Diploma in Business Studies

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This programme of study is accredited by the Council of Educational Evaluation - Accreditation of Cyprus (SEKAP).

Language of instruction: English

The programme provides students with a very thorough general business studies background, both on a practical as well as on a theoretical level, in a wide range of business disciplines such as economics, marketing, accounting, business organisation, business law, statistics and computers.

It is directly relevant to the needs of Cyprus industry and commerce and helps students develop skills and abilities for successful careers in business.

The objectives of the programme are:
- To give students an understanding of the business world and to develop skills and abilities which will prepare them for successful careers in the various fields of business.
- To develop strong professional capabilities required for responsible positions in management.
- To develop appropriate transferable skills including problem-solving, decision-making, business planning, computing and teamwork.

Advantages for the holders of the Diploma in Business Studies:
- Possess an accredited diploma.

Holders of this diploma are:
- Much sought after by employers because their field and extent of study is directly relevant to the needs of the industry and commerce.
- Able to Continue and complete the four year programme of study at FU and acquire the BA Degree in Business Administration.
- Continue their studies for a BA Degree at established universities in the Republic of Cyprus and abroad.

REQUIRED COURSES
BUSINESS ELECTIVES
GENERAL ELECTIVES
TOTAL
96 ECTS
20 ECTS
4 ECTS
120 ECTS

REQUIRED COURSES

CODE

DESCRIPTION

HOURS

ECTS

ABSM 101

Marketing Principles I

3

5

ABSO 103

Introduction to Business Organization I

3

5

ABSE 101

Introduction to Microeconomics

3

5

ACSC 112

Computer Application Packages I

3

5

AMAT 110

Business Mathematics I

3

5

ABSA 101

Introductory Accounting I

3

5

ABSE 102

Introduction to Macroeconomics

3

5

ABSM 112

Marketing Principles II

3

5

ABSO 104

Introduction to Business Organization II

3

5

ACSC 114

Computer Application Packages II

3

5

ABSA 102

Introductory Accounting II

3

5

AMAT 106

Calculus for Business and Social Sciences

3

5

ACSC 105

Introduction to Business Information Systems

3

5

AFIN 101

Businesses Finance I

3

5

ABSL 210

Business Law I

3

5

AMAT 112

Statistics I

3

5

ABSO 111

Organizational Behaviour

3

5

AMAT 211

Quantitative Methods

3

5

ABPR 200

Project

1

6

 

TOTAL

96

ELECTIVES

CODE

DESCRIPTION

HOURS

ECTS

BUSINESS ELECTIVES
Four of the following courses

ABSA 203

Intermediate Financial Accounting I

3

5

ABSA 205

Cost and Management Accounting I

3

5

ABSA 204

Intermediate Financial Accounting II

3

5

ABSA 206

Cost and Management Accounting II

3

5

ABSA 213

Taxation I

3

5

ABSA 214

Taxation II

3

5

ABSM 202

Consumer Behaviour

3

5

ABSM 203

Marketing Research and Information Systems

3

5

ABSM 204

Sales Management

3

5

ABSM 208

Marketing Planning and Product Strategies

3

5

ABSO 204

Human Resources Management

3

5

ABSE 203

Microeconomics Analysis

3

5

ABSE 204

Macroeconomic Analysis

3

5

ABSE 210

Managerial Economics

3

5

ABSE 280

International Economics

3

5

AFIN 102

Business Finance II

3

5

AFIN 203

Corporate Finance I

3

5

AFIN 204

Corporate Finance II

3

5

AMAT 210

Statistics II

3

5

AMAT 215

Topics in Operational Research

3

5

ABSL 310

Business Law II

3

5

ACSC 106

Data and Database Management

3

5

Courses for students whose level of English language is not satisfactory

HOURS ECTS

AENG 101

Basic English

3

-

AENG 102

Intermediate English

3

-

AENG 213

English Composition

3

-

AENG 214

Advanced Writing

3

-

GENERAL ELECTIVES
One course from Greek Literature and one from Cyprus Studies

GREEK LITERATURE

HOURS

ECTS

AEGL111

Modern Greek Literature

2

2

AEGL101

Introduction to Greek Language

2

2

CUPRUS STUDIES

 

 

AECH 101

Introduction to the History of Cyprus

2

2

AECH 111

Cyprus in the 20th Century

2

2

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