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Human Biology, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

Profile of the Human Biology programme from University of Nicosia:

Aims

To provide interdisciplinary education in the molecular, cellular and whole body biological processes and mechanisms for the understanding of issues and concepts related to human life and to health and disease.

Objectives

  • Introduce students to biological sciences and teach them how these are interrelated in understanding the human biological functions.
  • Teach students how these functions are related to human evolution, behavior and culture.
  • Help students analyze, discuss critically and relate biological issues to human health and diseases.
  • Prepare students towards advanced academic studies and research in the biosciences, the biomedical fields and in medicine.
  • Prepare students towards a career in the pharmaceutical, medical and biotechnology industries and in the education sector.
  • Help students develop ethos and skills and attitudes required for lifelong learning.

Career Prospects:

On successful completion of the program, graduates will be able to find employment at various sectors. Potential employment opportunities include: the Education sector (primary and secondary education); the Biomedical sector of public or private Clinical Diagnostic and/or Research Laboratories/Centers; the Pharmaceutical Industry and the Government and/or public/private Organizations/Institutions concerned with Public Health issues.

Access to Further Studies:

Upon graduation, students may proceed directly to further postgraduate (MSc, MA, MRes, MPhil) studies for specialization in the various fields of the Biosciences/Biomedical Life and Health Sciences.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Application Deadlines for European and Local Students - Please call the Office of Admissions

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
    Part-time
  • Credits
    240 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
    • Greek
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • General Biology
  • Cell Biology
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • Human Evolution
  • Human Nutrition
  • Biostatistics
  • Human Molecular Genetics
  • Immunology
  • Intro. to Microbiology and Virology
  • Developmental Biology and Human Embryology
  • Human Biological Variation
  • Molecular Biology
  • Bioanalytical Techniques and Instrumentation

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    65

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  • Minimum required score:

    513

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General Requirements

  • Completed Application Form
  • A copy of your passport (page with your personal details and photo)
  • Academic Records (True copy of the original)
  • Evidence of work experience (where applicable)
  • Portfolio (for selected programmes of study)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10620 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10620 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    10440 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10440 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Nicosia

  • 576 - 870 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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