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Distance Learning Programmes

1. Procedure for submitting and examining an application for the evaluation/accreditation of a programme offered in Cyprus via Distance Learning 

Information on fees and forms for applying for an evaluation of Distance Learning programmes can be found in FORMS.

2. Accredited Distance Learning Programmes

The table below includes Distance Learning programmes offered by local higher education institutions (HEIs) which have been evaluated by external Evaluation Committees of Experts and accredited by the Agency according to the procedures applied for conventional programmes of study and according to specific quality assurance criteria applied for Distance (E-Learning) programmes of study:


Institution TypeInst/tionProgramme of StudyCodeRef. NumberDate of Appl/tionCYQAA SummitCom/ment of Accr/tionAccr/tion ExpiresLanguage of instructionCommentsExternal Ev/tion ReportInst/tion CmntsCYQAA ReportsCourse Distr/tion
4. Private Institution of Higher EducationCyprus International Institute of Management (Nicosia)Shipping Operations and Management (15 months, 90 ECTS, Master, E-Learning)Master107.14.049.01125-04-2019S54 - 1 June 2020Fall Semester 2020 - 2021Spring Semester 2025
4. Private Institution of Higher EducationGlobal CollegeSecurity Management (2 academic years, 120 ECTS, Diploma, E-Learning)Diploma207.14.062.00919-04-2019S47 - 4 and 5 November 2019Spring Semester 2018 - 2019Fall Semester 2023
4. Private Institution of Higher EducationA.C. American CollegeBusiness Administration (14 months, 90 ECTS, Master(ΜΒΑ), E-Learning)Master507.14.112.00130-10-2015S25 - 11 and 12 December 2017 Spring Semester 2015 - 2016Fall Semester 2020
2. Private UniversityNeapolis UniversityModern and Contemporary History (3 academic years, 180 ECTS, Master, E-Learning)Master107.14.281.01109-12-2016S21 - 24 and 25 July 2017Fall Semester 2017 - 2018Spring Semester 2022
2. Private UniversityNeapolis UniversityInternational and European Business Law (3 academics semester, 90 ECTS, Master of Laws(LLM), E-Learning)Master107.14.281.01822-03-2019S50 - 17 and 18 February 2020Fall Semester 2019 - 2020Spring Semester 2024
2. Private UniversityNeapolis UniversityTheology (3 academic semesters, 90 ECTS, Master, E-Learning)Master107.14.281.02217-12-2018S43 - 10 and 11 June 2019Fall Semester 2019 - 2020Spring Semester 2024
2. Private UniversityNeapolis UniversityInformation Systems and Digital Innovation (1.5 academic years, 90 ECTS, Master, E-Learning)Master107.14.281.02430-04-2019S44 - 15 and 16 July 2019Fall Semester 2019 - 2020Spring Semester 2024
2. Private UniversityNeapolis UniversityTourism (1.5 academic years, 90 ECTS, Master (MBA), E-Learning)Master107.14.281.02527-12-2018S44 - 15 and 16 July 2019Fall Semester 2019 - 2020Spring Semester 2024
2. Private UniversityNeapolis UniversityInternational Relations, Strategy and Security (1.5 academic years, 90 ECTS, Master, E-Learning)Master107.14.281.02917-12-2018S44 - 15 and 16 July 2019Fall Semester 2019 - 2020Spring Semester 2024
2. Private UniversityNeapolis UniversityEuropean Politics and Governance (1.5 academic years, 90 ECTS, Master, E-Learning)Master107.14.281.03110-01-2019S44 - 15 and 16 July 2019Fall Semester 2019 - 2020Spring Semester 2024
2. Private UniversityNeapolis UniversityDigital Marketing (18 months, 90 ECTS, Master (MSc), E-Learning)Master107.14.281.03504-02-2019S52 - 27 April 2020Fall Semester 2019 - 2020Spring Semester 2024
1. Public UniversityOpen University of CyprusCognitive Systems (4 academic semesters, 120 ECTS, Master (MSc), Joint Programme with the University of Cyprus, E-Learning) Master107.14.299.00215-06-2016S11 - 24 and 25 October 2016Fall Semester 2016 - 2017Spring Semester 2021
1. Public UniversityOpen University of CyprusEconomics (4 academic years, 240 ECTS, Bachelor(BSc), E-Learning) Bachelor107.14.299.00319-12-2016S16 - 13 and 14 March 2017Fall Semester 2017 - 2018Spring Semester 2022
1. Public UniversityOpen University of CyprusPNYX: Political History, Theory and Practice (2 academic years, 120 ECTS, Master, E-learning)Master107.14.299.00414-03-2019S50 - 17 and 18 February 2020Fall Semester 2019 - 2020Spring Semester 2024
1. Public UniversityOpen University of CyprusDigital Drama and Theatre in the study of Ancient Greek Culture (3 semesters, 90 ECTS, Master, E-Learning)Master107.14.299.00527-03-2019S50 - 17 and 18 February 2020Spring Semester 2019 - 2020Fall Semester 2024
1. Public UniversityOpen University of CyprusBioethics – Medical Ethics (2 academic years, 120 ECTS, Master(MA), E-Learning)Master107.14.299.00612-04-2019S54 - 1 June 2020Fall Semester 2020 - 2021Spring Semester 2025
1. Public UniversityOpen University of CyprusCommunication and New Journalism (18 months, 90 ECTS, Master, E-Learning)Master107.14.299.00930-04-2019S54 - 1 June 2020Fall Semester 2020 - 2021Spring Semester 2025
2. Private UniversityFrederick University (Nicosia)Business Administration (4 academic years, 240 ECTS, Bachelor(DL BBA), E-Learning)Bachelor207.14.318.00207-07-2016S15 - 13 and 14 February 2017Spring Semester 2016 - 2017Fall Semester 2021Greek / English
2. Private UniversityFrederick University (Nicosia)Maritime Law and Shipping Management (3 academic semesters, 90 ECTS, Master, E-Learning)Master207.14.318.00424-02-2016S14 - 30 and 31 January 2017Fall Semester 2016 - 2017Spring Semester 2021English
2. Private UniversityFrederick University (Nicosia)Business Administration with Specialization in Public Administration and Policy (3 academic semesters, 90 ECTS, Master(MBA), E-Learning) Master607.14.318.00707-07-2017S19 - 12 and 13 June 2017Fall Semester 2016 - 2017Spring Semester 2021Greek
2. Private UniversityFrederick University (Nicosia)Adult Education (1.5 academic years, 90 ΕCTS, Master, E-Learning)Master407.14.318.01015-05-2017S21 - 24 and 25 July 2017Fall Semester 2017 - 2018Spring Semester 2022Greek
2. Private UniversityFrederick University (Nicosia)Community Health Care (1.5 academic years, 90 ECTS, Master, E-Learning)Master207.14.318.01321-09-2018S38 - 21 and 22 December 2018Fall Semester 2018 - 2019Spring Semester 2023Greek
2. Private UniversityEuropean University CyprusPublic Administration (90 ECTS, Master(MPA), E-Learning)Master207.14.327.00306-06-2016S17 - 3 and 4 April 2017Fall Semester 2017 - 2018Spring Semester 2022Greek
2. Private UniversityEuropean University CyprusHellenic Studies (18 months, 90 ECTS, Master(MA), E-Learning) Master407.14.327.015 20-12-2017S30 - 14 and 15 May 2018Fall Semester 2018 - 2019Spring Semester 2023Greek
2. Private UniversityEuropean University CyprusCriminal Law (LLM) (18 months, 90 ECTS, Master, E-Learning)Master107.14.327.03320-12-2018S43 - 10 and 11 June 2019Fall Semester 2019 - 2020Spring Semester 2024Greek
2. Private UniversityEuropean University CyprusCybersecurity (18 months, 90 ECTS, Master(MSc), E-Learning)Master207.14.327.03420-12-2019S44 - 15 and 16 July 2019Fall Semester 2019 - 2020Spring Semester 2024English
2. Private UniversityEuropean University CyprusBusiness Administration (18 months, 90 ECTS, Master(MBA), E-Learning)Master107.14.327.03623-05-2019S62 - 1 and 2 February 2021Fall Semester 2021-2022Spring Semester 2026Greek / English
2. Private UniversityEuropean University CyprusByzantine Music and Psaltic Art (4 academic years, 240 ECTS, Bachelor(BA), E-Learning)Bachelor107.14.327.03818-05-2019S46 - 30 September 2019Fall Semester 2019 - 2020Spring Semester 2024Greek
2. Private UniversityEuropean University CyprusArtificial Intelligence (18 months, 90 ECTS, Master(MSc), E-Learning)Master107.14.327.03930-04-2019S52 - 27 April 2020Fall Semester 2020 - 2021Spring Semester 2025English
2. Private UniversityEuropean University CyprusCareer Guidance and Counselling (18 months, 90 ECTS, Master(MA), E-Learning)Master107.14.327.08816-12-2019S68 - 14 and 15 June 2021Fall Semester 2021-2022Spring Semester 2026Greek / English
2. Private UniversityEuropean University CyprusPsychology (4 academic years, 240 ECTS, Bachelor(BSc), E-Learning)Bachelor107.14.327.08930-04-2020S62 - 1 and 2 February 2021Fall Semester 2021-2022Spring Semester 2026Greek / English
2. Private UniversityEuropean University CyprusEducation Sciences: Special and Inclusive Education (2 academic years, 120 ECTS, Master(MA), E-Learning)Master107.14.327.09816-01-2019S69 - 12 July 2021Fall Semester 2021-2022Spring Semester 2026Greek / English
2. Private UniversityEuropean University CyprusChild and Adolescent Mental Health (18 months, 90 ECTS, Master(MSc), E-Learning)Master107.14.327.10116-12-2019S62 - 1 and 2 February 2021Fall Semester 2021-2022Spring Semester 2026Greek / English
2. Private UniversityUniversity of NicosiaSpecial Education (2 academic years, 120 ECTS, Master, E-Learning, Joint Programme with the Patras University)Master107.14.336.00601-07-2016S12 - 28 and 29 November 2016Fall Semester 2016 - 2017Spring Semester 2021
2. Private UniversityUniversity of NicosiaLaw and Politics in the European Union (1.5 academic years, 90 ECTS, Master, E-Learning)Master207.14.336.00701-07-2016S18 - 15 and 16 May 2017Fall Semester 2016 - 2017Spring Semester 2021
2. Private UniversityUniversity of NicosiaBusiness Administration (No Specializations)(4 academic years, 240 ECTS , Bachelor, E-Learning)Bachelor207.14.336.01225-08-2016S20 - 3 and 4 July 2017Fall Semester 2017 - 2018Spring Semester 2022
2. Private UniversityUniversity of NicosiaEnglish Language and Literature (4 academic years, 240 ECTS, Bachelor(BA), E-Learning)Bachelor107.14.336.01416-12-2016S23 - 2 and 3 October 2017Fall Semester 2017 - 2018Spring Semester 2022
2. Private UniversityUniversity of NicosiaDrug Regulatory Affairs (1.5 academic years, 90 ECTS, Master(MSc), E-Learning)Master407.14.336.018 28-12-2017S32 - 2 and 3 July 2018Spring Semester 2018 - 2019Fall Semester 2023
2. Private UniversityUniversity of NicosiaEducation of Adult Educators and Vocational Education and Training Trainers (1.5 academic years, Master(Master of Education), E-Learning, Joint programme with the University of Peloponnese)Master107.14.336.01919-12-2016S21 - 24 and 25 July 2017Fall Semester 2017 - 2018Spring Semester 2022
2. Private UniversityUniversity of NicosiaInternational Relations and European Studies with specializations in 1)Energy and International Security and 2)Middle East and Eastern Mediterranean Studies (1.5 academic years, 90 ECTS, Master(MA), E-Learning)Master107.14.336.02019-12-2016S21 - 24 and 25 July 2017Fall Semester 2017 - 2018Spring Semester 2022
2. Private UniversityUniversity of NicosiaMaster of Laws (1.5 academic years, 90 ECTS, Master (LLM), E-Learning)Master107.14.336.02119-12-2016S20 - 3 and 4 July 2017Fall Semester 2017 - 2018Spring Semester 2022
2. Private UniversityUniversity of NicosiaComputational Design and Digital Fabrication (Master(MSc), E-Learning)Master107.14.336.02519-12-2016S21 - 24 and 25 July 2017Fall Semester 2017 - 2018Spring Semester 2022
2. Private UniversityUniversity of NicosiaPublic Health (1.5 academic years, 90 ECTS, Master (MPH), E-Learning)Master207.14.336.026 16-12-2016S29 - 16 and 17 April 2018Fall Semester 2018 - 2019Spring Semester 2023
2. Private UniversityUniversity of NicosiaComputer Science - Concentrations: (a) Cyber Security, (b) Mobile Systems, (c) Blockchain Tecnologies (18 months, 90 ECTS, Master(MSc), E-Learning)Master207.14.336.02919-12-2016S21 - 24 and 25 July 2017Fall Semester 2017 - 2018Spring Semester 2022
2. Private UniversityUniversity of NicosiaPsychology (4 academic years, 240 ECTS, Bachelor(BSc), E-Learning) Bachelor207.14.336.034 28-12-2017S35 - 15 and 16 October 2018Fall Semester 2018 - 2019Spring Semester 2023
2. Private UniversityUniversity of NicosiaCriminology (1.5 academic years, 90 ECTS, Master(MSc), E-Learning)Master107.14.336.035 11-01-2018S32 - 2 and 3 July 2018Fall Semester 2018 - 2019Spring Semester 2023
2. Private UniversityUniversity of NicosiaBusiness Administration in Hospitality Management (4 academic years, 240 ECTS, Bachelor(BBA), E-Learning)Bachelor107.14.336.03611-01-2018S32 - 2 and 3 July 2018Fall Semester 2018 - 2019Spring Semester 2023
2. Private UniversityUniversity of NicosiaHealth Services Administration (1.5 academic year, 90 ECTS, Μaster(MSc), E-Learning)Master107.14.336.037 11-01-2018S33 - 23 and 24 July 2018Fall Semester 2018 - 2019Spring Semester 2023
2. Private UniversityUniversity of NicosiaData Science (1.5 years,90 ECTCS, Master(MSc), E-Learning)Master107.14.336.03923-04-2020S49 - 20 and 21 January 2020Spring Semester 2019 - 2020Fall Semester 2024
2. Private UniversityUniversity of NicosiaGreek Civilization (1.5 academic years, 90 ECTS, Master(MA), E-Learning)Master107.14.336.04123-04-2019S54 - 1 June 2020Fall Semester 2020 - 2021Spring Semester 2025
2. Private UniversityUniversity of NicosiaTeaching English to Speakers of Other Languages - TESOL (1.5 academic years, 90 ECTS, Master, E-Learning)Master107.14.336.111 30-11-2019S64 - 22 and 23 March 2021Fall Semester 2021-2022Spring Semester 2026English
2. Private UniversityUniversity of Central Lancashire Cyprus (UCLan - Cyprus)Business Administration (3 academic years, 90 ECTS, Master(MBA), E-Learning)Master207.14.345.00126-12-2016S21 - 24 and 25 July 2017Fall Semester 2017 - 2018Spring Semester 2022
2. Private UniversityEuropean University CyprusMaster107.14.327.04718-02-2020S70 - 20 July 2021Fall Semester 2021-2022Spring Semester 2026Greek / English v
2. Private UniversityEuropean University CyprusEnglish Studies (4 academic years, 240 ECTS, Bachelor (BA), E-Learning)Bachelor107.14.327.06516-12-2019S69 - 12 July 2021Fall Semester 2021-2022Spring Semester 2026English
2. Private UniversityEuropean University CyprusEnglish Studies (18 months, 90 ECTS, Master(MA), E-Learning)Master107.14.327.06416-12-2019S69 - 12 July 2021Fall Semester 2021-2022Spring Semester 2026English
2. Private UniversityEuropean University CyprusLaw with specialisations in 1) International Commercial Law, 2)Public Law (18 months, 90 ECTS, Master(LLM), E-Learning)Master107.14.327.07618-12-2020S69 - 12 July 2021Fall Semester 2021-2022Spring Semester 2026Greek / English
2. Private UniversityEuropean University CyprusMedical Education (18 months, 90 ECTS, Master(MSc), E-Learning)Master107.14.327.09916-12-2019S68 - 14 and 15 June 2021Fall Semester 2021-2022Spring Semester 2026English
1. Public UniversityOpen University of CyprusEducational Sciences with specialisations in (a) Educational Leadership and Policy (b) Social Justice Education (c) Special Education (d) Instructional Technology (3 academic semesters, 90 ECTS, Master(MA), E-Learning)Master107.14.299.02328-05-2020S71 - 13 September 2021Fall Semester 2021-2022Spring Semester 2026Greek
2. Private UniversityFrederick University (Nicosia)Educational Studies: Curriculum and Instruction, 3 academic semesters, 90 ECTS, Master (MEd), E-Learning)Master107.14.318.03731-03-2020S71 - 13 September 2021Fall Semester 2021-2022Spring Semester 2026Greek
2. Private UniversityFrederick University (Nicosia)Education for Sustainable Development and Social Change (3 academic semesters, 90 ECTS, Master (MSc), E-Learning)Master107.14.318.04131-03-2020S71 - 13 September 2021Fall Semester 2021-2022Spring Semester 2026Greek / English
2. Private UniversityEuropean University CyprusEducational Sciences with concentrations in a) Creativity and Play in Early Childhood Education (b) Technologies of Learning and Communication and STEAM Education, (c) Educational Management and Leadership(18 months, 90 ECTS, Master(MΑ), E-Learning)Master107.14.327.04916-12-2019S71 - 13 September 2022Fall Semester 2021-2022Spring Semester 2026Greek / English
2. Private UniversityUniversity of NicosiaEducation Sciences with specialisations: 1)Educational Leadership and Administration, 2)Theory, Practice and Evaluation of Teaching, 3)Special/Applied Special Education, 4) Educational Technology, 5)Teaching of Mathematics and Physical Sciences, 6) Teaching of Language and Literature, 7) Arts and Education, 8) Music Education (1.5/2 academic years, 90/120 ECTS, Master, E-Learning)Master107.14.336.08630-11-2019S69 - 12 July 2021Fall Semester 2021-2022Spring Semester 2026Greek
2. Private UniversityUniversity of Central Lancashire Cyprus (UCLan - Cyprus)Cybersecurity (1 academic year, 90 ECTS, Master(MSc), E-Learning)Master107.14.345.02918-12-2020S67 - 24 May 2021Fall Semester 2021-2022Spring Semester 2026English
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