Master of Professional Studies in Business Economics and Informatics

Study programme objectives

The objective of the study program is to educate and enable students to perform more complex tasks in the field of business economics and business informatics. Particular emphasis is placed on education and preparation for various jobs and new tasks occurring in small and medium-sized companies.

Students will be particularly enabled to recognize, record, analyze and formulate problems in the business of companies and institutions, as well as to contribute to and participate in finding effective solutions.

In the field of business economics, students will be enabled to identify and solve problems in public and private organizations in the fields of marketing, accounting, tax and taxation, to familiarize themselves with the finances of a corporation and to master the methods and techniques of financial management as well as to prepare reports by means of basic and specialized application software.

In the field of business informatics, students will be enabled to apply their IT knowledge in practice in order to solve business problems in new or unknown environments by means of information technology and business application software (independently and in cooperation with other IT professionals), as well as to identify IT needs and suggest modifications and improvements to IT solutions on the basis on available information and adopted criteria.

Study programme outcomes

Upon completion of the study programme, the Business Economics and Informatics graduate will be able to:

  • identify and collect the necessary information, conduct analysis, propose solutions, organize and/or participate in solving real business problems in companies and institutions;
  • plan, conduct and monitor business and market communication activities;
  • analyze business ideas, define the necessary resources, start and manage the entrepreneurial venture;
  • create a detailed marketing plan for a specific business venture;
  • implement appropriate regulations, compile financial statements and management reports;
  • identify tax and non-tax liabilities of a particular company and perform activities of calculation, planning, payment and control of tax and non-tax liabilities of the company;
  • identify problems related to company finance, perform analysis, draw conclusions and propose solutions to particular problems;
  • carry out international commodity transactions and more complex forms of international business;
  • handle integrated management systems;
  • use statistical analysis software, based on methods and procedures of analysis, and provide reports for internal and external users;
  • develop, implement and use up-to-date information and communication technologies (ICTs) in business;
  • apply mobile applications in solving business problems;
  • manage a company’s computer resources, manage data and administer databases.

The list of compulsory and optional courses

FIRST YEAR

1. Entrepreneurial Business   compulsory   10 ECTS
2. Information Systems in Business Decision-Making   compulsory   10 ECTS
3. Accounting for Small and Medium-Sized Companies   compulsory   10 ECTS
4. Business Analysis   compulsory   10 ECTS
5. Business and Market Communication   compulsory   10 ECTS
6. Practical Training   compulsory   10 ECTS

SECOND YEAR

Optional courses (students choose 5 out of 11 courses): 

1. Business English   optional   6 ECTS
2. Integrated Management Systems   optional   6 ECTS
3. Corporate Finance   optional   6 ECTS
4. Taxation in Private and Public Sector   optional   6 ECTS
5. Management Accounting   optional   6 ECTS
6. Applied Marketing Strategies   optional   6 ECTS
7. Brand Management   optional   6 ECTS
8. International Business   optional   6 ECTS
9. Data Mining   optional   6 ECTS
10. Business Presentation, Graphics and Multimedia   optional   6 ECTS
11. Mobile Applications   optional   6 ECTS

Compulsory courses:

12. Practical Research   compulsory   12 ECTS
13. Master’s Thesis   compulsory   18 ECTS