College Overview

P.A. College is a private Higher Education  Institution, first established in 1983, and has Larnaca as its  base-of-operations for easy access from within all other cities in  Cyprus. The College has applied a strategic decision to operate as a  specialist University School in the fields of Business Administration  and Business Computing.

 

The provision of exclusively business-related  education has established P.A. College as one of the leading institution  in the areas of business, accounting, finance, marketing, human  resource management and other business disciplines.

 

P.A. College abides by all the required standards set  by the Bologna Declaration and the European Higher Education Area.  On  the basis of these standards P.A. College is ranked as a First Cycle,  the university degree cycle, Higher Education Institution. The College’s  curricula have been accredited by the Council of Educational  Evaluation-Accreditation and are recognised by the Cyprus Council for  the Recognition of Higher Education Qualifications since the onset of  their establishment. P.A. College is a unique specialised business  school and thus the only Higher Institution in Cyprus offering  degree-level government accredited programmes (Bachelor of Arts with  Honours in six specialisations), as well as the unique Business  Computing Bachelor of Science with Honours degree programme, the only  one of its kind in Cyprus and one of only a few in Europe. 

 

P.A. College was one of the first private Higher  Institution in Cyprus whose graduates received the maximum possible  exemptions towards acquiring the professional qualification ACA of the  Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW). It was  also the first private tertiary institution in Cyprus to receive maximum  exemptions from other credible professional accounting bodies of the  U.K., namely, the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)  and the Association of International Accountants (AIA). Furthermore,  P.A. graduates enjoy direct entry to the CIM Professional Postgraduate  Diploma in Marketing. The College is also a CISCO Networking Academy,  allowing its students to obtain professional Information Technology (IT)  qualifications in parallel to their academic studies.

 

In short, P.A. College is perceived as an  indisputable pioneer of excellence within the field of Business-related  studies, and a great contributor to the provision of novel higher  education services that benefit the wider professional services sector.