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Public Health
PhD
Doctorate
PhD graduates demonstrate high-level research skills and are able to make significant contributions to local and global public health efforts
Public Health at EUC
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.

Program Summary

Languages: English | Greek
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 of Public Health of the Department of Health Sciences and the Department of Medicine, announces a limited number of places for doctoral studies in the Fall Semester 2021 (commencing October 2021), in one/a combination of the following areas:
  • Climate Change, Sustainable Development and Health*
  • Control of Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Diseases*
  • Lifestyle and Chronic Disease Epidemiology**
  • Reproductive, Perinatal and Paediatric Epidemiology and Women’s Health**
  • Active and Healthy Ageing**
  • Tackling health Misinformation and Disinformation**
  • Population Health Intelligence and Precision Public Health**
  • Social Determinants of Health**
  • Provision of Accessible and Equal Care***
  • Novel Biomarkers for the Accurate Prediction and Prognosis of Cancer at the Population Level**
  • Communication Disorders and Public Health**
*Applicants may apply for a Ph.D. in this area either at the Department of Health Sciences or the Department of Medicine **These topics will be supervised by the Department of Health Sciences ***These topics will be supervised by the Department of Medicine More information about the scientific areas of the academic staff/supervisors here (Ph.D. Public Health Department of Medicine). More information about the scientific areas of the academic staff/supervisors here (Ph.D. Public Health Department of Health Sciences). Application, supporting material and admission procedure:
  1. The program is offered both in Greek and English.
  2. Interested applicants are expected to submit a research proposal with their application.
  3. Applications are accepted from Masters and MD degree holders or Masters and MD degree holders are eligible for admission to the Ph.D program in Public Health.
  4. The application is submitted using the special form available from this link
  5. The necessary supporting material accompanying the application are described in the application form.
  6. Last day for submitting applications: 15 June 2021.
  7. 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.
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 of February per year (if positions remain available, additional applications for these positions are accepted by the 30 of May and the 31 of 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. View Past Dissertation Submissions:
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Course structureECTS
2
Specialization courses30
3
Comprehensive Qualifying Examination10
4
Preparation and Submission of a Thesis/Dissertation Proposal
20
5
Ph.D. Fieldwork90
6
Ph.D. Thesis/Dissertation30
7
Total ECTS180

Doctorate – Public Health (EN)

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Specialization courses30 ECTS
2
Course CodeCourse TitleECTS
3
PHE700Advanced research methodology10
4
PHE705Advanced Methods in Epidemiology and Biostatistics 10
5
PHE710Applied Research Skills and PhD Dissertation
Preparation
10
1
Comprehensive Qualifying Examination30 ECTS
1
Preparation and Submission of a Thesis/Dissertation Proposal10 ECTS
1
Ph.D. Fieldwork90 ECTS
1
Ph.D. Thesis/Dissertation30 ECTS
2
(doctoral program) in accordance with the approved doctoral project, under the supervision of the assigned staff members for this purpose
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