-quality Chinese applicants to progressive courses such as our masters in tissue engineering – the first course of its kind in the UK.”
The University has a long-standing relationship with China, with 47 formal academic links and strategic partnership agreements with universities across the country for both research collaboration and student exchange.
An increasing number of student exchange agreements with Chinese partner universities are being developed, with the number of outbound students travelling from Cardiff to China rising.
The University’s partnership with the China Scholarship Council stretches back several years and has seen scholars progress from postgraduate studies into senior academic positions.