University of Nicosia

University of Nicosia
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Cyprus, Greece
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European MBA

  The School also includes the graduate MBA Office and the master programmes in Digital Currency, Engineering Management and Shipping & Logistics.  We also offer two Doctoral Degrees, PhD and DBA.  It also includes the Center for Leisure, Tourism and Sport Research and Development (CLTS) and the Centre for Green Development and Energy Policy (CDG).

Our Vision
Our School's vision is to be internationally recognized for our undergraduate and graduate business programmes in preparing leaders and entrepreneurs for success in the global market place. 
Through our programs we aspire to develop competent, entrepreneurial, internationally oriented, and socially responsible managers who can master tomorrow's challenges. Our philosophy towards teaching has enabled us to create an effective and stimulating learning environment. We think that a combination of solid theory, practical case studies and close interaction with industry set the School of Business apart from all other business schools in the region.

Our Success
Not surprisingly, we have been recognized often for our quality programmes and services.  In fact, our graduates readily recommend us to their friends, and demand for our degree programs continues to outpace our capacity to accommodate it.

Our Mission
Our mission is to create enduring educational value for our students, for our alumni, and for the business and professional communities we serve:

  • For our students-whom we prepare to succeed in a rapidly changing, technology-driven global business environment;
  • For our alumni-to whom we provide opportunities for continuing professional development and a legacy that appreciates as our excellence grows;
  • For the business and professional communities-to whom we offer knowledgeable graduates, educational programs, research, and collaborative projects.    

Our mission is also to further the professional development of our faculty and staff.

Our People
The School's faculty members are high qualified professionals, as we want to offer the best quality of teaching to our students.  Most faculty members are full-time.
We provide both degree and non-credit educational programmes for our range of constituents. Included are undergraduate and graduate; seminars, short-courses, and conferences.

Our Students
The School's student body is diverse and multicultural and reflects to some extent the demographics of Cyprus and the location of the island.  63 percent of the student body is Cypriot and 37 percent international, with strong European and African representation.  Our gender ratio is 60 percent men and 40 women.
The diversity of the student body has prompted many of our students to be members of organizations along ethnic lines. This cross-cultural mix provides a rich base of views and practices to enhance and expand students' perspectives for multinational business environments. To take advantage of this expansive potential, the School offers students the opportunity to develop their business acumen through participation in various student societies. These societies sponsor a number of events like field trips, discussion panels, and prominent guest speakers from the business sector.

LINKS WITH THE INDUSTRY

The School has close ties with the business community and supports it through various units of the university which offer such services as consultancy, business incubation, and training and development. Moreover, this link is also achieved through the School of Business Advisory Board (BSAB).  This Board is made up of an honorary group of prominent business executives and University officials that serve as a bridge between our School and the business and professional community.  It offers its advice and guidance to ensure that our programs prepare students to become the type of professionals, managers and leaders demanded by our growing and diverse economy.  The Advisory Board recognizes that with accession into the European Union, our region's economic prosperity depends, in part, on our graduating business professionals ready to address the challenges before us.
By investing in the School of Business, the Advisory Board members receive a range of benefits. The most important benefit of being a member of the Business School Council is the personal satisfaction received by contributing to the quality education of School of Business Administration students. Additionally, the following exclusive opportunities are offered to all Council members: Visibility and recognition

  • Networking with other Council members and University of Nicosia leaders
  • Opportunities for building or strengthening relationships with other members
  • Opportunity to employ interns
  • Guide and influence the School's development and direction
  • Priority access to faculty research
  • Invitation to special School and University events
  • Priority access to student research and life projects (e.g. assignments, theses)
  • Recruitment of our graduates.
  • Receive scholarship for their employees to our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes

Program Info

Type of Course: 16 months Full Time MBA or up to 48 months Part Time MBA

Accreditation: Local Cyprus Accreditation

Ranking: N/A

Starting Dates: Full-time MBA & Part-time MBA: January 2017 and September 2017

Length of Course: 
Full Time: 16 months
Part Time: Up to 48 months (depending on the number of courses per semester)

Application Deadlines:

  • January 2017 intake: 10th January 2017
  • September 2017 intake: 10th September 2017

Student Body

Ratio of applicants to places: N/A

Number of nationalities: 27

Percentage of international students: 27%

  • Africa 59%
  • Asia 26% 
  • Other 15% 

Men/Women Ratio: Male: 60% Female: 40%

Age Range: Information not available

Average Age: Information not available

Length of Work Experience: N/A

Admission

  • Application Form
  • Academic Records (Original or certified/attested copies (plus official or certified/attested English translation, where necessary) of:
    • Secondary (High) school Leaving Certificate (10+2) and Grade Report/Mark Sheet, or equivalent qualification
    • Bachelor’s Degree and Transcript/Grade Report/Mark Sheet, or equivalent qualification
  • Two Reference Letters
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Personal Statement
  • Evidence of English Language Proficiency (one of the below)
    • TOEFL (Minimum 550)
    • Computer based TOEFL (Minimum 213)
    • iBT TOEFL (Minimum 79)
    • IELTS (Minimum 6.5)
    • Cambridge First Certificate (Minimum B)
    • Cambridge Proficiency (Minimum C)
    • GCSE English (Minimum C) 
  • GMAT (Minimum score 400 (Student with a CPA of 2.5 or higher on the 4- point system or 2.2 for UK standards or equivalent, or three years of professional experience will be exempted from the GMAT)

Costs

Application fee: Euro 55

Tuition fees:

  • Full Time/Part Time MBA: 9180 euros
  • Distance Learning MBA: 6480 euros

Alumni

The University of Nicosia aspires to play a role in the lives of its graduates, to remain in touch with them, foster interaction between them, and support them where possible. In line with this, the University is pleased to provide its alumni with a range of benefits and services.
At the same time, as part of its focus on life-long learning, the University is pleased to offer the opportunity to its alumni to pursue additional studies at reduced tuition fees. Interested alums are encouraged to contact the Admissions Office for further details on Alumni Discounts on our diverse range of degrees.
The Careers Office, Student Affairs Department, is always willing to assist students and graduates locate a suitable job. In addition, alumni who are interested in offering full-time work placements to current students or recent graduates are welcome to coordinate with the Careers Office on this.
Moreover, graduates are encouraged to cooperate with the various University Departments in assigning students with research projects relevant to their sector, in the context of a mutually beneficial relationship.
For more information: https://www.unic.ac.cy/study-us/student-affairs/alumni-relations

Chukwuka Utebor
Management Information Systems (MIS), MBA)
"I had so many high points in my studies here. First, it was connecting with people from all around the world, from India to Lithuania and Russia as well as parts of Africa. A major high point was a particular course, which was the Enterprise Information Systems. I took the course as an independent study. This course helped me develop my skills at SAP Hellas S.A., where I had the opportunity to get certified as an ERP Consultant.

It's wonderful to be graduating. I am going back to SAP to finish my internship and try to get a job there. I am already working on a startup company back home and I am doing some research and creating the infrastructure for the company to succeed."

Contacts

Address:         46 Makedonitissas Avenue, P.O. Box 24005, 1700 Nicosia, Cyprus
Telephone:     +357 22841688
Fax:                 +357 22813531
Website:         www.unic.ac.cy / www.unic.ac.cy/schools-programmes/school-business

Name of persons whom the candidates can contact:
Dean:
Prof. Maria Michailidis,
  +35722841629 / michailidis.m@unic.ac.cy

MBA Director:
Prof. Angelika Kokkinaki,
+357 22841610 / kokkinaki.a@unic.ac.cy

MBA Manager:
Mrs Julie Boyadjian
+357 22841610 / boyadjian.j@unic.ac.cy

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