The assignment of the undergraduate program to Financially Is to provide its students with strong foundations of knowledge and skills in economic theory and quantitative analysis. The program introduces students to macroeconomic and microeconomic theory, teaches them to formulate their thoughts and writing in complete and structured terms on financial and policy issues. It also teaches them to use real-world data to predict, study, and model economic phenomena, as well as to investigate the relationships between observed economic behaviors and economic models.
One Program Three Specializations
To meet the needs of the labor market, as well as the range of needs and possible academic and professional goals of our graduates, the undergraduate program is specialized in three academic directions:
- Energy Economics with emphasis on Oil and Natural Gas Economics,
- Business Economics,
- Banking and Finance.
The three specializations / academic directions are designed in such a way that they provide students with a broad range of knowledge and a deep understanding of the central theories and analytical tools in the field of finance, while maintaining the necessary flexibility to meet the needs of the range of options Which arise in the professional career.
Very few diplomas offer the career opportunities that may secure a stiffer in Economics. Our graduates will be well prepared to join the labor market. The potential employers of our graduates, among others, are:
- Private sector enterprises,
- State and private banks,
- Public services and bodies,
- Financial advisory services,
- Multinational companies,
- Oil and gas companies,
- Auditing firms,
- Insurance companies,
- Business Communications,
- Law firms and law firms,
- Agencies and services of the European Union.
Alternatively, graduates of the program may continue their studies at postgraduate and doctoral level.
Structure of the Program
In the first year students learn to think as economists and become familiar with the tools used to analyze the real economic problems. This knowledge is the foundation on which the rest of their studies will be based.
The second year consists of compulsory thematic units in Microeconomics and Macroeconomic Analysis, Accounting, Econometrics, Public Economics and Industrial Organization.
In the third year, students choose one of three directions according to their interests. In particular, the third year includes two compulsory core thematic units (Principles of Financial Theory and International Economics), two compulsory thematic specialization modules and two thematic selection modules.
The thematic modules of the fourth year allow students to deepen their specialization courses in the direction they chose, as well as to follow thematic modules of choice according to their interests and their professional goals. Specifically, the fourth year includes four thematic specialization modules and two thematic selection modules.
The second application period for the academic year 2017-2018 Starts on 6 July and ends on 5 September 2017 at 11:00 am . Applications can only be submitted electronically, via the APIKY website, to the following link Https://applications.ouc.ac.cy/admissions?sap-language=EN#
About the School
As the second public University, established in 2002, the Open University Cyprus (OUC) aims to fill an important gap in the Cypriot higher education system, offering accredited distance learning degre ... Read More