NCC Education are delighted to announce their new progression route agreement with the University of Nicosia (UNIC), Cyprus.
University of Nicosia Medical School will now consider applicants who have successfully completed the NCC Education Level 3 International Foundation Diploma for Higher Education Studies (L3IFDHES, Health Sciences stream) with a grade of Distinction (minimum overall of 70% and similar grades in sciences including Biology plus one more science) for their undergraduate degree MD-6 Doctor of Medicine.
Students who meet the minimum academic and IELTS requirements will be guaranteed an interview for the course.
This agreement marks the first medical university to provide a pathway to Medicine for NCC Education students.
The University of Nicosia Medical School is the first and largest Medical School in Cyprus, with more than 900 students from all around the world, including large numbers from the UK, Europe and Middle East.
Their popular undergraduate MD degree is a recognised European medical degree offering clinical placements during the final two years, in the UK (exclusive to UK passport holders), in Cyprus and elective options in the US. The University also delivers the prestigious graduate-entry St George’s, University of London MBBS degree.
Located in the heart of Nicosia, the capital city, their state-of-the-art facilities make the University of Nicosia Medical School a superb place to learn in.
From head-turning anatomy to clinical skills and biology laboratories, they provide a learning environment which enables students to embrace their interests and career aspirations.
Their faculty includes academics and clinicians trained in medical education, who have teaching experience in Cyprus and abroad.
99.4% of their graduates are working as doctors or in research. They have secured training positions in some of the best hospitals in the world, including John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford, University College London Hospital, St Mary’s Hospital, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota that was rated as the best hospital in the world by Newsweek magazine in 2019, Harvard-Massachusetts General Hospital, Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, Chicago and many more.
All year-one students have guaranteed accommodation at the University’s fabulous, new residences.
The University of Nicosia has been rated five stars in multiple areas of the QS Stars Ratings 2019, including teaching, internationalisation, facilities, inclusiveness and social responsibilities. According to the QS World University Rankings 2019, UNIC was among the top 100 of approximately 1,800 universities in the Emerging Europe and Central Asia (EECA) region.
Regional Director Andrew Rennie at NCC Education says: “I’m glad to announce our first progression route to a medical degree, knowing that our programme now offers another study and career choice to L3 International Foundation Diploma for Higher Education Studies students.”
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