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SCHOOL OF Medicine

Department of Medicine

Bachelor Degrees

( 6 years, Doctor of Medicine )

For many, studying medicine is more of a calling than a choice. The School of Medicine at EUC attracts students who are academically motivated, truly passionate about science and determined to improve the health of the world’s people through state-of-the-art practice, research and innovation. You will experience a global medical education with an international student body, benefit from a highly engaged faculty with Nobel laureates among your professors, and develop essential skills through clinical practice from the first year to excel in the art of healing.

Our rigorous, competency-based curriculum trains students in the best practices in patient care using innovative teaching strategies, advanced simulation and clinical skills training. EUC has exclusive agreements with the largest public and private hospitals in Cyprus for the students’ core clinical rotations. Summer externships in 10 countries provide experiential learning in a range of disciplines. Academic, clinical and career advising helps our medical students achieve the most out of their medical training and become inspired doctors and leaders in the medical profession.

Master Degrees

Medical Education (Distance Learning)
( 18 μήνες )

The MSc in Medical Education at EUC prepares students to develop teaching and research skills in order to train health care professionals of the future. Students are equipped with knowledge and skills in teaching, learning and assessment for undergraduate and post-graduate students in healthcare and medical education, both in the conventional and virtual learning environments. The program can be completed with taught coursework only or with coursework and a master’s thesis.

Online delivery of the program allows working professionals (GPs, doctors, nurses and other healthcare providers including pharmacy and physical therapy students) the opportunity to upgrade their qualifications. Graduates are able to advance their careers in medical education at universities and other institutions.

Doctorate Degrees

Public Health
( 3 years, Doctorate )

Jointly offered by the School of Medicine and the School of Sciences, the PhD in Public Health trains candidates in a broad range of disciplines (medicine, healthcare, biological, environmental and social sciences) to be independent scholars and researchers in the field.

At the core of this interdisciplinary program, students receive training in Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Research Methodology. Through taught courses and guest lecture series, high-priority public health issues will be explored including climate change, pandemic response and preparedness, tackling health misinformation, lifestyle and chronic disease epidemiology, reproductive epidemiology and women’s health, active and healthy ageing, and population health intelligence (Precision Public Health). Graduates will be able to provide effective public health service or scholarly support at a national and/or international level.

Medical Sciences
( 3 years )

The PhD in Medical Sciences provides advanced training in the primary areas of Basic Science, Clinical and Translational Science and Medical Education. Rigorous and multi-disciplinary, the program supports scientific inquiry to develop leaders in the medical sciences. During their studies, PhD candidates may be employed as scientific collaborators, clinical trainers or laboratory assistants at the School of Medicine, thus gaining academic experience. Graduates will be able to work as academics, researchers, scholars, experts or consultants in a variety of public and private health sectors, in decision-making and policy formulating functions.

Cancer Biology and Clinical Oncology
( 3 years )

Jointly offered by the School of Medicine and the School of Sciences, the PhD in Cancer Biology and Clinical Oncology trains candidates to become independent scholars and researchers in biomedical sciences, contributing to progress in the prevention, detection and treatment of cancer.

At the core of this program, students receive training in Cancer Biology, Clinical Oncology, Biostatistics and Research Methodology. Through taught courses and intensive research work, students explore the molecular etiology and clinical presentation of different human cancers. Students will develop independent practical laboratory and clinical skills using the most up-to-date equipment and techniques and be encouraged to problem-solve and innovate to address important biological and medical questions. Graduates will be able to use their strong scientific background for continued research and expertise in educational institutions, research labs, diagnostic centers and biotech and pharmaceutical industries.