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Medicine
MD
Doctor of Medicine
A quality medical education cultivates scholarship, ignites passions, instills trust and shapes the next generation of doctors
Medicine at EUC
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.

Program Summary

Languages:English
Duration:6 years
Mode of Study:On Campus
ECTS:360

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Admission Process

Our dedicated Admissions Team will guide you every step of the way by answering  all of your questions, helping you choose a program of study and starting your  EUC experience with a virtual or actual campus tour.

Scholarships and Financial Aid

Our Scholarship and Financial Aid program aims to provide prospective and enrolled students with information and resources to financially support your  educational goals.  This takes the form of academic scholarships, athletics scholarships and family/need-based financial aid.

Student Housing

Our student accommodation units are located only minutes from campus and are designed to offer students high quality living spaces in elegant studios and one-bedroom flats supported by great social spaces, in-house gym, laundry rooms and 24–hour security service.

Accreditation by WFME By ensuring the highest scientific and ethical standards in medical education, EUC School of Medicine was accredited through the rigorous standards and procedures of the World Federation for Medical Education (WFME), ensuring the following:
  • Global Mark of Recognition  The EUC Medical Education Program is fully compliant with globally accepted criteria endorsed by the World Health Organization, World Medical Associations and International Association of Medical Regulatory Authorities.
  • ECFMG Eligibility for Medical Graduates EUC School of Medicine meets all requirements for Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) Certification required to study or work in the United States or Canada.
Collaboration with Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health The School of Medicine is an official host for the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health course “Principles and Practice of Clinical Research” (PPCR) which is taught online by Harvard School of Public Health faculty in Boston. The course is open to senior medical students, graduate students, faculty, staff and researchers interested in clinical research or more general academic research.   The PPCR course runs from March to  November, with a short summer break. A certificate from the Harvard School of Public Health certainly elevates one’s credentials. US Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) The School of Medicine has been approved by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG). With this approval, students and graduates of the EUC School of Medicine can apply to ECFMG to take  the US Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) for medical licensure in the US.   ECFMG certification is required to evaluate the qualifications of physicians wishing to pursue postgraduate studies to acquire specialization  in the United States as well as to be licensed to practice medicine  in the United States. Clinical Rotations Students do their clinical rotations in  public and private hospitals all over Cyprus, most notably  at the Larnaca and Nicosia General Hospitals. In addition, the network of associated hospitals in Cyprus includes the Institute of Neurology and Genetics, the Private Hospital Aretaineon, the Private Hospital Hippocrateion, the Apollonio Private Hospital, the IASO Children and IASO General Hospital, and the Hospitals of the Ygeia Group in Greece. Summer Externships The School of Medicine has established an international network for summer externships for practical training (clinical and research) of its students with renowned hospitals and universities abroad including Shriners Hospitals for Children (USA), Imperial College London (UK), Barts of the London School of Medicine (UK), Weizmann Institute of Science (Israel) and Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Israel) in  the Laboratory of Ada Yonath, Nobel Laureate and Honorary Professor of the EUC School of Medicine. Exclusive Collaborations for Clinical Training The EUC School of Medicine maintains exclusive collaboration agreements with some of the country’s most renowned medical centers including the German Oncology Center and the American Medical Center for students’  clinical training. Internal Market Information System (IMI) The School of Medicine, EUC is now officially recognised by the European Parliament and Council on the IMI (Internal Market Information System) platform. This provides the EUC Medical Graduates with a “European Professional Passport”, promoting their mobility to work or train within the European Economic Area.
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Degree RequirementsECTS
2
YEAR 160
3
YEAR 260
4
YEAR 360
5
YEAR 460
6
YEAR 560
7
YEAR 660
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Total Requirements360
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YEAR 160 ECTS
2
SEMESTER 130
3
CodeCourse TitleECTS
4
MD100Medical Biochemistry I6
5
MD105Cellular and Molecular Biology6
6
MD110Physics for Biomedical Sciences6
7
MD115Biostatistics6
8
MD120Clinical Practicum and First Aid6
9
SEMESTER 230
10
CodeCourse TitleECTS
11
MD125Anatomy I6
12
MD130Histology - Embryology I6
13
MD135Physiology I6
14
MD140Medical Biochemistry II6
15
MD145Introduction to Genetics6
1
YEAR 260 ECTS
2
SEMESTER 330
3
CodeCourse TitleECTS
4
MD200Anatomy II6
5
MD205Histology - Embryology II6
6
MD210Physiology II6
7
MD215Ethics, Society, Public Health and Legal Medicine6
8
MD220Inter-professional practice in Healthcare3
9
ElectiveStudents choose one of the preclinical electives shown at the end of this table3
10
SEMESTER 430
11
CodeCourse TitleECTS
12
MD230Neuroscience6
13
MD235Medical Psychology6
14
MD240Clinical Skills6
15
MD245Basic Immunology and Microbiology6
16
MD250Introduction to Epidemiology3
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ElectiveStudents choose one of the preclinical electives shown at the end of this table3
1
YEAR 360 ECTS
2
SEMESTER 530
3
CodeCourse TitleECTS
4
MD300Pathophysiology I6
5
MD305Pathology I6
6
MD310Pharmacology I6
7
MD315Semiology I6
8
MD320Medical Microbiology6
9
SEMESTER 630
10
CodeCourse TitleECTS
11
MD325Pathophysiology II6
12
MD330Pathology II6
13
MD335Pharmacology II6
14
MD340Semiology II6
15
MD345Research Methods3
16
Elective
Students choose one of the preclinical electives shown at the end of this table
3
1
YEAR 460 ECTS
2
SEMESTER 730
3
CodeCourse TitleECTS
4
MD400Internal Medicine I12
5
MD405Surgery I12
6
MD410Medical Imaging6
7
SEMESTER 830
8
CodeCourse TitleECTS
9
MD415Internal Medicine II12
10
MD420Surgery II12
11
MD425Rheumatology and Dermatology3
12
ElectiveStudents choose one of the clinical electives shown at the end of this table3
1
YEAR 560 ECTS
2
SEMESTER 930
3
CodeCourse TitleECTS
4
MD500Neurosciences/Mental Health I12
5
MD505Maternal/Child health I12
6
MD510Family Medicine / Primary care I3
7
Elective
Students choose one of the clinical electives shown at the end of this table
3
8
SEMESTER 1030
9
CodeCourse TitleECTS
10
MD515Neurosciences/Mental Health II12
11
MD520Maternal/Child health II12
12
MD525Family Medicine/Primary care II3
13
Elective
Students choose one of the clinical electives shown at the end of this table
3
1
YEAR 660 ECTS
2
SEMESTER 11 & 1260
3
CodeCourse TitleECTS
4
MD600Traineeship I (Internal Medicine III)12
5
MD605Traineeship II (Surgery III)12
6
MD610Traineeship III (Neurosciences/Mental Health III)9
7
MD615Traineeship IV (Maternal/Child health III)9
8
MD620Traineeship V (Family Medicine / Primary care III)6
9
MD625Thesis12
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Electives
11
Pre-Clinical Electives (Year 2-3)
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CodeCourse TitleECTS
13
MD255Antimicrobials and prescribing policies3
14
MD260Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism3
15
MD265Drug Design and Development3
16
MD270Healthcare management3
17
MD275Medical informatics3
18
MD280Nanomedicine3
19
MD285Psychoneuro-endocrinology3
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MD290Regenerative medicine3
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MD295Skull Base Clinical Anatomy3
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MD297Medical Academic Skills3
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Clinical Electives (Year 4-5)
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CodeCourse TitleECTS
25
MD430Acute & Chronic Pain Management3
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MD435Cardio-Thoracic and Vascular Surgery3
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MD440Clinical Toxicology3
28
MD445Diabetes and Cardiovascular health3
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MD450Forensic medicine3
30
MD455Geriatrics3
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MD460Infectious diseases: prevention and management3
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MD465Maxillofacial surgery3
33
MD470Neuroradiology3
34
MD475Plastic surgery3
35
MD480Urology3
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