The purpose of the Undergraduate Programme in Applied Informatics is to offer a curriculum for those aspiring to acquire the knowledge and skills to become experts in the field of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) and for applying successfully these technologies in private and public sectors. It is the only Bachelor of Sciences in Applied Informatics in Cyprus concerned with the application of IT in Management, Economics, Finance and Business.The content of the BSc Applied Informatics is designed to cover all the basics of Applied Informatics and prepare graduates for the increasingly complex technical and administrative responsibilities of ICT systems in the private and public sectors, local government, organizations and businesses. The core of the BSc Applied Informatics emphasizes on both skills and knowledge required for the effective management and development of ICT infrastructure and resources, as well as on the broader academic, industrial and business environment in which ICT is deployed, developed and evaluated in practice.
The BSc Applied Informatics provides available knowledge in a number of different areas that compose the field of Informatics, such as Algorithm Design, Software Development, Information Systems, as well as basic knowledge in the areas of Management, Finance, Economics and Business where Informatics is applied.
In addition, the BSc Applied Informatics provides graduates with technical, analytical and leadership skills, with the required ethics and responsibility to strengthen their ability to make decisions and to achieve organizational improvements in a competitive and fast-changing technological and economic environment.
The basic philosophy of the BSc Applied Informatics is an empirical approach to the study of Applied Informatics, where new knowledge and skills are mingled with the students’ abilities and are implemented from the very beginning on real cases.
This approach broadens and deepens students’ understanding of the application of techniques and procedures of ICT. At the same time, the BSc Applied Informatics enhances the skills of research, analysis, synthesis, creativity while it also encourages innovation and alertness on the role of ICT in innovation.
The BSc Applied Informatics consists of 240 ECTS.
The programme is quality assured by Middlesex University and you will receive a Middlesex award on successful completion.