CIM has fully implemented the ECTS system of credits since 2010.
All CIM Undegraduate programmes are 60 ECTS per year (180 ECTS for 3 Years Bachelor programmes and 240 ECTS for 4 Years Bachelor programmes) and Masters are 90 ECTS.
The European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS)
is a standard for comparing the study attainment and performance of students of higher education across the European Union nd other collaborating European countries. For successfully completed studies, ECTS credits are awarded. One academic year corresponds to 60 ECTS-credits that are equivalent to 1500–1800 hours of study in all countries respective of standard or qualification type and is used to facilitate transfer and progression throughout the Union.
The ECTS is complemented by the European Credit Transfer system for Vocational Education and Training (ECVET) which the ministers are responsible for vocational training in 32 European countries agreed to develop in the Maastricht Communiqué of 14 December 2004.ECTS also includes a standard ECTS grading scale, intended to be shown in addition to local (i.e. national) standard grades.
In Cyprus the standard formula used for each credit point per year is 30 Hours per credit point.
For more information and ECTS documentation, see the EU Commission website at http://ec.europa.eu/education/lifelong-learning-policy/doc48_en.ht
All UWL Undergraduate Programmes consist of 6 subjects per year and are worth 360 UK credits or 180 ECTS.
The LSBU Postgraduate Programme consists of 6 subjects per year and is worth 240 UK credits or 120 ECTS.
Language of Instruction
All programmes are taught in the English language.
Method of Teaching
Instructional methods include lectures by Lecturers who are actively involved in large firms. Guest Lecturers from the Industry and the business world are invited to discuss current market developments. Besides lectures, the teaching programme includes discussions, seminars, industry studies, film screenings and work projects. The programme methods are designed to foster continuing exchanges of views among students and to provide the means to learn from each other and gain new perspectives by interacting with students from other industries, countries and cultures.