The overriding objectives of the Programme are the following:
To provide specialised knowledge and practices in the fields of Management, Technology and Quality. In addition, to provide graduates with the opportunity to apply this knowledge and skills in their working environment.
To prepare senior managers and administrative staff to act creatively and productively.
It focuses on the following Modules:
- General Principles of Management: Human Resource Management, Ethics and Leadership, Communication and Negotiation, Economics, Accounting and Finance, Marketing and Strategy
- Operations Management, Technology and Project Management: Management Information Systems, Principles of Operations Management, Supply Chain and Project Management
- Total Quality Management (TQM): Strategic Quality Management, Performance Management and Quality Improvement with the use of the relevant tools, techniques, standards and frameworks
European Credit Units - ECTS: 90
Teaching Language: Greek
Level of Studies: Postgraduate
Title to be Awarded: Magister Scientiae (MSc)
This programme offers an integrated and interdisciplinary body of knowledge and the skills it provides are needed and used in areas as diverse as Health, Education, Telecommunications, Tourism, Food industry, Banking, Consulting and Manufacturing, as well as in the Public Sector.
Graduates are eligible to work in all these sectors using the specialised knowledge offered in the fields of Management, Technology and Total Quality Management.
The Programme is evaluated and accredited by:
The Open University of Cyprus (OUC), through its participation in the European project "Liaison Offices with the Labour Market", offers to students of all its programmes of study, the optional and free of charge Thematic Unit (i.e. Module) entitled "Industry Placement". This module provides students opportunities for a placement to gain professional experience in their particular field of study, and the hosting institution can be any public or private organisation operating in the Republic of Cyprus.
Each student has the right to participate in this offering once or twice during his / her studies, provided that s/he meets the required conditions.
Request more information by contacting the OUC Liaison Office here.
The minimum requirement for admission to a postgraduate programme is an undergraduate degree from an accredited Higher Education Institution.
It is desirable that students have good knowledge of the English language, and of Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access).
The total cost of the fees for this postgraduate programme is 5,400 Euro.
The tuition fees for each module are 675€. The tuition fees for the Master Thesis are also 1,350€.
To obtain this postgraduate degree students are required to complete successfully the programme and the examinations on the 6 (six) Modules (credited with 10 ECTS each), and also to develop a Master Thesis (credited with 30 ECTS).
Students are required to prepare two written assignments in each Module under the supervision and guidance of a tutor, and if they gain the necessary grades, they will become eligible to participate in the final exams.
|Programme of Study Layout
Management, Technology and Quality
|Modules||Semester||Required / Elective||Pre-requisite Modules||Co-requisite Modules||Workload|
|Common for all Specializations|
|DTP511||Principles of Management||1||Required||250 - 300||10|
|DTP512||Fundamentals of Economics, Accounting and Finance||1||Required||250 - 300||10|
|DTP513||Operations, Supply Chains & Project Management||1||Required||250 - 300||10|
|DTP521||Total Quality Management and Excellence Models||2||Required||250 - 300||10|
|DTP522||Technology Management and Information Systems||2||Required||250 - 300||10|
|DTP523||Strategy and Marketing||2||Required||250 - 300||10|
|DTP701Α||Master Thesis Ι1||3||Required||DTP511||DTP512||250 - 300||10|
|DTP701Β||Master Thesis ΙΙ1||3||Required||DTP511||DTP512, DTP701Α||500 - 600||20|
|DTP695||Industry Placement2||4||Optional||DTP511, DTP512||125-150||5|
|Total||2250 - 2700||90|
1Students will enroll either in DTP701A and DTP701B together in order to complete the Program in three (3) semesters, or in DTP701A and DTP701B separately in order to complete the Program in more than three (3) semesters.
2Enrollment in DTP695 & DTP696 is optional. The ECTS corresponding to that module are not counted in the student’s overall grade.
If you would like to request more information about the "Industry Placement" Thematic Unit / Module DTP695 and DTP696, please contact the OUC Liaison Office here.