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Office Administration, Diploma

2 Years, min 126 ECTS

Accredited Programme

Aim of the Programme

The Programme aims at equipping Students with a solid foundation in secretarial duties. Students will be prepared to acquire knowledge and develop skills needed in order to undertake successfully the secretarial functions of the modern office environment. The Programme will create competence in typewriting as well as in practical skills related to office procedures and preparation of documentation. Students will be fully prepared to undertake the external professional LCCI English word processing examinations, the Cyprus Ministry of Education & Culture Greek word processing and Greek shorthand examinations (if they are Greek speakers), as well as the Pitman English shorthand examinations. Furthermore, Students will be able to successfully undertake the professional E.C.D.L. examinations.

 Intended learning outcomes

  • Apply the acquired knowledge and skills in letter writing, typing, as well as general office procedures in a modern office environment
  • Develop efficient and responsible office administration capabilities
  • Utilize the acquired high level command of computer applications
  • Develop interpersonal skills, as well as an insight of various business functions
  • Demonstrate a versatile personality to adjust to any secretarial position in various business sectors

Language of instruction: English. 

Evidence of knowledge of English

Candidates whose native language is not English will be required to produce evidence of proficiency in written and spoken English, such as the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with a minimum score of 500, the IELTS with a minimum score of 5.0, the GCE O.L or I.G.C.S.E in English language with a passing grade of at least “C”, or any other equivalent internationally recognized examination. 

Foundation Year

In case evidence of any of the aforementioned qualifications is not provided, the candidate will be expected to pass the College’s English Language Test, (CELT).  The College is using the internationally recognized Oxford placement test. If candidates do not succeed in this test they will be classified according to their score in one of the levels of Intensive English Courses, as indicated below, and they will be automatically registered in the Foundation Programme. This can only occur if Students satisfy all other admission requirements.

Foundation Programme:
Level 1 
Level 2 

 

 

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

min 36 ECTS
COMPULSORY SUBJECTS   ECTS
BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS BUS 102 6
ICT I CSC 101 6
ACCOUNTING I ACC 101 6
ICT II CSC 102 6
OPTIONAL SUBJECTS   ECTS
PUBLIC RELATIONS MKT 120 6
BUSINESS MATHS MAT 102 6
MICROECONOMICS ECO 101 6
ACCOUNTING II ACC 121 6

OFFICE ADMINISTRATION CORE REQUIREMENTS

min 78 ECTS
COMPULSORY SUBJECTS   ECTS
OFFICE PRACTICE I SEC 112 6
SECRETARIAL DUTIES SEC 113 6
OFFICE PRACTICE II SEC 122 6
BUSINESS ENGLISH I ENG 111 6
ENGLISH TYPEWRITING I SEC 211 4
RECORDS MANAGEMENT SEC 212 6
BUSINESS ENGLISH II ENG 211 6
ENGLISH TYPEWRITING II SEC 221 4
OFFICE ETHICS & BEHAVIOUR SEC 222 6
INTRO. TO LEGAL OFFICE PROCEDURES SEC 213 6
INDUSTRIAL PLACEMENT IND SEC 4
OPTIONAL SUBJECTS   ECTS
INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS MGT 111 6
GREEK SHORTHAND I SEC 214 6
GREEK SHORTHAND II SEC 215 6
GREEK TYPEWRITING I SEC 111 6
GREEK TYPEWRITING II SEC 121 6
ENGLISH SHORTHAND I SEC 216 6
ENGLISH SHORTHAND II SEC 217 6

 

FREE ELECTIVE/ LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

min 12 ECTS
No NAME QUALIFICATIONS RANK FT/PT
1 Antoniades George PhD Candidate
Post Graduate Diploma in Management
BSc in Business Administration/Marketing
Lecturer FT 
2 Grispos Michael  MA in Management
MA in TESOL
Bachelor of Education
Certificate in Education
Lecturer PT
3 Kattami Ourania Diploma of Efficiency Lecturer PT
4 Konstantinou Dora

PhD Candidate
MA in Educational Leadership and Management
BSc in Computer Science

Lecturer FT
5 Lara Henry BA Applied Linguistics Lecturer FT
6 Malkawi Elena PhD in Economics
BA in Economics
Senior Lecturer FT
7 Neokleous Aggela MA in Education
BA in Philosophy, Education and Psychology
Lecturer FT
8 Serieh Stella BSc in Mathematics Lecturer PT
9 Tryfonos Niki Diploma in Office Administration Lecturer
PT 

10 Yiangou Louiza Chartered Certified Accountant
BA in Business Administration
Lecturer PT

 

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