MBA – Master of Business Administration (CityU)

City Unity College offers an 18-Month Master Programme in Business Administration

The aim of this programme is to provide students with a broad and thorough knowledge by developing their critical awareness and understanding of the main functional areas of business administration and the management process while giving them the opportunity to choose from three concentrations:

  • Public Administration
  • Customs and Excise Duties
  • Hospitality Management

Market Demand

The category of Managers is considered to be one of the leading upper occupation categories, in that it exhibits the highest forecasted growth in labour demand. Therefore developing programmes of study related to this important industry is a necessity to satisfy the needs of the market. Our Institution is successfully running a Bachelor and a Diploma in Business Administration and is now proceeding with the Master of Business Administration (MBA).

Why study at City Unity College

• Collaboration with high quality British university degree programs – highly rated UK Universities (CMET)
• The programs are taught in Greek or English Language.
• Classes are taught by experienced professors who have very good connections in the market
• Highly competitive tuition fees – good value for money
• Courses are a combination of theory and practical studies, with active students’ participation
• Multicultural environment which gives students the opportunity for an international networking
• The College organizes workshops and seminars with guest speakers from the industry, providing great incentives for the students
• Interdisciplinary synergies with other departments (Psychology, Computer Science) in various projects and researches
• Close cooperation between CMET and CUC through an elaborate process that ensures the soundness and quality of education.
• Excellent collaboration between instructors and students through an Intranet that provides all the educational material on time, so students can schedule their study time.
• Psychological support to all students throughout their studies.

Programme duration & Teaching methods

The programme is offered for a full-time 18-month period. Students must successfully complete 90 ECTS.

After successful completion of the programme, the student will be awarded the Master degree of Business Administration.

The program is offered in a conventional mode so students must be present in class. Furthermore, students can schedule additional meetings (either in person or electronically) with professors/tutors during office hours or via email, etc. All students should participate in compulsory tests/exams and assignments depending on course description.


      • Strategic Marketing
      • Human Resource Management
      • Financial and Managerial Accounting
      • Economic Decision Making
      • Research Methods
      • Public Policy Administration
      • Public Sector Organisation
      • European Integration and Regional Policy
      • E-Government
      • Financial Management for Public Sector
      • World Trade Organisation and International Commercial Law
      • International Customs Instruments
      • International and European Taxation
      • Trade Facilitation and Supply Chain Security
      • Global Customs Compliance
      • Enterprise and Entrepreneurship in Hospitality
      • Hospitality Facilities Management and Design
      • Marketing and Technology in Hospitality
      • Hospitality Events Management
      • Industry Project Management
      • Business Ethics
      • Managing Change
      • Creativity and Innovation

Teaching Methods

Students can design, with their professors’ assistance, their method of studying. At the same time, the course structure and the various teaching methods have been designed to support this practice. Micro-teaching is encouraged through the use of specific international practices such as case studies, while practical training is complemented by the use of appropriate materials, videos, computer software, etc.

The teaching material is presented through a mix of lectures, seminars and workshops.

• Lectures

Lectures are an important part of the program’s teaching strategy as well as an effective way of presenting the educational material in an interactive, collaborative way.

      • Tutorial meetings

These sessions are intended to cover issues that cannot be done within a classroom time framework and are provided to assist students with any questions they may have. These meetings may be about:
– Solving practical issues that arise from the curriculum
– Resolving questions
– Seminars

Seminars may involve meetings of a student or group of students with their professors in order to present a project or a work within the scope of a course; students of different levels may attend the seminars. This strategy is used to openly transfer knowledge to all students regardless of their level, thus enhancing the student-centered approach the City Unity College faculty puts special emphasis on.

      • Laboratories

Laboratories are widely used in a number of modules throughout the program. In these classes students are able to practice and improve their skills in a supportive environment by faculty members. Laboratories are the transition from theory to practice.

      • Case studies

Case studies are a fundamental teaching and learning strategy, as well as an evaluation tool where students present and elaborate on real or virtual complex issues, which are required to analyze in detail and then compose their answers in writing or orally.

      • Lectures by distinguished speakers

From time to time, market and business people are invited to update students on current issues related to their studies and to offer a practical understanding and connections with the labor market.

* Some teaching methods might not apply to all subjects.

Our campus

All academic programmes take place in our facilities at City Unity College, in the center of Nicosia.

Registration requirements

All applicants should meet the following conditions:

Admission procedures
• CUCN Application form
• Evaluation of Academic documents
• Evaluation of documents required by Local authorities – For International students

Academic entry requirements

  • High School Leaving Certificates 10th& 12thLevel (min 50% GPA) – International students
  • High School Leaving Certificate (min 60% / 12 out of 20) – European students
  • First Degree from an Accredited University/College

*International students are requested to submit a number of other supportive documents required by the Cyprus Migration departments



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