Master Degree in Finance and Accounting

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Area of Studies

business studies and management sciences

Degree

Master

Degree (in English)

MSc

Language(s)
  • English
Course Duration

4 semesters

ECTS points

120

Department

Faculty of Economics, Warsaw University of Life Sciences – SGGW

Tuition and Other Fees

4100 PLN/semester; for Polish nationals: free of charge

Application Deadline(s)

Date of commencement of studies: October Recruitment calendar - https://www.sggw.edu.pl/en/recruitment/

Course Description

Course Profile

Aim of the programme:

The study programme aims to provide students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of finance and accounting and acquire the necessary expertise in the field of economics, marketing and management. Students acknowledge the principles of operation of economic entities and the relations between these entities and other institutions that create an economic environment, both on a national and international scale. They get acquainted with the regularities and effects of human economic activity. They learn how to develop individual entrepreneurship using various methods and techniques in economic sciences research.

The aim is to provide students with the most up-to-date knowledge that will cover the labour market's current social needs and challenges.

Main mandatory subjects:

1 Year

Monetary policy, credit institution management, forecasting and simulation, cost accounting, risk theory, financial law, dynamic and financial econometrics, controlling in a bank, managerial ac­counting, intellectual property management, financial reporting, financial consulting, financial engineering, international finance, investment portfolio, advanced financial accounting, IT systems in financial institutions, tax accounting, diploma seminar.

2 Year

Contemporary theories in finance, international accounting, facultative subjects (8 of them during 3rd and 4th semester), diploma seminar.

Career prospects:

Students gain advanced knowledge in finance and accounting, the functioning of financial institutions. They get the ability to analyze basic economic phenomena and the economic and financial situation of economic units. The graduates are prepared to work in enterprises, organizations and public and non-governmental institutions, including financial institutions. They also gain the necessary knowledge and skills to run a business independently.

Education Requirements

Entry requirements:

-          diploma of the first-cycle studies (Bachelor’s degree or equivalent) in the field of economy, management, finance, accounting, logistics, tourism;

-          diploma of the related field of the first cycle studies (Bache­lor’s degree or equivalent), for which the effects of education are convergent with the learning outcomes expected from candidates; if the convergence is incomplete, the student will be obliged to supplement the competence gaps by complet­ing the subjects specified during the interview, in an amount not exceeding 30 ECTS, which is the limit of admissible discrepancy;

-          the average grade from first-cycle studies;

       -  confirmed knowledge of English (certificate of English language at least level B2);


Contact

Student Affairs Office: admission@sggw.edu.pl

Faculty Coordinator: katarzyna_czech@sggw.edu.pl

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