Admission Requirements

Specific Admission Requirements

Application for admittance to the programme can be submitted by Architects and Civil Engineers, graduates of recognized universities in Cyprus and abroad. All applications will be examined by the Special Interdepartmental Committee.

Application may be submitted also by university graduates whose discipline is related to the subject (for example archaeologists, land surveyors, quantity surveyors etc.). However, the Committee, after examining these applications, will determine the ability of the candidate to attend one of the two streams (Architecture or Civil Engineering)of the program or not.

Candidates, in addition to their application, must submit a list of documents, such as an official copy of their degree, a certified copy of their transcript, CV (up to five pages), a certified certificate of knowledge of at least one foreign language, two letters of recommendation, etc.

All candidates, who meet the criteria, are invited to a personal interview. In exceptional cases, for people who are abroad, the interview can be done either by telephone or videoconference.

During the interview, each candidate should be able to support what is stated in the documents submitted with the application. Every candidate should present a portfolio containing theoretical and applied work and give information about the previous professional or research experience and general knowledge related to historical buildings.

Recognition of Prior Learning

The program recognises formal prior learning activities of students. Specifically, a student that has undertaken formal education at postgraduate level may in relevant fields, may have up to 30 ECTS credits recognised (amounting to one third of the program and 50% of the taught part).

At present, no non-formal or informal prior learning recognition is applicable for the program. It is noted that the University is evaluating a relevant regulation for non-formal and informal learning and the Department will re-evaluate its current position once the said regulation is in place.