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

Theory

Lab

1

Business English

COM 140

3

 

50

42

4

2

Introduction to Information Technology

COM 100

 

3

50

42

5

3

Introduction to Programming (python)

COM 110

 

3

50

42

6

4

Human Computer Interaction

COM 120

3

 

50

42

6

5

Basic Mathematics and Statistics

COM 150

3

 

50

42

4

6

Computer System Architecture

COM 130

 

3

50

42

5

                 

 

 B Semester

 

Α/Α

Course Name

Course Code

Periods per week

Period duration

Total periods/

Academic semester

Number of ECTS

Theory

Lab

1

Web Programming I

COM 200

 

3

50

42

4

2

Operating Systems Management

COM 210

 

3

50

42

6

3

Introduction to Relational Databases

COM 220

 

3

50

42

6

4

PC Maintenance and Repair I

COM 240

3

 

50

42

4

5

System Analysis and Design

COM 223

3

 

50

42

6

6

Network Management

COM 211

 

3

50

42

4

                 

 C Semester

Α/Α

Course Name

Course Code

Periods per week

Period duration

Total periods/

Academic semester

Number of ECTS

Theory

Lab

1

Cloud Computing

COM 324

3

 

50

42

5

2

PC Maintenance and Repair II

COM 312

 

3

50

42

4

3

Visual Studio.Net (C#)

COM 323

 

3

50

42

6

4

Free Elective

 

3

 

50

42

3

5

Web Programming II

COM300

3

 

50

42

6

6

Object Oriented Programming using Java

COM 315

 

3

50

42

6

                 

 

D Semester

Α/Α

Course Name

Course Code

Periods per week

Period duration

Total periods/

Academic semester

Number of ECTS

Theory

Lab

1

Fundamentals of Computer Security

COM 422

 

3

50

42

6

2

Introduction to Mobile Applications

COM 400

3

 

50

42

6

3

Systems and Network Administration

COM 423

 

3

50

42

6

4

Content Management System

COM 444

3

 

50

42

6

5

Database Management

COM 421

3

 

50

42

6

                 

 Elective Courses:

 

Α/Α

Course Name

Course Code

Periods per week

Period duration

Total periods/

Academic semester

Number of ECTS

Theory

Lab

1

Greek Language*

GRE 501

3

 

50

42

3

2

Russian Language

RUS 502

3

 

50

42

3

3

Hacking & Defensive Technology

COM 505

3

 

50

42

3

4

Digital Forensics

COM 506

3

 

50

42

3

5

Image Processing

COM 507

3

 

50

42

3

                 

 

Nicosia Academic Staff

Rank

Name and Surname

Course title

Email

Professor

Dr. Pavlos Panayi

Head of the Program

 

Ph.D. Data Communications (New York City University New York, NY) MBA Business Administration (New York City University New York, NY) B.Sc. in Computer Science (New York Institute of Technology)

 

COM100 Introduction to Information Technology

COM120 Human Computer Interaction

COM130 Computer System Architecture

COM210 Operating System Management

Com220 Introduction to Relational Databases

COM211 Network Management

COM423 Systems & Network Administration

[email protected]

Professor

Dr. Pavlos Evangelides

PhD in Applied Mathematics, University of Bradford, United Kingdom, Eng. Information and Communication systems, University of Aegean, Greece

COM150 Basic Mathematics & Statistics

 

[email protected]

Senior Lecturer

Petros Efthymiou

MBA Master in Business Administration

Master of Arts in Management Information Technology

B.Sc. in Business Administration

Diploma in Peace & Conflict Resolution

COM240 PC Maintenance & Repair I

COM312 PC Maintenance & Repair II

 

[email protected]

Senior Lecturer

Demetra Spanou

Master in Management (University of Wolverhampton)

Bachelor in Computer Science (European University)

COM 110 Introduction to Programming (Python)

COM200 Web Programming I

COM223 System Analysis and Design

COM323 Visual Studio.Net (C#)

COM315 Object Oriented Programming using Java

COM444 Content Management System

[email protected]

Senior Lecturer

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)

COM324 Cloud Computing

COM300 Web Programming II

COM400 Introduction to Mobile Applications

COM421 Database Management

COM507 Image Processing (Elective)

 

[email protected]

Senior Lecturer

Kyriaki Iesou

MA Applied Linguistics Open University UK

BA English & Educational Studies Keele University UK

ENG 111 Business English

 

[email protected]

Senior Lecturer

Christina Agathangelou

MSc Cyber Crime & E-Investigation

BSc Applied Criminology with Forensic Studies

COM422 Fundamentals of Computer Security

COM505 Hacking & Defensive Technology (Elective)

COM506 Digital Forensics (Elective)

[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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