48 months
9120 EUR/year
8880 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Graphic Communication programme from University of Nicosia aims to develop students’ communication, critical thinking and creative skills, to cultivate their aesthetic criteria, and help them establish a strong visual vocabulary to successfully address and solve everyday design problems.

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Upon successful completion of this program, the students should be able to:

  • Critically discuss concepts, principles and theories relating to the history and theory of the broad field of visual communication.
  • Employ the fundamental design principles and theories that underpin the implementation of different projects in areas such as: advertising and social media design, brand identity design, information design, packaging and sustainable design, publications design, typography and type design, art and illustration for graphic design, motion graphic design, web design, and print production.
  • Apply a range of critical enquiry and visual investigation strategies in order to evaluate problems and develop innovative design solutions.
  • Design and execute an independent research project from the problem recognition stage through to the evaluation and appraisal of findings.
  • Create design work to a professional standard utilising software tools and taking into consideration the production constraints discussed in the programme.
  • Organise a portfolio of work that demonstrates their skills and competences and corresponds to the quality standards of the international and European graphic design industry.

Career Prospects

The Graphic Communication programme from University of Nicosia is one of the longest established graphic design programmes in Cyprus, whose graduates are now working all over the world. 

It provides excellent career opportunities for those who wish to become professional graphic designers, typographers, illustrators, and digital designers in areas including print and electronic publishing (books, magazines, newspapers), information design, branding and advertising, packaging, and print production management, as well as in every sector with a need for digital and online visual design applications. 

Our graduates also work as designers for museums, cultural organisations and creative media or go into research work and teaching.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Drawing
  • History of Art
  • Figure Drawing
  • 2D Design
  • Typography
  • 3D Design
  • Graphic Design

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Application Deadlines for European and Local Students - Please call the Office of Admissions


240 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The minimum admission requirement to an undergraduate programme of study is a recognized High School Leaving Certificate (HSLC) or equivalent internationally recognized qualification(s). Students with a lower HSLC grade than 7.5/10 or 15/20 or equivalent depending on the grading system of the country issuing the HSLC are provided with extra academic guidance and monitoring during the first year of their studies.
  • In addition to the above all applicants are expected to submit a portfolio of art/design/multimedia, ideally in both electronic and physical form.
  • Portfolios will be submitted by the applicant during an interview, which may be conducted online, scheduled by the University of Nicosia and will be assessed by the Department’s admissions panel. The interview takes the form of a discussion around the applicant’s range of skills and interests, focusing on the portfolio of work in graphic and/or multimedia design, the arts or related areas.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9120 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9120 EUR per year during 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8880 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8880 EUR per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Nicosia

576 - 866 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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