SECRETARIAL STUDIES (CERTIFICATE)

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  • DEPARTMENTOffice Administration & I.C.T
  • CAMPUSNicosia, Limassol, Larnaca, Pafos
  • DURATION1 Year
  • LANGUAGEGreek
  • ECTS Credits60

Final Higher Education Qualification:

Certificate in Secretarial Studies

The Program of Study is Accredited by the CY.Q.A.A. (Foreas) with Government Subsidy.
Overview
Learning Outcomes
Admission Policy
Grading System
Semester Breakdown
Academic Staff

Students enrolled in this vocational 1-Year program earn a Certificate in Secretarial Studies. The Secretarial Studies Certificate provides an excellent opportunity for students to pursue a career as professional secretaries working in an office and administrative service environment and prepares them to progress further in their studies to a Diploma or Higher Diploma level. It requires a minimum of 60 ECTS credits to graduate. 

  • To provide students with high quality education regarding the responsibilities and duties of a contemporary secretary.
  • To train students in order to respond effectively as secretaries to the high demands of modern enterprises, Banks, semi-government and government institutions.
  • To offer students theoretical as well as practical training in order to be able to respond successfully regarding office administration issues and the high technological demands of a contemporary labour market.
  • To prepare students in order to succeed in external exanimations of Typing, Greek Shorthand, Book keeping and Computers.

Recognized Secondary School Certificate (Apolytirion) or equivalent qualification.

A system of continuous (course work) which is 40% and final Exams which is 60% and the Passing mark is 50%, as follows:

  • During the semester, the instructor evaluates the students through a) Course Work which consists of: Tests, assignments, individual or group project, mid-term exams and / or other tests. The average of the scores is the continuous assessment score.
  • The final examination is carried out at the end of the semester.
  • The Passing mark is: 50%

A Semester

 

Α/Α

Course Code & Name

Weekly Periods

Duration

No. Of Weeks

Teaching hours per semester

ECTS per semester

Theory

Lab

1

TYP 101

Typing I

 

5

50

70

5

 

2

COM 101

Computer & Word Processing I

 

4

50

56

4

 

3

ENG 101

English I

4

 

50

56

6

4

4

SEC 101

Secretarial Duties I

3

 

50

42

3

3

5

OFO 101

Office Organization I

2

 

50

28

3

2

6

ACC 101

Elementary Accounting I

4

 

50

56

5

4

7

 

ELECTIVE

3

 

50

42

4

3

 

B Semester

 

Α/Α

Course Code & Name

Weekly Periods

Duration

No. Of Weeks

Teaching hours per semester

ECTS per semester

Theory

Lab

1

TYP 102

Typing II

 

5

50

70

5

 

2

COM 102

Computer & Word Processing II

 

4

50

56

4

 

3

ENG 102

English II

4

 

50

56

4

4

4

SEC 102

Secretarial Duties II

3

 

50

42

3

3

5

OFO 102

Office Organization II

2

 

50

28

3

2

6

ACC 102

Elementary Accounting II

4

 

50

56

5

4

7

 

ELECTIVE

3

 

50

42

4

3

 

 

ELECTIVE

2

 

50

28

2

2

Electives

 

Α/Α

Course Code & Name

Weekly Periods

Duration

No. Of Weeks

Teaching hours per semester

ECTS per semester

Theory

Lab

1

GSH 101

Greek Shorthand I

3

 

50

14

42

4

2

GRE 101

Greek Business Correspondence I

3

 

50

14

42

4

3

GSH 102

Greek Shorthand II

3

 

50

14

42

4

4

GRE 102

Greek Business Correspondence II

3

 

50

14

42

4

5

SOM 103

Social Media

2

50

28

2

 

 

6

CUS 104

Customer Service

2

50

28

2

 

 

Academic Staff Nicosia

Lecturer Name

Qualifications

E-mail

Evanthia Papachristoforou

(Head of the Program)

Master of Science (MSc) in Marketing, (Distinction)

Glasgow Caledonian University, U.K.

Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Degree in Public Relations with specialization in Marketing,

The Philips College, Cyprus.

[email protected]

 

Kyriaki Iesou

MA in Applied Linguistics (The Open University), BA English and Educational Studies (Keele University)

[email protected]

 

Demetra Spanou

Master in Management (University of Wolverhampton)

Bachelor in Computer Science (European University)

[email protected]

 

Demetra Anagnostou

Master in Banking and Finance (Open University), Bachelor in Business Administration (TEI Crete)

[email protected]

 

Irene Charalambous

Higher Diploma in Office Administration

Diploma in Executive Secretarial Studies

Certificate in Secretarial Studies

[email protected]

 

 Academic Staff Limassol

Lecturer Name

Qualifications

E-mail

Dorita Chrisanthou

(Head of the Program)

 

 

Master in Business Administration (C.D.A College) MA in Marketing with HR Management, Middlesex University

Bachelor in Economics – University of Patra

[email protected]

Dr. Savvi Antoniou

PhD in Language Sciences – Universite de Bourgogne – France

Master in Language Sciences (Teaching Languages) – Universite de Bourgogne – France, MA in Modern Enlgish Language – Huddersfield Univeristy, UK

BA In French Language and Literature – Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

 [email protected]

Aristos Kartoudes

MBA – CDA College Nicosia

B.A. (Hons) Computer and Business Studies – University of Sunderland

[email protected]

Demetris Konstantinou

Master in Business Administration (C.D.A College) Bachelor in Economics – University of Patra

[email protected]

Natasa Fotiou

Higher Diploma in Office Administration

Diploma in Executive Secretarial Studies

Certificate in Secretarial Studies

[email protected]

 

 Academic Staff Larnaca

Lecturer Name

Qualifications

E-mail

Katerina Ioannou

(Head of the Program)

Master in Business Administration (C) – C.D.A College

Bachelor in Economics (National & Kapodistrian University Athens)

[email protected]

Demetra Anagnostou

Master in Banking and Finance (Open University), Bachelor in Business Administration (TEI Crete)

[email protected]

 

Katerina Kyriakides

B.A English Language and Literature

Master in Leader Ship and  Management (University of Cyprus)

[email protected]

Panayiotis Tofi

Master in Business Administration (C) – C.D.A College

Bachelor in Computer Science (TEI Mesolongi)

[email protected]

Despo Kamenou

Pitman’s College London

[email protected]

 Academic Staff Pafos

Lecturer Name

Qualifications

E-mail

Eleni Demetriou

(Head of the Program of Study)

Bachelor in Public Administration and Business Administration with specialization in Accounting. (University of Cyprus) L.C.C.I Level 2 Certificate in Book – keeping and Accounts

L.C.C.I Level 1 Certificate in Book – keeping

[email protected]

Dorita Chrysanthou

 

Master in Business Administration (C.D.A College), MA in Marketing with HR Management, Middlesex University Bachelor in Economics (University of Patra)  

[email protected]

 

Niki Christofi

 

BA English Language and TESOL – Northumbria University

MA, Applied Linguistics and TESOL – Newcastle University

Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CELTA) – Newcastle IH

[email protected]

 

Aristos Kartoudes

 

 

Master of Business Administration-CDA College Nicosia, B.A. (Hons) Computer and Business Studies – University of Sunderland

[email protected]

 

Ioanna Christodoulidou

 

Higher Diploma in Office Administration (CDA College) Diploma in Executive Secretarial Studies (CDA College)

Certificate of Secretarial Studies (CDA College)

[email protected]

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