The program Police Studies Is intended for the Police Service of Cyprus and is addressed to Graduates of the Police Academy.

In an age of rapidly changing rates and great needs for modern security and protection of the citizen, the Two years this program Aims to offer to the members of the Police new knowledge, skills and practices with a European orientation, complementing, expanding and updating, as the case may be, the knowledge already acquired during their studies at the Police Academy of Cyprus.

To obtain a degree in Police Studies, students must follow and complete successfully Twelve (12) six-month Thematic Modules (total 120 ECTS) At the Open University of Cyprus.

Structure of the Program

The Thematic Modules of the Upgrade Program of the Police Academy are divided into introductory classes. And HE Specialization. For the selection of some students Specialization, successful completion of other thematic units is required.

Students are initially watching 8 compulsory thematic units (8X10 ECTS). With the completion of the compulsory thematic units, Students can choose Either a program only by tracking topic modules (4 specialties x 10 ECTS) Either a combination of 2 GB. Specialization (10 ECTS each) And elaboration of dissertation work (Equivalent to 2 ECTS or 20 ECTS).

Code Title Compulsory / Optional
ASP311 Introduction to Psychology Compulsory
ASP312 Introduction to Sociology Compulsory
ASP313 Introduction to Criminology Compulsory
ASP314 The History of the Republic of Cyprus Choice
ASP315 Criminal Justice Compulsory
ASP325 Police and Police in Cyprus Compulsory
ASP411 Police and Legal Psychology * Compulsory
ASP412 Constitutional Law and the Law of the European Union Compulsory
ASP413 Financial Crimes Choice
ASP414 Police and Cybercrime Choice
ASP415 Policing / Law and Cultural Heritage Choice
ASP421 Research Methods and Police Studies Compulsory
ASP422 Police and Policing Systems: A Comparative Approach Choice
ASP423 Police Training Choice
ASP700 Graduate Diploma Thesis ** Choice
* "For monitoring this particular Successful ASP311 tracking or simultaneous tracking of the ASP311 Module "
** "For monitoring this particular topic Successful follow-up of ASP421 or simultaneous monitoring of the ASP421 Module "

Admission Requirements

A prerequisite for entering the Program is the possession of a Diploma of the Cyprus Police Academy and a good knowledge of the English language for studying international literature.


The period for submission of applications for admission to the courses offered for the academic year 2017-2018 is from 6 July to 5 September 2017 at 11:00 am .

Applications are only submitted electronically via the University's website at

Program taught in:
  • Greek

See 22 more programs offered by Open University Of Cyprus »

This course is Online
Start Date
2,880 EUR
By locations
By date
Start Date
End Date
Application deadline
Application deadline
End Date