OFFICE ADMINISTRATION (HIGHER DIPLOMA)

Programs of study > Higher Diploma > OFFICE ADMINISTRATION (HIGHER DIPLOMA)
  • DEPARTMENTOffice Administration & I.C.T
  • CAMPUSNicosia, Limassol, Larnaca, Pafos
  • DURATION3 Years
  • LANGUAGEGreek
  • ECTS Credits180

Final Higher Education Qualification:

Higher Diploma in Office Administration

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 3 Year Program of Study are expected to earn a Higher Diploma in Office Administration. The program seeks to prepare responsible persons in Office Administration. Additionally, it intends in the preparation of Office Directors with a lot of employment opportunities as Office Management in Governmental, semi-governmental, Banking and Private Sector. This program can constitute a basis of continuation of further studies for superior professional or academic studies. The Office Administration Programme requires a minimum of 180 ECTS credits.

  • Providing to students of essential knowledge and opportunities for application of fundamental principles, meanings and operations related with the office organization and administration.
  • Development of skills, individual characteristics and behavior which are essential for successful and effective professional career.
  • Acquiring a wide knowledge of professional world, recognize the main professional operations and the importance of individual contribution in the whole business organization.
  • Gaining knowledge and practical experiences of fundamental principles, concepts and processes concerning the planning of work, the relations between workers and the market researches.
  • Learning the principles related with the recording of professional transactions, the effect of Information Technology and the training of basic accounts management of businessmen and for organizations and the learning of computerized programs
  • Recognized Secondary School Certificate (Apolytirion) or equivalent qualification.
  • Graduates and Holders of a Recognized – Accredited 1 Year Certificate in Secretarial Studies.
  • Graduates and Holders of a Recognized – Accredited 2 Years Diploma in Executive Secretarial Studies.

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

 

C Semester

Α/Α

Course Code & Name

Weekly Periods

Duration

No. Of Weeks

Teaching hours per semester

ECTS per semester

Theory

Lab

1

TYP 201

Advanced Typing III

 

4

50

56

4

 

2

COM 201

Advanced Computing III

 

6

50

84

6

 

3

ENG 201

English III

3

 

50

42

4

3

4

SEC 201

Advanced Secretarial Duties III

3

 

50

42

4

3

5

PR 201

Public Relations I

2

 

50

28

3

2

6

ACC 201

Intermediate Accounting I

4

 

50

56

4

4

7

 

ELECTIVE

3

 

50

42

3

3

 

 

ELECTIVE

2

 

50

28

2

2

 

D Semester

Α/Α

Course Code & Name

Weekly Periods

Duration

No. Of Weeks

Teaching hours per semester

ECTS per semester

Theory

Lab

1

TYP 202

Advanced Typing IV

 

6

50

14

84

6

2

COM 202

Advanced Computing IV

 

6

50

14

84

6

3

ENG 202

English IV

3

 

50

14

42

4

4

SEC 202

Advanced Secretarial Duties IV

3

 

50

14

42

4

5

PR 202

Public Relations II

2

 

50

14

28

3

6

ACC 202

Intermediate Accounting II

4

 

50

14

56

4

7

 

ELECTIVE

3

 

50

14

42

3

 

E Semester

Α/Α

Course Code & Name

Weekly Periods

Duration

No. Of Weeks

Teaching hours per semester

ECTS per semester

Theory

Lab

1

COM 301

Advanced Computing V

 

4

50

14

56

6

2

ENG 301

English V

3

 

50

14

42

4

3

ACC 301

Higher Accounting I

3

 

50

14

42

4

4

HRM 301

Human Resource Management I

3

 

50

14

42

4

5

TM 301

Time Management

3

 

50

14

42

4

6

OAU 301

Office Automation

2

 

50

14

28

4

7

 

ELECTIVE

3

 

50

14

42

4

 

F Semester

Α/Α

Course Code & Name

Weekly Periods

Duration

No. Of Weeks

Teaching hours per semester

ECTS per semester

Theory

Lab

1

COM 302

Advanced Computing VI

 

4

50

14

56

6

2

ENG 302

English VI

3

 

50

14

42

4

3

ACC 302

Higher Accounting II

3

 

50

14

42

4

4

HRM 302

Human Resource Management II

3

 

50

14

42

4

5

SM 302

Stress Management

3

 

50

14

42

4

6

PSY 302

Social Psychology

2

 

50

14

28

4

7

 

ELECTIVE

3

 

50

14

42

4

 

Electives 1st Year

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

 

 

 

Electives 2nd Year

Α/Α

Course Code & Name

Weekly Periods

Duration

No. Of Weeks

Teaching hours per semester

ECTS per semester

Theory

Lab

1

GSH 201

Greek Shorthand III

3

 

50

14

42

4

2

GSH 202

Greek Shorthand IV

3

 

50

14

42

4

3

RUS 101

Russian I

3

 

50

14

42

4

4

RUS 102

Russian II

3

 

50

14

42

4

5

PRS 203

Presentation Skills

2

 

50

14

28

2

6

LOG 204

Logistics

2

 

50

14

28

2

 

Electives 3rd Year

Α/Α

Course Code & Name

Weekly Periods

Duration

No. Of Weeks

Teaching hours per semester

ECTS per semester

Theory

Lab

1

OB 301

Organizational Behaviour I

3

 

50

14

42

4

2

MAR 301

Introduction to Marketing I

3

 

50

14

42

4

3

OB 302

Organizational Behaviour II

3

 

50

14

42

4

4

MAR 302

Introduction to Marketing II

3

 

50

14

42

4

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]

 

Constantinos Michael

MSc in Psychological Research Methods, MSc in Psychology: Clinical Psychology, BSc in Psychology

[email protected]

 

Michalis Ioannou

MA in Teaching Russian as a Foreign Language

Tver State University, faculty of Russian Philology

BA in Russian Language and Literature Erevan State University.

[email protected]

 

 

Academic Staff Limassol

Lecturer Name

Qualifications

E-mail

Dorita Chrysanthou

(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]

Dr. Aristoniki Tryfonidou Theodosiou

PhD In Psychology – Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, MSc In Finance & Maritime Studies – Cyprus University of Technology, MSc In Art Psychotherapy – The Arts & Psychotherapy Center of Athens, MSc In Total Quality Management & Innovative Implementations of Education – Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, (Pgp) In Counseling Psychology – North College & University of London, Bachelor In Psychology – Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

[email protected]

Stella Michaelidou

MBA – C.D.A. College, Nicosia

Diploma In Public Relations Course – London Oxford University

[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]

Constantinos Michael

MSc in Psychological Research Methods, MSc in Psychology: Clinical Psychology, BSc in Psychology

[email protected]

 

Michalis Ioannou

MA in Teaching Russian as a Foreign Language

Tver State University, faculty of Russian Philology

BA in Russian Language and Literature Erevan State University.

[email protected]

 

 

Academic Staff Pafos

Lecturer Name

Qualifications

E-mail

Dorita Chrysanthou

(Head of the Program of Study)

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. Amvrosios Prodromou

DBA – Swiss Management University – Switzerland

MBA – St. Mark & St. John University – Plymouth UK

BA in Business Administration – European Institute of Education

Professional Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration – NCFE UK

[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]

 

Theodoros Christodoulides

 

 

MBA Master of Business Administration (Neapolis University Paphos)

ACCA Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, Degree in Public & Business Administration/Accounting

[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]

 

Georgia Pavlou

 

 

Μεταπτυχιακό στην Τεχνολογικά Υποβοηθούμενη Γλωσσική Εκμάθηση (ΤΕΠΑΚ) Bachelor in Russian Language (Moscow State University)

[email protected]

 

Δήμητρα Κωνσταντινίδου

 

Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration Frederick Institute of Technology

Higher Diploma in Business Studies Frederick Institute of Technology

[email protected]

Άντρη Νικολάου

Master in Counselling Psychology (University of Nicosia) Bachelor in Psychology (University of Cyprus)

[email protected]

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