M.D. in Doctor of Medicine in Cyprus

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A Doctor of Medicine is a comprehensive academic program that consists of classes and hands-on training for students wanting to become a medical doctor. Along with human science classes, students may study medical ethics and legalities.

Higher education in Cyprus is conducted in the five common international languages namely English, French, Portuguese, Turkish, Greek and Chinese. This has solved issues of language barriers in these higher education institutions enabling even international students to seek the country’s higher education.

M.D. in Doctor of Medicine in Cyprus

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MD-6 Doctor of Medicine

University of Nicosia Medical School
Campus Full time 6 years September 2017 Cyprus Nicosia

The first medical school in Cyprus offers a 6-year degree in Medicine for high school leavers: [+]

Top Medical Studies in Doctor of Medicine in Cyprus. 6-Year Undergraduate Entry The first medical school in Cyprus offers a 6-year degree in Medicine for high school leavers: Innovative curriculum with early clinical exposure Experience in international medical education Brand new, high tech facilities Financial aid Programme Profile General objectives This programme of study provides students with the opportunity to receive high quality education in Medicine. The general program objectives are: (1) To train students in the practice of scientific evidence-based medicine. (2) To encourage students to practise medicine holistically , encompassing ethical, legal, psychological and social considerations. (3) To produce highly competent and caring physicians. (4) To foster the development of lifelong commitments to scholarship and service toward patients. (5) To promote health and wellness through disease prevention and research. (6) To contribute toward the establishment of Cyprus as a regional centre of excellence in medical education. Learning outcomes Upon successful completion of this programme , students should be able to: (1) Apply an understanding of normal and abnormal human structure, function and behaviour to the diagnosis, management and prevention of health problems. (2) Demonstrate an understanding of the factors which influence the health of the population and the respective roles of the promotion of health, the prevention of illness and the treatment of disease. (3) Demonstrate an understanding of the contribution of genetic, legal, social, environmental, political, economic, historical and behavioural factors to health, illness and disease within a global context. (4) Elicit and interpret clinical symptoms and signs by interviewing and examining patients systematically and with sensitivity, and use this information to order investigations, make differential diagnoses and form management plans. (5) Keep accurate clinical records based on their own observations and communicate their findings to others clearly and concisely. (6) Recognise and manage life-threatening conditions and provide immediate care of medical emergencies, including First Aid and resuscitation. (7) Prescribe drugs safely. (8) Develop an understanding of the work of other health care professionals, and demonstrate a willingness and ability to work inter-professionally and to learn from other professional groups. (9) Work cooperatively as a member of a team, accepting and providing leadership as appropriate. (10) Analyse and critically appraise clinical data and published work to determine their validity and usefulness. (11) Practise ethical behaviour in meeting the needs of patients and families; concern for confidentiality and respect for individual autonomy, enabling patients and their families to make informed decisions in relation to their medical care. (12) Possess an on-going commitment to the advancement of knowledge within a community of medical scholars and to life-long learning to maintain high professional standards. (13) Possess skills in the recording, organisation and management of information including the use of appropriate information technology. (14) Understand the therapeutic nature of the patient-doctor relationship and the impact on that relationship of the individual characteristics of both patient and doctor. Career Prospects Graduates will be eligible to apply for registration with the Cyprus Medical Council in order to proceed with Residency Applications in Cyprus or other EU/International Countries. They may also need to meet any other requirements of the country in which the graduate will apply for licensure (e.g., knowledge of local language). Access to further studies Graduates will be eligible for postgraduate specialty training leading to the award of a certificate of completion of training and also have the option of pursuing a postgraduate academic programme (PgDip, Masters or Doctoral) depending on their chosen career path. BSc in Biomedical Sciences All students who successfully complete the courses of Years 1-4 (i.e., Phases I and II of the MD programme) will be awarded a BSc in Biomedical Sciences. This degree will offer an opportunity to students who either do not want or cannot progress from Phase II to Phase III of their studies to have a BSc degree that will help them follow a different career option. Admissions Requirements 1. High school leaving certificate with 90% overall score (Ί8/20 overall in the Lyceum Apolytirion), to include similar grades in Biology and one of Chemistry, Physics or Maths Or: GCE A’ Levels with grades ABB, to include Biology and one of Chemistry, Physics or Maths Or: 26 in the International Baccalaureate to include science subjects The Medical School will also consider applicants from other education systems if examination results are regarded as equivalent to their country’s national exams or GCE A’ level exams. 2. English language requirements: 6.5 overall in the IELTS (with 6.5 in writing and a minimum of 6.0 in all other elements) Or: 213 overall in the computer-based TOEFL (550 paper based, 79 internet based) Or: grade Β in the GCSE Or: a score of 5 in English in the International Baccalaureate Standard Level (SL) Or: a score of 70% in English in the European Baccalaureate. Candidates who hold a Bachelor’s Degree in a field relevant to Medicine can be considered for admission in the course. Depending on their coursework, they might be able to start in Year 2 of the programme following a review of qualifications by the Admissions Committee. Such candidates from English-language universities would also be exempt from our English-language requirements. We may also accept transfer students into Year 2 of the programme. Please consult with our admissions team. For any other qualifications please contact us so we can assess your eligibility. 3. An interview Either in person or through video conference. [-]