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    MBU Faculty of Economics

      Business Economics and Management (full time)
      Field of study: Economics and ManagementForm: full timeDegree: bachelor degreeLanguage: English, Slovak
      Business Economics and Management (external)
      Field of study: Economics and ManagementForm: externalDegree: bachelor degreeLanguage: English, Slovak
      Business Economics and Management in English (full time)
      Field of study: Economics and ManagementForm: full timeDegree: bachelor degreeLanguage: English

      Graduate profile: The economic education, general knowledge and practical skills and intensive language training gives the graduates of the Faculty an excellent chance to find a job at home and abroad, in economic and managerial positions of the middle and top management in tourism, companies, tax and customs offices, in the financial market and commercial banking, in public services and regional development organizations and in state and local government.

      Finance, Banking and Investment (full time)
      Field of study: Economics and ManagementForm: full timeDegree: bachelor degreeLanguage: Slovak
      Management (full time)
      Field of study: Economics and ManagementForm: full timeDegree: bachelor degreeLanguage: Slovak
      Management (external)
      Field of study: Economics and ManagementForm: externalDegree: bachelor degreeLanguage: Slovak
      Public Economics and Management (full time)
      Field of study: Economics and ManagementForm: full timeDegree: bachelor degreeLanguage: Slovak
      Tourism (full time)
      Field of study: Economics and ManagementForm: full timeDegree: bachelor degreeLanguage: Slovak
      Business Management Systems (full time)
      Field of study: Economics and ManagementForm: full timeDegree: masters degreeLanguage: Slovak
      Business Management Systems (external)
      Field of study: Economics and ManagementForm: externalDegree: masters degreeLanguage: Slovak
      Economics and Management in Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (full time)
      Field of study: Economics and ManagementForm: full timeDegree: masters degreeLanguage: Slovak
      Economics and Management in Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (external)
      Field of study: Economics and ManagementForm: externalDegree: masters degreeLanguage: Slovak
      Economics and Management of Tourism (full time)
      Field of study: Economics and ManagementForm: full timeDegree: masters degreeLanguage: English, Slovak
      Economics of Public Sector (full time)
      Field of study: Economics and ManagementForm: full timeDegree: masters degreeLanguage: Slovak
      Finance, Banking and Investment (full time)
      Field of study: Economics and ManagementForm: full timeDegree: masters degreeLanguage: English, French, Slovak
      Finance, Banking and Investment in English (full time)
      Field of study: Economics and ManagementForm: full timeDegree: masters degreeLanguage: English

      Graduate profile: The economic education, general knowledge and practical skills and intensive language training gives the graduates of the Faculty an excellent chance to find a job at home and abroad, in economic and managerial positions of the middle and top management in tourism, companies, tax and customs offices, in the financial market and commercial banking, in public services and regional development organizations and in state and local government.

      Business Economics and Management (full time)
      Field of study: Economics and ManagementForm: full timeDegree: postgradual degreeLanguage: Slovak
      Business Economics and Management (external)
      Field of study: Economics and ManagementForm: externalDegree: postgradual degreeLanguage: Slovak
      Corporate Economics and Management (external)
      Field of study: Economics and ManagementForm: externalDegree: postgradual degreeLanguage: English

      Graduate profile: The graduate of the third of level university study in the study program entitled Business Economics and Management manifests deep systematic understanding of various fields of Business Economics and Management (Business management systems, managerial finance, marketing management of Business, leadership, and sustainable business), which serves as the basis for conducting research and development, formulating solutions to economic and managerial problems, as well as to generating new scientific knowledge. The graduate masters and is able to select suitable methods of basic and applied scientific research in core areas of the study program. Based on a targeted, varied, and critical research, the graduate can formulate challenges for scientific knowledge, identify scientific problems, formulate scientific questions, and derive the research design. The graduate masters the basic approaches to scientific work, is able to identify sources of information, and in using them, can properly apply the available information systems. Depending on the character of the research problem and scientific field, the graduate can formulate and evaluate the research theses, and formulate and verify the research hypotheses, while applying both qualitative and quantitative research methods appropriately. Based on findings of the conducted research, the graduate proposes, verifies, and implements the innovative research approaches, while reflecting the current trends in the targeted fields, the needs of the business practice, and the latest knowledge regarding social responsibility, sustainability, ethics, and ecological conduct. The graduate is characterized by independent, critical, analytical, and conceptual thinking, which he/she applies in the dynamically changing conditions; manifests the ability to independently present the results of research and development in their field, that being in front of a community of scholars and professionals in Slovakia or abroad. Thanks to language competence, the graduate publishes in respected journals and proceedings, including those registered in the selected international databases; and is able to turn attention to and defend his/her views regarding the current problems in relevant fields related to the conducted research. Within the scientific world, the graduate takes account of its social, scientific, and ethical aspects, and applies the acquired skills and methods of scientific research individually, as well as in a team of researchers. He/she further applies and transfers the obtained results into pedagogical process, and to managerial practice, thus contributing to the development and social progress not only in scientific research but also within the national and international context. The graduate of the third of level university study in the study program entitled Business Economics and Management prepares for the future scientific and academic work, and/or can utilize the acquired knowledge and skills as a manager in research and consultancy-oriented institutions, multinational corporations, and other organizations of different types and fields in Slovakia and abroad.

      Ekonomika a manažment podniku AJ (full time)
      Field of study: Economics and ManagementForm: full timeDegree: postgradual degreeLanguage: English

      Graduate profile: The graduate of the third of level university study in the study program entitled Business Economics and Management manifests deep systematic understanding of various fields of Business Economics and Management (Business management systems, managerial finance, marketing management of Business, leadership, and sustainable business), which serves as the basis for conducting research and development, formulating solutions to economic and managerial problems, as well as to generating new scientific knowledge. The graduate masters and is able to select suitable methods of basic and applied scientific research in core areas of the study program. Based on a targeted, varied, and critical research, the graduate can formulate challenges for scientific knowledge, identify scientific problems, formulate scientific questions, and derive the research design. The graduate masters the basic approaches to scientific work, is able to identify sources of information, and in using them, can properly apply the available information systems. Depending on the character of the research problem and scientific field, the graduate can formulate and evaluate the research theses, and formulate and verify the research hypotheses, while applying both qualitative and quantitative research methods appropriately. Based on findings of the conducted research, the graduate proposes, verifies, and implements the innovative research approaches, while reflecting the current trends in the targeted fields, the needs of the business practice, and the latest knowledge regarding social responsibility, sustainability, ethics, and ecological conduct. The graduate is characterized by independent, critical, analytical, and conceptual thinking, which he/she applies in the dynamically changing conditions; manifests the ability to independently present the results of research and development in their field, that being in front of a community of scholars and professionals in Slovakia or abroad. Thanks to language competence, the graduate publishes in respected journals and proceedings, including those registered in the selected international databases; and is able to turn attention to and defend his/her views regarding the current problems in relevant fields related to the conducted research. Within the scientific world, the graduate takes account of its social, scientific, and ethical aspects, and applies the acquired skills and methods of scientific research individually, as well as in a team of researchers. He/she further applies and transfers the obtained results into pedagogical process, and to managerial practice, thus contributing to the development and social progress not only in scientific research but also within the national and international context. The graduate of the third of level university study in the study program entitled Business Economics and Management prepares for the future scientific and academic work, and/or can utilize the acquired knowledge and skills as a manager in research and consultancy-oriented institutions, multinational corporations, and other organizations of different types and fields in Slovakia and abroad.

      Finance (full time)
      Field of study: Economics and ManagementForm: full timeDegree: postgradual degreeLanguage: English

      Graduate profile: The Finance study programme is based on acquiring knowledge, skills, and competencies in finance at the level of allowing graduates to efficiently communicate with the national and multinational scientific and professional community in all sectors of the national economy. KNOWLEDGE: Doctoral study graduates in the Finance study programme have mastered appropriate methods of essential and applied research to solve problems in finance theory, banking and finance economics, financial management, public finance, the economics and management of innovations, quantitative finance, and finance macroeconometrics. SKILLS: Graduates of this study programme are able to design and create research process in the field of finance independently, innovatively with academic integrity, focusing on various areas of finance. Depending on the character of the research problem and the research area, graduates are able to formulate research theses and hypotheses, evaluate and verify them scientifically, applying appropriately corresponding research methods. They have prerequisites for solving and verifying complex theoretical and practical problems and conducting extensive research in finance at various levels of the national economy as well as at the multinational level. Based on their findings, graduates are able to propose, verify, and implement research approaches in an innovative way. They are able to apply a range of quantitative methods in theoretical or applied finance at the micro as well as macro levels. Based on their findings, graduates are able to propose, verify, and implement research approaches in an innovative way. Graduates acquire specific methods of scientific work, the ability to apply specialised knowledge in theory and practice alike. They are also able to apply complex and new strategic approaches when solving a research task, using their specialized skills and techniques relevant to the selected topic, their ability to expand on new ideas, making novel contributions and thus further developing the field of Economics and Management. COMPETENCIES: Graduates of the Finance study programme are not only able to apply constructive criticism and comprehensive evaluation when analysing a researched phenomenon, but also to predict its further development and adopt interim as well as long-term decisions. They are also able to creatively implement new findings in pedagogical, wider economic, and social practices, and participate in the creation of approaches to economic development with the emphasis on the area of finance. On top of that, they are able to solve complicated novel innovative research tasks and present their research findings in scientific and technical publications respected both by the national and international scientific communities. Thanks to their independent, critical, analytical, and conceptual thinking, doctoral graduates are able to present the results of their research in their own country as well as abroad. Thus, graduates can be employed in research institutes, in key institutions in state administration, in international institutions of a global and regional character when theoretical knowledge is at the centre of solving problems in economic practice. Their ability to further theoretical knowledge and use scientific methods of research makes them ideal candidates for scientific work. They can find employment to a full degree in leading managerial, strategic-planning, and analytical positions in private and public sector establishments related to finance at various levels of national or multinational institutions and companies. Graduates are competent to publish papers in journals of international quality, cope with issues in the field of finance at an international level and discuss scientific results and attained results in the field of finance at international forums and on online scientific platforms.

      Finance (full time)
      Field of study: Economics and ManagementForm: full timeDegree: postgradual degreeLanguage: Slovak
      Finance (external)
      Field of study: Economics and ManagementForm: externalDegree: postgradual degreeLanguage: English

      Graduate profile: The Finance study programme is based on acquiring knowledge, skills, and competencies in finance at the level of allowing graduates to efficiently communicate with the national and multinational scientific and professional community in all sectors of the national economy. KNOWLEDGE: Doctoral study graduates in the Finance study programme have mastered appropriate methods of essential and applied research to solve problems in finance theory, banking and finance economics, financial management, public finance, the economics and management of innovations, quantitative finance, and finance macroeconometrics. SKILLS: Graduates of this study programme are able to design and create research process in the field of finance independently, innovatively with academic integrity, focusing on various areas of finance. Depending on the character of the research problem and the research area, graduates are able to formulate research theses and hypotheses, evaluate and verify them scientifically, applying appropriately corresponding research methods. They have prerequisites for solving and verifying complex theoretical and practical problems and conducting extensive research in finance at various levels of the national economy as well as at the multinational level. Based on their findings, graduates are able to propose, verify, and implement research approaches in an innovative way. They are able to apply a range of quantitative methods in theoretical or applied finance at the micro as well as macro levels. Based on their findings, graduates are able to propose, verify, and implement research approaches in an innovative way. Graduates acquire specific methods of scientific work, the ability to apply specialised knowledge in theory and practice alike. They are also able to apply complex and new strategic approaches when solving a research task, using their specialized skills and techniques relevant to the selected topic, their ability to expand on new ideas, making novel contributions and thus further developing the field of Economics and Management. COMPETENCIES: Graduates of the Finance study programme are not only able to apply constructive criticism and comprehensive evaluation when analysing a researched phenomenon, but also to predict its further development and adopt interim as well as long-term decisions. They are also able to creatively implement new findings in pedagogical, wider economic, and social practices, and participate in the creation of approaches to economic development with the emphasis on the area of finance. On top of that, they are able to solve complicated novel innovative research tasks and present their research findings in scientific and technical publications respected both by the national and international scientific communities. Thanks to their independent, critical, analytical, and conceptual thinking, doctoral graduates are able to present the results of their research in their own country as well as abroad. Thus, graduates can be employed in research institutes, in key institutions in state administration, in international institutions of a global and regional character when theoretical knowledge is at the centre of solving problems in economic practice. Their ability to further theoretical knowledge and use scientific methods of research makes them ideal candidates for scientific work. They can find employment to a full degree in leading managerial, strategic-planning, and analytical positions in private and public sector establishments related to finance at various levels of national or multinational institutions and companies. Graduates are competent to publish papers in journals of international quality, cope with issues in the field of finance at an international level and discuss scientific results and attained results in the field of finance at international forums and on online scientific platforms.

      Finance (external)
      Field of study: Economics and ManagementForm: externalDegree: postgradual degreeLanguage: Slovak
      Public Economics and Policy (full time)
      Field of study: Economics and ManagementForm: full timeDegree: postgradual degreeLanguage: English

      Graduate profile: The graduate is proficient in the current state of knowledge in the field of Economics and Management with an emphasis on public economics and policy theory in an international context. He/she has the ability to systematically understand the interrelationships and contexts of the functioning of the public, private and non-profit sectors in the economy (Macroeconomics, Microeconomics). Understands the rationale for government intervention, i.e., the content of public sector industries (what?). Knows the methods of implementing state interventions, i.e., the economics and management of public sector industries (how?). Understands the distributional contexts of state interventions (for whom?), and the principles of decision-making about the implementation of state interventions (how are decisions made in the public sector?). He or she addresses the above basic questions of public economics scientifically in accordance with the current state of knowledge by mastering the skills and methods of scientific research (Methodology and Ethics of Scientific Work 1, 2, Quantitative Methods in Public Policy) and interdisciplinary contexts on the functioning of the public economy (Public Economics, Economics and Management of Public Services), public policy making and implementation (Public policy, Evaluation of public policy programmes, Civil society), public finance system (Public finance) at all levels of public administration (Local and regional economy and policy, Public administration and regional development). The graduate is proficient in scientific methods of work, which he/she is able to use independently and creatively in scientific and research activities and in demanding practical conceptual work. He or she has in[1]depth knowledge, an understanding of broader relationships and a sophisticated knowledge of scientific and research methods and procedures that meet international criteria. The graduate demonstrates the ability to conceive, design, implement and adapt a large-scale research process with academic integrity, while being able to develop and offer his/her own solutions to problems in the field of public sector economics and public policy based on theoretical understanding of the problem (Active involvement in scientific research projects). During his/her studies, he/she publishes the results of his/her scientific research activities, which are subjected to domestic and international review in scientific forums and journals (Contributions of top international quality, Publication outputs). During his/her studies, he/she will produce a comprehensive qualifying work (Dissertation Project for the Dissertation Examination, Dissertation), which will contribute to expanding and pushing the boundaries of knowledge of the problems of public economics and policy through original research. The graduate is able to identify and critically analyze a problem, evaluate the results of his/her research and synthesize new and comprehensive solutions and ideas with application not only in the development of theory but also in social practice. In the field of communication skills, the graduate is able to handle professional discussion at national and international scientific conferences (Active presentation at conferences). He/she is able to consult, argue and defend his/her methodological approach and proposed solutions in both internal and external environments (Foreign scientific mobility). During the PhD, the graduate actively develops cross-cutting skills such as analytical thinking, digital skills, communication and interpersonal skills, creativity and cognitive skills that will help him/her to find employment, both within and outside the academic sector. The graduate will find employment in particular in scientific research workplaces, universities, and central offices of a conceptual nature in the creation of methodological, forecasting and decision-making materials, the application of which is desirable in the development of new products and systems in the public sector economy, the implementation of new public policies and schemes promoting knowledge-based social progress. Graduates will also find employment in multinational analytical consulting firms and supranational institutions.

      Public Economics and Policy (full time)
      Field of study: Economics and ManagementForm: full timeDegree: postgradual degreeLanguage: Slovak
      Public Economics and Policy (external)
      Field of study: Economics and ManagementForm: externalDegree: postgradual degreeLanguage: English

      Graduate profile: The graduate is proficient in the current state of knowledge in the field of Economics and Management with an emphasis on public economics and policy theory in an international context. He/she has the ability to systematically understand the interrelationships and contexts of the functioning of the public, private and non-profit sectors in the economy (Macroeconomics, Microeconomics). Understands the rationale for government intervention, i.e., the content of public sector industries (what?). Knows the methods of implementing state interventions, i.e., the economics and management of public sector industries (how?). Understands the distributional contexts of state interventions (for whom?), and the principles of decision-making about the implementation of state interventions (how are decisions made in the public sector?). He or she addresses the above basic questions of public economics scientifically in accordance with the current state of knowledge by mastering the skills and methods of scientific research (Methodology and Ethics of Scientific Work 1, 2, Quantitative Methods in Public Policy) and interdisciplinary contexts on the functioning of the public economy (Public Economics, Economics and Management of Public Services), public policy making and implementation (Public policy, Evaluation of public policy programmes, Civil society), public finance system (Public finance) at all levels of public administration (Local and regional economy and policy, Public administration and regional development). The graduate is proficient in scientific methods of work, which he/she is able to use independently and creatively in scientific and research activities and in demanding practical conceptual work. He or she has in[1]depth knowledge, an understanding of broader relationships and a sophisticated knowledge of scientific and research methods and procedures that meet international criteria. The graduate demonstrates the ability to conceive, design, implement and adapt a large-scale research process with academic integrity, while being able to develop and offer his/her own solutions to problems in the field of public sector economics and public policy based on theoretical understanding of the problem (Active involvement in scientific research projects). During his/her studies, he/she publishes the results of his/her scientific research activities, which are subjected to domestic and international review in scientific forums and journals (Contributions of top international quality, Publication outputs). During his/her studies, he/she will produce a comprehensive qualifying work (Dissertation Project for the Dissertation Examination, Dissertation), which will contribute to expanding and pushing the boundaries of knowledge of the problems of public economics and policy through original research. The graduate is able to identify and critically analyze a problem, evaluate the results of his/her research and synthesize new and comprehensive solutions and ideas with application not only in the development of theory but also in social practice. In the field of communication skills, the graduate is able to handle professional discussion at national and international scientific conferences (Active presentation at conferences). He/she is able to consult, argue and defend his/her methodological approach and proposed solutions in both internal and external environments (Foreign scientific mobility). During the PhD, the graduate actively develops cross-cutting skills such as analytical thinking, digital skills, communication and interpersonal skills, creativity and cognitive skills that will help him/her to find employment, both within and outside the academic sector. The graduate will find employment in particular in scientific research workplaces, universities, and central offices of a conceptual nature in the creation of methodological, forecasting and decision-making materials, the application of which is desirable in the development of new products and systems in the public sector economy, the implementation of new public policies and schemes promoting knowledge-based social progress. Graduates will also find employment in multinational analytical consulting firms and supranational institutions.

      Public Economics and Policy (external)
      Field of study: Economics and ManagementForm: externalDegree: postgradual degreeLanguage: Slovak
      Tourism (full time)
      Field of study: Economics and ManagementForm: full timeDegree: postgradual degreeLanguage: English, German

      Graduate profile: The graduate masters appropriate scientific methods of basic and applied tourism research. He/she has cross-sectional knowledge of tourism with an interdisciplinary nature, which allows him/her to analyze the tourism sector, to conduct research, to formulate solutions of economic and managerial problems with an emphasis on sustainable, responsible, and smart tourism development, to apply innovative tools and business models in tourism within international management of tourism and to generate new scientific knowledge. The graduate of the study program tourism is an independent responsible individual able to find solutions innovatively and sustainably, thus contributing to the solution of social challenges of the 21st century. His/her profile thus corresponds to the long-term development plan of Matej Bel University in Banská Bystrica. Based on a targeted search of domestic and foreign scientific literature and its critical evaluation, he/she can identify scientific problems of tourism, formulate research questions and compile research design. He/she masters the procedures of scientific work, is able to identify the research gap, and appropriately apply innovative procedures. He/she can formulate and verify research hypotheses and apply appropriate qualitative and quantitative research methods in solving scientific problems of tourism. Based on his/her findings, the graduate is able to design, verify and implement appropriate research procedures in an international environment. He/she is endowed with independent, critical, analytical and conceptual thinking, which he/she is able to apply to the tourism research subject depending on changing conditions. He/she is able to present the results of the research to the professional community at home and abroad. Thanks to his language competence, he/she publishes in respected journals and proceedings registered in the international databases CCC, WOS, Scopus, and others. In his/her scientific work, he/she respects social, scienific ,and ethical contexts. He/she reacts to current issues of tourism development, determines research focus, and coordinates the research team. He/she can apply the acquired knowledge in the educational process and in pracice, and thus contribute to tourism development in the national and international context.

      Tourism (full time)
      Field of study: Economics and ManagementForm: full timeDegree: postgradual degreeLanguage: Slovak
      Tourism (external)
      Field of study: Economics and ManagementForm: externalDegree: postgradual degreeLanguage: English, German

      Graduate profile: The graduate masters appropriate scientific methods of basic and applied tourism research. He/she has cross-sectional knowledge of tourism with an interdisciplinary nature, which allows him/her to analyze the tourism sector, to conduct research, to formulate solutions of economic and managerial problems with an emphasis on sustainable, responsible, and smart tourism development, to apply innovative tools and business models in tourism within international management of tourism and to generate new scientific knowledge. The graduate of the study program tourism is an independent responsible individual able to find solutions innovatively and sustainably, thus contributing to the solution of social challenges of the 21st century. His/her profile thus corresponds to the long-term development plan of Matej Bel University in Banská Bystrica. Based on a targeted search of domestic and foreign scientific literature and its critical evaluation, he/she can identify scientific problems of tourism, formulate research questions and compile research design. He/she masters the procedures of scientific work, is able to identify the research gap, and appropriately apply innovative procedures. He/she can formulate and verify research hypotheses and apply appropriate qualitative and quantitative research methods in solving scientific problems of tourism. Based on his/her findings, the graduate is able to design, verify and implement appropriate research procedures in an international environment. He/she is endowed with independent, critical, analytical and conceptual thinking, which he/she is able to apply to the tourism research subject depending on changing conditions. He/she is able to present the results of the research to the professional community at home and abroad. Thanks to his language competence, he/she publishes in respected journals and proceedings registered in the international databases CCC, WOS, Scopus, and others. In his/her scientific work, he/she respects social, scienific ,and ethical contexts. He/she reacts to current issues of tourism development, determines research focus, and coordinates the research team. He/she can apply the acquired knowledge in the educational process and in pracice, and thus contribute to tourism development in the national and international context.

      Tourism (external)
      Field of study: Economics and ManagementForm: externalDegree: postgradual degreeLanguage: Slovak

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      MBU Faculty of Economics

      MBU Faculty of Economics


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