• Application Deadline
  • 72 months
    Duration

About

This Medicine (6 Years) programme offered at the University of Nicosia provides students with the opportunity to receive high quality education in Medicine. 

The general program objectives are:

  • To train students in the practice of scientific evidence-based medicine.
  • To encourage students to practise medicine holistically , encompassing ethical, legal, psychological and social considerations.
  • To produce highly competent and caring physicians.
  • To foster the development of lifelong commitments to scholarship and service toward patients.
  • To promote health and wellness through disease prevention and research.
  • To contribute toward the establishment of Cyprus as a regional centre of excellence in medical education.

Career Prospects

  • Graduates will be eligible to apply for registration with the Cyprus Medical Council in order to proceed with Residency applications in Cyprus or other EU countries.
  • Graduates who are from one of the 30 countries that constitute the European Economic Area will be eligible to apply for registration with the Cyprus Medical Council in order to proceed with Residency applications in Cyprus or another EEA country. In order to be registered, applicants must additionally have Greek language proficiency at the B2 level of the Common European Framework for language learning, teaching and assessment. The Medical School provides free-of-charge Greek language lessons to support students with this.
  • To practice in countries outside of the EAA, graduates will need to meet any other requirements of the country in which they apply for licensure.
  • Your Admissions Advisor will be able to provide further information to guide you on this.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this programme , students should be able to:

  • Apply an understanding of normal and abnormal human structure, function and behaviour to the diagnosis, management and prevention of health problems.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the factors which influence the health of the population and the respective roles of the promotion of health, the prevention of illness and the treatment of disease.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the contribution of genetic, legal, social, environmental, political, economic, historical and behavioural factors to health, illness and disease within a global context.
  • Elicit and interpret clinical symptoms and signs by interviewing and examining patients systematically and with sensitivity, and use this information to order investigations, make differential diagnoses and form management plans.
  • Keep accurate clinical records based on their own observations and communicate their findings to others clearly and concisely.
  • Recognise and manage life-threatening conditions and provide immediate care of medical emergencies, including First Aid and resuscitation.
  • Prescribe drugs safely.
  • Develop an understanding of the work of other health care professionals, and demonstrate a willingness and ability to work inter-professionally and to learn from other professional groups.
  • Work cooperatively as a member of a team, accepting and providing leadership as appropriate.
  • Analyse and critically appraise clinical data and published work to determine their validity and usefulness.
  • Practise ethical behaviour in meeting the needs of patients and families; concern for confidentiality and respect for individual autonomy, enabling patients and their families to make informed decisions in relation to their medical care.
  • Possess an on-going commitment to the advancement of knowledge within a community of medical scholars and to life-long learning to maintain high professional standards.
  • Possess skills in the recording, organisation and management of information including the use of appropriate information technology.
  • Understand the therapeutic nature of the patient-doctor relationship and the impact on that relationship of the individual characteristics of both patient and doctor.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: Application Deadlines for European and Local Students - Please call the Office of Admissions
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 72 months
  • Credits
    360 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Physics in Medicine
  • Research Methods in Medicine and Essential Medical Statistics
  • General Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Medical Psychology
  • Medical Ethics
  • Anatomy 
  • Histology 
  • Physiology
  • Biochemistry

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

1. High School Leaving Certificate

  • High School Leaving Certificate with 90% overall score (I8/20 overall in the  Greek/Cypriot High School Leaving Certificate), to include similar grades in Biology and one of either Chemistry, Physics or Maths.
  • Or: International Baccalaureate with 32 overall and a combined score of 16 at Higher Level, to include Biology and at least one of either Chemistry, Physics or Maths.

2. English Language Requirements

  • Students from the UK, USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand are exempt from this requirement as long as they have graduated from an English speaking high school.

3. An Interview – either in person or online

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    18000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18000 EUR per year and a duration of 72 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    18000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18000 EUR per year and a duration of 72 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • Annual tuition is €18,000 for the first 3 years and €22,000 for the final 3 years. 

Living costs for Nicosia

  • 576 - 870 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Scholarships of up to 20% based on demonstrated financial need are available to help eligible students partially fund their studies.  Students from certain countries may be entitled to financial support from their home governments – our admissions team can advise further.

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