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UNIVERSITY OF NICOSIA

Nicosia , Cyprus

We are the largest university in Cyprus, with more than 11,000 students from over 70 countries across the globe, coming together in an innovative and transformative learning space. Located in Nicosia, the country’s capital, and with a presence in 18 other cities worldwide, we are driven by our pursuit of excellence in teaching and learning, innovation, research, technology, and a continually evolving academic environment.

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Scholarship
11000
Student Size
264
Programs
98%
Acceptance rate
Private
Type
$ 9120.00
Average Tuition
$ 5000.00
Living Expenses
  1. All University of Nicosia Bachelor, Master, and Doctoral Degrees are accredited by the Republic of Cyprus, following an independent evaluation by the Evaluation Committee for Private Universities (ECPU).
  2. This confirms the status and standard of the University’s degrees within the country and abroad and is indicative of the quality and standards maintained by the university. Accreditation means that University of Nicosia degrees provides the following key benefits:
  3. The University’s Doctoral, Master and Bachelor Degrees are fully recognized and structured within the framework of the Bologna Accord. The University of Nicosia is a member of the European Universities Association. the European Foundation for Quality Management, Erasmus, and is one of a few universities in the European Union that has received both the Diploma Supplement Label and the ECTS Label.
  4. The University’s programmes of study are recognized in both the public and private sectors for employment.
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UNIVERSITY OF NICOSIA | Nicosia, Cyprus

Profile of the Programme

The Accounting programme aims to provide students with the theoretical, technical and empirical background necessary for financial problem solving and financial decision making within the complex and changing business environment.

This programme has been designed for students intending to pursue a career in accounting, or in any other area where financial accounting information and decisions are a central element. Students will have the opportunity to acquire a broad-based education which will provide a good starting point for the students’ later professional work and studies. In addition, students will receive an academic base to which problems arising in their later professional work can be referred, and a way of thinking which will help them to meet the challenges of new ideas and problems.

This course seeks to provide students with the skills employers in the field are looking for: detailed knowledge of financial accounting, financial reporting, auditing, taxation, cost and management accounting, financial statement analysis which, together with information technology skills, give you the confidence to use a wide range of accounting and business software. International developments in accounting are also emphasised.

Career Prospects

The BSc in Accounting gives students the potential to pursue many career opportunities, and be employed in the following sectors of the economy:

  • Accounting and Audit Firms
  • Banking
  • Government
  • Investment Firms
  • Stock Exchange
  • Education
  • Private Sector (Accounting and Finance Departments)

Access to Further Studies

Successful students will be well-placed to pursue further specialised academic study at MA, MPhil, and/or PhD level in the fields of Accounting, Finance, Economics and Management; and to pursue specialised professional studies (ACCA-Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, ICAEW-Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales) in the field of Accounting.

Graduates of the programme can be accepted into Second Cycle degrees (Master’s Degree).

- High School Leaving Certificate
- Passport copy
- Application form 
- Application fee (55 euros)

On completion of this programme, the student will be able to:

  1. Critically evaluate accounting concepts and principles and their application in solutions to practical accounting problems, and prepare financial statements of entities, including groups of companies, using relevant financial information, accounting techniques and standards.
  2. Analyse and interpret financial statements of entities, apply and evaluate financial reporting principles and practices in a range of business contexts and situations.
  3. Use relevant management accounting techniques with cost information, for planning, decision-making, performance evaluation and control, within different business settings, and apply relevant knowledge, skills and exercise professional judgement in selecting and applying strategic management accounting techniques in different business contexts and to contribute to the evaluation of the performance of an organisation and its strategic development.
  4. Apply financial management techniques to issues affecting investment, financing, and dividend policy decisions of an organisation.
  5. Explain the general legal framework, and apply specific legal principles relating to business, including Cyprus legislation as applicable to individuals, single companies and groups of companies.
  6. Evaluate and explain the importance of taxation to personal and corporate financial management, and apply further knowledge and understanding of the Cyprus tax system through the study of further capital taxes, and identify and evaluate the impact of relevant taxes on various situations and courses of action, including the interaction of taxes.
  7. Explain the process of carrying out the assurance (audit) engagement and its application in the context of the professional (audit) regulatory framework.
  8. Describe the organisational context of the accountant and of the development of accounting information systems; to understand the need for the efficient use of resources within an organisation.
  9. Apply relevant knowledge, skills and exercise professional judgement as expected of a senior financial executive or advisor, in taking or recommending decisions relating to the financial management of an organisation.
  10. Define governance and explain its role in the effective management and control of organisations. Evaluate the accountant’s role in internal control, review and compliance and explain the role of the accountant in identifying, assessing and controlling risk.
  11. Explain the need for international accounting standards and how country-specific institutional, cultural and external factors influence accounting systems.
Duration
4 years
Housing :
$ 350.00 Monthly
Tuition :
$ 10560.00
Delivery:
Onsite
Scholarship:
15%
Level :
Bachelor

UNIVERSITY OF NICOSIA | Nicosia, Cyprus

Profile of the Programme

Aims

The main educational aims of the programme are the following:

  1. To provide intellectually challenging courses which fulfill the personal development of students and are founded on scholarship and research.
  2. To enhance participation, guidance, support learning and teaching policies which fulfill the needs of a diverse student community at high standards of achievement.
  3. To develop in students a blend of knowledge, transferable skills and capabilities through instilling a curriculum and intellectual environment which strengthens their employability and provides the foundation for further study.

Objectives

The main objectives of this programme are:

  1. To provide students with an understanding of the key health care and nursing concepts and their application in a variety of sectors and organizations.
  2. To provide a conceptual framework of nursing as a management process which will enable the students to appreciate the roles and relationships of more specialist courses.
  3. To enable students to understand particular areas of contemporary concern in health care and nursing, including political and professional drivers and ethical social responsibility, communications, international aspects, the development of health care services, promoting inter-professional relationships and the links between health and consumer health beliefs and behaviours.
  4. To equip students with the skills, knowledge and personal competencies which would enable them to take nursing positions and to be able to contribute to the work of the organization, either state of private health care providers.
  5. To enable students to study areas of nursing within a flexible framework.

The programme has both an academic and a practical skills orientation. It focuses on studying and analyzing the latest trends and developments in the health care and nursing academia but at the same time it reflects the needs and requirements of the local providers and the national health care system.

Career Prospects

Nursing is a field which is characterized by continuous changes and challenges. It is among the most rapidly growing areas of health care within state and not-for-profit organizations, both nationally and internationally. Due to the highly competitive nature of the field and the rapidly evolving ‘character’ there is a requirement for competent graduates. Career opportunities at graduate level range from: front line nursing in care environments, management and education roles and business development. Graduates can find a job in a variety of sectors such as the: hospital services sector, professional services (ethics, health care insurance, legal, etc), non-profit organizations and tertiary education.

Access to Further Studies

Upon graduation, students have direct access to further studies, i.e. admission to a second cycle degree (Master’s programme). In addition, the Nursing programme has been approved as a directly transferrable European qualification and graduates can apply for registration with the Cyprus Nursing and Midwifery Association and work anywhere in Europe providing they meet the language requirements of that country.

- High School Leaving Certificate

- Passport copy

- Application form 

- Application fee (55 euros)

By the end of the programme a graduate should be able to:

  1. Provide efficient, effective, individualized care, using appropriate assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementing and evaluating methods.
  2.  Analyze the effective outcomes of practice using appropriate theory and research applied to practice.
  3. Practice within the scope of personal and professional competence and extent this scope as appropriate.
  4. Practice accountably and responsibly in their role as a professional and as role model for students and peers.
  5. Be adaptable and flexible within their practice and role as a professional in order that they will be confident and competent within a dynamic health care service.
  6. Use a problem solving approach in offering appropriate solutions of care.
  7. Use analytical skills to demonstrate the integration of knowledge and skills, gained through this process, to their practice and professional development.
  8. Work as a partner within the inter-professional team and be a key member of the team in liaising with other agencies.
  9. Communicate effectively with all individuals.
  10. Develop as a professional with a philosophy of lifelong learning.
Duration
4 years
Housing :
$ 350.00 Monthly
Tuition :
$ 10920.00
Delivery:
Onsite
Scholarship:
15%
Level :
Bachelor

UNIVERSITY OF NICOSIA | Nicosia, Cyprus

Profile of the Programme

The general objectives of the programme are to:

  1. Prepare students to become successful professional engineers in the demanding field of oil and gas engineering;
  2. Provide students the necessary knowledge and technical skills to excel in the oil and gas industry either as operational leaders in the field, technical experts, or researchers;
  3. Provide students with the fundamental principles of science and engineering in order to cope successfully with the technological challenges of the oil and gas industry;
  4. Cultivate analytical skills, problem solving tactics, and critical thinking;
  5. Promote engineering ethics, job responsibility, and moral practices;
  6. Develop skills for effective communication with co-workers, managers, and the public on topics related to technical concepts, risks, and recommendations.

The specific objectives of the programme are to:

  1. Provide fundamental knowledge, analytical skills, and engineering tools to students in order to cope successfully in a technologically challenging environment in the oil and gas industry;
  2. Facilitate learning in areas of oil and gas engineering that are directly linked to industry and current state-of-the-art technology;
  3. Provide the theoretical and computational skills necessary for the solution of both theoretical and practical engineering problems in the field of oil and gas energy;
  4. Provide practical and experimental hands-on experience that allows the students to link directly to fundamental knowledge and theory;
  5. Prepare students to work alone or in groups in order to provide engineering solutions;
  6. Prepare students to design/implement systems and processes towards the solution of engineering problems in the field of oil and gas energy;
  7. Develop communications skills including the abilities to write technical reports and present their work before an audience;
  8. Provide students with the opportunity to develop a greater technical competence in their area and become successful professionals throughout their lifetime;
  9. Prepare students for post-graduate studies and research in the field of oil and gas engineering.

Career Prospects

It is expected that the discovery of oil and gas in the Cyprus Exclusive Economic Zone will prompt the establishment of new companies and operations with an increasing number of job opportunities. This will result to more science-oriented technical staff who would like to attend an undergraduate program that will turn them into high-level technical/engineering staff for the various operational technologies and processes in the oil and gas fields.
The oil and gas industry offers a variety of careers for graduates of this program to work at its refineries, terminals, chemical plants, or on exploration and production on-shore/off-shore facilities. The following are examples of some of the career options available either off-shore or on-shore:

  1. Petroleum Engineer
  2. Production Engineer
  3. Drilling Engineer
  4. Reservoir Engineer
  5. Process Engineer
  6. Petroleum Geologist
  7. Project Engineer
  8. Research & Development

Access to Further Studies

After completion of the BSc programme in Oil & Gas Engineering, graduates may opt to broaden and deepen their academic skills by pursuing post-graduate (masters and doctoral) studies in this or a related field either in Cyprus or abroad.

- High School Leaving Certificate
- Passport copy
- Application form 
- Application fee (55 euros)

Upon successful completion of this programme the graduates are expected to:

  1. Have an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the processes and technologies involved in the production, separation, and secure transport of oil and gas;
  2. Use analysis tools and skills acquired to plan for drilling and safe recovery of oil and gas for different types of reservoirs;
  3. Use mathematics, basic science, and engineering techniques to solve problems related to oil and natural gas production;
  4. Be familiar with the elements of oil and gas systems and their important role in the recovery and production of hydrocarbons;
  5. Use available measurement data and simulation software to reconstruct a three-dimensional model of hydrocarbon reservoir;
  6. Have in-depth understanding of system design and operation of oil and gas transport in different environments including testing and monitoring of the system using computer simulations and laboratory equipment;
  7. Be aware of the impact and role of hydrocarbons on social, economics, and environmental factors;
  8. Have a good understanding of the economics associated with the recovery and production of hydrocarbons;
  9. Have deep knowledge of engineering concepts and technical requirements associated with surface production facilities;
  10. Have a good understanding of the impact of geological properties and heterogeneities on the overall performance of the hydrocarbon reservoir;
  11. Be aware of possible faults related to reservoir connectivity and ways of dealing with faults and accidents.
Duration
4 years
Housing :
$ 350.00 Monthly
Tuition :
$ 10920.00
Delivery:
Onsite
Scholarship:
15%
Level :
Bachelor

UNIVERSITY OF NICOSIA | Nicosia, Cyprus

Profile of the Programme

The general aim of this degree is to present a balanced picture of the world of business. The course provides a critical survey not only of the theoretical and practical aspects of the managerial functions within firms but also of the integration and synthesis of these functions within the complex environmental settings that they operate, with a special emphasis on local needs and interests. Throughout the degree, students are trained to think effectively about business as a whole and to appreciate the interdependence of the various functions of business activities.

The business administration program aims to:

  1. To provide students with a knowledge of the theoretical and practical aspects of the operation of the various types of business organisations.
  2. Stimulate students to develop an understanding of the role of business activities in the modern world.
  3. Stimulate students to develop an awareness of the changing and integrated nature of business problems and an ability to explore and deal with these problems.
  4. To develop in students the skill of analysis, synthesis and evaluation in the context of business decisions.

- High School Leaving Certificate
- Passport copy
- Application form 
- Application fee (55 euros)

Duration
4 years
Housing :
$ 350.00 Monthly
Tuition :
$ 10560.00
Delivery:
Onsite
Scholarship:
15%
Level :
Bachelor

UNIVERSITY OF NICOSIA | Nicosia, Cyprus

Profile of the Programme

Aims

The aim of the programme is to enable students to acquire a first degree in law which would allow them to be admitted to the legal profession or to work as a legal consultant by developing skills and abilities pertinent to a lawyer, such as problem-solving, critical thinking, self-motivation and specialised knowledge of the law. The programme has been recognised by the Cypriot Legal Council for the purposes of professional recognition of the degree and other organisations. It collaborates with the University of London External Program and offers a joint LLM together with EAP in Greece and Loyola in the USA.

Objectives

  1. To provide students with a sound understanding of the foundations and socio-legal environment of law and to enable them to develop their analytical and research skills
  2. To provide students with a critical understanding and specialised knowledge of a wide range of core courses in law, as well as the opportunity to study law from an extensive catalogue of optional subjects, covering the entire range of legal knowledge
  3. To expose students to a wide range of disciplinary approaches to legal study, encouraging them to reflect on the complexity of legal practice and of the variety of ways of understanding law’s role in contemporary society.

Career Prospects

On successful completion of the programme, graduates will be able to be employed in fields relevant to the legal profession such as advocates, judges, notaries, legal consultants, private and public organisations, non-governmental organisations, private companies etc.

Access to Further Studies

Upon graduation, students may have direct access to further postgraduate studies (LLM or the Master in Law and Politics) or any other post-graduate

- High School Leaving Certificate
- Passport copy
- Application form 
- Application fee (55 euros)

By the end of the programme graduates will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of principle features of the legal system including general familiarity with its institutions and procedures.
  2. Demonstrate knowledge of legal principles and values in a wide range of topics extending beyond the core curriculum.
  3. Demonstrate some in-depth knowledge of specialist areas.
  4. Demonstrate critical awareness in the analysis of the legal order.
  5. Demonstrate ability to identify and comprehend legal issues.
  6. Demonstrate ability to decide whether factual circumstances are sufficiently elucidated for a legal decision.
  7. Demonstrate ability to identify debates and engage with these while accurately reporting the applicable law.
  8. Demonstrate ability to act independently in planning and undertaking complex legal tasks.
  9. Demonstrate ability to read a range of complex works within and about law and to summarise their arguments accurately.
  10. Demonstrate ability to conduct legal research for giving legal advice.
  11. Demonstrate ability to reflect on own learning.
Duration
4 years
Housing :
$ 350.00 Monthly
Tuition :
$ 10560.00
Delivery:
Onsite
Scholarship:
15%
Level :
Bachelor

UNIVERSITY OF NICOSIA | Nicosia, Cyprus

Profile of the Programme

The University of Nicosia MBA programme aims to provide students with a solid foundation of business education enabling them to become effective managers anywhere in today’s globally competitive fast changing environment. This programme is highly integrated in context and practical by remaining close to actual business practice. It aspires to assist students to develop their management and leadership skills, operate effectively in a multicultural environment and to adapt quickly to changing social, political, legal and economic conditions.

More specifically the programme’s main objectives include:

  1. Equipping students with all necessary skills, attitudes and approach to guide their decisions as business executives
  2. Developing students’ abilities to handle today’s problems and prospects for business organisations functioning in a competitive world
  3. Allowing students to develop their theoretical and practical skills and knowledge
  4. Enhancing intellectual development and student graduate maturity
  5. Assisting the students to analyse, examine, investigate and compose the new knowledge and competencies they will acquire
  6. Ensuring the highest possible penetration of each subject inquiry and exhaustion of conceptual academic as well as practical implications.
  7. Securing the necessary level of education for obtaining specialised knowledge and competencies and demonstrating mental independence
  8. Offering insight into professional possibilities and modern organisations functioning in the context of today’s competitive world
  9. Providing participating students with the skills necessary to guide both their short and long term decisions.
  10. Providing international management education to its participants that will enable them to become effective general managers anywhere in today’s globally competitive environment
  11. Providing students with graduate level of business education focusing on both theories and research from a holistic business point of view
  12. Providing students with the necessary skills, attitudes and approach to guide their decisions as business executives
  13. Providing students the ability to handle today’s problems and prospect for business organisations functioning in a competitive world
  14. Giving emphasis on European and International business perspectives

Career Prospects

We expect our students to come from Management or Senior Management positions at different areas of private interest and organisations within government and industry, both locally and abroad. Companies like Royal Dutch Airlines, Revlon, Tradex, Cyprus Telecommunication Authority, Cyprus Electricity Authority, Air Trans, Cybarco, Demstar, Addidas and many more. Positions held by some of our graduates include, Marketing Director, Commercial Finance Manager, Public Relations Director and Financial Controller etc.

During the past few years our graduates have been placed in different market positions. Quite a few have undertaken Bank positions, posts in off shore companies and in Academic institutions. Some of the posts include a consultant in the Ministry of Libya, Senior IT in a company in the United States of America, Director Manager of a major Granite company, Director of Demstar, Finance Director of a University and many more.

Access to Further Studies

Many of our graduates of the MBA programme have continued with Doctorates Degrees in Cyprus, Greece, UK and the USA. The MBA of the University of Nicosia was a stepping stone for further academic and professional studies.

- Application form 

- Passport copy

- High School Leaving Certificate

- Bachelor Degree and transcripts

- Personal Statement

- 2 Recommendation Letters

- CV

- Application fee (55 euros)

Upon successful completion of this program, the students should be able to:

  1. Demonstrate effective leadership and management skills with heightened cultural awareness and a refined global outlook
  2. Demonstrate academic independence and synthesise their individual professional profile when dealing with major issues relating to their career
  3. Perform in-depth academic research
  4. Implement their acquired discipline knowledge in a practical manner, through the writing of their thesis and be able to apply their knowledge to real life situations
  5. Apply the abilities gained, taking an integrative point of view of all analytical tools that assist in performing in-depth analyses of industries and competitors, predict competitive behaviour, and analyse how organisations develop and sustain competitive advantage over time
  6. Design and run effective organisations and assist them in achieving superior performance
  7. Manage the Human Resources of their organisation and motivate people to achieve their organisation’s vision
  8. Evaluate their organisation’s competitive position and apply appropriate marketing and strategy decisions for further enhancement of its position
  9. Utilise the complex processes underlining the development and manufacture of products as well as the creation and delivery of services
  10. Apply a balance between scientific research and business reality
  11. Evaluate complex investments, set and execute financial policies within an organisation and enhance their negotiation skills
Duration
12-18 months
Housing :
$ 350.00 Monthly
Tuition :
$ 16070.00
Delivery:
Onsite
Scholarship:
15%
Level :
Masters

UNIVERSITY OF NICOSIA | Nicosia, Cyprus

Profile of the Programme

Aims

The aims of the MSc in Oil, Gas and Energy Engineering are to:

  1. Prepare graduate students to succeed in a constantly growing, demanding, and highly competitive technological world;
  2. Provide specialization and extensive knowledge on the area of oil and gas energy engineering;
  3. Create an academic environment conducive to learning new oil and gas energy engineering concepts and technologies;
  4. Introduce graduate students to research on advanced oil, gas and energy engineering topics;
  5. Cultivate analytical skills and critical thinking;
  6. Promote engineering ethics and moral practices.

Objectives

The objectives of the programme are to:

  1. Provide specialized advanced knowledge and tools to our graduates in order to cope successfully in a technologically challenging environment;
  2. Facilitate learning in areas of oil, gas and energy engineering that are directly linked to industry and current state-of-the-art technology;
  3. Provide the theoretical and computational skills necessary for the solution of both theoretical and practical engineering problems;
  4. Provide practical and experimental hands-on experience that allows the students to link directly to fundamental knowledge and theory;
  5. Prepare graduates to work alone or in groups in order to provide engineering solutions;
  6. Prepare graduates to design/implement systems and processes towards the solution of engineering problems;
  7. Promote research, develop research skills and provide fundamental knowledge to support a successful career in research and development;
  8. Develop the ability of the graduates to write technical reports and scientific papers as well as to present their work before an audience;
  9. Provide the graduates with the opportunity to develop a greater technical competence in their area and become successful professionals throughout their lifetime;
  10. Prepare graduates so that they may be admitted to and successfully complete a PhD program in Oil, Gas and Energy engineering or related fields.

Career Prospects

This field offers very good career opportunities. Energy consumption grows steadily around the world, and investments in drilling and exploitation of energy resources, in particular gas and oil, are anticipated to continue strong. Thus, the global employment outlook is promising. It is further expected that the discovery of oil and gas in the Cyprus Exclusive Economic Zone will prompt the establishment of new companies and operations with an increasing number of job opportunities. Graduates of the Master’s program can be employed in a number of sectors including off-shore exploration, product refineries, on-shore liquefying natural gas (LNG) terminal, chemical manufacturing industries and research.

Access to Further Studies

Graduates of the programme have direct access to 3rd cycle studies (PhD), in this or a related field, at the University of Nicosia or other institutions in Cyprus, the EU and the USA/Canada.

- Application form 
- Passport copy
- High School Leaving Certificate
- Bachelor Degree and transcripts
- Personal Statement
- 2 Recommendation Letters
- CV
- Application fee (55 euros)

Upon successful completion of this programme the graduates are expected to:

  1. Utilize knowledge and understanding of oil and gas science and engineering and apply safety and risk management techniques;
  2. Identify, formulate and solve complex oil, gas and energy engineering problems;
  3. Design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data;
  4. Design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints;
  5. Analyze and evaluate the economics of oil and gas industry and the oil and gas energy markets;
  6. Develop solutions that meet the desired needs within the economic, manufacturing and sustainability borders;
  7. Use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice and research;
  8. Function and communicate effectively in multi-disciplinary teams.
Duration
1.5 years
Housing :
$ 350.00 Monthly
Tuition :
$ 16070.00
Delivery:
Onsite
Scholarship:
15%
Level :
Masters
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