Bachelor Studies in Finance is the only programme in Poland which has EPAS Accreditations, for regular bachelor studies. EPAS is an international programme accreditation system developed by the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD). It confirms the top quality of our programme, guarantying all of our students an international recognition of their diplomas. The EPAS Standards and Criteria cover all facets of programme provision, including highest international standards of programme design and delivery and quality assurance. It emphasizes our uniqueness, practical relevance of our programme, as well as high corporate culture and internationalization. Currently, only 97 best programmes from thousands around the world have this highest quality mark.
Only for the Bachelor Studies in Finance, the CFA Partnership aligns the programme with the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge curriculum, allowing students to complete this programme and prepare for the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) exam. Program at the same time. This combination places successful students in an advantageous position when entering the finance industry or enhances their careers. CFA Institute is a global organization comprising the world’s largest association of investment professionals. It offers a range of educational and career resources, including most prestigious and globally recognized designations in the field of finance. We are the only CFA’s partner in Central Europe.
Studies in Finance are one of only a few European programmes certified in partnership with the Chartered Institute of Management Accounting (CIMA) which allows our students to become CIMA-certified (Certificate in Business Accounting for the Bachelor Level) by being exempted from module exams and by passing only one external exam, preparation to which is facilitated through the access to professional learning materials and on-campus events. Professional certificates are what employers look for. They also give our students a unique chance to expand horizons and validate knowledge internationally.
Bachelor Studies in Finance is accredited also by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). Our students attend accredited courses and take exams according to ACCA standards, which makes them eligible for exemptions from part of the ACCA exams (Fundamentals level). Graduates of our studies combine a prestigious University diploma with the professional ACCA Qualification respected by employers in Poland and all over the world.
Our accreditations and partnerships are a guarantee of a best possible learning experience for our students and great job opportunities for our graduates. We are way above the national average in graduates hiring, our graduates find jobs in less than a month and the satisfaction with wage, the scope of work and development prospects are among the highest in the country (see our Students and Graduates Survey 2015)!
Bachelor Studies in Finance is carried out on the Faculty of Management, Information Technology and Finance (Wydział Zarządzania, Informatyki i Finansów) and is targeted for Polish and foreign students. The programme is taught in English by the standards of top universities in the world with the participation of foreign lecturers.
CFA Institute is a global organization comprising the world’s largest association of investment professionals. It offers a range of educational and career resources, including the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designations. It is a leading voice on global issues of fairness, market efficiency, and investor protection.
The CFA Program Partnership aligns the university's Bachelors in Finance programme with CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge curriculum, allowing students to complete this programme and prepare for the CFA Program at the same time. This combination places successful students in an advantageous position when seeking to enter the finance industry or enhance their careers.
CFA Institute Scholarships for College Students is an initiative to provide support for students who have the intention to register for CFA Exam Level 1. Recipients of the scholarship will pay only 225 USD of the exam’s fee instead of approximately 1200 USD. Students of Bachelor Studies in Finance have priority to receive scholarships. If some scholars will be left, then the other students of the Wroclaw University of Economics can be considered.
Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) was established in 1919 in London and currently is the largest professional organization of experts in the field of management accounting. CIMA currently has 203,000 members and students in 173 countries. CIMA conducts qualifying examinations and issues international certificates. CIMA, together with AICPA has also created a globally recognized title – CGMA – Chartered Global Management Accountant.
The Institute is growing rapidly, continually works with employers from around the world, and also issues specialized publications and reports from the field of management and finance. Currently, CIMA has over 243 examination centers around the world.
Management accounting is an important part of enterprise management, it provides data and information necessary to make current and strategic decisions on the profitability of the company. In contrast to financial accounting, management accounting focuses mainly on forward-looking information to help in the planning process.
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About the School
More than 17 000 students More than 780 academic teachers More than 73 000 graduates More than 300 foreign students each academic year The first lecture at the University was given in February, 1947.