The MSc Program Precision Medicine in Clinical Practice has a duration of 3 academic semesters (maximum 8 semesters) and requires the completion of 90 ECTS (60 ECTS courses & 30 ECTS thesis).
The program consists of 8 compulsory modules and the thesis. Four modules will be offered in Semester A, and four modules in Semester B whilst the thesis project will be offered in Semester C.
The purpose of the postgraduate program precision Medicine in Clinical Practice is to offer health professionals and professionals working in the field of biomedical sciences, educational training on the applications of precision and personalized medicine in clinical practice. The objectives include comprehension of and competence in the principles of clinical trials, genetics, molecular diagnostics, pharmacology, statistics, and analytics as well as ethics in the context of precision medicine and their clinical applications in different fields of medicine.
Purpose of the program
To offer postgraduate specialist education on precision medicine to healthcare professionals and biomedical sciences graduates, Cypriots, and international students
To promote research in this contemporary and currently expanding field
To improve the knowledge and understanding of health professionals and associated fields’ specialists in an area of medicine with immediate impact in clinical practice, ultimately improving the level of clinical services wherever needed
Objectives of the program
Comprehension of and competence in the principles of a number of relevant medical fields including Clinical trials, genetics, molecular diagnostics, pharmacology, statistics, analytics, ethics
Understanding and application of the concepts of precision medicine in clinical practice
Multilevel Benefits for the graduates
Clinical applicability in different fields of medicine, therefore relevance to daily clinical practice
Exposure to knowledge and experience in fields currently in expansion in Cyprus i.e. clinical trials
Implementation of state-of-the-art practices in their work or scientific endeavors by the acquirement of transferable skills
Student-driven learning approach: students to incorporate their needs/ experiences in the program
Expansion of research activity in Cyprus or abroad
Increase of employability in health associated appointments
Academic and Teaching staff
The academics and collaborators teaching in this postgraduate program belong to the staff of the University of Cyprus. There will also be external invited speakers with expertise in the fields of precision medicine.
The teaching background will comprise a mixture of basic science and clinical medicine.
Emphasis will be placed on the interdisciplinarity required in precision medicine & collaboration between fields.
All teaching staff is experienced in teaching, some of them with extensive experience in postgraduate teaching.
Their professional expertise and/ or research work in their respective fields is directly related to the topic they have been asked to teach in this postgraduate program.