Admission Requirements

MD (Doctor of Medicine) – 6 Year Undegraduate Entry Medical Degree

1. High School Leaving Certificate

High School Leaving Certificate with 90% overall score (Ί8/20 overall in the  Greek/Cypriot High School Leaving Certificate), to include similar grades in Biology and one of either Chemistry, Physics or Maths.

Or: GCE A’ Levels with grades ABB, to include Biology and one of either Chemistry, Physics or Maths, and one more subject.

Or: International Baccalaureate with 32 overall and a combined score of 16 at Higher Level, to include Biology and at least one of either Chemistry, Physics or Maths.

Candidates are reviewed holistically, so all grades will be reviewed including in Chemistry, Physics and Maths to ensure your knowledge and achievement in these areas meets the demands of our curriculum.

The Medical School may also consider applicants from other education systems. For any other qualifications please contact us so we can assess you eligibility.

Candidates who hold a Bachelor’s Degree in a field relevant to Medicine can be considered for admission to the first year of the course. Such candidates from English – language universities would be exempt from the English-language requirements.

2. English Language Requirements:

6.5 overall in the IELTS (with 6.5 in writing and a minimum of 6.0 in all other elements),

Or: 213 overall in the computer-based TOEFL (550 paper based, 79 internet based),

Or: grade 5 in the GCSE (or B with the old grading system),

Or: a score of 5 in English in the International Baccalaureate Standard Level (SL),

Or: a score of 70% in English in the European Baccalaureate.

Students from the UK, USA, Canada (from English speaking provinces), Australia and New Zealand are exempt from this requirement as long as they have graduated from an English speaking high school.

3. An Interview – either in person or online

The objective of the interview is to establish whether you have the appropriate skills and attributes to complete the course successfully and to practise medicine professionally.

Applicants need to demonstrate through volunteer experience that they have an understanding of the biological, psychological and social dimensions of medicine to support their application displaying suitability for a career in medicine.


You will need to meet academic and non-academic conditions or requirements before enrolment, and a conditional offer may not be converted to an unconditional offer solely based on meeting minimum grade requirements. The Admissions Committee reviews applicants holistically throughout the Admissions process.

*Applicants from accredited Medical Schools, in good academic standing can be considered for transfer into the second or third year of the UNIC Doctor of Medicine programme. This opportunity will be based on a thorough review of the completed courses by an Academic Panel.

For more information, please contact [email protected].

PG and MSc in Family Medicine

1. A medical degree granted by an institution recognised in the country where it is offered.

2. Evidence of current registration with the relevant medical council.

3. English Language Requirements:

6.5 overall in the IELTS (with 6.5 in writing and a minimum of 6.0 in all other elements)

Or: 213 overall in the computer-based TOEFL (550 paper based, 79 internet based),

Or: grade 5 in the GCSE (or B with the old grading system),

Or: a score of 5 in English in the International Baccalaureate Standard Level (SL),

Or: a score of 70% in English in the European Baccalaureate.

Students holding a degree from the UK, USA, Canada (from English speaking provinces), Australia and New Zealand & Ireland are exempt from this requirement.

4. Either 2  reference letters from the academic institution(s) you have attended, or 1 academic reference and 1 professional reference.

5. An interview either in person or through video conference, which assesses your professional ability and commitment, empathy, initiative and resilience, communication skills, organisational and problem-solving skills, and teamwork.

Master of Public Health (MPH)

1.A Bachelor’s degree from an institution recognised in the country where it operates. A degree in medicine, health sciences, biological sciences, social sciences or environmental sciences is an advantage.

2.One reference letter: Either academic or professional.

3. English Language Requirements:

6.5 overall in the IELTS (with 6.0 in all other elements),

Or: 213 overall in the computer-based TOEFL (550 paper based, 79 internet based),

Or: grade 5 in the GCSE (or B with the old grading system),

Or: a score of 5 in English in the International Baccalaureate Standard Level (SL),

Or: a score of 70% in English in the European Baccalaureate.

Students holding a degree from the UK, USA, Canada (from English speaking provinces), Australia and New Zealand & Ireland are exempt from this requirement.

4. A personal statement describing your educational and, if applicable, professional background and explaining how this degree would support your career ambitions.

Master of Science in Health Services Administration (MHSA)

1. A Bachelor’s degree from an institution recognised in the country where it operates. A degree in a health or business-related field is an advantage.

2. Two reference letters: Either academic or professional.

3. English Language Requirements:

6.5 overall in the IELTS (with 6.0 in all other elements),

Or: 213 overall in the computer-based TOEFL (550 paper based, 79 internet based),

Or: grade 5 in the GCSE (or B with the old grading system),

Or: a score of 5 in English in the International Baccalaureate Standard Level (SL),

Or: a score of 70% in English in the European Baccalaureate.

Students holding a degree from the UK, USA, Canada (from English speaking provinces), Australia and New Zealand & Ireland are exempt from this requirement.

4. A personal statement describing your educational and, if applicable, professional background and explaining how this degree would support your career ambitions.

PhD in Medical Sciences

Eligible Candidates should hold (or hold by the time that the programme is expected to commence) a recognised degree (Bachelor’s degree or equivalent allowing entry to a Master’s Degree plus a Master’s degree or a Doctor of Medicine degree (e.g., MBBS or MD degree). An applicant may be admitted to the programme subject to completing selected courses offered by the Department, if so decided by the Department Postgraduate Programmes Committee (DPPC).  Under exceptional cases, a PhD applicant who does not hold a Masters’ Degree may be considered for admission to the PhD Programme.

Start your Application

In order to start an application, please complete your details in the form at the top of this page and click submit.

The application will be reviewed by the Admissions Department who will follow up with you to provide you with additional information and request the following additional documents:

  • Copies of Bachelor and/or Masters or MBBS or MD or equivalent) of the applicant’s qualifications/degree(s) – the application can be assessed with scanned copies, but a certified true copy must be provided prior to enrolment
  • Copies of transcript(s) – the application can be assessed with scanned copies, but a certified true copy must be provided prior to enrolment
  • Proof of English language proficiency
  • Two reference letters, of which at least one should be from an academic
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Research Proposal outlining the research problem, presenting literature review and explaining the research methodology to be followed. The Research Proposal should be signed by the Main Supervisor which must be a faculty member of the Medical School and should be a maximum of 4-5 pages.

For any questions, you can contact Admissions at [email protected]