Diploma in Retail & Merchandising Management (CityU)

Aim of the programme

The Retail and Merchandising Management program aims to provide students with a broad knowledge of the nature of business organizations.

It also aims to provide the latest knowledge in the areas of management theory and practice.

Furthermore, students will be exposed to a variety of innovative teaching and learning experiences, with always in mind a focus on Retail and Merchandising Management.

Language of Instruction


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

2 Years / 120 ECTS


CENG-100 English Composition
CRMM-100 Introduction to Retail Operations
CRMM-101 Visual Merchandising I
CMGT-100 Introduction to Management
CMAT-101 Merchandising Mathematics
CENG-200 Advanced English Writing
CACC-100 Accounting I
CRMM-102 Visual Merchandising II
CCOM-100 Computer Applications
CRMM-104 Retail Marketing Principles
CACC-102 Accounting II
CRMM-203 Retail Management
CRMM-204 Retail Buying Theories
CCOM-120 E-Commerce
CMKT-240 Consumer Behavior
CRMM-201 Retail Category & Merchandising Management
CCOM-212 Digital Skills in Retail
CRMM-202 Retail Fashion Promotion and Advertising
CRMM-205 Customer Service Management
CRMM-206 Supply Chain Management

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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