Masters Programme in Economics
The aim of the Masters Economics programme is to educate specialists to be able to independently solve theoretical and applied problems and tasks equipped with thorough knowledge of contemporary economic theories. Substantial part of their qualification is the ability to immediately start working in an international, scientific administrative and commercial environment. They are ready for scientific research and pedagogical work. The gift of analytical thinking, knowledge of theoretical economics, of business law, of mathematical and economic statistics, and of econometrics similar to Bachelor of Economic graduates, however, on a much higher level ( a flexible workforce, adaptable to evolving needs of the labour market ).
Graduates of this programme have no difficulties finding jobs at higher level state administration, at financial institutions, and at pedagogical and scientific activities.
Results of IES graduates are widely recognized.
This programe enables graduates to take up postgraduate study either in the Czech Republic or abroad. Let the number of students successfully applying to universities abroad be the proof: Cambridge University, University of Chicago, London School of Economics and Political Sciences, Cornell University, John Hopkins University, Université Paris Sorbonne etc.
Instruction is designed for Bachelors (or equivalent) graduates, or university graduates interested in enlarging their knowledge in the field of economics. The admission examination consists of a thorough test of mathematics, microeonomics, macroeconomics and the English language. Graduates of the Bachelors of Economics programme at IES can have these exams suspended by the Dean if they passed their bachelors state final examination with a grade average of 2.0 or better.
Sponsor of the programme is prof. ing. Oldřich Dědek, CSc.
- Economic Theory
(chair Prof.RNDr. Ing. František Turnovec, CSc.)
- European Economic Integration and Economic Policy
(chair PhDr. Pavel Vacek, PhD.)
- Finance, Financial Markets and Banking
(chair Prof. Ing. Michal Mejstřík, CSc.)
Overal study requirement: 120 credits
Required courses: 30 credits
- 3 exams inrequired courses for all majors: 21 credits
- 2 tests from required courses for all majors: 9 credits
Required major courses: 36 credits according to the major selected
- 6 exams (perhaps plus written tests) from required specialised courses of the three majors and the corresponding credits (see the structure of the reguired major courses).
Alternative major courses: min. 42 credits ( according to specialisation )
- Exams from Alternative courses to fill the complement to 120 credits ( min. 42 credits )
Elective courses: max. 12 credits
- courses from other faculties according to agreement between FSV UK and institution
State final examination for Master´s degree:
- 1st elective course in accordance with specialisation
- 2nd elective course in accordance with specialisation
- Masters thesis defense
Student is obliged to choose (or he is assigned) a major and take required and alternative courses prescribed for this major. The alternative courses can be chosen either from the alternative courses for this major or from the range of required courses in another major (if they do not overlap with the required major chosen).