Local government finances

Type:
Graduate (Master)
Field of study:
Finance and Accounting
Duration of study:
2 years (4 semesters)
Mode:
full-time |
Now also available online
Obtained title:
master
Language:
Polish | English
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Why are these studies worth choosing?

This specialization is worth choosing if you are considering a professional career in the public and local government sectors. The study program allows you to acquire knowledge, skills and qualifications

  in the field  of issues related to the functioning of the finances of local government units, including taxes, audit and control, and investment with the use of EU funds. 

What can you do after graduation?

After graduation, you will be qualified to work at the city and commune offices, marshal offices, province offices, labour offices and the National Tax Administration. You will also have job opportunities in all enterprises cooperating with the public sector, including all kinds of social organizations.

 

This program is for you if:

You are interested in working in the public sector or in an NGO
You are a responsible and orderly person
You have analytical skills and the numbers are no mystery to you

Curriculum and study structure

MASTER STUDIES

They last
2 years (4 semesters)
They are equivalent of
120 ECTS credits
(European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System)
They end with
a master's degree

The model of education is focused on major courses in the field of finance and accounting and on specialty courses. 

First year of study

The first two semesters include major courses, carried out jointly for all students of a given field of study. 

 

First semester
Subject name Cummulative amount of ECTS points Lecture method Cummulative amount of hours (ST/NST)
Statistical methods 7 LECTURES, EXERCISES 60/40
Cost accounting 7 LECTURES, EXERCISES 60/40
Financial law 4 LECTURES 30/16
Monetary policy 4 LECTURES 30/24
Contemporary financial concepts 4 DISCUSSION 30/16
Management of financial institution 4 DISCUSSION 30/24
Second semester
Subject name Cummulative amount of ECTS points Lecture method Cummulative amount of hours (ST/NST)
Investment portfolio 7 LECTURES, EXERCISES 60/40
Management accounting 7 LECTURES, EXERCISES 46/32
Auditing of Financial Statements 7 LECTURES, EXERCISES 46/32
Financial reporting standards 5 LECTURES 30/24
Fiscal policy 4 LECTURES 30/16

Second year of study

During the second year of studies, you can choose courses in the field of local government finance to gain specialist preparation in this field. In semester III, you should choose two of the three courses conducted in the form of lectures and classes, and two of the three courses in the form of seminars. In semester IV – three out of four courses should be chosen in the form of seminars. 

 

Third semester
Subject name Cummulative amount of ECTS points Lecture method Cummulative amount of hours (ST/NST)
FINANCIAL BUDGETING 6 LECTURES, EXERCISES 60/40
ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE 6 LECTURES, EXERCISES 60/40
ACCOUNTING AND BUDGET REPORTING 6 LECTURES, EXERCISES 60/40
AUDIT AND INTERNAL CONTROL 4 DISCUSSION 30/16
PUBLIC FINANCES 4 DISCUSSION 30/16
INVESTMENTS IN THE PUBLIC SECTOR 4 DISCUSSION 30/16
Fourth semester
Subject name Cummulative amount of ECTS points Lecture method Cummulative amount of hours (ST/NST)
ADMINISTRATION AND FISCAL CONTROL 5 DISCUSSION 30/24
ECONOMY AND LOCAL FINANCE 5 DISCUSSION 30/24
METHODOLOGY OF DEVELOPING A EUROPEAN PROJECT 5 DISCUSSION 30/24
TAXES AND LOCAL CHARGES 5 DISCUSSION 30/24

Starting from the third semester, students also participate in the diploma seminar, during which they prepare their master’s thesis under the supervision of the supervisor. The diploma examination with the defence of the master’s thesis completes the studies and allows you to obtain the professional title of master’s degree. 

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.

Register now and get a discount

Candidates who apply and pay tuition fees now, will receive an exclusive discount of 500 Euro for the first year of study!

 

 

 

 

Fees

EU&OTHER COUNTRIES GROUP
Year of study Annually Per semester
1st year 2500 EUROS 1400 EUROS
2nd year 2500 EUROS 1400 EUROS
OTHER COUNTRIES
Year of study Annually Per semester
1st year 3500 EUROS 1900 EUROS
2nd year 3500 EUROS 1900 EUROS

EU and other countries group
This group includes citizens of the countries member states of the European Union and the following countries citizens: Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Macedonia, Moldova, Russia, Serbia, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan.

Other countries
The citizens of all the remaining countries.

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