Bachelor in Finance

General

Program Description

Finance is a full-time Bachelor’s degree program delivered in English. The Bachelor in Finance program is run according to global financial standards and is designed for students who want to discover the world of finance. In addition to basic subjects, such as economics, management, law, mathematics, statistics, information technology, the program includes courses in the field of corporate finance, banking, insurance, financial market, real estate, financial reporting, and risk analysis. During the course of studies, students not only gain theoretical knowledge but also acquire qualifications enabling careers in the enterprise and on the financial market. The program is advanced, therefore the students easily find internship programs during their studies and employment after graduation. The program is chosen by international students. The courses are run both by Polish and international professors and lecturers.

Student profiles

The graduate of Bachelor in Finance has professional knowledge in the area of finance (including accounting and financial reporting), financial risk management and financial decision making. He/she knows how the financial institutions (including banks, insurance companies, investment funds, and pension funds), companies, and public institutions function. He/she is able to analyze basic economic processes and entities in macroeconomic and microeconomic levels, as well as to analyze the financial condition of the company and household. He/she understands the causes, effects, and relations of economic and financial processes in the market economy.

He/she has knowledge of the processes in global financial markets. He/she can identify risks and is able to make decisions leading to an acceptable level of risk. He/she is able to identify and analyze different sources of financial data. He/she has knowledge of English on the B2 level and is able to communicate in a professional specialized level in finance. After completing the program he/she can pass CFA Level 1 and 2 exams, CIMA exams, and most ACCA exams. He/she is prepared to work in financial institutions, financial departments of companies as well as in multinational companies, including working abroad. He/she is prepared to study for a Master's degree.

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Career prospects

  • Financial advisor
  • Financial manager
  • Financial analyst
  • Risk manager
  • Bank specialist
  • Real-estate appraiser

Specialization

Financial Market

The financial market allows students to expand and deepen their knowledge of forecasting, trading, financial valuation, investment analysis, and financial risk analysis, preparing them to work in related positions, typically at stock exchanges or other financial institutions (Wroclaw-based examples include Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, Credit Agricole, Bank New York Mellon). This specialization is closely related to the CFA certifications. It has two courses:

  1. Personal Finance
  2. Risk Management in Financial Markets

Personal Finance refers to the decisions which individuals take about spending, financing, and investing to optimize their financial situation. During the course, there will be developed financial plans which intend to achieve specified financial goals.

Risk Management in Financial Markets offers an introduction to risk theory, gives some basic knowledge and skills in financial risk management, with particular focus on market risk measurement, includes some elements of market risk steering (mitigating) and introduces elements of basic knowledge on other types of financial risk (credit, operational).

Financial Management

Financial management is focused on corporate finance, cost and managerial accounting and strategic management, which allows students to choose a career path either in auditing and financial management (in Wroclaw, e.g. Deloitte, Ernst & Young) or in financial divisions of non-financial firms (e.g. Hewlett-Packard). This specialization relates closely to CIMA certifications. It offers two courses:

  1. Enterprise Risk Management
  2. Elements of Financial Institution Management

At Financial Management students will be provided with specialized knowledge about (1) corporate finance with a major focus on analysis, preparation, and evaluation of risk management from the perspective of an enterprise and (2) an operational focus of financial institution management.

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Schedule

Enrolment is from the 1st of June 2020 to the 16th of August 2020.

Within this dates candidates are obligated to:

  1. Register in the enrolment system.
  2. Pay enrolment fee 85 PLN to the individual bank account indicated in the enrolment system (IRK).
  3. Fill in the form with data, download photos, choose a program of study, enclose the required documents.
  4. After receiving information about the positive result of the document’s verification – pay tuition fee for the first semester of studies to a special account indicated by the Recruitment Committee.
  5. Deliver all documents with photocopies and sworn translations into Polish to Recruitment Committee. The deadline is the 28th of September 2020, at 3 p.m. The date of delivery of documents is important, not the date of shipment.

Please note: The documents must be delivered by post or courier service.

Do not send documents before the Recruitment Committee's decision about your admission to study.

Course leader

Professor Katarzyna Kuziak

email: katarzyna.kuziak@ue.wroc.pl

Last updated Jul 2020

About the School

The Wroclaw University of Economics and Business is ranked among the top economic schools of higher education in Poland, and an important center of science and research. Its activities are aimed at ma ... Read More

The Wroclaw University of Economics and Business is ranked among the top economic schools of higher education in Poland, and an important center of science and research. Its activities are aimed at maintaining and strengthening the position of the university on regional, national, and international levels, improving competitive advantage, and shaping its image of a modern institution, open and friendly to its employees, students, and the environment. Read less