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Cancer Biology and Clinical Oncology

PhD
Doctorate
This PhD equips the next generation of researchers and leaders with the knowledge and skills to influence innovation, policy and practice in cancer-related sciences
Cancer Biology and Clinical Oncology at EUC
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.

Program Summary

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

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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  October and February, respectively). Applications are submitted using the application form.  All necessary supporting material accompanying the application are described in the application form. Last day for submitting applications for EU Applicants:
  • For Fall Semester: Initial deadline: 15 June per year (if positions remain available, additional applications for these positions are accepted by 15 September per year)
  • For Spring Semester: 15 January per year
Last day for submitting applications for Non-EU Applicants (Due to visa requirements):
  • For Fall Semester:15 June per year
  • For Spring Semester: 1 December per year
The final selection is based on assessment of the applicant’s qualifications and personal interview(s).  
CALL FOR SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION FOR DOCTORAL STUDIES
The Ph.D. program announces a limited number of places for doctoral studies every year. Application, supporting material and admission procedure:
  1. The program is offered in English.
  2. Interested applicants are expected to submit a research proposal with their application.
  3. The application is submitted using the application form
  4. The necessary supporting material accompanying the application are described in the application form.
  5. The final selection is based on assessment of the applicant’s qualifications and personal interview(s).
For further information you may contact the Office of Admissions at 22713000 or [email protected]
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Degree RequirementsECTS
2
Specific Coursework / Courses20
3
Ph.D. Research Work120
4
Comprehensive Qualifying Examination10
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Preparation and Submission of a Dissertation Proposal10
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Ph.D. Dissertation 20
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Total Requirements180

Doctorate – Cancer Biology and Clinical Oncology

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Specific Coursework / Courses60 ECTS
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CodeCourse TitleECTS
3
LFS700Advanced Research Methodology and Biostatistics10
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PCB700Advanced Research Topics in Cancer Biology and Clinical Oncology10
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Ph.D. Research Work120 ECTS
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Comprehensive Qualifying Examination10 ECTS
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Preparation and Submission of a Dissertation Proposal10 ECTS
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Ph.D. Dissertation20 ECTS
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