B.Sc. in Business Administration


Our Bachelor in Business Administration is a general course which will increase and refine your business acumen and your strategic management skills.
This course has been designed by professionals with vast experience of the industry, making sure that, by the end of the course, you will have developed your strategic thinking and planning skills so as to defend market share locally and seek competitive advantages in world markets.
Moreover, you will have acquired the skills to define clear approaches to strategic management, learnt to understand the importance and use of technology in the modern business world, and become an effective manager capable of working across different organisations and nations.
The Cyprus Institute of Marketing (BVI) BSc in Business Administration emphasises strategy formulation and implementation. You will develop your capacity for identification and analysis of external environmental factors, internal strengths and weaknesses, and of economic, social, political and technological trends.

Course Structure

Year 1
1. Marketing Management
2. Economics
3. Business Organisation
4. Statistics
5. Business Law
6. Business English

Year 2
1. Financial & Management Accounting
2. Consumer Behaviour
3. Human Resource Management
4. Computers & Information Systems
5. Case Study Analysis
6. Practice of Marketing

Year 3
1. Marketing Communications
2. Executive Skills
3. Public Relations
4. Marketing Planning & Control
5. International Marketing Strategies
6. Case Studies

One of our distinguishing features is that at the end of each year of our three-year Bachelor programmes, we award separate certificates: at the end of the first year a Diploma; at the end of the second year an Advanced Diploma; and, finally, at the end of the third year, a Bachelor certificate. This offers students more flexibility and the freedom to start a degree without committing to the entire length of the course. 

On successful completion of Year 1, you will be awarded the Diploma in Marketing Management.
On successful completion of Year 2, you will be awarded the Advanced Diploma in Business Administration.
Finally, upon successful completion of Year 3, you will be awarded the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements are flexible and vary, but we generally demand:

For entry into Year 1 (Diploma):
(a) Secondary School Leaving Certificate with a good mark
(b) 5 GCSEs and 2 AS/A2s
(c) the equivalent in your country of education
(d) Foundation Certificate from the Cyprus Institute of Marketing (BVI) or from another internationally recognised university
(e) proof of good use of English (IELTS/TOEFL/GCSE or equivalent)

For entry into Year 2 (Advanced Diploma): 
(a) Diploma in Marketing Management from CIM (BVI);
(c) Certificate from the Chartered Institute of Marketing or from another internationally recognised professional body or university;
(d) 60 transfer credits from an internationally accredited university in a relevant field

For entry into Year 3 (B.Sc.):
(a) Advanced Diploma from CIM (BVI);
(c) 120 ECTS from an internationally accredited university in a relevant field;
(d) Diploma in Professional Marketing from the Chartered Institute of Marketing or equal Diploma from an internationally recognised professional body
(e) Membership of the UK Institute of Certified Chartered Accountants, the Chartered Institute of Bankers, the Chartered Insurance Institute, or any such internationall recognised professional body


We welcome applications for exemptions on a subject-to-subject basis and based on evidence of credentials from recognised Institutions. The maximum number of exemptions allowed is 12 (2 years). Students interested in applying to be exempted from modules must complete the appropriate form and submit it to the admissions office for consideration with all their credentials and the appropriate exemption fees.

The decision of the Board regarding admissions will be final. No reason for acceptance or rejection will be given to candidates or to anyone else. CIM (BVI) reserves the right to vary its admission criteria from time to time. The admissions office is responsible for the interpretation of the admission criteria and may impose other conditions to be satisfied before admission.

Commencement of Course

Students may apply for admission and start their studies anytime in the year.


This will vary depending which year you are admitted in, but for the full B.Sc. the minimum period is 36 months.

Examination Dates

Exams are held at approved Overseas Centres every JUNE and JANUARY. Students wishing to enter for the examinations MUST complete an examination entry form and send it to the Institute at least by 30 November for the January examination session and 30 April for the June examination session.

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**Please note that the Institute reserves the right to change the fees, syllabus and regulations at any time. Students re-sitting or re-taking a course or changing their centre of study assume full risk of such changes and of any additional fees applicable at the time.

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