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University of Nicosia

Address: Makedonitissis 46, Nicosia 2417, Cyprus

Description University of Nicosia

  • Year of foundation: 1980
  • Location: Cyprus (Nicosia, Larnaca, Limassol)
  • Age: 17+
  • Type of education: joint
  • Number of students: 8000
  • Accommodation: Residence, Apartments
  • Language learning: English.

The school was opened in 1980, so it has nearly forty years of experience in international education. In 2007, Intercollege received university status and changed its name to the University of Nicosia. Today, the contingent is 8,000 people, half of which are constantly studying on the campuses of Nicosia. One fifth of the students of the university are foreign students who came to Cyprus to receive an inexpensive, high-quality education in English with certificates of international standard. University of Nicosia is chosen by students of the United States, Canada, and Europe.

The University of Nicosia is the only private institution in Cyprus that is a member of the European University Association and has received the Erasmus University Charter.

Especially popular is the Medical School of Nicosia University, opened in 2011. She gained high popularity thanks to high-quality programs, prestigious diplomas, including English from St George's University of London, the opportunity to practice in well-equipped local hospitals, more affordable than in Europe, the cost of courses. The bachelor's degree in medicine, surgery is equivalent to the degree of doctor of medicine (MD) in the United States.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in University of Nicosia

Program name
Date
Age
Cost

Undergraduate

 

  • Language of instruction: English
  • Age: 17+
  • Duration of programs - 4 years
  • Starting Dates: September, January
  • Cost of programs - from € 8,430

School of Medicine (MBBS, 4 years)

  • Bachelor of Medicine
  • Bachelor of Surgery

Graduates receive a medical degree from St George's University of London.

Faculty of Business (BSc / BBA, 4 years)

  • Accounting
  • Business administration
  • Business Management: Energy, Oil and Gas Management
  • Business Administration: Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Business Administration: Finance and Economics
  • Business Management: Human Resource Management
  • Business Administration: Information Systems and Social Media
  • Business Management: Management
  • Business Administration: Marketing Communications
  • Business Management: Public Administration
  • Business Administration: Real Estate
  • Energy, Oil and Gas Management
  • Hospitality Management
  • Hospitality management in the following directions:
    • Casino management
    • Spa and Wellness Center
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Sports management
  • Management of tourism, leisure and events.

Faculty of Education (BA / BMus 4 years of study)

  • Choreography
  • Jazz performance
  • Classic performance
  • Teaching music.

Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences and Law (BA, 4 years of study)

  • Architecture
  • Linguistics and TEFL
  • English literature
  • art
  • Graphic design
  • Interior Design
  • Psychology
  • Right
  • Applied Multimedia Technologies
  • Advertising, marketing and PR
  • Journalism
  • Radio, TV and digital broadcasting.

Faculty of Applied Sciences (BSc - 4 years of study)

  • Civil and environmental engineering
  • Computer science
  • Computer engineering
  • Engineering in the field of oil and gas industry
  • Human biology
  • Management in the field of alternative energy sources and ecology
  • Nursing
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Pharmacy.

Distance Learning (in English)

Undergraduate (BA, BSc and BBA, 4 years of study):

  • Accounting
  • Computer science
  • English language and literature
  • Psychology
  • Tourist and recreational management
  • Hospitality Management - Specializations:
  • Management in the field of health and beauty
  • Casino management
  • Hotel and Restaurant Management
Annual
21+
from 13 860 € / 3 semesters

Master's

  • Language of instruction: English
  • Age: 21+
  • Duration of programs - 1.5-3 years
  • Starting Dates: September, January
  • The cost of programs - from € 3,710 / year.

School of Medicine (MSc, from 2 years)

  • Master of Family Medicine.

Faculty of Business (MBA, 1,5 years of study)

  • Management
  • Information Systems Management
  • Marketing
  • Personnel Management
  • Agribusiness Management
  • Real Estate Management
  • Manager in the oil and gas industry
  • Finance
  • Digital currency
  • Management in engineering.

Faculty of Education (MMus, 1.5 years)

  • Performing, teaching music.

Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences and Law (MA, 1.5 years of study / MSc - 2.5-3 years of study)

  • Exterior architecture
  • Interior architecture
  • Interactive multimedia design
  • Graphic design
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Clinical psychology
  • TESOL - Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
  • Journalism and journalism
  • PR and advertising
  • European studies
  • Study of conflict and peace
  • Diplomacy
  • Cyprus
  • Power industry
  • Near East.

Faculty of Applied Sciences (MSc - 1.5 years of study)

  • Cyber protection
  • Mobile systems
  • Electrotechnical engineering.

Distance Learning (in English). Master's specialties (MBA and MA, 1.5 years of study):

  • Business Administration
  • European studies
  • Cyprus
  • Diplomacy
  • Power industry
  • Near East
  • Study of conflict and peace
  • Journalism and journalism
  • PR and advertising
  • Digital currency
  • TESOL - Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
Annual
21+
from 13 860 € / year

Doctorate

  • Language of instruction: English
  • Age: 21+
  • Duration of programs - 6 years
  • Starting Dates: September, January
  • The cost of programs - from € 4,500 / year.

School of Medicine (MD, 6 years old)

  • M.D.

Accommodation, housing and food

The University of Nicosia, located on a picturesque island in the Mediterranean, is equipped with beautiful residences, a kind of designer hostels - Six, U, Triangle. Buildings include comfortable student rooms, recreation areas, cafes, bars, restaurants, sports halls for students and visitors. The UNIC campus, on the territory of which residences are built, occupies a part of the territory of the prestigious region of Macedonites.

The university has an office for the selection of student housing that meets the requirements and pricing opportunities of students.

Events University of Nicosia

All the advantages of living in a major tourist center are available to students at the University of Nicosia: proximity to beaches and the Mediterranean Sea, abundance of historical attractions, a mild seaside climate, a variety of natural marine and agricultural products, developed infrastructure, and a choice of entertainment programs.

Advantages

  • University of Nicosia is one of the three top universities in Cyprus.
  • 9 out of 10 teachers of UNIC are doctors of sciences (PhD), most of them have experience of successful business, teaching in higher educational institutions of England, America.
  • The University of Nicosia is honored by the European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System, an award from the European Business Ethics Association, UN Global 500 for its contribution to environmental protection, the highest degree of the European Foundation for Quality Control.
  • University professors - professors from English-speaking universities, the vast majority of courses are taught in English, which is important for continuing a career in America, England, Canada, the European labor market
  • The teaching is conducted according to the American system: the students themselves choose the number, the composition of the courses, the level of workload. Such a system allows you to quickly dial the number of hours for practical and theoretical studies in the last courses.
  • Students have the opportunity to study in any European university participating in the exchange partner program.
  • UNIC demonstrates loyalty to new students, the main requirement - knowledge of English at a level sufficient for academic purposes.
  • A special unit, Career office, helps graduates with employment. Job fairs are held annually, in which companies from America, Europe and Cyprus take part.
  • The scholarships offered by the University of Nicosia reach 50% of the course cost, including for foreign students (the basis is high marks, recommendations from a previous place of study).
  • Since 2013, UNIC has been the first among the universities of the world to accept bitcoins as a tuition fee. The university not only operates with cryptocurrencies, but also studies them in a special online course.

Equipment University of Nicosia

The campus of the University of Nicosia includes 15 sites:

  • educational buildings
  • library
  • student residences
  • cafeteria
  • a restaurant
  • amphitheater
  • gym.

The UNIC main campus includes three buildings:

  • the main building, which houses computer centers, medical laboratories and classrooms;
  • Europa building includes auditoriums, teachers ’offices, amphitheatres in the basement;
  • The Millenium building houses a research center, a cafeteria, music studios, dance studios, and amphitheaters.

Near the campus there are sports areas, clubs, shops, a shopping center. The campus grows with the popularity of the university, new buildings for study and life appear in it. UNIC buildings are equipped with the latest equipment: there are more than 60 scientific, practical laboratories, studios, specially equipped work areas.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

University of Nicosia programs cost

 

  • Undergraduate - from € 8430 / year
  • Masters - from € 3710 / year
  • Doctoral degree - from € 4500 / year
  • Medical school - from € 18,000 / year.

The cost of additional expenses of students of the University of Nicosia

  • Rent rooms / apartments - € 2000-4500 / year
  • Meals, household needs - € 2500-4000 / year
  • Educational supplies - € 400-500 / year.

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

General requirements

 

English language: applicants pass the test test, analogue TOEFL. The required level is IELTS 5.5 or TOEFL 500. If the language level is insufficient, students learn English in extra classes, in parallel with the basic education.

Requirements for admission to undergraduate

  • Certificate of secondary education
  • Additional Certificates Providing Bonus Points / Credits
  • Interview, audition, portfolio for admission to the creative profession.

Requirements for admission to the magistracy

  • Bachelor’s / Master’s degree
  • Two letters of recommendation (from employers or teachers)
  • Academic certificate - when transferring from another university indicating the grades and points for the disciplines studied

Requirements for entering the medical school

  • Bachelor's degree of the 2nd level in the specialty related to medicine (chemistry, biology, etc.)
  • Volunteer experience in related areas
    GAMSAT 55 points / MCAT 498 points
  • English level IELTS 7.0 / 6.5 in other tests
  • Interviews with representatives of St George’s University of London in the form of a video conference lasting 40 minutes: the applicant answers 8 questions. The Commission assesses the applicant's communication skills, the ability to sympathize with patients, and adherence to medicine.

Qualifying tests for a doctoral degree

  • Master of Medicine diploma with a rate of 90%
  • English level IELTS 6.5 / TOEFL 550
  • Motivation letter.
  • Passing an interview with representatives of St George's University of London in a video conference format.

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Recommendations on when to apply

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- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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