STUDIES IN FINANCE
BACHELOR STUDIES IN FINANCE – MASTER STUDIES IN FINANCE
Bachelor Studies in Finance and Master Studies in Finance are the only programmes in Poland which have EPAS Accreditations, for regular bachelor and master studies. EPAS is an international programme accreditation system developed by the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD). It confirms the top quality of our programmes, 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 programmes, 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 and Master 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 enhance 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 recognised 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, and Diploma in Management Accounting for the master 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 in-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 and Master Studies in Finance are 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 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, scope of work and development prospects are among the highest in the country (see our Students and Graduates Survey 2015)!
The education you will be provided with is essential for any modern financial analayst.
Our academic teachers ensure the quality of the courses you attend.
Joint initiatives, scientific clubs and student organizations are a big part of student’s life at our university.
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Bachelor Studies in Finance and Master Studies in Finance are carried out on the Faculty of Management, Information Technology and Finance (Wydział Zarządzania, Informatyki i Finansów) and are targeted for Polish and foreign students. These programs are taught in English by the standards of top universities in the world with the participation of foreign lecturers.
CFA PARTNERSHIPCFA 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 unviersity’s Master in Finance programme and 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 succesful 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 intention to register for CFA Exam Level 1. Recipients of scholarship will pay only 225 USD of the exam’s fee instead of approximately 1200 USD. Students of Bachelor and Master Studies in Finance have priority to receive scholarships. If some scholars will be left, then the other students of 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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ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) is the biggest and fastest-growing global body for professional accountants. It aims to offer business-relevant, first-choice qualifications to people of application, ability and ambition around the world who seek a rewarding career in accountancy, finance and management. ACCA supports its over 200 000 members and almost 500 000 students in 180 countries. Over 1800 members belong to the organisation in Poland with another 3900 being in the process of obtaining the qualification. ACCA works through a network of 101 offices and cooperates with almost 7300 employers, closely supporting those investing in human capital. Companies facilitating and nurturing employee learning and development are granted ACCA Approved Employer status. Founded in 1904, ACCA has consistently held unique core values: opportunity, diversity, innovation, integrity and accountability. It believes that accountants bring value to economies in all stages of development and seek to develop capacity in the profession and encourage the adoption of global standards. ACCA’s core values are aligned to the needs of employers in all sectors and it ensures that through its range of qualifications, it prepares accountants for business. ACCA seeks to open up the profession to people of all backgrounds and remove artificial barriers, innovating its qualifications and delivery to meet the diverse needs of trainee professionals and their employers.