INFORMATION & COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY (DIPLOMA)

Programs of study > Diploma > INFORMATION & COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY (DIPLOMA)
  • DEPARTMENTOffice Administration & I.C.T
  • CAMPUSNicosia, Limassol
  • DURATION2 Years
  • LANGUAGEEnglish
  • ECTS Credits120

Final Higher Education Qualification:

Diploma in Information & Communication Technology

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

The program seeks to prepare students to obtain the necessary technical skills both in terms of hardware and software and get basic understanding to assist a small to medium company to carry out its day-to-day information related activities and do rudimentary planning on what is needed. The ICT Diploma requires a minimum of 120 ECTS credits and there are no other in-between titles.

The aim of the program is to prepare the student to have the technical skills both in terms of hardware and software and basic understanding to assist a small to medium company to carry out its day-to-day information related activities and do rudimentary planning on what is needed.

In addition to skills training, the curriculum concentrates on providing the student with an awareness of the common problems in ICT and the means to and deal with them efficiency. Furthermore, the programme offers the student an opportunity to develop the capacity to think and plan ahead and the ability to act on his/her own and take decisions both at personal and employer level.

  • Problem resolution skills: Use the technology competently to solve problems of information and communication character in a small or medium company.
  • Technical/Technician competency: Install, configure, maintain, operate, troubleshoot, and repair a variety of hardware and software systems.
  • Technological adaptability: Cope competently with the changing technologies of the profession and adapt comfortably in the rapidly changing professional environment.
  • Organization’s Maintenance: To be able to employ system integration techniques for installing and maintaining IT systems of the organization.
  • Recognized Secondary School Certificate (Apolytirion) or equivalent qualification.
  • Proof of English

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 Name

Course Code

Periods per week

Period duration

Total periods/

Academic semester

Number of ECTS

1

Business English

ENG 111

3

50

42

4

2

Introduction to Computer Applications

COM 111

3

50

42

6

3

Introduction to Programming

COM115

3

50

42

6

4

Introduction to Computing

COM113

3

50

42

6

5

Basic Mathematics & Statistics

MAT111

3

50

42

4

6

Computer System Architecture

COM121

3

50

42

4

 B Semester

Α/Α

Course Name

Course Code

Periods per week

Period duration

Total periods/

Academic semester

Number of ECTS

1

Introduction to Multimedia

INF 221

3

50

42

4

2

Introduction to Computer Systems

COM 221

3

50

42

6

3

Introduction to Relational Databases

INF 121

3

50

42

6

4

Management and Information Systems

INF 111

3

50

42

4

5

Systems Analysis and Design

INF 123

3

50

42

6

6

Cloud Computing

COM 124

3

50

42

4

C Semester

Α/Α

Course Name

Course Code

Periods per week

Period duration

Total periods/

Academic semester

Number of ECTS

1

Communication and Networks

COM 211

3

50

42

6

2

Users Support

COM 212

3

50

42

4

3

Visual Basic Programming

COM 123

3

50

42

6

4

Free Elective

 

3

50

42

4

5

Internet Technologies & Web Design

INF 223

3

50

42

6

6

Introduction to Mobile Applications

COM122

3

50

42

6

 D Semester

Α/Α

Course Name

Course Code

Periods per week

Period duration

Total periods/

Academic semester

Number of ECTS

1

Fundamentals of Computer Security

COM 222

3

50

42

6

2

Introduction to Java Programming

COM 215

3

50

42

6

3

Network Design and Support

COM 223

3

50

42

6

4

E-Business

INF 222

3

50

42

4

5

Final Project

PRO 221

3

50

42

8

 Elective Courses:

 

Α/Α

Course Name

Course Code

Periods per week

Period duration

Total periods/

Academic semester

Number of ECTS

1

Greek Language*

GRE 101

3

50

42

4

2

Russian Language

RUS 101

3

50

42

4

3

Business & Professional Communication

ENG 121

3

50

42

4

4

Database Design Development

COM 214

3

50

42

4

 

Nicosia Academic Staff

 

 

Lecturer Name

Qualifications

E-mail

Dr. Pavlos Panayi

 

(Head of the Program)

PhD Data Communications (New York City

University New York, NY) MBA Business Adm. (New York City University New York,

NY) BSc in Computer Science (New York Institute of Technology)

[email protected]

 

Dr. Pavlos Evangelides

 

PhD in Applied Mathematics, University of Bradford, United Kingdom

Eng. Information and Communication systems, University of Aegean, Greece

[email protected]

 

Petros Efthymiou

 

MBA Master in Business Administration

Master of Arts in Management Information Technology

B.Sc. in Business Administration

Diploma in Peace & Conflict Resolution

[email protected]

 

Demetra Spanou

 

 

Master in Management (University of Wolverhampton)

Bachelor in Computer Science (European University)

 

[email protected]

 

Olga Pelekanou

 

 

Master of Science in Web and Mobile Systems. (Frederick University)

Master in Business Administration (CDA College), BSc Computer Science (Frederick University), BSc Computer Science (OMSK State Pedagogical

University, Russia)

[email protected]

Kyriaki Iesou

 

 

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

[email protected]

 

Christina Agathangelou

 

 

MSc Cyber Crime & E-Investigation

BSc Applied Criminology with Forensic Studies  

[email protected]

 

 

 

 

 

Limassol Academic Staff

Lecturer Name

Qualifications

E-mail

Olga Pelekanou

Head of the Program

 

 

Master of Science in Web and Mobile Systems. (Frederick University)

Master in Business Administration (CDA College), BSc Computer Science (Frederick University), BSc Computer Science (OMSK State Pedagogical

University, Russia)

[email protected]

Dr. Pavlos Panayi

 

 

PhD Data Communications (New York City

University New York, NY) MBA Business Adm. (New York City University New York,

NY) BSc in Computer Science (New York Institute of Technology)

[email protected]

 

Dr. Ifigenia Efthymiou

 

PhD on Statistics – University of Aegean

Master’s Degree “Statistics and Data Analysis – University of Aegean

BSc, Department of Statistics and Actuarial – Financial Mathematics – University of Aegean

[email protected]

Machi Antoniou

 

         

M.A. In Modern English Language

MBA – Master In Business Administration – C.D.A. College, Nicosia

B.A. In English Language and Literature – University College London

[email protected]

Theodoros Christofides

 

MSc – Master’s Degree (Chartered Engineers Status

BEng – Bachelors of Engineering Degree – London South Bank University

[email protected]

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