Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Animation (CityU)

Aim of the programme

The Hospitality & Tourism Animation Program aims to develop entertainers/animators: talented and creative professionals committed to entertain people on their vacations. Leisure time animation is a special division of tourism and its purpose is to increase the net profits of a hotel. Trained and talented animators can positively affect the brand image, marketing, public relations, as well as the customer loyalty.

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Programme Duration ECTS / (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System)

2 Years / 120 ECTS


CHOS-100 Introduction to the Hospitality and Tourism Business environment
CANM-100 Hospitality Animation
CENG-210 English Composition
Foreign Language
Any Elective
CHOS-200 Front Office Management
CMGT-100 Introduction to Management
CENG-220 Advanced English Writing
CHOS-110 Internship
Foreign Language
Any Elective
CANM-102 Indoor/Outdoor Stage Operations Management & Theory
CANM-211 Children Activities Management & Theory
CANM-206 Customer Service Management
CTOU-104 Geography of Tourism
CANM-104 Sports & Leisure Management & Theory
CANM-204 Animator Behaviour & Business Ethics
CANM-202 Theatre - Imitation - Pantomime and Drama Management & Theory
CANM-105 Dance - movement and body language Management & Theory
Any Elective
Any Elective
CTOU-300 Special Interest Tourism Hospitality Major Elective
CTOU-302 Attractions and Theme Park Management Hospitality Major Elective
CHOS-112 Hospitality Health and Safety Hospitality Major Elective
CHOS-202 Housekeeping & Maintenance Management Hospitality Major Elective
CHOS-102 Introduction to Hospitality Operations Hospitality Major Elective
CTOU-102 Tourism Planning & Developmnet Hospitality Major Elective
CGRE-100 Greek Language and Culture I Foreign Languages Elective
CGRE-102 Greek Language and Culture II Foreign Languages Elective
CGER-100 German Language and Culture I Foreign Languages Elective
CGER-102 German Language and Culture II Foreign Languages Elective
CFRE-100 French Language and Culture I Foreign Languages Elective
CFRE-102 French Language and Culture II Foreign Languages Elective
CRUS-100 Russian Language and Culture I Foreign Languages Elective
CRUS-102 Russian Language and Culture II Foreign Languages Elective
CSPA-100 Spanish Language and Culture I Foreign Languages Elective
CSPA-102 Spanish Language and Culture II Foreign Languages Elective
CENG-080 Basic English English Electives
CENG-090 Intermediate English English Electives
CENG-220 Business Communication English Electives
CCOM-300 Web Development Computer Elective
CCOM-110 E-Tourism Computer Elective
CCOM-220 Introduction to Multimedia Computer Elective
CHIS-100 Introduction to Cyprus History Liberal Arts Elective
CHIS-102 Western Civilization Liberal Arts Elective
CPSY-100 Introduction to Psychology Liberal Arts Elective
CSOC-100 Introduction to Sociology Liberal Arts Elective
CACC-100 Introduction to Accounting I Business Elective
CACC-102 Introduction to Accounting II Business Elective
CECO-100 Introduction to Microeconomics Business Elective
CMGT-200 Introduction to Management Business Elective
CECO-102 Introduction to Macroeconomics Business Elective
CMGT-210 Small Business and Entrepreneurship Business Elective

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Teaching Methods

Students can design, with their professors’ assistance, their method of studying. At the same time, the course structure and the various teaching methods have been designed to support this practice. Micro-teaching is encouraged through the use of specific international practices such as case studies, while practical training is complemented by the use of appropriate materials, videos, computer software, etc.

The teaching material is presented through a mix of lectures, seminars and workshops. *Some teaching methods might not apply to all subjects.

An effective way of presenting the educational material in an interactive and collaborative way

Tutorial meetings
Provided to assist students with any questions they may have

Laboratories are the transition from theory to practice

Case studies
Present and elaboration on real or virtual complex issues

Lectures by distinguished speakers
To update students on current issues related to their studies

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Registration requirements

All applicants should meet the following conditions:

Admission procedures

  • CUCN Application form
  • Examination of Academic documents
  • Examination of documents required by Local authorities – For International students


Academic entry requirements

  • High School Leaving Certificates 10th& 12thLevel (min 50% GPA) – International students
  • High School Leaving Certificate (min 60% / 12 out of 20) – European students
  • English Language Certificate.

Students that show no proof of English proficiency must take the Placement Test and depending on how they score they will be placed in either one (1) or two (2) semesters Foundation program. *International students are requested to submit a number of other supportive documents required by the Cyprus Migration departments

Why study at City Unity College?

Accredited Programmes of Study
Experienced Academic Staff
Affordable tuition fees
Programme flexibility
Fingertip access to all learning material (Online & Mobile App learning platform - eClass)
Collaboration with overseas Universities
Modern technology used in classrooms, amphitheaters and laboratories
College campus composed of 4 buildings (modern cafeterias, restaurant, conference facilities)
Multi workshops and seminars with guest speakers from the industry
Strong student support services
Opportunity support in research
Member of the Erasmus+ mobility scheme