University of Warsaw / Faculty of Economic Sciences

Finanse, inwestycje i rachunkowość (Finance, Investments and Accounting), specialization: Finance and International Investment

Level of study: first-cycle Form of study: full-time evening Duration: 3 years

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Fields of studies and specializations

Conducting units

Enrollment

from 2018-06-05 to 2018-07-04 23:59:59

Limit of students

50

Language

English

Description



The minimum number of persons admitted (within all paths of qualifications) to being the subject of study start: 5

Program objectives

Finance and International Investment Program aims at equipping students with professional knowledge about economics mechanisms and the instruments of international financial markets.Students learn how to manage modern financial engineering instruments of multinational corporations, have knowledge of the foreign exchange risk management techniques; optimization, corporate finance and international relations, especially these associated with investing in foreign assets. The program provides students with skills that enable them to prepare state-of-the-art analyses of the market value of enterprises and financial statements in accordance with accounting standards.

Program graduates will possess highly marketable qualifications of modern analytical methods and tools underpinned by broad social knowledge, and will gain expertise in financial markets and institutions, international financial management, monetary policy, banking, insurance and accounting.

These theoretical foundations, as well as the practical skills and analytical methods gained during their studies - like selected econometric and accounting tools - enable graduates to start their professional experience as economists, analysts, traders or accountants in financial institutions (banks, insurance companies, investment and pension funds), multi- national companies, government bodies, and research & educational institutions.

Obtaining a bachelor's degree is also the ticket to take even the most demanding secondary studies at leading universities to obtain a master's degree, particularly in the fields of economics, finance, or in other social sciences.

Studies in addition to equipment students with the basic knowledge and skills tools, train the ability to adapt to the changing economic environment, including changes in the labor market. They learn critical look at the results of analyzes, including their own, and economic events, in particular the opportunities and risks in the financial markets, which increases accountability and integrity of both the student and the employee. Studies are designed help promote intellectual openness, creativity and flexibility, the ability to self-education and raising qualifications, which features particularly valued in the labor market. Allow students to develop teamwork skills, as well as in the course of performing their tasks independently.

Prerequisites

The Program is open to all international and Polish applicants with International Baccalaureate(IB), European Baccalaureate (EB) or with national maturity exam (or other equivalent document, e.g. high school graduation certificate, which entitles to undertake studies at higher education institution).

Graduate Profile

Students have the key skills workshop, they can prepare financial statements in accordance with accounting standards and make a valuation of the market value of businesses and assets. Students are familiar with the functioning of foreign exchange markets, are equipped with the essential skills to manage modern financial engineering instruments of multinational corporations, have knowledge of the foreign exchange risk management techniques, optimization, corporate finance and international issues associated with investing in foreign assets.

These skills allow you to take up employment in positions of economists and representatives of related occupations in each sector and sector of the economy, both at home and abroad. Directional knowledge and skills to prepare working primarily with financial institutions (banks, insurance companies, investment funds and pension funds), companies, central government bodies, research institutes, educational institutions, as well as his own company. The resulting theoretical foundations, as well as knowledge of the practical application of analytical methods, selected econometric and accounting tools may find its use in job opportunities economists, analysts, traders, accountants.

More information: the website of programme

Admission rules

After preparation of the ranking lists, Recruitment Comittee will determine minimum number of points required to admission to studies. The minimum number of points cannot be lower than 30 points.

Confirmation of proficency in English

All candidates are obliged to confirm proficiency of English at least at B2 level. Accepted certificates are as follows: FCE, CAE, CPE, BEC (at least “Vantage”), CEIBT, IELTS (above 6), TOEFL (paper: at least 510, CBT: at least 180, iTB: at least 87), TOEIC (at least  700), CELS (at least  "Vantage"), TSE, NKJO. This requirement does not apply to candidates graduated from high school or college with English as language of instruction.

Studies fully taught in English are payable. Maximum 30% of the best students may receive 70% tuition waiver for each semester of the programme (excluding the first semester).

Admission procedure for candidates with polish new maturity exam (since 2005)

Obligatory subject

Polish

Basic level x 0,6
or
Advanced level x 1

Obligatory subject

Mathematics

Basic level x 0,6
or
Advanced level x 1

Obligatory subject

One foreign language to choose from: English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Portuguese, Swedish, Slovak

Basic level x 0,6
or
Advanced level x 1

Obligatory subject

One chosen subject*

Advanced level x 1

Weight = 5%

Weight = 75%

Weight = 10%

Weight = 10%

*Including mathematics, Polish and foreign languages
Mathematics at advanced level can be indicated twice: in columns 2 and 4
Polish and foreign languages at advanced level can be indicated twice.

The way to calculate the final result:
(after taking into account the conversion factors for different levels of matriculation subjects)

W = a * P + b * M + c * J + d * X

Where:

W – the final result;
P – result from the Polish language exam;
M – result from the Mathematics exam;
J – result from the modern foreign language exam;
X - result from additional chosen subject

a, b, c, d – weights.

Admission procedure for candidates with old maturity exam

Candidates with the Polish old abitur (high-school exam)

Obligatory subject

Polish

Obligatory subject

Mathematics

Obligatory subject

One foreign language to choose from:
English, French,
German, Spanish,
Italian, Russian

Obligatory subject

One chosen subject

Weight = 5%

Weight = 75%

Weight = 10%

Weight = 10%

*Including mathematics, Polish and foreign languages
Mathematics at advanced level can be indicated twice: in columns 2 and 4 Polish and foreign languages at advanced level can be indicated twice.

Important information for candidates with Polish "old" maturity. >> Check! <<

The way to calculate the final result:
(after taking into account the conversion factors for different levels of matriculation subjects)

W = a * P + b * M + c * J + d * X

Where:

W – the final result;
P – result from the Polish language exam;
M – result from the Mathematics exam;
J – result from the modern foreign language exam;
X - result from additional chosen subject

a, b, c, d – weights.

All grades from all subjects are taken into account (both written and oral exams).
Grades will be converted to percentages in the following way:

Maturity till 1991

5 -100%
4 - 85%
3 - 40%

Maturity after 1991

6 - 100%
5 - 90%
4 - 75%
3 - 50%
2 - 30%

Admission procedure for candidates with European Baccalaureate

Obligatory subject

Polish
or
L1 language*

Basic level x 0,6
or
Advanced level x 1

Obligatory subject

Mathematics

Basic level x 0,6
or
Advanced level x 1

Obligatory subject

Modern foreign language

Basic level x 0,6
or
Advanced level x 1

 

 

Obligatory subject

One chosen subject**

Advanced level x 1

Weight = 5%

Weight = 75%

Weight = 10%

Weight = 10%

*In case of a lack of Polish language, languages in columns 1 and 3 have to be different
**Including mathematics, Polish and foreign languages
M
athematics at advanced level can be indicated twice: in columns 2 and 4 
Polish and foreign languages at advanced level can be indicated twice.

 

Important information on equivalent levels of IB and EB maturity results  and how their are counted in the qualification process >>Check!<<

The way to calculate the final result:
(after taking into account the conversion factors for different levels of matriculation subjects)

W = a * P + b * M + c * J + d * X

Where:

W – the final result;
P – result from the Polish language exam;
M – result from the Mathematics exam;
J – result from the modern foreign language exam;
X - result from additional chosen subject

a, b, c, d – weights.

The result of exam obtained the diploma EB converted into percentage points in the following way:

9,00 - 10,00 = 100%
8,00 - 8,95 = 90%
7,00 - 7,95 = 75%
6,00 - 6,95 = 60%
5,00 - 5,95 = 45%
4,00 - 4,95 = 30%

Admission procedure for candidates with International Baccalaureate

Obligatory subject

Polish
or
A1 language from the group 1*/language A

Standard level (SL) x 0,6
or
High level (HL) x 1

Obligatory subject

Mathematics

Standard level (SL) x 0,6
or
High level (HL) x 1

Obligatory subject

Modern foreign language

Standard level (SL) x 0,6
or
High level (HL) x 1

 

 

Obligatory subject

One chosen subject**

High level (HL) x 1

Weight = 5%

Weight = 75%

Weight = 10%

Weight = 10%

*In case of a lack of Polish language, languages in columns 1 and 3 have to be different
**Including mathematics, Polish and foreign languages
Mathematics at HL can be indicated twice: in columns 2 and 4 
Polish and foreign languages at HL can be indicated twice.

Important information on equivalent levels of IB and EB maturity results  and how their are counted in the qualification process >>Check!<<

The way to calculate the final result:
(after taking into account the conversion factors for different levels of matriculation subjects)

W = a * P + b * M + c * J + d * X

Where:

W – the final result;
P – result from the Polish language exam;
M – result from the Mathematics exam;
J – result from the modern foreign language exam;
X - result from additional chosen subject

a, b, c, d – weights.

 The result of exam obtained the diploma IB converted into percentage points in the following way:

7 pts. = 100%
6 pts. = 90%
5 pts. = 75%
4 pts. = 60%
3 pts. = 45%
2 pts. = 30%

Admission procedure for candidates with foreign diplomas

The ranking list of candidates is established on the basis of maturity (secondary education certificate) results.

Obligatory subject

Polish language

or

Original language of maturity (certificate)

Obligatory subject

Mathematics

Obligatory subject

Modern foreign language

 

 

Obligatory subject

One chosen subject*

Weight = 5%

Weight = 75%

Weight = 10%

Weight = 10%

*Including mathematics, Polish and foreign languages
Orignial language and foreign language can be indicated twice

Languages in columns 1 and 3 must differ

The way to calculate the final result: 

Maturity exam results are expressed in percentage points as a ratio of grades obtained by the candidate to the highest grades possible to obtain in the country. In the case of the results expressed in letters they are converted into a numerical scale by successively assigning positive grade numbers, ranging from 1.

Exceptions from admission procedure

The maximum number of points available in the qualification procedure receive medalists (places from 1 to 3) of Polish Championships and the finalists (places from 1 to 6) of Olympics, World Cup Championships or European Championship organized by the registered federations, organizations or sport associations (title awarded max. 3 years before the year of participation in qualification procedure).

Place of results' announcement

Announcement of results: July 13th 2018.

Tuition fee

The studies are payable - tuition fees

Additional information

Documents submission: 16-18 July 2018.

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