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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) 

  • be innovative and creative,
  • analyse, synthesise and anticipate solutions and the consequences of events in the areas of entrepreneurship, economics and entrepreneurial engineering,
  • apply acquired knowledge in the fields of entrepreneurship, economics and entrepreneurial engineering in practice,
  • undertake independent professional work,
  • work in a team,
  • develop communication skills, with an emphasis on the international environment, 
  • demonstrate a capacity for ethical reflection and a commitment to professional ethics,
  • build upon knowledge and the capacity to apply economic theory in specific situations of decision-making which entrepreneurs and managers frequently face,
  • integrate various professional disciplines with the aim of attaining single entrepreneurial objectives,

(subject-specific competences)

  • demonstrate familiarity with and understanding of the history of the development of economics, economic sciences, other business sciences and entrepreneurship,
  • understand and resolve specific work problems in the area of entrepreneurship, economics and entrepreneurial engineering through the application of appropriate methods and procedures,
  • link knowledge from various areas (interdisciplinary),
  • place new information and interpretations in the context of development of the profession of entrepreneurship and management,
  • develop skills in the application of knowledge in the field of entrepreneurship,
  • recognise and master current and envisaged roles and the importance of the HR function,
  • recognise and master new forms of organisation, relations and types of work, 
  • recognise the importance and weight of business finances as a fundamental business function in terms of both obtaining sources of finance and even more so in terms of managing those sources, 
  • apply information and communication technology to create new undertakings and obtain value,
  • analyse, synthesise and envisage solutions and the consequences of phenomena in intercultural communication and international operations,
  • apply knowledge from the field of business ethics and culture in unpredictable business situations of the EU environment,
  • perform complex business planning in the modern world – build on knowledge for business planning (entrepreneur business plan) using demanding and up-to-date methods,
  • pursue interdisciplinary thinking in the case of planning new undertakings and especially the growth and development of existing undertakings,
  • apply techniques and methods of project management in a practical case.

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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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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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Independent higher education institution, GEA College – Faculty of Entrepreneurship (Entrepreneurship programme)

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