Department of Life and Health Sciences
The biomedical arena is an incredibly exciting one to be in with major global medical breakthroughs happening at a rapid pace. Pivotal focus is still being given to stem cell therapy, genomic epidemiology, and the cure of diseases that affect intellectual abilities. Further, the unveiling of the human genome and the explosion of new techniques and technologies, as well as tailored medicine and applications for the treatment of cancers and diseases are quickly becoming a reality. This makes a degree in this field an exhilarating one, opening doors to a broad range of exciting employment opportunities in healthcare, research, and education in communities everywhere. Our programmes will give you the chance to participate in exciting and ground-breaking scientific research, and set you on your path in raising the standards of public health and health care in Cyprus and abroad. The department has a close working relationship with the Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics, one of the leading research centres in the region in these important fields.