Frequently Asked Questions

Application and Admission process

When can I apply for the program?

The application period starts in February 2019 once Graduate School announces the available places for Fall Semester entrance. 

When is the application deadline?

First round of applications must be submitted by 31st March 2019.

Is there an application fee?

No application for the program is free.

What are the minimum requirements to apply?

Bachelor degree in any Engineering or Science discipline. Good knowledge of the English language.

Which qualifications count as evidence for good knowledge of the English language?

One of the below:

  • GCSE: at least C-grade
  • IELTS Academic: a minimum total score of 6.5
  • Test of English as a foreign language (ETS TOEFL®): a minimum score of 550 (paper based), 213 (computer based) or 80 (internet-based)

Can I apply before I have completed my degree or language test?

Yes, if you do not hold your first degree at the time of application but will hold such a degree before the commencement of the graduate program, you may still apply but you must submit a letter from your University’s Registrar verifying that you are indeed eligible to graduate. The decision on your admission does not become official until the degree has been successfully produced.


General information

Where do the classes take place?

At the University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus.

What is the language of instruction?


Which institute awards the degree? Is it a joint-degree?

The MSc degree is awarded by the University of Cyprus. The program does not lead to a joint-degree.

What is the duration of the program?

1.5 years (3 semesters)

Will I have the flexibility to complete the degree part-time?

Yes, part-time study is available. Your academic adviser will guide you through the relevant process and the selection of courses for part time students.

What are the possible career paths after I have successfully completed the degree?

The MSc program builds and accelerates the development of competent graduates to be recruited by local and regional authorities and international companies that deal with the operation of critical infrastructure systems such as electric power systems, telecommunication networks, transportation systems and water distribution systems. Graduates can also pursue an entrepreneurial pathway (through forming a startup enterprise); use this program as a basis for admission to relevant high-quality PhD programs; or otherwise pursue a career path in research and innovation.