MSc Medical Genetics


Program Description

The program promotes excellence and educates students on the significant issues in Medical Genetics. The challenging curricula includes mandatory taught courses which cover the main aspects of Medical Genetics and a number of elective courses enabling students to broaden their knowledge on other fields of Medical Genetics. The MSc Research or Library Projects on various aspects of Medical Genetics are conducted in the state-of-the-art Departments and Clinics of the Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics (CING). As an International Centre of Excellence, CING carries out pioneering research in Medical Genetics and therefore provides MSc students with the knowledge and tools to complete a competitive Research or Library Project. MSc Students have the opportunity to attend courses in innovative fields which include Cytogenetics and Genomics, Molecular Genetics, Methodologies and Technologies Applied in Medical Genetics and Biochemical Basis of Genetic Diseases.

Entry Requirements

To be admitted to the MSc Programs, a student must meet at least the minimum requirements listed below: 1. A Bachelor’s degree from a recognized accredited institution, in a related field 2. English Language Certification or other accepted International Standard if graduated from a school where English is not the language of instruction.

Application Procedure

The available positions for new students are announced on the CSMM website and in the press during the last week of January, before the beginning of the academic year.

Required Documents

  1. A Completed Online Application Form
  2. Two Academic References
  3. Academic Transcripts
  4. English Language Certificate (if not graduated from an English speaking University)

Tuition Fees and Scholarships

Education is an investment in your future and the CSMM is committed to offering an accessible education to all successful applicants. Scholarships are offered to MSc students subject to availability. Students of the CSMM are entitled to apply for a Government grant based on the Government’s assessment criteria.

Scholarships & Grants

Publicly-Funded Grants
Students of the CSMM are entitled to apply for a publicly-funded grant based on the Government’s assessment criteria.

CSMM Scholarships
A number of full and partial scholarships to cover tuition fees are awarded to MSc students based on academic criteria.
The exact amount and number of scholarships that are offered is always subject to the yearly budget of the School.

Last updated January 2019

About the School

About the Cyprus School of Molecular Medicine (CSMM) The Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics (CING) established its postgraduate school, the Cyprus School of Molecular Medicine (CSMM) in Septem... Read More