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CodeDegree Programme TitleStandard Length of Study
N0488A050004Finance and Accounting2.0 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
TIC02prof. Ing. Tomáš Tichý, Ph.D.
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 VSB-TUO are regulated by the Statute of VSB – Technical University of Ostrava.
Profile of the Programme
The aim of the follow-up Master's degree study programme Finance and Accounting is to prepare highly qualified specialists who will be able to perform specialized analytical work and management functions related to financial, accounting and tax issues at the top and middle management level of enterprises and institutions. The study is structured in two specializations, namely Finance and Accounting and Taxes.
Key Learning Outcomes
Key Lerning Outcomes are Expressed in following Structure: Knowledge, Skills, General competencies
The basics of the Master's programme Finance and Accounting is to acquire knowledge in the areas of financial management and decision-making of businesses, financial institutions and public sector entities, as well as controlling, accounting and business and non-business entities in connection with more complex accounting and tax transactions.
Within the specializations, the graduates will acquire knowledge and skills in the fields of finance, financial markets, accounting and taxes, cost management, costing, pricing, controlling, accounting of financial institutions and insurance companies, transactions related to acquisitions, mergers and enterprises combinations, international financial reporting standards, reporting, auditing, consolidation, liquidation and insolvency proceedings, valuation of companies, tax issues including tax theories, EU tax policy and international taxation.
General competencies:
The narrower focus of the study programme is realized through compulsory and optional subjects, which are focused on various demanding issues of finance, decision making, financial markets and accounting and taxation of business entities, financial institutions and public sector entities in connection with more complex transactions, management and decision making in business corporations including all specific areas and international aspects.
Occupational Profiles of Graduates with Examples
Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
Examination regulations, assesment and grading are described in the Study and Examination Rules.
Degree Branches
CodeDegree Branch TitleLanguage of Instruction
S02Accounting and TaxesCzech