Medical School at a Glance

Over the past two decades, the University of Nicosia has led the development of life and health sciences programmes in Cyprus. The University of Nicosia started the first medical programme in Cyprus in 2011 by offering the St George’s, University of London Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) graduate-entry programme.

Our Medical School, the largest in the country offers two medical programmes and four postgraduate degrees:

Medical Programmes

• St George’s, University of London Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS),a 4-year graduate-entry British medical degree quality assured by the UK General Medical Council and awarded by St George’s, University of London

• Doctor of Medicine (MD), a 6-year undergraduate-entry degree

Postgraduate Degrees

• Master of Public Health (MPH), a fully online degree for working professionals and new graduates

• Master in Family Medicine (MSc FM), a degree for practicing doctors delivered entirely online

• Master of Science in Health Services Administration (MHSA), a fully online degree for working professionals and new graduates

• Doctorate in Medical Sciences (PhD), for research in all disciplines or specialties of Medicine

More than 850 students from 64 countries around the world are enrolled in our Medical School, coming from as far away as the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.

In addition to our achievements in medical education and research, you also benefit from world-class faculty members, experienced and supportive staff, international partnerships, and state-of-the-art facilities and learning resources. The student-centred curriculum allows for the early development of clinical skills and reasoning, and promotes collaborative learning, critical thinking and reflection, skills that are essential for your future career in medicine.

Our graduates are practising as doctors across the world, including the USA, Canada, UK, other EU countries, Israel and Lebanon.

University of Nicosia

The University of Nicosia (UNIC) is the largest university in Cyprus, and the largest university in Southern Europe that teaches primarily in English, welcoming 12,000+ students from over 70 countries across the globe. UNIC has been investing in developing programmes, including with partner universities, focusing on global careers, building research capabilities in areas relating to the 4th industrial revolution, and improving the student experience both on-campus and online. These efforts have been recognised in our most recent ranking achievements.

Consistently Ranked Among Leading Universities In EECA Region

QS World University Rankings has recognised UNIC for two years running in the Emerging Europe and Central Asia (EECA) Region, with the University ranking numbers 106 in 2020 and 91 in 2019 among 1,800 tertiary institutions across 24 countries.

Recognised by Times Higher Education Rankings

The 2020 Times Higher Education (THE) University Impact Rankings, ranked the University of Nicosia (UNIC) as the number 42 university in the world in the core area of Quality Education, and among the top 301- 400 universities globally in terms of its overall social and economic impact. Many of our degree programmes and departments were the first of their kind in Cyprus. Over time, several programmes such as Medicine, International Relations, Accounting, Law, and Architecture, have developed into some of the most well-regarded in Cyprus and in the region. Today, new programmes focus on cutting-edge research, making us global leaders in certain fields, such as our very successful initiative in Digital Currency/ Blockchain Technology.

E-Learning Excellence

The University of Nicosia (UNIC) is a regional leader in distance learning education at the Bachelor and Master level. We use the most up-to-date technologies and stateof-theart learning design theories to deliver our courses and we are the first university in Europe to have received a triple recognition (5 QS Stars, EADTU, EFQUEL) for excellence in online education