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Qualification: Diploma in economics (vs) (no legal status)

Diploma in economics (vs) (no legal status)

Qualification Information

Students will be able to: 

(general competences)

  • understand the functioning of modern society and the global economic environment,
  • understand the wider ethical and moral framework of the business, economic and social environment, 
  • use professional terminology from the field of business studies and economics and the pertaining organisational, management, legal, IT, communication and technological disciplines,
  • demonstrate familiarity with and master the basics of research methods for the purposes of studying operations,
  • take responsibility for their own work and the work of groups in which they will collaborate or lead,

(subject-specific competences)

  • apply and merge knowledge from the fields of organisation, management, law, IT, communication, technology and ethics and understand social and political events through a knowledge of business and economic sciences,
  • understand the functioning and development of modern organisations,
  • gather and interpret data on business operations and the economic environment in modern society,
  • resolve the business problems of modern companies and other organisations, public and state institutions and services using the methods of business and economic analysis,
  • independently perform professional and managerial work in business practice.

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Students' knowledge is assessed by means of practical exercises and seminar papers, and also via products, projects, performances, services, etc. and by examinations. Examination performance is graded as follows: 10 (excellent); 9 (very good: above-average knowledge but with some mistakes); 8 (very good: solid results); 7 (good); 6 (adequate: knowledge satisfies minimum criteria); 5–1 (inadequate). In order to pass an examination, a candidate must achieve a grade between adequate (6) and excellent (10).

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  • Matura or
  • vocational matura; or
  • school-leaving examination (prior to 1 June 1995) under any four-year secondary school programme.

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Independent higher education institute, International Faculty of Social and Business Studies

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Second-cycle master's study programmes (SQF level 8)

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Students must meet all requirements defined by the study programme to complete their studies.

NQF Level: 
7
Access requirements: 
  • Matura or
  • vocational matura; or
  • school-leaving examination (prior to 1 June 1995) under any four-year secondary school programme.
Ways to acquire: 

Students must meet all requirements defined by the study programme to complete their studies.