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CodeDegree Programme TitleStandard Length of Study
N6202Economic Policy and Administration2.0 years
Qualification AwardedMaster degree, Ing.
Level of QualificationSecond Cycle
Access to Further StudiesThe graduates may continue in a Third cycle
Graduation Requirements120 ECTS Credits, Final state examination, Diploma thesis
Mode of StudyFull-time
Programme Director or EquivalentPersonal IDName
DLU30prof. Dr. Ing. Dana Dluhošová
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
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 higher education in Bachelor's degree programme.
The Czech educational system is regulated by the Higher Education Act (Act 111/1998). Studies at VŠB-TUO are regulated by the Statute of VŠB – Technical University of Ostrava.
Profile of the Programme
The objective of the program Economics policy and Administration in the graduate degree is to prepare highly qualified experts, who will be able to perform managerial and analytical tasks at the middle and top management level. Within the graduate degree are deepen the knowledge in the following areas: microeconomy, macroeconomy, corporate finance, financial markets, economy policy, labour market policy and regional economy, European and world integration, European Union, etc.
Key Learning Outcomes
Key Lerning Outcomes are Expressed in following Structure: Knowledge, Skills, General competencies
The graduates of the graduate study program Economics policy and Administration will gain the knowledge in the in the area of micro economy, macro economy, economy policy, corporate finance, public finance, regional and municipal policy in the Czech Republic and EU. These knowledge and skills are subsequently deepened within given study fields. Graduates will gain skills and knowledge according to their study field in the following areas: • financial management and financial decision-making, • financial markets, commercial and investment banking, • economics and regional policy including policy within EU, • tax theories, • theories of integrating processes, • governmental, regional and municipal policy, • organization and tools of the public administration in the Czech republic and EU, • financing mechanisms of the public administration, • European and regional institutions incl. public administrative institutions.
Graduates will be able to: • analyze financial situation and financial performance of the company, • valued investment projects, • manage and administrate assets portfolios, • understand the management of the commercial banks, mutual funds, insurance companies, etc., • understand macro economy aspects of economy behaviour, • plan, implement and manage the projects financed through the European structural funds, • prepare and manage regional and development projects, • program and increase the competitiveness.
General competencies:
• Solution of the analytical problems and tasks at the middle and top management level of the companies, financial and non financial institutions, public administration institutions, etc., • Human and financial resources selection, • activities and processes coordination within preparing and undertaking of the projects financed through the European structural funds, • analysis and tasks solution in the area of the European integration, European institutions and policy.
Occupational Profiles of Graduates with Examples
The graduates of the graduate program Economics policy and Administration will be able to work at the middle and top management level especially in production and non production companies, financial and non financial companies, in public administration institutions and at selected positions at the municipal level.
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 VŠB-TUO for an exchange stay must select courses from the List of courses for exchange students.