Studying for a UK degree in Cyprus


In Cyprus, you’ll find many great opportunities to study for a UK degree. So if you have caring, job or family commitments that prevent you from travelling to the United Kingdom, you can still gain your dream qualification.

These Transnational Education (or TNE) courses are designed, delivered, and quality-assured to the UK’s own rigorous standards and each leads to a UK degree.

They can provide a pathway to the United Kingdom at a later date, either to continue your studies or to work, and you’re sure to benefit from their strong links with both UK and international business (just one of the reasons that graduates with UK degrees are among the most employable in the world). You may also find that studying for a UK TNE degree in Cyprus is more affordable than studying in the UK itself.


You can apply to study for a UK-awarded TNE programme in Cyprus if you have completed one of following qualifications:

  • Cyprus Apolyterion
  • GCE A-Levels
  • International Baccalaureate diploma

In addition, you must have evidence of English language proficiency. Such as


There may also be additional requirements depending on the course you choose. So we always advise you to check with the UK university that will be awarding your degree, and with the partner institution in Cyprus where you will be studying.

Students from non EU Countries

If you live in a non EU country, you may need a student visa to enter Cyprus. These can be issued by a Cypriot Embassy, High Commission or Consulate in your home country.

For more information about student visas, please visit the Migration Department in Cyprus.

Which degree should I choose?

Undergraduate and postgraduate degrees

With such a variety of UK degrees on offer, you’re certain to find a course that’s right for you.

Every year, graduates in Cyprus complete their studies in subjects ranging from Masters degrees in Law or Business Administration to Bachelors degrees in Graphic Design and Fashion. And each is awarded their prestigious degree from a UK university.

For a comprehensive list of UK degrees that you can study for, visit theCyprus Agency of Quality Assurance and Accreditation in Higher Education website.

For more information, we advise that you contact your chosen institution in Cyprus and enquire about its partnerships with UK universities.

Studying online

Depending on your work and home commitments, you may choose to study for your degree online.

There are a number of these programs available in Cyprus which offer the same high standards of UK teaching and the same prestigious qualifications, while allowing for a greater amount of flexibility and schedules that may better suit your needs.

For more information, we advise contacting your preferred UK University as well as the partnering institution in Cyprus. For a full list of programmes and universities, please visit the Cyprus Agency website.

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