FUNERAL ADMINISTRATOR – EMBALMER (DIPLOMA)

Programs of study > Diploma > FUNERAL ADMINISTRATOR – EMBALMER (DIPLOMA)
  • DEPARTMENTBusiness & Police Studies
  • CAMPUSPafos
  • DURATION2 Years
  • LANGUAGEGreek
  • ECTS Credits120

Final Higher Education Qualification:

Diploma in Funeral Administrator – Embalmer

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

This innovative Program of Study “Funeral Administrator – Embalmer (2 Years, Diploma) is offered for the First Time in Cyprus and Greece.  The program has a theoretical and practical orientation. It focuses on the study and analysis of modern trends and developments, taking into account tradition, culture, religion, the legislation in force, ethics and deontology, as well as the rules of Health and Safety and Public Health.

Graduates of the program will be able to self-operate or be employed on a case-by-case basis both in the private sector and in Private Law Entities (LEPs) and related public-sector organizations, both in Cyprus and the EU.

It is a 2-year Program of Studies and the student is required to have at least 120 ECTS (credit units) to graduate. In the second year of study the students have the opportunity to choose between the two directions of the Program of Study that of a Funeral Administrator or of an Embalmer.

Purpose of the Program of Studies – FUNERAL DIRECTOR

  • To provide efficient, effective and personalized provision of funeral services and related ceremonies, based on the principles of applicable national, community and international law, as well as the basic principles governing culture, culture and religion or doctrine, to all those living in any way in the Republic of Cyprus and in Greece in general.
  • To have analytical and synthesis skills so that acquired theoretical and practical knowledge can be translated into professional practice by promoting and offering the most appropriate proposals and services.
  • To cooperate, in a harmonious and constructive manner, with the relevant professions and officials of the State and the wider public sector, both internally and abroad.
  • Contribute to shaping and promoting relevant professional culture and culture.
  1. To possess the required level of flexibility and adaptability to act with complete self-confidence and professionalism within the framework of current legislation and developments in the field of social service provision.
  2. Develop and encompass the required levels of standardization and interoperability with both the related professions and the public and wider public sector officials.
  3. Communicate appropriately and effectively with all residents in any way in the Republic of Cyprus and abroad.
  4. Develop and optimize themselves as professionals through further follow-up of specialized and higher relevant curricula, and develop corresponding work to build on the philosophy of lifelong learning.
  5. To act responsibly and as responsible students as the right professionals in the industry.

A recognized Secondary School Leaving Certificate with an average mark of at least 60% or equivalent qualifications; and

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

ΘΕΟ101

Theology

2

50

14

28

4

2

ΚΟΙ102

Sociology

2

50

14

28

4

3

ΨΥΧ103

Psychology I

2

50

14

28

4

4

ΟΔΓ104

Organization & Office Administration I

3

50

14

42

5

5

ΑΓΓ105

English I

2

50

14

28

4

6

ΙΣΤ106

History, Culture, Civilization

2

50

14

28

4

7

ΗΔΕ 107

Ethics & Deontology

2

50

14

28

4

B Semester  

Α/Α

Course Code & Name

Weekly Periods

Duration

No. Of Weeks

Teaching hours per semester

ECTS per semester

Theory

Lab

1

ΝΟΜ201

Funeral – Embalmer Director Law

3

50

14

42

5

2

ΗΥ202

Computers

1

1

50

14

28

2

3

ΨΥΧ203

Psychology II

3

50

14

42

5

4

ΟΔΓ204

Organization & Office Administration II

3

50

14

42

6

5

ΔΑΠ205

Human Resource Management I

2

50

14

28

4

6

ΧΗΜ206

Chemistry I

1

1

50

14

28

4

7

ΒΙΧ207

Biochemistry I

2

50

14

28

4

Second Year – Choice of two directions

Funeral Administrator

C Semester

Α/Α

Course Code & Name

Weekly Periods

Duration

No. Of Weeks

Teaching hours per semester

ECTS per semester

Theory

Lab

1

ΥΓΑ301

Health & Safety

2

50

14

28

4

2

ΑΙΑ302

Post Mortal Aesthetics & Restoration I

1

2

50

14

42

5

3

ΟΔΓ304

Organization & Office Administration III (Funeral Office)

2

1

50

14

42

5

4

ΔΑΠ305

Human Resource Management II

2

50

14

28

3

5

ΧΗΜ303

Chemistry II

1

1

50

14

28

4

6

ΑΝΑ306

Anatomy I

1

1

50

14

28

3

7

ΠΕΞ307

Practice I

3

50

14

42

6

 D Semester

Α/Α

Course Code & Name

Weekly Periods

Duration

No. Of Weeks

Teaching hours per semester

ECTS per semester

Theory

Lab

1

ΔΑΒ401

Public Health – First Aid

2

50

14

28

3

2

ΑΙΑ402

Post Mortal Aesthetics & Restoration II

1

2

50

14

42

6

3

ΕΞΟ403

Professional Foreign Language Terminology – English

2

50

14

28

2

4

ΟΡΓ404

Organisation & Office Administration IV (Funeral Services & Related Ceremonies)

2

2

50

14

56

5

5

ΒΙΧ406

Biochemistry II (Death Biochemistry)

2

1

50

14

42

6

6

ΠΕΞ407

Practice II

3

50

14

42

6

Embalmer

C Semester

Α/Α

Course Code & Name

Weekly Periods

Duration

No. Of Weeks

Teaching hours per semester

ECTS per semester

Theory

Lab

1

ΥΓΑ301

Health & Safety

2

50

14

28

4

2

ΑΙΑ302

Post Mortal Aesthetics & Restoration I

1

2

50

14

42

5

3

ΟΔΓ305

Organization & Office Administration III (Embalmer Office)

1

1

50

14

28

4

4

ΙΔΙ303

Forensic Medicine I

2

50

14

28

6

5

ΦΥΣ304

Physiology I

1

3

50

14

42

2

6

ΑΝΑ306

Anatomy I

1

1

50

14

28

3

7

ΠΕΞ307

Practice I

3

50

14

42

6

D Semester  

Α/Α

Course Code & Name

Weekly Periods

Duration

No. Of Weeks

Teaching hours per semester

ECTS per semester

Theory

Lab

1

ΔΑΒ401

Public Health – First Aid

2

50

14

28

3

2

ΑΙΑ402

Post Mortal Aesthetics & Restoration II

1

2

50

14

42

5

3

ΑΝΑ406

Anatomy II

1

1

50

14

28

3

4

ΕΞΟ405

Professional Foreign Language Terminology – English

2

50

14

28

2

5

ΙΔΙ403

Forensic Medicine II

1

3

50

14

56

5

6

ΧΗΜ407

Embalmer Chemistry

1

1

50

14

28

4

7

ΦΥΣ404

Physiology II

1

50

14

14

2

8

ΠΕΞ408

Practice (Embalmer)

3

50

14

42

6

Academic Staff

Name

Qualifications

Email

F/T

P/T

Dorita Chrysanthou

Head of the Program

 

 

MA in Marketing with HR Management (Middlesex University)                                            BSc in Economic Sciences (University of Patra)                           MBA in Business Administration (CDA College Nicosia)

[email protected]οm

F/T

Dr. Eleni Zaggelidou

 

Post Doc – Medicine Department Aristotelion University Thessaloniki, PhD Forensic Science & Toxicology (Aristotelion University Thessaloniki)   ΜSc Medical Law (Aristotelion University Thessaloniki) Bachelor in Medicine (Aristotelion University Thessaloniki)

[email protected]

P/T

Maria Miltiadous

 

 

BA (Hons) English Language and Literature (The Open University)

BSc (Hons) in International Spa Management (University of Derby) Diploma in Sports Science (Portsmouth University)

[email protected]

F/T

Father Andreas Petrides

 

 

Bachelor in Theology (National & Kapodistrian University Athens) Theological School “Apostolos Varnavas”

[email protected]

P/T

Andri Nikolaou

 

 

Master in Counseling Psychology (University of Nicosia, Bachelor in Psychology (University of Cyprus) GCDF CYPRUS-Global Career Development Facilitator Cyprus (Intercollege, Nicosia) Supplementary Distance Educational Program, Development of Basic Work Skills & Supplementary Distance Education Program, Criminological Psychology (National & Kapodistrian University Athens)

[email protected]

F/T

Marilena Alexandrou

 

 

Bachelor in Medieval and Modern Greek literature (University of Ioannina) Master in Special Education (European University Cyprus)

[email protected]

F/T

Georgios Mbosmalis

 

 

Master in Applied Strategy & National Security (Plymouth University) Master in Orthodox Theology (Open University of Greece) bachelor in National & European Studies (University of Piraeus)  Certificate Military School “Evelpidwn)

[email protected]

F/T

Aikaterini Panayioti

 

 

Bachelor in Biology – Specialization Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (University of Crete)

[email protected]

F/T

Androulla Ioannou

 

 

Master in Beauty Therapy Care and Exercise in Health promotion & Stress Management  (CDA College)  Bachelor in Aesthetics & Cosmetology (TEI Thessalonikis) 

[email protected]

F/ T

Dr Amvrosios Orfanides

 

 

Post Doc Researcher Medical School Aristotelion University Thessaloniki

PhD Medical School Aristoelion University Thessaloniki Master Specialization Chemical Analysis – Quality Control (National & Kapodistrian University Athens)

Bachelor in Chemistry (Aristoelion University Thessaloniki)

[email protected]

P/T

Dr Charalambos Neokleous

 

 

PhD in Medicine (University of Thessaly) Master in Pediatric Infectious Diseases (National & Kapodistrian University Athens) Bachelor in Medicine (University of Thessaly) 

[email protected]

P/T

Aristos Kartoudes

 

 

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

[email protected]rimehome.com

F/T

Vasileios Nizamis

 

Bachelor in Law (Law School Dimokritio University Thrace)

[email protected]

P/T

Panayiota Filippou

 

 

Master in Beauty Therapy Care and Exercise in Health promotion & Stress Management  (CDA College)  Bachelor in Aesthetics & Cosmetology (TEI Thessalonikis) 

[email protected]

F/T

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