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University of Nicosia Medical School pathway

Kings is partnered with the largest university in Cyprus, the University of Nicosia, to offer a pathway to Medicine.

The University of Nicosia Medical School

This was the first medical school in Cyprus and was established in 2011 through a partnership with St George’s University of London where the school offered the graduate-entry MBBS.

Building on the experiences with the MBBS, the University of Nicosia Medical School is now offering a 6-Year MD programme designed for high school leavers, an MSc in Family Medicine for practicing primary care physicians, a Master of Public Health (MPH) and a Master of Science in Health Services Administration (MHSA) for both working professionals and new graduates and a PhD in Medical Sciences, for research in all disciplines or specialties of Medicine.

Key features

  • EU accredited medical degree allowing medical practice pathways worldwide
  • Listed in the World Directory of Medical Schools
  • Diverse student body from over 80 countries
  • High-end accommodation
  • Robust supporting mechanisms such as dedicated tutors, careers advice and Student Success team

Pathway at a glance


  • Kings Bournemouth
  • Kings Brighton
  • Kings London
  • Kings Oxford

Start dates:

  • September 2023

Entry requirements:

  • Completed 11 – 12 years of schooling
  • Minimum IELTS 6.5
  • Completing the Medical Summer Programme first is highly recommended

Minimum age:

  • 16.5


  • 1 academic year (3 terms)


  • Average 21 hours per week, plus homework and private study

Class size range:

  • 8 – 12

Learning outcomes

  • Raise academic qualifications to UK university entrance level
  • Raise English to university level 
  • Develop learning and self-study skills for degree level 
  • Full preparation for participation in the MMIs 
  • Develop relevant working experience required for entry into medical school 
University of Nicosia Medical School

One-year Foundation pathway

You will follow the specialist Kings Advanced Level Foundation. This is based on A-level and taught by A-level teachers.

You will study Biology or Chemistry, plus a minimum of one further Science (Biology, Chemistry, Maths, Physics) along with the compulsory subjects of Data Handling/Statistics and Communication/Study Skills. Any other subject is acceptable as the third option, with the exception of Further Maths.

Two-year A-level pathway

You will study Biology and Chemistry at A-level, as well as either Maths or Physics.

University of Nicosia entry criteria

After successfully completing your course at Kings you will have the opportunity to apply to the 6-Year MD programme.


  • A-levels: ABB, to include Biology and one of either Chemistry, Physics or Maths, and one more subject.
  • Foundation: Minimum of 65% overall including Biology and at least one other Science


Applicants must satisfy one of the language requirements below:

  • IELTS 6.5 overall, with 6.5 in writing and a minimum of 6.0 in all other elements
  • 213 overall in the computer-based TOEFL (550 paper-based, 79 internet-based)
  • Grade 5 in English language GCSE (or B in the old grading system)
  • A score of 5 in English in the International Baccalaureate Standard Level (SL)

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The Kings Admissions Team