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Faculty: Faculty of Economics and Management
Initial academic year: WS 2013/2014 - FEM
Level of study: Master
Programme: 6258T00 I-KME Quantitative Methods in Economics
Language of instruction:Slovak

Study programme characteristic

Qualification awarded: inžinier
Specific admission requirements:http://www.portalvs.sk/sk/studijny-program/kvantitativne-metody-v-ekonomii
Specific Arrangements for recognition of prior learning: not applicable
Qualification requirements and regulations:
Profile of the programme and key learning outcomes: The aim of the Master study program in Quantitative Methods in Economics is to educate an analyst of economic and social processes. They are able to apply advanced methods of operations research, econometrics and statistics in competent analyses, modelling, and solving of economic decision making problems. The graduates of the program know how to obtain necessary information for advanced economic analysis, how to apply quantitative analytic and decision support tools, how to formulate and interpret achieved results and how to implement them in the business practice. They are able to forecast and simulate development of economic and social phenomena.
Occupational profiles of graduates with examples: The graduates of the Master study program are prepared to work in central institutions, consultancy firms, analytical bank departments and in research institutions. They can work as economists and managers in the middle and higher management in agrifood enterprises. As they are able to solve advanced economic and decision problems they can be employed in farms, small and medium enterprises, in commercial and financial institutions, and in public and local administration bodies. Due to their foreign language skills they are able to work in foreign or international enterprises.
Access to further studies: graduate of the programme can continue at doctoral level studies in all study programs offered by the faculty - Business Economics and Management and Economics and Management of Agriculture and Food Processing.
Examination regulations, assessment and grading: http://is.uniag.sk/dok_server/slozka.pl?id=6924;download=6008
Graduation requirements: gain minimum 120 ECTS, elaboration and defence of diploma thesis, final exam in obligatory subjects: Microeconomic and Macroeconomic Analysis, Statistics Analysis and Econometrics Modelling and Methods of Operation Research
Contact person: Ing. Erika Šindlerová, erika.sindlerova@uniag.sk