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Human Biology, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
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Profile of the Human Biology programme from University of Nicosia:


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.


  • 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 duration 48 months
  • 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:


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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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