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SCHOOL OF HUMANITIES, SOCIAL AND EDUCATION SCIENCES

Department of Arts

Bachelor Degrees

Music
( 4 years, Bachelor of Music )
The Bachelor of Music at EUC brings together those whose passion is music and whose ambitions are to make a career out of doing what they love. Our students are exposed to artistic and scientific aspects of music in areas such as conducting, composition, musicology, music therapy and music education with teachers who hold international distinctions.   Our faculty and students perform side-by-side and participate in major local, European and international music collaborations in a variety of genres from Jazz to Classical, Rock to Alternative. Students take first instrument courses throughout their studies, participate in chamber or large ensembles and take part in festivals, international conferences and Erasmus exchanges.  The Music program equips students with the knowledge and skills required for further study at the postgraduate level or for careers as music teachers and professional musicians in solo and ensemble performance contexts.
Graphic Design
( 4 years , Bachelor of Arts )
The Graphic Design program at EUC equips you with key professional skills in the latest technologies that transform the visual landscape.  You will learn the fundamentals of art history, drawing and illustration and apply long-established principles to the unfolding aesthetics of computer-generated art and electronic media. Facilities at EUC simulate those of an advertising agency or production company to create a positive and productive experience for students and an understanding of this fast-paced and evolving field.  Highly qualified faculty, Erasmus exchanges, competitions, festivals and conferences all give students the opportunity to fully engage with the field and its developments. Internships connect fourth-year students with graphic design, advertising and media production firms to gain experience prior to graduation.

Master Degrees

Music Education (Online)
( 18 months , Master of Music )
The Master of Music program at EUC explores advanced concepts in music education including curriculum theory and design, psychology, teaching strategies and technology in the music classroom. Students are equipped with theoretical, philosophical and creative skills to support and enhance their teaching in varied educational and cultural settings. As with all educators today, music teachers must leverage technology to engage students in the learning process and prepare them for careers of the future. The MMus at EUC will help you develop the teaching, technical and research skills that shape this specialization and reach your full potential in your chosen career path.

Doctorate Degrees

Music Education
( 3 years, Doctorate )
Candidates are offered the opportunity for part-time or full-time engagement in the Department’s research programs on the basis of their specialization with the aim of acquiring the necessary experience in their chosen field. In parallel, during the course of their study, they will be employed for at least two semesters as research assistants and, on the basis of their qualifications and experience, they would be able to engage in teaching undergraduate and/or post graduate courses under the supervision of members of the Department.

Department of Education Sciences

Bachelor Degrees

Early Childhood Education
( 4 years , Bachelor of Arts )
The Early Childhood Education program at EUC provides students with a thorough grounding in theory and practice related to early childhood and pre-primary education and hands-on engagement with children and classroom settings.  The Early Childhood Education Laboratory at EUC is equipped with innovative learning materials and accommodates children’s participation in activities for educational training and research activities. Students develop skills to assess and support the development of young children, to design and deliver appropriate teaching material and to continuously develop their own approaches and responses to pedagogic principles, research and policy trends.  As part of their teaching practice, our students gain experience in nurseries, day-care centers and kindergartens.  Our graduates are prepared for immediate employment or postgraduate studies in various fields of education.

Master Degrees

Early Childhood Education
( 18 months , Master of Arts )
The MA in Education Sciences at EUC prepares teachers and education leaders to work with toddlers and preschoolers in their formative years. The program offers professional educators theoretical knowledge, hands-on skills and innovative teaching methods using current educational developments and new learning technologies. Students are exposed to specialized theory and research in their field and are equipped to conduct research based on current developments, practices and trends on a local and international level. The MA degree allows our graduates to receive promotion points for the public sector employment through the new system of appointments of teachers in the public sector.
Special (Inclusive) Education
( 18 months , Master of Arts )
The MA in Special (Inclusive) Education Sciences at EUC equips educators with innovative teaching methods and the ability to tailor instruction to students with special needs. You learn how to assess student needs, implement individualized interventions and apply evidence-based practices to real-world situations. Emphasis is placed on the creation of learning environments and classroom management techniques necessary when teaching students who face a variety of challenges, including intellectual, emotional and learning disabilities. You may choose from electives that include the integration of technology in special education, assessment and education of children with autism and other psycho-emotional challenges and parent/family counseling. Supervised practice-teaching opportunities will give you real-world experience with this special population.

Doctorate Degrees

Education Sciences
( 3 years, Doctorate )
The faculty of EUC covers a wide range of research interests. Candidates are offered the opportunity for part-time or full-time engagement in the Department’s research programs on the basis of their specialization with the aim of acquiring the necessary experience in their chosen field. In parallel, during the course of their study, they could be employed as research assistants and, on the basis of their qualifications and experience, they would be able to engage in teaching undergraduate and/or post graduate courses under the supervision of Department members.

Department of Humanities

Bachelor Degrees

English Language and Literature (Online)
( 4 years, Bachelor of Arts )
The BA in English Language and Literature at EUC allows students to explore the enduring issues of identity, culture, morality and civilization through the analysis of literature and language.   Students develop skills in textual analysis, critical thinking and writing, as well as the knowledge and practical skills required for teaching English as a foreign language. The program reflects the increased demand for teachers in schools, private institutes and private lessons for young children, students and professionals who want to improve their English. The program’s content fosters critical thinking and clear writing skills which offer graduates multiple employment opportunities in business and government organizations as well.

Master Degrees

Digital Media
( 18 months , Master of Science )
Interdisciplinary in nature, the MSc in Digital Media at EUC provides students with the technical know-how to become informed and active participants and professionals in the digital world. The program focuses on the development of practical skills, critical knowledge, research and state-of-the-art strategies in social media, blogging, content management and SEO to succeed in a career that uses or is affected by new media. In a profession where demand outstrips supply, understanding the science and practice of digital and social media can lead to a variety of exciting careers in media and communication related industries, public or private agencies and national and international organizations.
English Language and Literature (Online)
( 18 months , Master of Arts )
The MA in English Language and Literature at EUC offers students the opportunity to examine literary, theoretical and critical texts from a variety of cultural contexts, fostering advanced skills of comprehension, interpretation and analysis. A core feature of the program is the investigation of English as a global language, with courses in Applied Linguistics, Second-Language Acquisition, Bilingualism and the methodology of English-Language Teaching, enabling students to develop practical and academic techniques for further research in the fields of Literature and Linguistics.
Hellenic Studies (Online)
( 18 months , Master of Science )
The MA in Hellenic Studies at EUC offers three areas of specialization: History, Archaeology/Art and Education/Cultural Heritage and provides students with a comprehensive study of the political, cultural, economic and social activity of the Greeks from antiquity to the present. Inter-disciplinary in nature, the program equips students with the unique opportunity to acquire specialized knowledge of the Greek past and present and appreciate the importance of studying, perpetuating and promoting this valuable inheritance.

Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Bachelor Degrees

Psychology
( 4 years , Bachelor of Arts )
As a Psychology student at EUC you gain an understanding of why people behave in a certain way or how to overcome negative patterns of behavior that could prevent them from reaching their full potential.  Grounded in practice and theory, the program focuses on understanding how people think, develop, and interact.  Students learn how the brain works, how it changes with age, and how humans perceive and interpret behavior.  The program also emphasizes the social and educational aspects of psychology, as well as the qualitative and quantitative skills required for research and practice in the field. The degree provides practical training in research, under the supervision of department faculty.  Our graduates are well prepared for further study which allows them to specialize in areas such as Clinical Psychology, Educational Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Counselling and Guidance. Our students who pursue postgraduate studies are eligible for registration with the Cyprus Registration Board for Professional Psychologists.

Master Degrees

Psychology
( 18 months , Master of Science )
The MSc in Psychology at EUC provides students with the option of two specializations, Clinical Psychology or Counselling.  The degree program prepares students for the process of professional licensure in Cyprus and abroad. Our students are trained to develop skills in psychological assessment, diagnostic formulations and psychotherapeutic interventions. The program emphasizes in-depth qualitative and quantitative skills required for research and practice in the field.  Under the supervision of department faculty, students participate in specialized research that furthers their knowledge in their chosen field. Our MSc graduates are eligible for registration with the Cyprus Registration Board for Professional Psychologists.
Career Counseling and Guidance (Online)
( 18 months , Master of Arts )
The master’s degree in Career Counseling and Guidance at EUC is an interdisciplinary program which provides students with the knowledge and skills to help individuals in career planning, professional and educational guidance, and career development and growth.  With a strong focus on the student’s own professional development, the degree combines taught coursework, practical training and a research dissertation. The program equips students with a strong background in career counseling techniques, new technologies and professional guidance and development. High level faculty and flexible scheduling make this an attractive program to working professionals for career advancement and skills development. As a career counselling and guidance professional, you will be working with young people, adults, parents, teachers, training providers and employers.
Public Administration (Online)
( 18 months , Master of Science )
The MPA in Public Administration and Governance at EUC provides students with a multi-disciplinary approach to the study of public sector administration. Courses from the fields of Social Sciences, Law, Economics and Marketing equip students with a skills set necessary in an increasingly diverse society. Students are exposed to analytical research, budget management, policy development and community involvement. The degree prepares one for a fulfilling career in government, semi-governmental and nonprofit organizations, or provides a solid foundation for research in the field.

Doctorate Degrees

Psychology
( 3 years , Doctorate )
The Ph.D. in Psychology is a program of study that provides the opportunity to candidates to carry out research in a field of Psychology, choosing among Clinical, Counseling, Developmental, Neuropsychology, School and Social Psychology. The ultimate goal is to train early stage researchers to become independent and to be able to carry out rigorous research in their chosen field of interest. Successful candidates will be expected to work in universities and research institutes and organisations in Cyprus and abroad or to establish their own practice.