School of Sciences

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Dr. Nearchos Paspallis

BEng/MEng, MSc, PhD, Head, School of Sciences

Welcome to the School of Sciences of UCLan Cyprus, the British University of Cyprus!

Welcome to the School of Sciences! At our School you will find many opportunities to engage with a diverse group of students and faculty that will inspire you to learn and grow. We prepare students to become future leaders, competent and ethical professionals, possessing the ability to work in a global environment, and to make effective and meaningful contributions to the world.

Our School is proud for its firm commitment to scientific education and for its high impact research. Our staff specialties and our academic programmes cover a wide range of disciplines: Computing, Mathematics, Engineering, Web & Media, Psychology, and Sport and Exercise Science. As with all programmes at UCLan Cyprus, our courses map against those in the UK, and also meet the requirements of the Cyprus’ Ministry of Education and Culture.

Our faculty comprises an outstanding team of scholars who are highly research active and who continuously pursue new knowledge, and innovative ways to apply it for the betterment of the world. We adopt an interdisciplinary approach for research by bringing together expertise across all branches of science. In this way we pursue cutting-edge, high-impact research and innovative activities, aiming to address complex challenges in our community, and around the world.

Moreover, the School cultivates a culture of partnerships between academia, industry, public and private stakeholders, and the community at large, to facilitate and promote the utilization of state-of-the-art practices. I encourage you to look at the academics’ profiles on our website to find out more about them and their work.

If you are interested in pursuing a career in a science field and wish for a world-class education, we are happy to help you choose one of our exciting programmes to study at our prize-winning campus.

Our Vision

The School of Sciences’ vision is to be recognised as one of the premier Science Schools locally, regionally, and internationally, through its cutting-edge research, scholarly activity, innovate programmes, outstanding graduates, and community involvement.

Our Mission

The School of Sciences’ mission is to:

  • Offer a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes with a unique and innovative curriculum reflecting current and future industry practices and needs.
  • Prepare students to become future leaders, competent and ethical professionals, possessing the knowledge, skills and enhanced aptitudes necessary to succeed in a global work environment.
  • Support the advancement and development of scientific research through the adoption of an interdisciplinary approach in its research activities, bringing together expertise from various disciplines for the pursue of cutting-edge responsible research and innovative activities to address complex challenges in the community and around the world.
  • Cultivate a culture of unique partnerships between academia, industry, public authorities and the community to facilitate and promote the utilisation of state-of-the-art practices.