Online MA in Cyprus

11 Best Online MAs in Cyprus

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A master’s degree requires years of study to earn, but it may be invaluable for graduates in a competitive job market. MA degrees are offered in many different concentrations, so students can further their knowledge and experience in their chosen field.

Cyprus has a subsidized and students-friendly higher education. It has three public and four private universities. The government universities are University of Cyprus, Open University of Cyprus and Cyprus University of Technology. The country has an international community hence language barrier might not be a challenge to students.

Online Master of Arts in Cyprus

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Master of Arts in Special (Inclusive) Education

University of Europe Laureate Digital: European University Cyprus
Online Full time Part time 18 months September 2017 Cyprus Nicosia + 1 more

The MA in ‘Special (Inclusive) Education’ provides students with the knowledge and skills to support the inclusion of special needs children and adults in education. The program offers insight into education policy and practice, encouraging students to consider the challenges and solutions to ensuring greater inclusion. Students gain an understanding of a range of impairments, along with the skills to meet special educational needs in mainstream institutions of learning. Courses also include research methods, the use of technology in the inclusive classroom, and wider social issues related to disability. [+]

Online Masters of Arts in Cyprus 2017/2018. The MA in ‘Special (Inclusive) Education’ provides students with the knowledge and skills to support the inclusion of special needs children and adults in education. The program offers insight into education policy and practice, encouraging students to consider the challenges and solutions to ensuring greater inclusion. Students gain an understanding of a range of impairments, along with the skills to meet special educational needs in mainstream institutions of learning. Courses also include research methods, the use of technology in the inclusive classroom, and wider social issues related to disability. Accreditation The Interdisciplinary Academic Recognition and Information Agency of Greece (DOATAP–Hellenic NARIC) and the Evaluation Committee of Private Universities (ECPU) of the Ministry of Education and Culture of the Republic of Cyprus. Learning outcomes Upon successful completion of the program, the students should be able to: Design, implement and present educational research, including being able to evaluate research projects that focus on inclusive education. Develop the design and analysis of data with statistical techniques that are used in the research of inclusive education or in the design, implementation and presentation of advanced qualitative research. Differentiate between teaching and resources to offer effective support to all students in an inclusive class. Design and implement programs, which can respond to the individual needs of children with disabilities and the wider demands of the curriculum and its approach to inclusive education. Develop further advisory and communication skills for use with parents of children with disabilities to effectively... [-]

Master of Arts in Technologies of Learning and Communication

University of Europe Laureate Digital: European University Cyprus
Online Full time Part time 18 months September 2017 Cyprus Nicosia + 1 more

The Master of Arts program in ‘Technologies of Learning and Communication’ is geared to prepare educators and administrators in the field to acquire expert knowledge and training in new technologies in Learning and Communication. It seeks to nurture the skills and in depth understanding of this fast changing field to allow candidates to explore and implement contemporary learning methods, tools and contexts and promote the utilization of new technologies in teaching and learning. [+]

The Master of Arts program in ‘Technologies of Learning and Communication’ is geared to prepare educators and administrators in the field to acquire expert knowledge and training in new technologies in Learning and Communication. It seeks to nurture the skills and in depth understanding of this fast changing field to allow candidates to explore and implement contemporary learning methods, tools and contexts and promote the utilization of new technologies in teaching and learning. Academic program Degree Requirements Core Courses (10 ECTS) Core Concentration Courses:Technologies of Learning and Communication (40 ECTS) Major Concentration Electives: Technologies of Learning and Communication (20 ECTS) Master Thesis (20 ECTS) For the successful completion of the master program and the awarding of the postgraduate title is expected from the student that s/he will complete the program’s requirements as shown above (total 30 credits, 90 ECTS) and have an average (G.P.A) 2.5. or more according to the University regulations. Accreditation The Interdisciplinary Academic Recognition and Information Agency of Greece (DOATAP–Hellenic NARIC) and the Evaluation Committee of Private Universities (ECPU) of the Ministry of Education and Culture of the Republic of Cyprus. Learning outcomes The course aims at the following: The provision of a strong theoretical background for utilising new technologies into formulating a contemporary learning environment. The development of research skills for studying and improving pedagogical practices with the utilisation of new technologies within the process of learning and communication. The deeper understanding of basic and contemporary concepts regarding New Technologies of Learning and Communication and their... [-]

Master of Arts in Education Leadership

University of Europe Laureate Digital: European University Cyprus
Online Full time Part time 18 months September 2017 Cyprus Nicosia + 1 more

The ‘Education Leadership’ program aims to develop essential knowledge and skills in the theory and practice of management and leadership in education. Students are expected to attain competence across a spectrum of relevant subject areas and themes, including innovation in schools; education and technology; communication and conflict resolution; organizational culture and resource management; public policy; systems of inspection and review; and the philosophy of leadership in education. [+]

Online Masters of Arts in Cyprus 2017/2018. The ‘Education Leadership’ program aims to develop essential knowledge and skills in the theory and practice of management and leadership in education. Students are expected to attain competence across a spectrum of relevant subject areas and themes, including innovation in schools; education and technology; communication and conflict resolution; organizational culture and resource management; public policy; systems of inspection and review; and the philosophy of leadership in education. Academic program Core Courses (10 ECTS) Core Concentration Courses: Education Leadership (40 ECTS) Major Concentration Electives: Education Leadership (20 ECTS) Master Thesis (20 ECTS) Accreditation The Interdisciplinary Academic Recognition and Information Agency of Greece (DOATAP–Hellenic NARIC) and the Evaluation Committee of Private Universities (ECPU) of the Ministry of Education and Culture of the Republic of Cyprus. Learning outcomes Design, prepare and present small- or large-scale educational research. Analyse and evaluate quantitative and qualitative research in the field of educational leadership. Carry out a master’s thesis on a specific subject of educational leadership Develop a thorough understanding of educational organisation as a social system, comprehend the dynamic context in which a school and the educational system are working and become familiar with basic leadership operations and how these can be implemented at the level of a school unit. Identify the characteristics of leadership in relation to the micro society of a school and be able to apply the concept of leadership to the effectiveness of a school unit. Acquire knowledge in the areas of motivation, conflict resolution,... [-]

Master of Arts in English Language and Literature

University of Europe Laureate Digital: European University Cyprus
Online Full time Part time 18 months September 2017 Cyprus Nicosia + 1 more

The Master of Arts in English Language and Literature offers students the opportunity to examine literary, theoretical and critical texts from a variety of cultural contexts, fostering advanced skills of comprehension, interpretation, and analysis. A core feature of the program is the investigation of English as a global language, with courses in Applied Linguistics, Second-Language Acquisition, Bilingualism, and the methodology of English-Language Teaching, enabling students to develop practical and academic techniques for further research in the fields of Literature and Linguistics. [+]

The Master of Arts in English Language and Literature offers students the opportunity to examine literary, theoretical and critical texts from a variety of cultural contexts, fostering advanced skills of comprehension, interpretation, and analysis. A core feature of the program is the investigation of English as a global language, with courses in Applied Linguistics, Second-Language Acquisition, Bilingualism, and the methodology of English-Language Teaching, enabling students to develop practical and academic techniques for further research in the fields of Literature and Linguistics. Academic program All students pursuing a Master of Arts in English Language and Literature program must complete the following requirements: Core Courses (60 ECTS) Elective Courses (10 ECTS) Master Thesis (20 ECTS) Core Courses Cultural Studies (8 ECTS) Theories of Literature (10 ECTS) Postcolonial Studies (7 ECTS) English Language Teaching (ELT) Methodology (8 ECTS) English in Globalisation (7 ECTS) Core Issues in Second Language Acquisition (10 ECTS) Research Methods (10 ECTS) Elective Courses Students select one (1) of the following courses: Special Topics in Literature (10 ECTS) Special Topics in Linguistics (10 ECTS) Master Thesis (20 ECTS) Accreditation The Interdisciplinary Academic Recognition and Information Agency of Greece (DOATAP–Hellenic NARIC) and the Evaluation Committee of Private Universities (ECPU) of the Ministry of Education and Culture of the Republic of Cyprus. Learning outcomes General Objectives The development of advanced research skills appropriate to the fields of Literature and Linguistics. The sustained and intensive development of critical, analytical, and creative thinking skills, particularly related to modes of humanistic and linguistic inquiry The... [-]

Master of Arts in Early Childhood Education

University of Europe Laureate Digital: European University Cyprus
Online Full time Part time 18 months September 2017 Cyprus Nicosia + 1 more

The Master of Arts program in ‘Early Childhood Education’ provides candidates with an in depth specialization in the field of education of 3 to 8 year olds and helps shape their professional expertise. [+]

Online Masters of Arts in Cyprus 2017/2018. The Master of Arts program in ‘Early Childhood Education’ provides candidates with an in depth specialization in the field of education of 3 to 8 year olds and helps shape their professional expertise. Masters students are equipped to assess education theories and recent research, to engage in their own research and attain the capacity to seek a doctoral qualification. They will be given the opportunity to become involved and to take a critical stand in the latest discussions of the trends and practices in the field at a local and international level. Academic program Core Courses (10 ECTS) Core Concentration Courses: Early Childhood Education (40 ECTS) Major Concentration Electives: Early Childhood Education (20 ECTS) Master Thesis (20 ECTS) Accreditation The Interdisciplinary Academic Recognition and Information Agency of Greece (DOATAP–Hellenic NARIC) and the Evaluation Committee of Private Universities (ECPU) of the Ministry of Education and Culture of the Republic of Cyprus. Career opportunities Kindergarten teaching and management, Childcare in the public and private domains, policy formulation and further research. Application requirements The specific admission requirements for the Master of Arts in Early Childhood Education are: An attested copy of a recognized bachelor’s degree An official copy of academic transcript Two letters of recommendation. Referees may be academic (tutor/instructor) or professional (manager/supervisor) Short report of your personal goals and research interests (up to two pages) Recent CV Copy of High School Leaving Certificate Good knowledge of English demonstrated with one of the following: Completion of... [-]

Ma In Theology

University of Nicosia
Online Full time Part time 3 semesters September 2017 Cyprus Nicosia + 1 more

To provide quality postgraduate training clergy and laity theologians, as well as to teachers, because of religious instruction taught in primary education, scholars and graduates of the humanities and social sciences and other disciplines University graduates, who they wish to deepen and develop their interdisciplinary training in a modern learning framework of Orthodox Theology. [+]

Duration (years): 1.5 years or 3 semesters Qualification Awarded: Postgraduate Diploma in Theology Level of Qualification: Master (2nd Cycle) Language of Instruction: Greek Mode of Study: Distance Learning Minimum Credits: 36 Minimum ECTS Credits: 90 Profile of the Programme: GOALS To provide quality postgraduate training clergy and laity theologians, as well as to teachers, because of religious instruction taught in primary education, scholars and graduates of the humanities and social sciences and other disciplines University graduates, who they wish to deepen and develop their interdisciplinary training in a modern learning framework of Orthodox Theology. To study the role of Christianity in the modern world, the historical and theological foundation of, the works of the great Fathers of the Church and the relationship of Orthodoxy with other denominations and religions. Special emphasis is on Christian education, the media and the ways in which theoretical developments can improve pedagogical practice. During the study: Investigated the domain of Biblical Studies, Ecclesiastical History in general and the history of the Church of Cyprus, Greece, the Balkans, Russia and the Patriarchates in particular, as well as the sector of Pedagogic, Philosophy of Education, Christian Education, and the use of multimedia . The survey in the Patristic and hagiographical Studies in the field of patristic literature and theology, based on the works of the Great Fathers of the Church and of the Saints Epiphanius of Cyprus Neophytos the enclosed. Emphasis is also given in Pastoral Theology, in order to establish, especially the clergy and the laity,... [-]

MA TESOL - Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

University of Nicosia
Online Full time Part time 3 semesters September 2017 Cyprus Nicosia + 1 more

To provide students with a strong professional foundation for developing practical teaching skills in relation to TESOL; to further students’ understanding of English language teaching. [+]

Online Masters of Arts in Cyprus 2017/2018. Duration (years): 3 semesters Qualification Awarded: Master of Arts in TESOL - Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Level of Qualification: Master Degree (2nd Cycle) Language of Instruction: English Mode of Study: Full-time or Part-time Minimum Credits: 27 Minimum ECTS Credits: 90 Profile of the Programme: General Objectives: To provide students with a strong professional foundation for developing practical teaching skills in relation to TESOL; to further students’ understanding of English language teaching. Specific Objectives: To develop in the student an understanding of a range of disciplines and areas of professional activity which underpin the field of TESOL and constitute its focus and its concerns; To provide students with a solid theoretical foundation and the necessary professional skills in TESOL; To equip the students with the linguistic knowledge, cultural understanding, and pedagogical training essential to the various aspects of TESOL; To provide theoretical and/or practical support for actual situations within the language classroom, To develop students’ skills in critical reading and ability to design a research project, To provide the theoretical and/or practical basis required for the study of a doctoral degree. Career Prospects: The MA TESOL programme prepares students and educators for global careers as ESL/EFL teachers and course developers. It is designed for those who may have little or no substantial teaching experience but who wish to gain a substantial postgraduate qualification early in their professional lives in the field of TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages). Graduates... [-]

MA in Teaching Greek to Speakers of Other Languages

University of Nicosia
Online Full time 3 semesters September 2017 Cyprus Nicosia

Graduates will specialize in theoretical and practical issues relating to the teaching of Greek as a second/foreign language. [+]

Duration: 3 semesters Qualification Awarded: Master of Arts in Teaching Greek to Speakers of Other Languages Level of Qualification: 2nd Cycle (Master’s Degree) Language of Instruction: Greek Mode of Study: Distance Learning Minimum Credits: 27 Minimum ECTS Credits: 90 Profile of the Programme: Graduates will specialize in theoretical and practical issues relating to the teaching of Greek as a second/foreign language. They will develop transferrable skills relating to the field and especially in the area of teaching Career Prospects: Graduates will be able to have an international career in teaching Greek as a second/foreign language. They will also be able to devise language teaching programmes. Graduates will be able to work for the public or private sector globally (schools, institutes, universities, research centres), which specialize in this field. Access to Further Studies: Graduates of the programme can be accepted into Third Cycle degrees (PhD). Graduation Requirements The student must complete 90 ECTS and all programme requirements. Learning Outcomes Graduates will deepen their understanding of second language acquisition approaches with specific emphasis on teaching Greek. They will practice teaching Greek under the three pillars of language learning (teaching, learning and assessment) with an emphasis on communication skills. They will learn how to manage the classroom and design courses and syllabi suitable for teaching Greek. Graduates will be familiar with highly specialized aspects of language teaching. They will be able to apply new technologies in language teaching. They will gain significant understanding of theoretical frameworks to enable them to pursue further postgraduate... [-]

MA in International Relations and European Studies - Distance Learning

University of Nicosia
Online Full time Part time 3 semesters September 2017 Cyprus Nicosia + 1 more

The students attain a broad understanding of the political, social and economic evolution of the international system in the 20th century as well as the new evolving international environment. [+]

Online Masters of Arts in Cyprus 2017/2018. Concentrations: 1. European Studies, 2. Conflict and Peace Studies, 3. Cyprus Studies, 4. Diplomacy, 5. Energy Security, 6. Middle East and East Mediterranean Studies, 7. Strategic Studies Duration: 1.5 years Qualification Awarded: Master of Arts in International Relations and European Studies Level of Qualification: Master Degree (2nd Cycle) Language of Instruction: English Mode of Study: Distance Learning Minimum Credits: 27 Minimum ECTS Credits: 90 Profile of the Programme: i. The students attain a broad understanding of the political, social and economic evolution of the international system in the 20th century as well as the new evolving international environment. ii. The role of law, business and diplomacy in the international system will form a vital part of this understanding. iii. The relative political and economic power of states, the role of international organizations such as the United Nations, and the existence of conflict will provide major foci for the program as a whole. Career Prospects: Graduates of this program go on to work in many different positions, both in the public sector as well as the private sector. Ministries within the Republic of Cyprus, United Nations and its associated agencies, non-governmental organizations, mass media and political parties, businesses, and banks. Access to Further Studies: Graduates of the programme can be accepted into Third Cycle degrees (Doctorate Degree) [-]

Ma In European Public Law And Politics

University of Nicosia
Online Full time Part time 3 semesters September 2017 Cyprus Nicosia + 1 more

The Programme addresses legal aspects holders, Political Science and / or Public Administration, International and / or European Studies, International Relations and other relevant qualifications. [+]

Duration (years): 3 semesters Qualification Awarded: European Public Law and Politics (MA, 3 semesters) - Distance Learning Level of Qualification: 2nd Cycle (Master Degree) Language of Instruction: Greek / English Mode of Study: Full / part-time attendance Minimum Credits: 27 Minimum ECTS Credits: 90 Profile of the Programme: The Programme addresses legal aspects holders, Political Science and / or Public Administration, International and / or European Studies, International Relations and other relevant qualifications. The Program aims to provide the opportunity for bi-scientific approach, deepen and sharpen the cognitive module which consists of the subjects / fields of the State and of European Law, Political Theory, Political Science, International and European Studies and others objects included in the broader field of political science. Systematic post-graduate training in these disciplines can be a critical asset for people who aim to work in a multitude of sectors, organizations and professions. Indicatively, the skills that graduates of the program will derive will be useful: 1. In senior or junior employees of the Public Service and various state or semi-state organizations. 2. Executives of international organizations such as the European Union, the UN, the Council of Europe etc. 3. Executives Non-Governmental Organizations, international or national. 4. Members of the diplomatic corps and other employees in embassies or other agencies and organizations active in the field of interstate relations. 5. To those who are about to undertake practical legal science, either as attorneys or as legal advisors to companies and to public or private organizations, NGOs,... [-]

MA in Digital Media and Communications

University of Nicosia
Online Full time Part time 18 months September 2017 Cyprus Nicosia + 1 more

The program is designed to be completed in one calendar year (12 months), over a fall, a spring and a summer semester of 13 weeks. Working professionals have the part-time study option which may take longer. The program consists of core courses, specialization requirements and electives. Students are required to attend lectures and seminars and engage in individual as well as group-based learning activities. [+]

Online Masters of Arts in Cyprus 2017/2018. Specializations: 1. Journalism and Social Media Publishing, 2. Public Relations and Advertising in Networked Society, 3. Sports Media and Communications Duration (years): 1.5 years Qualification Awarded: Digital Media and Communications(MA, 3 semesters) - Distance Leaning Level of Qualification: 2nd cycle (Master’s degree) Language of Instruction: English Mode of Study: Full-time and part time study. Minimum Credits: 27 Minimum ECTS Credits: 90 Profile of the Programme: The program is designed to be completed in one calendar year (12 months), over a fall, a spring and a summer semester of 13 weeks. Working professionals have the part-time study option which may take longer. The program consists of core courses, specialization requirements and electives. Students are required to attend lectures and seminars and engage in individual, as well as group-based learning activities. Aims: What role do digital media, particularly social media play in the economy, politics and everyday life? How have social media changed the practice of journalism, public relations and advertising? The MA in Digital media and Communications addresses these and similar questions that have emerged out of the rise of social media and their increasing domination of the media and communication professions. This program offers a critical analysis of the operation, functions, use, embeddedness and ramifications of social media in a globalized, networked society. It is aimed at people who wish to acquire a critical understanding of social media and learn how to analyze and mobilize them strategically. The program emphasizes on an evidence-based,... [-]