Computer Engineering, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
  • English, Greek
    Language
The Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering program from University of Nicosia is intended to qualify students to begin a professional career in the field of Computer Engineering as engineers or to pursue further advanced post-graduate studies at the level of Masters or Doctorate degrees.

About

Profile of the Computer Engineering program from University of Nicosia:

The major engineering courses of the Bachelor’s program contain, apart from theory and fundamental principles, elements of analysis and design, as well as significant laboratory work.

Objectives

The graduate of this program should:

  • Have a fundamental understanding of a broad spectrum of topics in Computer Engineering;
  • Have advanced knowledge and in-depth understanding of at least one of the specialization areas of Computer Engineering;
  • Have a firm grasp of the basic knowledge of mathematics, physics, and possibly chemistry as a foundation for further post-graduate studies;
  • Be able to communicate technical ideas effectively through both oral presentations and written reports;
  • Have developed independent thinking and problem solving skills to tackle real-world Computer Engineering problems;
  • Have extensive hands-on laboratory experience in designing hardware and software solutions to challenging real-world problems in Computer Engineering;
  • Have acquired an interdisciplinary fundamental knowledge for a more fulfilling and rewarding career;
  • Have adequate software programming skills that are needed in the process of analysis and design of electrical engineering problem solutions;
  • Be a well-rounded individual that is knowledgeable of fields outside of science and engineering including business, and liberal arts;
  • Be well prepared for either an entry-level job in ComputerEngineering or further studies toward an advanced post-graduate Masters and/or Doctorate degree.

The program is has both an academic and market orientation. Thus, it is targeting students that intend to pursue post-graduate studies, as well as those that will enter the job market after graduation.

Career Prospects:

By pursuing a degree in Computer Engineering (CE) at the University of Nicosia, a student acquires technical knowledge and analytical skills to effectively tackle engineering problems and provide viable solutions. Recently, the CE programme degree has been acknowledged by the Scientific and Technical Chamber of Cyprus, thus allowing students to work in their field of studies in both the government and private sectors of the island.

Access to Further Studies:

Upon graduation, CE graduates at the University of Nicosia have direct access to 2nd and 3rd cycle studies as they are admitted to institutions in Cyprus, the EU and the USA/Canada.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

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

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    240 ECTS 120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
    • Partially taught in Greek
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Programming Principles
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Data Structures
  • Operating Systems
  • Electric Circuits
  • Digital Systems
  • Electronics
  • Microprocessors

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    513

    The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).

  • Minimum required score:

    65

    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

  • The general admission requirement for entry to an undergraduate programme of study is a High School Leaving Certificate or equivalent qualification. 
  • English Language Proficiency

Students with the following English qualifications will register directly for their academic programme of study:

  • TOEFL: 513 and above
  • Computer-based TOEFL: 183 and above
  • Internet-based TOEFL: 65 and above
  • IELTS: 5.5 and above
  • Cambridge Exams [First Certificate]: B and above
  • Cambridge Exams [Proficiency Certificate]: C and above
  • GCSE English Language "O" Level: C and above
  • Michigan Examination of Proficiency in English: Pass
  • Michigan Examination of Competency in English: Pass

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    9420 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9420 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    9240 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9240 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Nicosia

  • 550 - 850 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

The University offers scholarships and financial aid to full-time students, in the form of merit scholarships, need-based assistance, athletics scholarships, and on-campus work-study programmes.

For more information, please visit the programme website.

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