The Faculty of Economics is one of the largest faculties of the Ivan Franko National University of Lviv, which has more than 2,000 full-time and part-time students. Among the graduates of the faculty are well-known scientists, statesmen and politicians, leaders of large domestic and international companies.
The educational process is carried out by a highly qualified scientific and pedagogical team, including 26 professors and more than 140 associate professors. The structure of the faculty includes 12 departments, computer classes, training laboratories, a library and a canteen. After completing the bachelor’s degree, students continue their studies in master’s and postgraduate studies.
Faculty students have the opportunity to study in international academic exchange programs (Erasmus +) at leading universities in the European Union Fiscal Service of Ukraine, Customs, other central and local authorities), well-known domestic and international companies (PwC, KPMG, SoftServe, Nestle Business Services, Vodafone, Epam, Galnaftogaz, Deloitte and others).
Significant attention in the educational process is paid to the practical application of popular information software products (Excel, SPSS, STATISTICA, 1C, R, VBA) and in-depth study of English and other foreign languages (opportunity to obtain an international certificate of foreign language proficiency). Some disciplines are taught in English.
Entrants submit EIT certificates in three subjects: 1) “Ukrainian language and literature”; 2) “Mathematics”; 3) “Foreign language” or “Geography” (at the choice of the entrant).
Training is carried out in the following specialties:
- Accounting and taxation.
- Finance, Banking and Insurance.
- Management ( after the 1st year students can choose 2 specializations: “ Organizational Management and Administration “; “ Management Information Systems ” ) .
- Marketing .
- Entrepreneurship, trade and exchange .
- Economics (1st year specializations: “ International Economics ” , “ Business Economics ” , ” Economic Cybernetics “, ” Economic Analytics and Business Statistics “, “ Economics and legal regulation in business ” ).
Students majoring in “Accounting and Taxation” study general economics, finance and accounting disciplines (financial and management accounting, accounting in the domestic economy, financial analysis, audit, etc.). The training uses modern information technologies of accounting and auditing. Bachelor’s and master’s graduates work at enterprises of all forms of ownership, hold the positions of chief accountants, auditors, auditors, accountants-analysts, economists. The specialty “Accounting and Taxation” in the master’s degree is accredited by the international program ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants), which testifies to the compliance of training with international standards of accounting and auditing.
One of the popular specialties at the faculty is “ Finance, Banking and Insurance ” . Students study in depth public and corporate finance, banking, insurance, taxation, customs, etc. The faculty trains financiers working in various sectors of the national economy, public finance, tax, customs, banks, investment and insurance companies. In the master’s program, students can choose several specializations: “Finance and Credit”, “Fiscal Administration and Customs”, “Banking”.
Among the specialties of the Faculty of Economics are “span style =” color: #ff0000; “> “ Management ” . Students of this specialty study economic, management disciplines (investment management, financial management, logistics, personnel management), two foreign languages. They hold various positions: economist, head of department, director of human resources, sales and logistics specialist, and others. After completing the first year, students can choose two specializations: organization management and administration , management information systems .
Educational program “ Information systems in management ” involves students studying modern information technology, web development tools-resources, e-commerce technologies, project management methods in IT entrepreneurship, as well as skills in designing and administering databases and data warehouses. Graduates hold the positions of business analyst, project manager, IT specialist.
Faculty of Economics trains bachelors and masters in the specialty “ Marketing ”. Deepening market relations in Ukraine involves training economists who understand the mechanisms of international and national markets, have the knowledge and skills to analyze market conditions, study consumer demand and needs, establish sales communications, wholesale and retail, etc. Students majoring in Marketing study management, statistics, finance, logistics, industrial marketing, product and pricing policy, accounting and other disciplines. The cooperation of the faculty with the leading Ukrainian marketing, retail companies, the largest trade networks (“Arsen”, “Fresh” and others) is active.
In the specialty em> Entrepreneurship, trade and exchange activities ” the faculty prepares specialists who have a wide range of knowledge on organizing their own business, able to analyze macro-and microeconomic processes in a market economy, develop development forecasts and make business plans enterprises, to carry out marketing research, etc. Graduates are successful entrepreneurs and managers. They work in private business, government agencies, trading companies, stockbrokers, etc.
Within the specialty “ Economics ”
span> from the first year the training of specialists in four specializations is carried out: “ International Economics ”, “ Business Economics ”, “ Economic Cybernetics ”, “ Economic Analysis and Business Statistics ”,“ Economics and Legal Regulation in Business ”).
Students majoring in ” International Economics “, study international finance, international accounting and auditing standards, international marketing, foreign economics and other disciplines. From the first year teaching of a number of disciplines is carried out in English. The study involves learning two foreign languages (English and a second foreign language of the student’s choice), which allows graduates to compete successfully in the labor market, find a prestigious and well-paid job. After completing the bachelor’s degree, graduates are awarded the qualification “Bachelor of Economics. Specialist in international economics with knowledge of English. Graduates receive an additional qualification “Economist. Translator”. They can perform all kinds of work related to activities in the management system of international business, trade missions and consulates, in the currency departments of commercial banks, etc.
Faculty of Economics prepares for full-time bachelors and masters in specialization “ Business Economics ” . Students study in-depth English, all disciplines related to business organization, formation and analysis of the company’s business environment. They work as economists in public and private companies, public authorities and more. In-depth study of professional English provides graduates of the specialization “Business Economics” with additional competitive advantages in both domestic and international labor markets. After completing the bachelor’s degree, the qualification “Bachelor of Economics. Business economics specialist with knowledge of English ”. Graduates receive an additional qualification “Economist. Translator. ”
Students majoring in Economic Cybernetics ” acquire knowledge of economic disciplines, modeling strategies of enterprises and forecasting of their performance, market research, systems analysis, work with large data sets (Big Data). Particular attention is paid to the study of modern information and computer technologies, e-commerce software, databases, etc. in the training of specialists in the educational program “Economic Cybernetics”. Graduates hold the positions of economists, systems analysts, managers of various levels of management, administrators of information systems, etc.
The faculty trains specialists in ” Economic Analytics and Business Statistics “. Students enrolled in this educational program study not only economic and statistical courses, but also all disciplines in accounting and auditing. This allows them to gain additional qualifications and work as chief accountants, auditors, accountants, analysts, auditors, etc. This specialization trains economists who are able to make effective decisions and develop recommendations based on the analysis of large data sets, entrepreneurs ready to start their business in information economy, market analysts (financial, commodity and others), to diagnose socio-economic processes in different economic systems on the basis of large data sets (Big Data), to carry out in-depth interpretation of economic analysis results using information technology and software products. employment of graduates can be economic, financial, accounting and analytical services, information-analytical and economic divisions of the state and non-commercial sectors of the economy, consulting, marketing, sociological companies, departments of analysis of large data sets in IT companies, etc.
Specialization ” Economics and Legal Regulation in Business “ is a new interdisciplinary educational program of the faculties of economics and law. Students gain knowledge in economics and law, and after graduation are able to solve problems related to the creation and development of business, economic and legal regulation of companies, compliance with the requirements of economic, labor, tax law and more. Graduates are awarded the qualification “Bachelor of Economics. Specialist in Economics and Legal Regulation in Business. “> Applied Economics “. Graduates of the specialization have the opportunity to work in public authorities, local governments, agencies and associations of regional development, holding positions in the field of state programming and strategic planning of national and regional economies.