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Business Administration (Human Resource Management)

University of Nicosia
Nicosia, Cyprus
On campus
 1063 Points
4 Years

Program Description

The bachelor program in Business Administration with concentration in Human Resource Management aims to provide a solid background in all areas of Business Administration and more specialized knowledge in Human Resource Management. In line with the University of Nicosia’s philosophy of providing comprehensive general education and specialized knowledge and skills, the program offers students the opportunity to combine learning in a wide range of academic disciplines with business-related areas and to develop their critical thinking, communication and creativity skills. It aims to develop students individually and academically and to prepare them to work ethically in a changing multicultural environment.

The variety and range of courses offered, as well as the culture of open discussion that characterizes the university contribute to the comprehensive education of the students.

First and second year courses offered also in Greek.

Entry Requirements

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Objective of the Program

More specifically, the general objectives of the program are to:

  • Develop expertise in key areas of Business Administration including Management, Entrepreneurship, Strategy, Accounting, Finance, Marketing and Information Systems.
  • Highlight the changing nature of business and the importance of understanding the global business environment.
  • Provide understanding of the ethical issues arising from business decisions and the importance of making reasoned decisions, recognizing the complexity and diversity of the environment.
  • Develop leadership negotiation, communication and English language skills.
  • Provide basic knowledge of Mathematics, Statistics, Research Methods and Information Technology.
  • Offer the option of choosing diverse courses from other fields that interest students.
  • Develop critical thinking and problem solving skills.
  • Improve research, writing and presentation skills.

The concentration in Human Resource Management aims to provide specialization in the area of Human Resource Management.The concentration’s main objectives are the following:

  • Develop an appreciation of the role of Human Resources in effective organizational functioning.
  • Demonstrate how to apply tools to attract and select employees.
  • Stress the importance of training and analyze and apply various training techniques.
  • Explain the importance of coaching and mentoring and career planning.
  • Provide tools to design appropriate performance appraisal systems.
  • Compare and contrast different reward allocation strategies and select more appropriate ones for different classes of employees and organizations.
  • Provide an in-depth understanding of the role of employment and labor laws and collective bargaining agreements.


Year 1

Semester 1:
Accounting I
Principles of Microeconomics
Basic Writing
Finite Maths with Applied Calculus
Business Software Applications

Semester 2:
Accounting II
Computer Fundamentals
Principles of Macroeconomics
Statistics I
Introduction to Management

Year 2

Semester 3:
Managerial Accounting
Organizational Behavior
English Composition
General Psychology I

Semester 4:
Business Ethics
Business Law
Business and Professional Communication
Managerial Finance
Principles of Sociology

Year 3

Semester 5:
Strategy and Business Policy
Planning, Recruitment and Selection
Training and Development
Health and Safety
Leadership in Organizations

Semester 6:
Research Methods in Business
Improving Performance
Labor-Management Relations
Compensation and Rewards Systems
Human Resource Management

Year 4

Semester 7:
Career Management
Employment Law
Quantitative Methods
Operations Management
Change Management

Semester 8:
Performance Management
Senior Simulation in Business
Human Resource Information Systems
Project Management
Supply Chain Management


Graduates can work in any area related to Business Administration such as:

  • General Management
  • Banking
  • Sales
  • Business Consulting
  • Financial Analysis Meeting
  • Convention and Event Planning
  • a career more related to Human Resource Management

Of course graduates can choose to set up their own business.


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