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Medical Sciences
Ph.D
PhD graduates demonstrate high-level research skills and seek to make a significant contribution to knowledge in biomedical sciences, as well as to the improvement of human and global health
Medical Sciences at EUC
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.

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Languages: English
Duration:3 years
Mode of Study:On Campus
ECTS:180

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Call for Submission of Application for Doctoral Studies
The Ph.D. Program in Medical Sciences of the Department of Medicine of European University Cyprus announces a limited number of places for doctoral studies in the Fall Semester 2021 (commencing October 2021), in the following basic science, clinical and translational research pillars and areas:
  • Neuroscience
  • Cancer Biology & Clinical Oncology
  • Cardiovascular Systems
  • Infectious Diseases, Immunology & Microbiology
  • Medical Education
  • Surgery
More information about the scientific areas of the academic staff/supervisors here The program is offered in English. Τhe interested applicants are expected to submit a research proposal with their application relevant to one of the areas/pillars indicated above. Applications for admission to the Ph.D. in Medical Sciences are accepted from individuals with a Medical Degree (M.D.) and/or Dental Degree and/or a Master’s degree in a relevant discipline. The Department, after examining the content/discipline of the applicants’ previous academic studies and the proposed research area/pillars, reserves the right to request that applicants take specified postgraduate courses and/or pass specified appraisals prior to admission to the program. Application, supporting material and admission procedure:
  1. The application is submitted using the special form available from this link
  2. The necessary supporting material accompanying the application are described in the application form.
  3. Last day for submitting applications: 31 August 2021.
  4. The final selection is based on assessment of the applicant’s qualifications and personal interview(s).
General Information for Doctoral Studies
European University Cyprus announces every academic year a limited number of places for doctoral studies in both Fall and Spring Semester (commencing September and February, respectively). Applications are submitted using the special application form available here link.  All necessary supporting material accompanying the application are described in the application form. Last day for submitting applications:
  • For Fall Semester: Initial deadline: 28 February per year (if positions remain available, additional applications for these positions are accepted by the 30 May and the 31 August per year)
  • For Spring Semester: 1 November per year.
The final selection is based on assessment of the applicant’s qualifications and personal interview(s). For further information, please contact Mrs. Loutsia Nardi at the Office of Admissions at 22713000.
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Degree RequirementsECTS
2
Specific Coursework / Courses30
3
Comprehensive Qualifying Examination10
4
Preparation and Submission of a Dissertation Proposal
20
5
Ph.D. Fieldwork90
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Ph.D. Dissertation30
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Total Requirements180

Doctorate – Medical Sciences

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Specific Coursework / Courses30 ECTS
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CodeCourse TitleECTS
3
PMS700Methods in Basic Science and Clinical Research10
4
PMS710
Statistics in Medical Research, Data Analysis and Interpretation
10
5
PMS720Research Ethics and Scientific Writing10
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Comprehensive Qualifying Examination10 ECTS
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Preparation and Submission of a Thesis - Dissertation Proposal20 ECTS
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Ph.D. Fieldwork90 ECTS
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Ph.D. Dissertation30 ECTS
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