University of New York - Tirana (UNYT)

Introduction

The University of New York Tirana - UNYT was inaugurated in September 2002, having received a license from the Albanian government [Government Decree Nr. 397] in August 27th 2004. It was founded in order to address the regional needs for an American educational system and to prepare future leaders and business executives with a liberal arts and business education, a cross-cultural perspective, and a competitive spirit. Its objectives are to implement flexible and innovative practices in teaching and learning in response to the globally changing face of higher education.

The UNYT is a fascinating blend of challenge and vision, in response to the needs of a global society and era. It is for this reason why the UNYT attracts students of high ability and employs academic staff of distinction, some recognized as international leaders in their fields.

The mission of the University of New York - Tirana (UNYT) is to offer students the opportunity to obtain a university degree at the Bachelor's or Master's level in a variety of academic and professional specializations, which will provide them the knowledge, skills, openness and confidence necessary to succeed in a diverse, international work environment, and prepare them for life as contributing, productive citizens of the global community. UNYT amalgamates liberal arts and applied, market-oriented education while retaining an emphasis on developing as a research-informed institution.

The University of New York - Tirana is committed to the intellectual, creative and personal development of its students. The university believes that the outcomes of student learning should include:

•Mastery of effective oral and written communication skills in English;
•Development of analytical, synthetic and critical thinking skills;
•Understanding of basic research methods, including the ability to locate, evaluate and synthesize information and data;
•Knowledge of Western and non-Western cultures and societies;
•Sensitivity to social issues and cultural and ethnic diversity;
•Appreciation for creative expression and culture;
•Understanding of international issues and the acquisition of a global perspective;
•Development of healthy interpersonal and social relationships;
•Understanding of the uses and limitations of modern technology;
•Mastery of the knowledge and skills applicable to a major area of study;
•Awareness of professional opportunities and understanding of professional ethics and responsibility;
•Strengthening of the values of integrity, objectivity and human understanding;
•Development of the skills and behaviors necessary to become a successful, responsible and self-directed learner;
•Instilling an appreciation of Albanian heritage and culture throughout our courses through the use of Albanian case-studies, data and comparisons.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

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MA

MA in International Affairs

Campus Full time Part time 18 - 40 months September 2018 Albania Tirana + 1 more

This program is offered in collaboration with the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Greenwich, UK. [+]

The MA in International Affairs is offered in collaboration with the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Greenwich, UK. In the context of globalization and democratization, the programme is designed to meet the needs of the international community, working professionals and students.Graduates will be equipped with the necessary skills and aptitude to pursue a variety of careers within the global arena. Upon completion of the programme, graduates will be able to:• understand the theory and practice of the international political system• engage in the process of formulating and implementing foreign policy• demonstrate their acumen as a result of completing a thesis or portfolio... [-]


MSc

Master of Science in Computer Science

Campus Part time 12 - 18 months September 2018 Albania Tirana

The aim of this MSc programme is to equip students with advanced knowledge in specialized topics in Computer Science and Engineering. [+]

The M. Sc. in Computer Science is offered by University of New York Tirana in partnership with the University of Greenwich, continuing our vision to deliver American and European quality programmes to our students. The programme intends to equip the student with advanced knowledge of core areas of computer science, as well as allowing for different elective specialization courses. After completing the taught component, the students are also asked to carry on an individual project and produce a dissertation.

Who Should Apply• Have you just completed your Bachelor's and you want to continue your studies further?If you recently finished your first degree in Computer Science and are enthusiastic to advance your studies to a Master’s level, this programme provides breadth in traditional areas of Computer Science as well as depth in terms of individual research and projects. Students who aspire to doctoral studies will find this programme a smooth introduction into the world of academic research.... [-]


Master of Science in Finance and Accounting

Campus Full time Part time 14 - 30 months September 2018 Albania Tirana + 1 more

The MSc in Finance and Accounting programme is designed for graduates who desire to extend their expertise in finance or accounting. [+]

Programme InformationThe Master of Science in Finance and Accounting programme is designed for graduates who desire to extend their expertise in finance or accounting. Intensive courses studying the core finance and accounting disciplines occupy the programme’s first half, while its second half provides students with the opportunity to focus on advanced and applied areas of the disciplines.

Why Study This Programme at UNYT?Throughout its history, UNYT has built a reputation for its quality undergraduate and graduate Business programmes. UNYT graduates present an impressive professional and academic record at a post-graduation level. This programme draws specialized faculty from around the world who combine theoretical knowledge with extensive experience in executive business lines. Students have access to computer facilities and extensive library resources including all publications, reports and databases of the World Bankin hard and soft copies. Situated in the heart of a rapidly developing country’s capital, one may not find a comparable M.Sc. programme in Finance and Accounting.Programme Duration: 14-18 months (full-time); 24 -30 months (part-time).Programme StructureThe programme is structured in five core and four optional courses at 15 British credits each. You will also need to pass a dissertation (60 British credits) in order to be awarded the degree. The programme altogether carries 180 British credits (90 ECTS or 45 ACTS).... [-]