Degree programme objectives

The Public Economy and Administration study programme is not only for people interested in working in public administration (at municipal and regional authorities, ministries, and institutions of these offices in operation), but for anyone who wants to understand the relationships between the public and private sectors, whether they later find employment in the private, public, or non-governmental non-profit sector. Students are encouraged to employ critical thinking during their study and strengthen their capacity for analysis and reasoning, gaining a deep knowledge of the system of public finance and administration and on the effective management of public funds, both on the part of public revenues (tax system, the administration of taxes and fees), and on the side of public expenditures in various spheres. Part of this field is also the issue of the non-profit sector, i.e. non-profit studies.

Study plans

Admission Procedures
Přijímací řízení do bakalářských a magisterských studijních programů pro akademický rok 2022/2023
Submission deadline until midnight 28. 2. 2022

  • Information on entrance examinations designed for this degree programme
    You can find detailed information about the admission procedure at ECON.MUNI. Contact information: - questions concerning the Learning Potential Test: prihlaska@muni.cz - questions concerning the electronic application form issues: prihlaska@muni.cz - questions concerning the payment for the electronically submitted application form: prihlaska@muni.cz - questions concerning of various fields of study, study purport and organization: studijni@econ.muni.cz.
  • Recommended reading for the examinations under this field
    Please see ECON.MUNI for examples of Learning Potential Test (TSP) from previous years and field tests.
  • Evaluation criteria valid for the applicants applying for a place on this degree programme
    The condition of admission to study in a bachelor study program is to achieve secondary education. Faculty of Economics and Administration MU respects the provisions of Articles 48, 49 and 50 of Act No. 111/1998 Coll., On Higher Education, as amended, and provides as an additional condition for admission to study the composition of the entrance examination. The result of the entrance examination determines the order of the candidates. The admission of the candidate will be decided by the Dean of the faculty on the proposal of the Admissions Committee, which will recommend the admission of the candidate on the basis of the order of the entrance examination results. Decisions on admission / non-admission to study are received by the applicant after the meeting of the admission committee. For more information visit ECON.MUNI a MUNI.CZ.

Studies

  • Objectives

    The Public Economy and Administration study programme is not only for people interested in working in public administration (at municipal and regional authorities, ministries, and institutions of these offices in operation), but for anyone who wants to understand the relationships between the public and private sectors, whether they later find employment in the private, public, or non-governmental non-profit sector. Students are encouraged to employ critical thinking during their study and strengthen their capacity for analysis and reasoning, gaining a deep knowledge of the system of public finance and administration and on the effective management of public funds, both on the part of public revenues (tax system, the administration of taxes and fees), and on the side of public expenditures in various spheres. Part of this field is also the issue of the non-profit sector, i.e. non-profit studies.

  • Learning Outcomes

    After successfully completing his/her studies the graduate is able to:

    • He has acquired the basics of economic thinking, can explain basic theoretical and methodological knowledge from general economic theory and use them in solving specific problems and formulating recommendations
    • Understands the specifics of the public sector, its structure, legal anchoring and financing in the Czech Republic as well as trends in public policies in the Czech Republic
    • Understands the trends of EU development, the system of institutions, law and decision-making principles, orientates in common policies and can analyze them, catch on the implementation structures and the current framework of regional policy
    • He knows the basic principles and is able to apply the basic methods of general management, financial accounting and financial management in both private and public sector institutions and non-governmental organizations
    • Can find and use relevant economic, legal or other important information for analyzing, evaluating and solving practical problems
    • Understands qualitative and quantitative methods for public sector analysis, can critically discuss and interpret the results of statistical surveys, draw relevant conclusions and formulate on their basis practical recommendations
  • Occupational Profiles of Graduates

    Typical areas in which graduates find themselves are institutions of a wide variety of sectors in which the public sector has a schare (education, health, culture, municipal services, technical infrastructure, public administration and justice), the entire non-profit sector, respectively. The field of study is designed in such a way that graduate education generally qualifies as a universally applicable economist in public sector institutions, including professions that require autonomy of decision making, initiative, ability to analyze and solve problems, formulate concepts, plan, create and implement projects. Graduates can apply not only as employees of ministries, public administration institutions, territorial self-governing units, but also as consultants, consultants, press spokespersons or experts working in the bodies of the European Union. However, graduating the program does not exclude private sector employment, especially in positions requiring cooperation with the public sector (eg project management).

  • Practical Training

    It is not relevant.

  • Goals of Theses

    Bachelor thesis is the compulsory part of the study programme. Formally, the thesis should get along with the rules published in the Student manual: "http://www.econ.muni.cz/studenti/bc-a-mgr-studium/manual-studenta/radne-ukonceni-studia/zaverecna-bakalarska-diplomova-disertacni-prace"

    Bachelor thesis aims primarily at the application of both the theoretical background and practical skills by analysis of particular topic cover public economy, public finance, administration or the economy of the non-profit sector.

  • Access to Further Studies

    After completing the Bachelor’s degree study programme, it is possible to continue further studies in the Master’s degree study programme in Public Economy and Administration.

  • Additional Information
    Actual information, discussion, and current lectures can be found at department facebook profile: "http://www.facebook.com/pg/QKatedraVerejneEkonomieMU"

Basic information

Abbreviation
B-VES
Type
Bachelor's degree programme
Profile
academic
Degree
Bc.
Length of studies
3 years
Language of instruction
Czech Czech

150
estimated number of admitted
159
number of active students
39
number of theses/dissertations

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