Economics

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Admission to Master's degree programmes in 2020/2021 (beginning: Autumn 2020)
Submission deadline until midnight 30 Apr 2020

What will you learn?

The study programme Economics offers a way for its students to obtain in-depth knowledge in the area of economic theory in terms of its alternative forms, and the substance of its argumentation. The aim is to prepare professionals able to solve theoretical and applied economic problems and to think analytically based on mastering the techniques of theoretical economics and understanding the relevance and limits of their use.

Practical training

Practical training is not an obligatory part of the study plan. Students may attend a voluntary course of practical training.

Further information

http://www.econ.muni.cz/katedra-ekonomie

Career opportunities

Graduates have the prerequisites to apply for positions in the areas of theory and research in the field of economics and related disciplines. They should be eligible for positions in economic journalism and economic analysis for the needs of the public and private sectors. They may also apply for doctoral studies in economics at one of the universities in the Czech Republic or abroad.

Graduates have found jobs in the following workplaces:

  • Masaryk University (lecturer and researcher);
  • The Office for the Protection of Competition (public procurement, mergers or defining the relevant market and abuse of dominant position);
  • KPMG (audit);
  • Automotive Lighting (statistical evaluations and analysis of the reliability of production processes);
  • Česká spořitelna (corporate banking).

Graduates of the Economic and Applied Mathematics double-subject study programme have found jobs in the following workplaces:

  • The Czech National Bank (supervision of financial markets and the banking sector);
  • National Bank of Slovakia (economic analyst);
  • Home Credit and Home Credit International (risk management and statistical analysis);
  • KPMG (auditing, business analyst);
  • OG Research (macroeconomic analysis, modelling, and prediction of emerging economies);
  • Air Bank (analyst, data processing, risk management, and programming);
  • UniCredit Bank (investment analyst, risk management, product management, and private banking);
  • Health Insurance Company of the Ministry of Interior (analyst, analysis and data processing, projections);
  • Research Centre for Toxic Compounds in the Environment, Masaryk University (CFO);
  • APS Holding SE (senior analyst, investment funds analyst, evaluation and prediction of the risk and performance of investment portfolios);
  • Czech Insurance Company (insurance market analyst, internal auditor);
  • Acrea (exclusive distributor of IBM SPSS software, lecturing and training in the application of statistical methods);
  • AXA (senior system analyst).

Admission requirements

You can find detailed information about the admission procedure at ECON.MUNI. Contact information: - questions concerning the electronic application form issues: prihlaska@muni.cz - questions concerning the payment for the electronically submitted application form: prihlaska@muni.cz - questions concerning of various fields of study, study purport and organization: studijni@econ.muni.cz.

Criteria for evaluation

Please see ECON.MUNI.

Recommended literature

Please see ECON.MUNI .

Minimum score and numbers of accepted applicants in past years

Deadlines

1 January –
30 April 2020
Deadline for applications

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Study options

Single-subject studies

Students have a pre-defined list of required courses, which are supplemented with selective and elective courses. The student pays full attention to the single field of study chosen.

Combined studies

In this type of studies, the students focus on the main degree programme (120 credits) supplemented with another, minor, programme (60 credits). The student enrols in the degree programme in which he/she majors. Both the programmes are stated in the university diploma. You will find possible combinations on the websites of individual degree programmes.

Recommended combinations

Combinations with programmes from Faculty of Science

Follow-up studies

After completing the Master’s degree study programme, it is possible to continue further studies in any doctoral degree study programme (after satisfying the admission requirements).

Study information

Provided by Faculty of Economics and Administration
Type of studies Follow-up master's
Mode full-time Yes
combined No
Study options single-subject studies Yes
single-subject studies with specialization No
major/minor studies Yes
Standard length of studies 2 years
Language of instruction Czech
Minimum score and numbers of accepted applicants in past years

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