Public Finance

Type:
first-cycle studies
Field of study:
Finance and Accounting
Type:
first-cycle studies
Field of study:
Finance and Accounting
Duration of study:
3 years (6 semesters)
Mode of study:
full-time | part-time | online
Obtained title:
bachelor's degree
Language:
Polish | English
PolishEnglish

Why You should choose this study programme

The specialization focuses on issues related to the functioning of the public finance sector, keeping accounting records for units in this sector, performing the tasks of an internal auditor

as well as in the field of taxes, tax law and the specificity of the functioning of the tax administration, tax records and accounting.

What You can do after this study programme

Completing this specialization makes it easier to work in financial and accounting units of public administration units, tax offices and tax chambers, as well as in enterprises and institutions that cooperate with the public sector. 

This program
is for you if:

You see your future in public administration institutions
You have a sense of social responsibility
You are an accurate person and you feel comfortable in the world of numbers

Curriculum and study structure

Bachelor studies

they last
3 years (6 semesters)
are worth
180 ECTS credits
(European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System)
end with a
bachelor’s degree

The study program covers issues related to the understanding and practical use of knowledge in the field of finance and accounting in various spheres of economic activity. 

First year of studies

The first year of studies is dominated by subjects which, regardless of the chosen field of study, will provide broad horizons of thinking and understanding of the concepts and basic issues in a given field of study. As a result, you will gain knowledge and skills that will help you find yourself in many different professions and prepare to undertake interdisciplinary projects, which is particularly important and valued on the labour market today. From the second semester, the classes introduce more and more detailed content specific to the selected field of study. 

First semester
Subject ECTS Form of classes Total number
of lesson hours
(STATIONARY / NON-STATIONARY)
STUDY OF STATE, LAW AND POLITICS 5 LECTURES 30/24
INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY 5 LECTURES 30/24
ORGANIZATION AND MANAGEMENT THEORY 5 LECTURES 30/24
FUNDAMENTALS OF ECONOMICS 5 LECTURES 30/24
FOUNDATIONS OF SOCIAL COMMUNICATION 4 LECTURES 30/16
ACADEMIC SKILLS 2 DISCUSSION 15/8
INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY 4 LECTURES 30/16
OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY 0 e-learning 8/4
Second semester
Subject ECTS Form of classes Total number
of lesson hours
(STATIONARY / NON-STATIONARY)
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY IN SOCIAL SCIENCES 4 DISCUSSION 24/16
PROJECT MANAGEMENT 3 DISCUSSION 24/16
FUNDAMENTALS OF PRIVATE AND PUBLIC FINANCES 4 LECTURES 30/24
FUNDAMENTALS OF ECONOMIC LAW 3 LECTURES 30/16
FUNDAMENTALS OF ACCOUNTING 5 LECTURES, EXERCISES 60/40
QUANTITATIVE METHODS - STATISTICS 5 LECTURES, EXERCISES 60/40
ORGANIZATION MANAGEMENT 4 LECTURES 30/24

Second year of studies

In the second year of studies, subjects focused on a selected field of study are introduced to the curriculum. They allow you to deepen your knowledge and acquire competences necessary to understand and use knowledge in the field of finance and accounting in various spheres of economic activity. 

Third semester
Subject ECTS Form of classes Total number
of lesson hours
(STATIONARY / NON-STATIONARY)
FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING 7 LECTURES, EXERCISES 60/40
CORPORATE FINANCE 7 LECTURES, EXERCISES 60/40
MICROECONOMICS 6 LECTURES, EXERCISES 60/40
FINANCIAL MARKETS 4 LECTURES 30/24
FINANCIAL MATHEMATICS 4 DISCUSSION 30/24
Fourth semester
Subject ECTS Form of classes Total number
of lesson hours
(STATIONARY / NON-STATIONARY)
FINANCIAL ANALYSIS OF THE ENTERPRISE 6 LECTURES, EXERCISES 60/40
BANKING 5 LECTURES, EXERCISES 60/40
MACROECONOMICS 4 DISCUSSION 30/24
INSURANCE 3 LECTURES 30/24
INTERNATIONAL FINANCE 3 LECTURES 30/16
ECONOMETRICS 4 DISCUSSION 30/24
RISK MANAGEMENT 3 DISCUSSION 30/16

Third year of studies

In the third year of studies, you can choose subjects in the field of public finance to gain specialist preparation in this field. In each semester, you can choose 4 out of 6 specialty subjects. 

Fifth semester
Subject ECTS Form of classes Total number
of lesson hours
(STATIONARY / NON-STATIONARY)
PUBLIC FINANCES 5 LECTURES, EXERCISES 60/40
FINANCIAL PLANNING AND BUSINESS PLAN 5 LECTURES, EXERCISES 60/40
TAX SYSTEMS 5 LECTURES, EXERCISES 60/40
INTERNAL AUDIT 4 DISCUSSION 30/16
INVESTMENT PROJECTS 4 DISCUSSION 30/16
PUBLIC ORDERS 4 DISCUSSION 30/16
Sixth semester
Subject ECTS Form of classes Total number
of lesson hours
(STATIONARY / NON-STATIONARY)
FINANCIAL ANALYSIS OF THE PUBLIC FINANCIAL SECTOR UNITS 6 LECTURES, EXERCISES 60/40
BUDGET ACCOUNTING 6 LECTURES, EXERCISES 60/40
PUBLIC DEBT MANAGEMENT 6 LECTURES, EXERCISES 60/40
EU FUNDS 4 DISCUSSION 30/16
FISCAL CONTROL 4 DISCUSSION 30/16
PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP 4 DISCUSSION 30/16

The curriculum also includes foreign language courses and (for full-time students) sports and recreational activities. 

Tuition fees

Fixed tuition - flexible payments

By choosing to study at UEHS, you can be sure that the tuition fee will not change throughout the duration of your studies. You can pay the tuition fee once for the entire year of study or spread over a semester payment. This allows you to decide how you want to plan your expenses.

Reduce the cost of your studies

As part of the UEHS discount programme, you can take advantage of various reductions and promotions. They are usually applied in the first year of study. It means that your tuition fees will be reduced by the amount of the discounts granted. Candidates who register and pay their tuition fees within one month of registration will receive an English language course for free. The course covers 80 hours of English classes and 20 hours of  classes of Polish culture.

Fees

EU&CIS COUNTRIES
Year of study Annually Per semester
1st year 2400 EUROS 1350 EUROS
2nd and 3rd 2400 EUROS 1350 EUROS
OTHER COUNTRIES
Year of study Annually Per semester
1st year 3400 EUROS 1850 EUROS
2nd and 3rd year 3400 EUROS 1850 EUROS

CIS COUNTRIES
Commonwealth of Independent States: Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgystan, Macedonia, Moldova, Russia, Serbia, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan.

EU COUNTRIES
All member states of the European Union. List of member states: https://europa.eu/european-union/about-eu/countries_en.

OTHER COUNTRIES
Countries that are not members of the CIS or EU.

Scholarships - easier than you think

While studying at UEHS, you can take advantage of a wide range of financial support from the state budget and European funds, as well as benefit from special discounts with UEHS discount program

You can submit most scholarship applications quickly and easily through your online account.  

Scholarship
The scholarship may be awarded to any student who obtained an average grade not lower than 4.5 in a academic year given.

In the academic year 2020/2021, the University of Economics and Humanities in Warsaw awarded 292 Rector’s Scholarships, ranging from PLN 450 /month to PLN 650 /month, depending on the average or achievements. For outstanding sport, artistic or scientific achievements, the Scholarship Committee awarded scholarships of PLN 450 /month.

Detailed information on the possibility of applying for the Rector’s Scholarship is available in the “MojeAEH” system.

Sports scholarships

A sports scholarship may be awarded to a student who excels in sport achievements at least national level. In addition we also encourage our students to take part in additional support programs- eg. the National Academic Representation.

Young sportsmen can count on financial support in the amount of PLN 450 /month.

Detailed information on the possibility of applying for sports scholarship is available in the “MojeAEH” system.

Social scholarships

A social scholarship may be awarded to a student who is in a difficult financial situation. In the academic year 2020/2021, the amount of income per person in the student’s family entitling to receive a scholarship was set at an amount not higher than PLN 1,051.70.

Depending on the monthly net income, scholarships ranging from PLN 1,050 / month to PLN 1,250 /month were awarded per one student’s family member.

Detailed information on the possibility of applying for a social scholarship is available in the “MojeAEH” system.

Special scholarships for disabled people

A scholarship for people with disabilities may be awarded to a student who has a disability certificate, a disability degree certificate, a ZUS certifying physician’s certificate, a disability group certificate or a certificate of permanent or long-term incapacity to work on a farm.

In the 2020/2021 academic year, depending on the degree of disability, 79 scholarships for people with disabilities were awarded, ranging from PLN 800 /month to PLN 1000 /month.

Detailed information on the possibility of applying for a scholarship for people with disabilities is available in the “MojeAEH” system.

Allowances

The allowance is a form of emergency financial assistance. Any student who found himself temporarily in a difficult life situation resulting from random events beyond the student’s control can apply for it.

The allowance may be granted twice in one academic year, and the allowance is not granted twice for the same random event. Difficult life situations caused by the COVID-19 pandemic are an exception.

In 2020, we granted 64 allowances for a total of PLN 113,200.50. The allowances, depending on the student’s situation, were paid in the amount of PLN 1,000 to PLN 2,500 at a time.
Detailed information on the possibility of applying for the allowance is available in the “MojeAEH” system.

This is what makes us different

2020/2021 academic year
292 Rector’s Scholarships
106 social scholarships
79 scholarships for people with disabilities

PLN 1,890,289.35 was spent in 2019 on scholarships
PLN 2,911,662.50 was spent in 2020 on scholarships

Rector’s Scholarship – highest average: 5.79