Neapolis University Pafos

Introduction

Neapolis University in Cyprus is a young yet dynamic, fast growing university operating since 2010 in the heart of the charming town of Paphos, on the west coast of the island of Cyprus, offering undergraduate, graduate and PhD programs in both Greek and English. Enrolling at Neapolis University in Cyprus enters students into a high standard, stimulating and enjoyable environment. The biggest advantage of Neapolis is the quality and dedication of its faculty, most of whom have considerable experience teaching and doing research in European and American Universities. Based on such faculty and an ambitious strategy, it is quickly becoming one of the best private universities in Cyprus.

What you are expected to do

During your time at Neapolis University in Cyprus, whether on a Bachelor’s, Master’s or Doctoral (PhD), you will be expected to attend lectures and other programme related activities and to work independently, either individually or in groups, on assignments. The Neapolis University in Cyprus places great emphasis on developing the intellectual autonomy of the students and has in place a tutorial system to help students achieve that.

Academic Calendar

The academic year of Neapolis University in Cyprus is divided into two semesters of 13 teaching weeks each. At the end of each semester there is an assessment period in which students sit written examinations. Some courses have additional requirements in the summer.

Evaluation and Recognition

Neapolis University in Cyprus operates under the relevant law of private universities in Cyprus. The Final License has been received from the Evaluation Committee of Private Universities in Cyprus (E.A.I.P.) and the Neapolis University in Cyprus operates as a full- fledged university, having independence of action.

In October 2007 the University was registered in the Register of Universities of the Ministry of Education following a decision of the Cabinet. In June 2010 the University took the initial license of operation. The decision was made after a positive recommendation of E.A.I.P. Since 2015 the Neapolis University in Cyprus has received the final license and can operate as an autonomous university.

All programs of the University are fully recognized by the Republic of Cyprus and all EU countries.

The Neapolis University in Cyprus, after the submission of request, after thorough evaluation was recognized by the National Academic Recognition and Information Centre (NARIC) of Greece as equivalent institution to the Greek Universities in July 2012.

Please note that the programs of Architecture and Real Estate are recognized by the Professional and Technical Chamber of Cyprus (ETEK). The postgraduate programme of the Real Estate has secured, in addition, a certification by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). Corresponding recognitions exist for other courses related to professional bodies.

The Vision

The vision of Neapolis University in Cyprus is the development of people-oriented educational organization with European standards, whose members work collaboratively for the development of society through teaching, research and social action.

The Mission

Neapolis University in Cyprus mission is to providing its students with high quality education, create and distribute knowledge through research, contribute to the development of economic and cultural life of our society

The Values

  • Integrity
  • Excellence
  • Cooperation
  • Innovation
  • Respect
  • Solidarity
This school offers programs in:
  • English
  • Greek

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Programmes

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Master

Master of Banking, Investment and Finance

Campus Full time September 2017 Cyprus Cyprus Online

The Master of Banking, Investment and Finance provides specialized and high level knowledge in the sciences of Banking, Investment and Finance in people working or wishing to follow a career in financial services, banks, investment and brokerage companies, or companies in the public and private sector. [+]

The Master of Banking, Investment and Finance provides specialized and high level knowledge in the sciences of Banking, Investment and Finance in people working or wishing to follow a career in financial services, banks, investment and brokerage companies, or companies in the public and private sector. The Master of Banking, Investment and Finance combines theoretical training provision, so that students are able to deepen their scientific developments in the field, with practical training approach to the analysis of real situations. Practical exercises include analyzing the financial performance of companies, formulating and implementing investment strategies, measurement and management of market and credit risk, measuring the value of shares and businesses, training strategy and financial evaluation of alternative financial resources and investment. All students are required to prepare a dissertation. The Master of Banking, Investment and Finance is taught by highly qualified academics with rich academic experience that are active in research and consulting in the field of Banking and Finance. Their specialties extend to the fields of Finance, including: Portfolio and Risk Management, Financial Engineering, Real Estate, Corporate Finance, Financial Econometrics, Derivatives, Financial Mathematics, sale and purchase of securities and Technical Analysis. “This specialized Master of Banking, Investment and Finance will contribute significantly to enhancing your professional qualifications and will make you competitive in the employment market. The highly trained staff, deepening of the object of Finance both in theoretical and practical level, the flexibility of the programme composes of a mix of characteristics that is the best investment for your future. Michailina Shiakalli Lecturer of Finance Programme Structure The Master of Banking, Investment and Finance consists of six compulsory courses, providing in-depth coverage of the basic principles in Banking, Investment and Finance. Also the students according to their interests, they may choose specialized courses, such as Asset Management, Derivatives, Risk Measurement and anagement of Market, International Finance, Technical Analysis and Financial Forecast, Financial Mathematics etc. The dissertation is an important part of our pedagogical philosophy and provides an opportunity for students to develop independent and critical approach to the analysis of business situations. Simulated trading platform The Simulated trading platform is a programme that simulates the behaviour of the market conditions so that students of the programme are able to process data, assess situations and make decisions within time frames similar to those of actual market. The platform is used in almost all lessons and helps students to become familiar with the practice of buying and selling securities, the composition and portfolio management, application methods of technical analysis, forecasting change values and labelling and risk control. The Master of Banking, Investment and Finance is can be attended during weekends, so it can be accessible to those who work and is supported by an electronic management system – the Moodle Career Prospects The graduates can work in investment and commercial banks, hedge funds, asset management companies and financial institutions. A career in the field of Banking, Investment and Finance is exciting and rewarding. The world of Finance, with the diverse career opportunities and continuous demand for skilled personnel, offers attractive career options for holders of this Postgraduate degree. Duration of Study The Master of Banking, Investment and Finance lasts four semesters and the course is taught in English. Financial Risk Management The Master of Banking, Investment and Finance, provides the possibility of specialization in the field of Financial Risk anagement. The Master of Banking, Investment and Finance covers all the topics required for the certification exam certification of the Professional Risk Managers International Association (www.PRMIA.org). Upon successful completion of the program, students will have acquired a postgraduate degree from a recognized University and at the same time will be fully prepared to attend the examinations of the professional certificate of PRMIA. By the end of the first year of study, students may take the examinations I & II of PRMIA and then, upon completion of the Program, the examinations III & IV. The Master of Banking, Investment and Finance is provided through a combination teaching (approximately one weekend per month) and e-learning technology to be accessible to those working or living far away from Pafos. PRMIA PRMIA is a non-profit association of professionals managing risk is managed by a Board of Directors, which is elected directly by universal participation of all members. Union members originate from 207 countries and there are more than 80,000 members. The Union is represented worldwide by 60 countries through local branches. PRMIA aims at improving occupational risk management worldwide, such as the interconnection of professionals, academics and researchers, students and other stakeholders in the areas of Risk Management. The Specializations of the Master of Banking, Investment and Finance lessons are: Market Risk Credit Risk Operational Risk [-]

Master of Construction Management

Campus Full time September 2017 Cyprus Paphos

The Master of Construction Management is unique in both Cyprus and Greece. The construction sector was for many years the locomotive of the economy, and the need for qualified scientists is high. The Master of Construction Management offers significant benefits to managerial executives, project engineers, the relevant supervision staff and other professionals engaged in construction and land development, who are interested in expanding their knowledge in the management of construction projects [+]

The Master of Construction Management is unique in both Cyprus and Greece. The construction sector was for many years the locomotive of the economy, and the need for qualified scientists is high. The Master of Construction Management offers significant benefits to managerial executives, project engineers, the relevant supervision staff and other professionals engaged in construction and land development, who are interested in expanding their knowledge in the management of construction projects, improve their managerial skills and prepare for advancement and opportunities for leadership positions in the construction industry. The Construction Management Degree aims to provide quality education in all aspects relating to the successful management of construction projects. The graduates completing the Master of Construction Management will have gained: An in-depth and comprehensive understanding of the knowledge of this field, and above all the essential back ground to reach the best possible construction projects in terms of scheduling, management of project funds, audit and risk management, with emphasis safety and health, administration and organization involved in the project and use the most advanced technologies in different construction phases All theoretical knowledge and analytical skills and critical thinking that will allow them to pursue with success management positions in private firms and public agencies involved in construction The required knowledge and sensitivity to understand the importance of sustainability and the wider environment in the construction sector An international perception of the construction industry that with the development of technology , is constantly expanding and is highly competitive “Overpopulation, the awakening of environmental consciousness worldwide, modern materials and new technologies are giving again in the construction sector a dominant role in the societies and economies. The offer of specialized knowledge is ultimate tool for anyone who wants to star in a competitive and efficient environment construction in the near future.” Dimitris Antoniou Assistant Professor of Architectural Design & Technology Master of Construction Management Structure The Masters Course approaches holistic studying in Construction Management, a study that provides expertise in the management of construction projects and the management of construction companies. The Master of Construction Management adopts a multidisciplinary approach, providing excellent and comprehensive knowledge of all individual theoretical, analytical and practical aspects of the field of Construction Works. The courses taught in the Master of Construction Management covering all key aspects of construction project management, such as health and safety on site, risk management, scheduling and costing of construction works, environmental sustainability and the development of land and construction of buildings, contract management and legislation relating to construction projects. Preparing tomorrow’s leaders of the construction industry The Construction Management degree also includes courses on the operational and financial management of construction companies and the Department of Management of Construction Projects, where students focus on developing the management plan for a specific project. The Programme concludes with the ‘Research Seminar and the dissertation, which gives students the opportunity to delve into a topic of their choice in the construction, but also to develop their research skills. The total number of credits required for the successful completion of the Master of Construction Management is 90 ECTS. Career Prospects The construction industry has very high temporal demand, significant remuneration, but it is highly competitive and demanding. Graduates of the Master of Construction Management will have a comparative advantage in claiming administrative positions in a wide range of companies involved in construction and real estate development, such as construction companies, building contractors, land developers, construction management companies, etc. You can also claim and senior positions in relevant government departments, like the Department of Public Works. Duration of studies The Master of Construction Management lasts four semesters and is ideal for attending during weekends, as to be accessible to those who work and live far away from Pafos. Courses are taught in Greek and English. [-]

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