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CodeDegree Programme TitleStandard Length of Study
B0413A050047Business Administration3.0 years
Qualification AwardedBachelor degree, Bc.
Level of QualificationFirst Cycle
Access to Further StudiesThe graduates may continue in a Second cycle
Graduation Requirements180 ECTS Credits, Final state examination, Bachelor thesis
Mode of StudyFull-time
Programme Director or EquivalentPersonal IDName
STV02Ing. Hana Štverková, Ph.D.,MBA,LL.M.
Course Structure Diagram with ECTS Credits1. year / Winter semester1. year / Summer semester
30 ECTS Credits30 ECTS Credits
2. year / Winter semester2. year / Summer semester
30 ECTS Credits30 ECTS Credits
3. year / Winter semester3. year / Summer semester
30 ECTS Credits30 ECTS Credits
Specific Admission Requirements
Specific admission requirements are determined by the Dean of the faculty. For more information please click here.
Specific Arrangements for the Recognition of Prior Learning
Informal learning - max. 60% of credits gained in prior lifelong learning can be recognized, as determined by the Dean of the Faculty.
Qualification Requirements and Regulations
Qualification Requirements:
Finished secondary education with secondary school-leaving exam.
The Czech educational system is regulated by the Higher Education Act (Act 111/1998). Studies at VSB-TUO are regulated by the Statute of VSB – Technical University of Ostrava.
Profile of the Programme
The aim of the study programme Business Administration is to educate professionals with a broader economic overview with the main focus on business administration and management. The study programme provides theoretical and practical knowledge of a comprehensive nature, which is necessary for work in managerial positions. A general economic foundation including knowledge of economics, mathematics, statistics, economics, law, and management is the basis for the creation of key competencies of future graduates in individual subjects. The aim of the study programme is to prepare qualified professionals who will be able to perform specialised work and managerial functions in the field of economics and business management and will be able to solve standard and non-standard managerial tasks at lower and middle management levels. Students are prepared to be able to organise and implement business activities and to exercise independent professions. The study is focused and profiled especially concerning the application of graduates in various types of enterprises both in terms of the field of activity (manufacturing enterprises, services, virtual enterprises) and in terms of size, namely in the positions of lower and middle-level managers, specialist in professional departments (e.g. planning, controlling, quality, logistics, HR), founder and owner of the enterprise.
Key Learning Outcomes
Key Lerning Outcomes are Expressed in following Structure: Knowledge, Skills, General competencies
The main content of the study is the acquisition of knowledge in the following areas: - business administration, - management methods and techniques, - managerial skills, - human resources management, - international business, - business organisation, - management and management skills, - legal regulations for economists, - business economic analysis, - legal and administrative principles for setting up a business, - computer science and business information systems, - management accounting and tax issues, - finance and financial markets.
The main scope of the study is to acquire professional skills in the following areas: - performing standard economic analysis of the company's management, - solving basic tasks of business economics, - understanding of systematic and analytical methods and techniques used in particular areas of management, - application of managerial skills, - carrying out personnel activities using methods and techniques of personnel work, - evaluating the effectiveness of human resource management methods, techniques and processes, - understanding of psychological and sociological knowledge, approaches and methods used in business management, - understanding of the economics and financial management of business activities, - understanding of accounting and financial reporting and related tax issues, - application and evaluation of the production and service management process in the areas of production structure, organisation and planning, standardisation and human resources, - practical application of enterprise establishment and management concerning soft skills, - orientation in legal institutes, regulations in the field of business.
General competencies:
Graduates of the study programme Business Administration are equipped with general economic and professional knowledge (general economic overview, ability to analyse trends in the development of economic phenomena, orientation in legislation), managerial knowledge (mastery of the basics of the management process, use of methods and tools to support decision-making), communication knowledge (presentation of own results with the support of ICT tools, preparation of documents for negotiations), information technology knowledge (use of data processing tools) and language knowledge (conversation in a foreign language, ability to understand a professional text in a foreign language).
Occupational Profiles of Graduates with Examples
Graduates of the Bachelor's degree programme in Business Administration will find employment in various types of enterprises regarding the field of activity (manufacturing enterprises, services, virtual enterprises), and regarding the size, in lower and middle management positions. Graduates can also find employment as a specialist in departments such as planning, controlling, quality, logistics, or HR. Furthermore, graduates can be a founder and owner of a business. Typical jobs (taken from the CZ-ISCO Classification of Occupations): 121 Managers in business administration, administration and support activities; 12111 Economic and financial deputies (directors); 12112 Economic and financial managers (excluding financial and insurance services); 12113 Accounting and controlling managers; 12122 Personnel managers; 12129 Other human resources managers; 12130 Organisational strategy and policy managers; 12191 Quality and management systems certification (ISO) managers; 12199 Business administration, clerical and support managers not elsewhere classified; 12211 Commercial deputies (directors); 12212 Commercial managers; 1324 Transport, logistics, and related managers; 142 Retail and wholesale managers; 242 Strategy and personnel management specialists.
Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
Examination regulations, assesment and grading are described in the Study and Examination Rules.
Course block: Compulsory - all courses are compulsory.
Course block: Choice-compulsory - student has to choose at least one course from the list of courses.
Course block: Optional - student can choose any course from the list of courses.
IMPORTANT: Student has to select so many courses to reach 30 ECTS credits per semester. Rules in detail and convenient selection of courses can be consulted with the programmme director.
Bellow stated courses are assigned for the degree studies only. Students coming to VSB-TUO for an exchange stay must select courses from the List of courses for exchange students.