University description (as per official university website)
The Institute operates two centres: the main campus in Nicosia, the capital of Cyprus, and a branch in Limassol, the islandís second largest city. In 1988, the Institute in Nicosia moved to its new, privately owned, purpose-built premises
The premises are located on Zannettos street, opposite the British Ambassadorís residence, in the secluded Ayios Andreas area, only a five-minute walk from the Municipal Theatre, The British Council, The Public Gardens, the Municipal Swimming Pool and a ten-minute walk away from the City Centre.
The premises have been designed to support high-quality teaching. Each classroom is fitted with audio-visual equipment (projector and surround system), comfortable chairs, and specious desks. The computer lab is equipped with the latest PCs open for studentís use while also there is free internet facility. At the basement of the Institute in Nicosia there is a lecture theatre which accommodates 100 students with comfortable chairs and desks. Also a cafeteria operates in the basement.
Undergraduate Programs Available
The Cyprus Institute of Marketing has been registered with the Ministry of Education to offer the following programs of study in Nicosia and Limassol:
1. MARKETING STUDIES (One Year Diploma)
2. SALES MANAGEMENT (One Year Diploma)
3. BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (Two Years B.Sc. Degree)
4. SHIPPING (Two Years B.Sc. Degree)
5. TOURISM MANAGEMENT (Two Years B.Sc. Degree)
6. FINANCIAL & COMPUTER STUDIES (Two years B.Sc. Degree)
7. BANKING (Two years B.Sc. degree)
8. INSURANCE (Two years B.Sc. Degree)
9. EUROPEANSTUDIES (Two years B.Sc. degree)
10. BUSINESS ENGLISH (One Year Diploma)
11. CORPORATE MANAGEMENT & STRATEGIC PLANNING (12 Months, Post Graduate Diploma)
12. BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (12 Months, MBA)
Method of Teaching
Instructional methods include lectures by Lecturers who are actively involved in a Large Firm or Organi zation. Guest Lecturers are invited from Industry and the Business world who give a lecture on current mar ket developments. Besides lectures, the teaching program includes discussions, seminars, industry studies, film shows and work projects. Program methods are designed to foster continuing exchanges of views among students and they provide a means to learn from each other and gain new perspectives by interacting with students from other industries, countries and cultures.
For programs 3-9 described above students can only be accepted upon successful completion of the Diploma in Marketing Management (DMM) or Diploma in Sales Management (DSM).
Weekly Hours of Teaching
All Bachelor programs are taught for 15 teaching periods per week of 45 min each thus coming under the Cyprus' government requirements for Full-Time studies.
The above programs of study are registered with the Ministry of Education and Culture and are offered on a Full-Time basis in Nicosia and Limassol.