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Diploma in International Business



Students enrolled in this program earn a Diploma in International Business. The program is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions in local, offshore and multinational companies engaged in business activities such as trade of both goods and services as well as for higher studies in business.



The aims and objectives of the program are:


  • To enhance the students’ critical thinking and  develop their basic analytical and decision-making skills.
  • To provide students with a broad understanding of the fundamental principles and theories of the basic areas of business including economics, accounting, finance, management and marketing.
  • To equip graduates with a solid academic, technical and intellectual background that will enable them to pursue higher studies in undergraduate and professional schools.



Upon successful completion of this program of study, its graduates will:


  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the major functional areas of business and identify and evaluate the complexities of international business and globalization from home versus host-country, and regional, cultural standpoints.
  2. Demonstrate knowledge of all areas of international business and an understanding of the challenges and opportunities of the hastily changing and evolving international business environment.
  3. Understand the augmented hazards and challenges linked to global and international processes and develop strategies to employ international business plans.



The program requires a minimum of 120 ECTS credits as follows:









General Education Requirements



Business Core Requirements



Major Requirements









General Education Requirements               

ECO101 Principles of Microeconomics (6)

ECO201 Principles of Macroeconomics (6)

ENG101 English Communication (6)

ENG102 English Writing (6)

ENG201 Advanced English (6)

FRE101 French Language (6)

FRE201 French Language II (6)

GER101 German Language (6)

GER201 German Language II (6)

GRE101 Modern Greek (6)

GRE201 Modern Greek ΙΙ (6)

HST101 European History (6)

HST102 History of Cyprus (6)

MTH101 Mathematics (6)

MTH102 Statistics (6)

MTH201 Finite Mathematics (6)

MTH204 Statistics II (6)

PHI101 Introduction to Philosophy (6)

POL101 Political Studies (6)

PSY101 Introduction to Psychology (6)

SOC101 Principles of Sociology (6)

Business Core Requirements                     

ACC101 Financial Accounting (6)

ACC401 Managerial and Cost Accounting (6)

CSC101 Introduction to Computing (6)

CSC102 Computer Applications (6)

CSC203 Management Information Systems (6)

FIN101 Principles of Financial Management (6)

LAW101 Business Law (6)

MAR101 Principles of Marketing (6)

MGT101 Principles of Management (6)

MGT302 Organizational Behavior (6)

MGT401 International Business (6)

MGT403 Business Policy and Strategic Management (6)

Major Requirements                                  

ECO301 International Economics (6)

FIN201 Multinational Business Finance (6)

LAW201 International Law (6)

MAR203 International Marketing (6)

MGT201 Production and Operational Management (6)

MGT206 e-Business (6)

MGT304 European Business (6)

MGT312 Cross Cultural Management (6)

12 credits from the following:

MGT203 Management Theory and Practice (6)

MGT303 Management Science (6)

MGT305 Managing Change (6)

MGT311Cultural and Political Environment of International Business (6)

MGT404 Business Ethics (6)

The number of teaching hours (TH) for each course is 3 except when otherwise stated.



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