European University Cyprus

Introduction

A small community feel…within a global network

Laureate International Universities is a trusted global leader in providing access to high-quality, innovative institutions of higher education. The Laureate International Universities network includes more than 75 accredited campus-based and online universities. Our more than 850,000 students are part of an academic community that spans 29 countries throughout North America, Latin America, Europe, North Africa, Asia and the Middle East. Laureate universities offer hundreds of undergraduate, master’s and doctoral degree programs in fields including architecture, art, business, culinary arts, design, education, engineering, health sciences, hospitality management, information technology, law and medicine. President William J. Clinton, 42nd President of the United States, serves as the Honorary Chancellor of the Laureate International Universities network, a role in which he offers advice on social responsibility, youth leadership and increasing access to higher education. Laureate International Universities is committed to the mission of being ‘Here for Good’ both in permanence and purpose. This mission drives how our network functions, with the primary goal of building and operating respected institutions that positively impact the regions they serve. Each day, in communities around the world, institutions in Laureate’s international network are empowering students to become current and future global leaders. Laureate institutions are not just equipping students with the skills they need to succeed, but are actively working to improve the communities in which they are located.

Student-centered… investing in development… committed to excellence

European University Cyprus is one of the leading institutions of higher education in Cyprus, joining the Laureate network in 2005. European University Cyprus has earned a reputation for excellence in teaching, innovation and research. First established as Cyprus College in 1961, European University Cyprus was granted university status in 2007 and now has a student enrolment of more than 5,000 in undergraduate, graduate and doctorate degree programs. Bill Clinton visited European University Cyprus in 2012 in his capacity as Honorary Chancellor - his first - ever visit to the island in an event which marked the global reach of the Laureate network and European University Cyprus. European University Cyprus is imbued with a strong commitment to academic integrity, community outreach and life-long learning - as it continuously strives to be ‘Here for Good’. Today, European University Cyprus is the first choice for thousands of young people from Cyprus and Greece, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Structured on a selection of the best attributes of European and American standards, European University Cyprus provides a diverse and comprehensive education by ensuring the fulfillment of our students’ personal, academic and professional aspirations. At European University Cyprus, our core values are the advancement of teaching, learning and research. We aim to respond positively to the needs of the members of the university community and society by investing in centers and institutes, rewarding ambition and drive in our staff and faculty and continually developing our facilities and resources. The new campus with its recent expansion and upgrading can accommodate up to 7,000 students and consists of modern facilities, well-equipped laboratories, amphitheatre lecture halls, student apartments and entertainment venues. European University Cyprus is located in Nicosia, the capital of Cyprus. Nicosia is the largest city on the island and is considered the center of political, economic and cultural activity.

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Programmes

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MSc

MSc Information Systems

Campus or Online Full time Part time 18  September 2017 Cyprus Nicosia + 1 more

The <strong>MSc in Information Systems</strong> provides an in-depth understanding of the role of information systems in meeting organizational challenges. The program develops technical knowledge and skills in the design, implementation and management of information systems to respond to market demands and industry trends. [+]

The MSc in Information Systems provides an in-depth understanding of the role of information systems in meeting organizational challenges. The program develops technical knowledge and skills in the design, implementation and management of information systems to respond to market demands and industry trends. Subjects covered include the use of Decision Support Systems (DSSs) in business intelligence, and the integration and operation of e-business systems, including issues related to user interface and IS usability. By the end of the course, students are expected to undertake original research to identify and resolve a ‘real-world’ problem, using IS to support organizational objectives. Employment Opportunities Systems Administration, Systems Engineering, Software Engineering, Business/Systems Analysis, Technical Support, Data Management, Data Analyst, IT Consultancy, Web Site Development. General Objectives - To develop the student’s analytical, decision-making and communication competencies together with those qualities of self-reliance, responsibility, integrity and self-awareness, which will promote personal achievement and contribute to organizations; - To undertake substantial investigative and practical work at postgraduate level; - To develop the student’s capacity to think, write and speak effectively and creatively; - To build on and enlarge the student’s domain specific knowledge with a minimum of guidance; - To progress to research work or work at an advanced level within an individual or commercial setting; - To provide the student with the basic requirements for academic and/or career advancement; - To assist the student in developing leadership abilities which can be used to arrive at solutions to design IS, and to prepare the student for a lifetime career in IS by establishing a foundation for lifelong learning and development. Specific Objectives - To fully understand the business dimension of IS in the era of globalization; - To acquire the necessary technological know-how in order to fully appreciate the new emerging role that the e-dimension plays and shall continue to play in IS; - To prepare students to design, develop, install, manage and maintain IS, and to become managers in the IS area; - To prepare students for careers in commerce, government, industry, and various institutions as IS specialists; - To ensure a learning experience which will provide students with the necessary academic and professional know-how to contribute to the business community; - To expose students to the area of scientific research and independent study; - To evaluate and make critical use of literature in developing innovative ideas; - To utilize the student’s knowledge in practical applications; - To plan investigative projects in IS and take these to reasonable completion; - To appreciate and manage the symbiosis of business and IS cultures. Learning Outcomes - Determine where IS can be deployed to gain strategic and tactical advantage. - Demonstrate how business strategy can be enhanced with IT. - Assess the features of successful and unsuccessful e-Businesses ideas. - Identify ‘real-world’ problems to which academic concepts and methods can be realistically applied, incorporating original research to improve or resolve a problem situation. - Demonstrate the use of appropriate legal, social and ethical issues and obligations within the context of an IS project. - Demonstrate the concept of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and how it supports business operation. - Discuss social and professional issues associated with information systems project management. - Improve written and oral technical research skills. - Evaluate the impact of e-Business/IT applications on organizational performance and construct an e-Business plan for the e-Business opportunity that students have identified and researched. - Apply Web marketing techniques in e-business. - Evaluate the key technologies and technology trends, including CRM, SCM and ERP, that are necessary for integrating and operating an e-business system. - Identify, predict and understand common usability problems encountered by IS users. - Carry out detailed interface evaluation, identifying usability deficiencies and relating designs to requirements engineering. - Illustrate the various types of DSS and how they can be used in business intelligence. - Design and evaluate DSS interfaces. - Analyze and determine the networking requirements for the provision of networked services and selection of the appropriate technologies. - Design and develop networked products and services, supporting business objectives and adding measurable value to businesses and organizations. - Apply critical and holistic thinking on KM concepts and practices within various organizational contexts and business sectors. - Evaluate the benefits of Data and KM implementations. - Analyze and evaluate information visualization techniques. - Discuss the various issues related to business intelligence and information visualization. - Select and employ requirements engineering elicitation methodologies based on the nature of the business environment. - Manage projects effectively and efficiently by using specific project management methodologies in order to complete them successfully on time and within budgeted resources. 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MA

MA English Language and Literature

Campus or Online Full time Part time 18  September 2017 Cyprus Nicosia + 1 more

The Master of Arts in English Language and Literature offers students the opportunity to examine literary, theoretical and critical texts from a variety of cultural contexts, fostering advanced skills of comprehension, interpretation, and analysis. [+]

The Master of Arts in English Language and Literature offers students the opportunity to examine literary, theoretical and critical texts from a variety of cultural contexts, fostering advanced skills of comprehension, interpretation, and analysis. A core feature of the program is the investigation of English as a global language, with courses in Applied Linguistics, Second-Language Acquisition, Bilingualism, and the methodology of English-Language Teaching, enabling students to develop practical and academic techniques for further research in the fields of Literature and Linguistics. Employment Opportunities Teaching in schools, colleges, and institutes (holders of an MA in English Language and Literature are eligible to operate private language institutes in Cyprus); Media; Publishing; Advertising; Research; International Organizations. General Objectives - The development of advanced research skills appropriate to the fields of Literature and Linguistics. - The sustained and intensive development of critical, analytical, and creative thinking skills, particularly related to modes of humanistic and linguistic inquiry - The broadening of students’ linguistic, literary and cultural horizons - The understanding of the role of English in a globalised world and its implications on English language acquisition and teaching Specific Objectives - The familiarization of postgraduate students of Literature with writing in English from a broad range of national contexts - The familiarization of postgraduate students of Linguistics with core issues of Applied Linguistics, Second Language Acquisition and Bilingualism. - The acquisition of an awareness of the relationship between language and society with particular reference to the English language - The development of necessary vocabulary and linguistic skills to enable students to become teachers of English or to further their postgraduate studies in Translation and Interpretation. - The fostering among postgraduate students of advanced abilities in the comprehension, interpretation, and analysis of literary, theoretical, and critical texts from multiple cultural contexts - The provision to students of the necessary knowledge to prepare for, begin, and sustain independent research in the field of Literature and Linguistics, culminating in individually tailored research projects and/or theses Learning Outcomes On completion of the program, students should be able to: - Apply theoretical knowledge they have acquired in their courses onto current cultural, social and historical debates. - Identify commonalities and divergences in international literary cultures that would assist an informed and full assessment of their immediate literary and cultural milieu. - Implement contemporary methods of English Language Teaching. - Draw informed conclusions on the functions and status of English as a global language and identify varieties of English worldwide (World Englishes) - Participate in current debates on language learning, second language acquisition and bilingualism. - Participate with confidence in political debates on gender, sexuality, the body, public and private identity performance, subjectivity, nationalism, and human rights. - Draw informed conclusions about literature’s relationship to other art forms in a critical framework that also evaluates art and its attendant politics. - Practise bibliographical research and apply research organization skills useful in the conceptualization of European research proposals. [-]