About this program
Molecular Medicine at the CSMM
The MSc in molecular medicine at Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics is taught in English on a full-time or part-time basis. The 12-month full-time MSc program will be composed of coursework and lectures as well as a research project.
Students of this master molecular medicine degree will take both compulsory and elective courses including courses in:
- Gene and cell therapy
- Molecular genetics
- Monogenic diseases
- Complex diseases
- Technologies applied in medical genetics
The program promotes excellence and educates students on the significant issues in molecular medicine. The challenging curriculum includes mandatory taught courses which cover the main aspects of molecular medicine and a number of elective courses enabling students to broaden their knowledge in medicine.
The MSc research projects 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 research in molecular medicine.
Applicants must have a BSc / Bachelor’s degree in a related field.
For Molecular Medicine Program:
Graduates of Biology, Biomedical Sciences, Molecular Genetics, Molecular Medicine, Medicine, Chemistry, Physics, Veterinary studies, Biotechnology, Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, Bioengineering, Computer Science, Nursing, Nutrition
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The courses you will take as a student of the Molecular Medicine program, have been designed with a focus on the clinical activities of the CING Departments. This is a great benefit for you as a student, as compared to taking a program which is taught at a purely academic institution. In addition, as a student of the CING, a major advantage for you is the opportunity to take a laboratory project and work alongside the experienced Scientists and Clinicians of the CING in their respective research fields so as to gain an in depth understanding of all aspects of Molecular Medicine.
Scholarships & funding
A number of full scholarships based on academic criteria are awarded to CING students. The exact amount and number of scholarships that will be offered is always subject to the yearly budget of the School.
For information on the eligibility requirements and the application process for this master degree in molecular medicine, please complete a request form.
Tuition fees: 8.000 euros.
Master of Science (MSc) degree.
The CING’s MSc Molecular Medicine program is ideal for you if you are a clinician or a scientist looking to gain an in depth understanding of the discipline and its various applications within the broader field of Biomedical Sciences. As a Scientist you will be able to competently work in a research or diagnostic laboratory dealing with the multiple aspects of Molecular Medicine, while contributing to the research knowledge and advances in the therapy and management of inherited diseases. As a Clinician, you will be able to use this knowledge for better management of future patients, through the use of diagnostic genetic testing. In addition, the program will enable you upon graduation to play an important future role in cutting-edge research programs in Molecular Medicine and Translational Medicine amongst others.
The courses you will take as a student of the Molecular Medicine program, have been designed with a focus on the clinical activities of the CING Departments. This is a great benefit for you as a student, as compared to taking a program which is taught at a purely academic institution. In addition, as a student of the CSMM, a major advantage for you is the opportunity to take a laboratory project and work alongside the experienced Scientists and Clinicians of the CING in their respective research fields so as to gain an in depth understanding of all aspects of Molecular Medicine.
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Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics
The Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics (CING), a leading research center in the region has been active in the areas of research, services and education for over three decades. The CING has a highly developed research infrastructure in the...
Why study at Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics
Benefit from a multidisciplinary research environment
The CING provides an unrivalled educational experience to students, who can expect to be taught and mentored by leading Biomedical Scientists and Neurologists in Cyprus, while also working alongside them in the following highly specialised departments:
- Cancer Genetics, Therapeutics & Ultrastructural Pathology
- Molecular Virology
- Biochemical Genetics
- Cytogenetics & Genomics
- Molecular Genetics Thalassaemia
- Cardiovascular Genetics & Forensic Genetics
- Molecular Genetics, Function & Therapy
- Clinical Genetics and Genomics
- Neurological Centres
- Clinical Genetics Centre
The CING currently offers the following MSc and PhD postgraduate accredited programmes (by all official bodies of the Republic of Cyprus), with the use of European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) values. All programmes, are taught in English:
- MSc / PhD Molecular Medicine
- MSc / PhD Medical Genetics
- MSc / PhD Neuroscience
- MSc Biomedical Research
The MSc programmes combine taught courses with a Research or Library project and have a duration of 13 months in full-time mode and 24 months in part-time mode. The MSc Biomedical Research programme has a duration of two years in full-time mode and three years in part-time mode.
The PhD programmes combine taught courses during year 1 of studies with a research project throughout and have a duration of 4 to 6 years in full-time mode and 6 to 8 years in part-time mode.
Education in a real work environment
CING graduates are fully prepared for employment through their daily interaction in a professional work environment, which offers research and services alongside education as well as through professional seminars focusing on essential skills that are provided to them during their studies.
Furthermore, each academic course has been developed based upon both learning objectives and employment objectives. This ensures that the CING delivers fully equipped graduates to the job market, an objective which has been proven through the high employment rates of its graduates.
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