Master in Business Administration (MBA)

General

Program Description

The Master degree in Business Administration (MBA) is designed to prepare and support professionals working in the private or public sector by providing specialized knowledge and practical training, to improve skills in a business organization in order to respond effectively to the new realities of today's global markets.

Programme Structure

Successful completion of (4) Thematic Units (modules) and a Master Thesis are the requirements for the Master in Business Administration (MBA). The currently offered Modules are the following:

  • Organisation and Management
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Leadership and Decision-Making
  • Marketing

For the successful completion of each module, students, under the supervision of their tutors, are required to submit up to four written assignments per module. At the end of the academic year there are final written exams for each module.

Admission RequirementsThe minimum requirement for admission to the MBA programme is an undergraduate degree from an accredited university. Note: It is preferable that students entering the program l have at least three years of relevant work experience.ApplicationsThe application period for the 2017-2018 academic year will be open from July 6 through September 5, 2017. Applications are submitted only online through the University's website https://applications.ouc.ac.cy/admissions?sap-language=EN.

Modules Year Mandatory / Optional Pre-requisite Modules Co-requisite Modules Hours ECTS
ΜΒΑ50 Organisation Management 1 Mandatory 600-720 24
ΜΒΑ51 Accounting and Finance 1 Mandatory ΜΒΑ50 600-720 24
ΜΒΑ701Α Master Thesis Ι 1 Mandatory ΜΒΑ50, ΜΒΑ51 300-360 12
ΜΒΑ701Β Master Thesis ΙΙ 2 Mandatory ΜΒΑ50, ΜΒΑ51 ΜΒΑ701Α 300-360 12
ΜΒΑ60 Leadership and Decision-Making 2 Mandatory ΜΒΑ50 600-720 24
ΜΒΑ61 Marketing 2 Mandatory ΜΒΑ50, ΜΒΑ51 600-720 24
Total 3000-3600 120
Last updated November 2018

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

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 degrees at all levels (undergraduate, master and doctoral). Building on its origins as the country’s only University dedicated to distance education, OUC is growing quickly in academic stature and overall reputation. Today’s challenging realities have widened OUC’s horizons, helping to bring Cyprus near towards its strategic goal: to be established as a regional educational and research center and hub for international scholars and students alike in the Eastern Mediterranean basin. Read less
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