School of Medicine

CURRICULUM

CURRICULUM

ACADEMIC YEAR 2019-2020

Professor Petros P. Sfikakis

Dean of the School of Medicine

 

Admissions

Admission to the School of Medicine is gained after success in the State Panhellenic Examinations. Certain categories of candidates have to sit different kinds of examinations (Cypriots, Greeks living abroad, foreigners etc.) to gain admission. In Greece higher education is provided free of charge.

 

Academic year

The academic year begins on September 1st and ends on August 31st and is divided in two semesters:

a) September 23 - January 10 (Winter semester)

b) February 10 - Μay 29 (Spring semester)

There are three examining periods:

a) January 20 - February 7

b) June 9 - June 30

c) September 1 - September 25

 

Duration of Undergraduate studies

Undergraduate studies consist of twelve (12) semesters of required attendance. After completion of the period of attendance and after success in the examinations, a student is awarded the Medical Degree (MD, Ptychio latrikis). The examinations can be oral/written or both and the grading scale used is 0-10. The passing grade is 5-10.

The curriculum consists of 49 obligatory courses and 82 electives. For first-year students, starting from the Academic year 2017-18, the curriculum will consist of 48 obligatory courses and 82 electives. In order to gain the degree, the student, apart from the obligatory courses, is required to attend 12 obligatory elective courses that he/she will choose based on his/her personal interests.

 

Program of Obligatory Courses (48) for first-year students,

starting from the Academic Year 2017-18

Teaching Hours/Week

Hours/Semester

 

Lectures

Required

Laboratory

Training

Total

Per Week

Required

Laboratory

Training

& Lectures

ECTS

(European

Credit Transfer

& Accumulation

System)

1st semester

Biology I

4

1

5

65

7

Epistemology, History and Ethics of Medicine

2

2

4

52

3

Medical Chemistry

4

1.5

5.5

71.5

6

Medical Physics

4

1.5

5.5

71.5

6

Medical Statistics

4

1

5

65

6

Elective Course

26

2

Total ECTS/1st Semester

30

       

2nd semester

Biology II - Genetics

6

1

7

91

9

Neuroanatomy & Neurophysiology

4

4

8

104

9

Biochemistry I

4

2

6

78

5

Histology - Embryology I

3

2.5

5.5

71.5

5

Elective Course

26

2

Total ECTS/2nd Semester

30

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                    3rd semester

Descriptive Anatomy II

2

3

5

65

6

Physiology 3rd semester

4

3

7

91

10

Biochemistry II

3

-

3

39

5

Histology - Embryology II

3

2.5

5.5

71.5

7

Elective Course

26

2

Total ECTS/3rd Semester

30

 

 

Lectures

Required

Laboratory

Training

Total

Per Week

Required

Laboratory

Training

& Lectures

ECTS

(European

Credit Transfer

& Accumulation

System)

4th semester

Descriptive Anatomy I

5

-

5

65

6

Physiology 4th semester

4

3

7

91

10

Pathology I

3

1

4

52

6

General Microbiology-

Immunology

3

1

4

52

6

Mechanisms of disease

2

-

2

26

-

Elective Course

26

2

Total ECTS/4th Semester

30

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5th semester

Pathology II

3

3

6

78

8

Pathophysiology

6

1

7

91

7

Pharmacology I

3

1

4

52

5

Medical Microbiology

3

1

4

52

5

Medical Psychology

2

--

2

26

3

Elective Course

2

 

26

2

Total ECTS/5th Semester

30

 

6th semester

Internal Medicine part I: Symptoms and Signs/Nosology

6

6

12

156

10

Clinical Surgery I

3

3

6

78

6

Clinical Pharmacology

3

1

4

52

4

Radiology I

4

2

6

78

4

Preventive Medicine &

Public Health

4

1

5

65

4

Elective Course 

2

 

26

2

Total ECTS/6th Semester

30

 

 

ECTS

(European

Credit Transfer

& Accumulation

System)

7th semester

Internal Medicine-part II: Differential diagnosis

 

10

Clinical Surgery II

8

General Epidemiology & Methodology of Research

4

Radiology II

6

Elective Course

2

Total ECTS/7th Semester

30

8th semester

Respiratory Diseases

 

8

Cardiology

8

Neurology

8

Urology

4

Elective Course

2

Total ECTS/8th Semester

30

 

9th semester

Ophthalmology

 

4

Otophino-Laryngology

4

Orthopedics - Traumatology

4

Emergency & Intensive Care -Αnesthesiology

7

Dermatology

4

Therapeutics

5

Elective Course

2

Total ECTS/9th Semester

30

 

 

ECTS

(European

Credit Transfer

& Accumulation

System)

10th-11th-12th semesters

Internal Medicine

 

18

Paediatrics

18

Surgery

12

Gynecology & Obstetrics

12

Psychiatry

12

Forensic Medicine & Toxicology

3

Haematology, or Anesthesiology, or Gastroenterology, or General Medicine, or Endocrinology, or Intensive Care,

or Thoraco-Cardio-Vascular Surgery, or Clinical Genetics, or Neurosurgery,

or Νephrology, or Medical Oncology, or Child Psychiatry, or Rheumatology

9

Elective Course

2

Elective Course

2

Elective Course

2

Total ECTS/10th-11th-12th Semester

30

 

Program of Obligatory Courses (49) for Undergraduate Students

who Completed their First Year of Study by the Academic Year 2016-17

Teaching Hours/Week

Hours/Semester

 

 

Lectures

Required

Laboratory

Training

Total

Per Week

Required

Laboratory

Training

& Lectures

ECTS

(European

Credit Transfer

& Accumulation

System)

1st semester

Medical Physics I

 

Medical Chemistry I

Medical Statistics

Biology I

Psychology

Elective Courses

Total ECTS/1st Semester

2nd semester

Medical Physics ΙΙ

 

Medical Chemistry ΙΙ

Biology

Elective Courses

Total ECTS/2nd Semester

3rd semester

Descriptive Anatomy II

 

7

Physiology (fall semester)

12

Biochemistry I

4

Histology - Embryology I

5

Elective Courses                                                                                                                    2

Total ECTS/3rd Semester                                                                                                    30

 

*The timetable of the 1st, 2nd , 3rd , 4th , 5th  and 6th  semesters is to be found in the new curriculum

 

Lectures

Required

Laboratory

Training

Total

Per Week

Required

Laboratory

Training

& Lectures

ECTS

(European

Credit Transfer

& Accumulation

System)

4th semester

Descriptive Anatomy I

 

5

Physiology (spring semester)

12

Biochemistry II

4

Histology – Embryology ΙΙ

7

Elective Courses

2

Total ECTS/4th Semester

30

 

5th semester

Pathology II

 

5

Pathophysiology I

5

General Microbiology and Immunology

5

Pharmacology I

5

General Epidemiology & Methodology of Research

5

Principles of Philosophy &

History of Medicine

2

Elective Courses 

2

Total ECTS/5th Semester

30

 

6th semester

Pathology II

 

9

Pathophysiology II

6

Medical Microbiology

7

Pharmacology II

6

Elective Courses 

2

Total ECTS/6th Semester

30

 

 

 

 

 

Lectures

Required

Laboratory

Training

Total

Per Week

Required

Laboratory

Training

& Lectures

ECTS

(European

Credit Transfer

& Accumulation

System)

 

7th  semester

Symptoms signs in Clinical Medicine, Introduction in Medicine

6

6

12

156

 

13

Surgery I

3

3

6

78

8

Radiology-

Radiotherapy

4

2

6

78

7

Introduction to

Psychopathology

3

-

3

39

-

Elective Courses

26

2

Total ECTS/7th Semester

30

 

8th semester

Medicine

4

4

8

104

11

Surgery II

6

3

9

117

10

Preventive Medicine & Public Health

4

1

5

65

5

Occupational Medicine

2

-

2

26

2

Elective Courses

26

2

Total ECTS/8th Semester

30

 

9th & 10th Semesters

Neurology

6

19

25

4

100

10

Cardiology

3

11

14

4

56

8

Respiratory diseases

12.5

14.5

27

2

54

6

Dermatology - STD

5

7.5

12.5

4

50

4

Urology

6

6

12

4

48

4

Ophthalmology

4

10

14

4

56

4

 

Lectures

Required

Laboratory

Training

Total

Per Week

Weeks

Required

Laboratory

Training

& Lectures

ECTS

(European

Credit Transfer

& Accumulation

System)

 

Oto-Rhino-Laryngology

5

7.5

12.5

4

50

4

Orthopedics-Traumatology

7

6

13

4

52

4

Therapeutics

6

6

12

4

48

7

Intensive Care (Medical)

5

30

35

4

70

5

Obstetrics-

Gynecology

13

4

-

2

52

-

Elective Courses

26

2

Elective Courses

26

2

Total ECTS/9th and 10th Semester

60

 

11th & 12th Semesters

Medicine

5

35

40

12

480

12

Paediatrics

10

30

40

10

400

14

Surgery

6

34

40

7

280

9

Gynecology Obstetrics

13

28

41

7

287

9

Psychiatry

10

25

35

4

140

9

Forensic Medicine & Toxicology

4

30

34

2

68

3

Elective Courses

26

2

Elective Courses

26

2

Total ECTS/11th and 12th Semesters

60