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Economics and Finance (BEF) 

Charles University

B.A. On Campus
36 months
Duration
6000 EUR/year
6000 EUR/year
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Tuition fee
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About

This three-year Bachelor in Economics and Finance (BEF) programme from Charles University aims to give the student a thorough grounding in both theoretical and applied economics and finance. We put emphasis on developing abstract analytical reasoning, which allows our graduates to solve complex economic and financial problems in various settings.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

The program is designed to be equivalent to the undergraduate programs in Economics and Finance in the top universities in the EU, including a significant part of mathematics and statistics. The graduates are familiar with the essential economics knowledge and quantitative skills, as well as detailed knowledge about particular fields such as financial markets, banking, international trade and finance, public economics and economic policy-making. The level of instruction and requirements in the core courses facilitate easy transfers of the graduates into top Masters programs in Economics and Finance in the EU.

Key facts:

To complete the programme, the students must (i) collect 180 ECTS credits and (ii) defend their Bachelor’s Thesis. The available courses consist of mandatory courses, elective and optional courses. The mandatory and elective courses are taught at the Institute of Economic Studies (IES), the optional (off-field elective) courses can be taken at any department of Charles University (including Czech language classes).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Economics 
  • Microeconomics 
  • Macroeconomics 
  • Introductory Mathematics
  • Mathematics 
  • Introductory Statistics
  • Statistics
  • Introductory Banking

Audience

The applicants for the Economics and Finance (BEF) programme at Charles University must have solid background in Mathematics and good command of English.

Our graduates typically assume challenging positions in banking, consulting, investment funds and public administration. They are qualified to undertake intermediate-level quantitative analysis and modeling in economics and finance.

Lecturers

Courses are taught both by members of IES and external professionals from the central bank, commercial banks and business analysts.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Early admission deadline: 29th February

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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Credits

180 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • As the programme exposes students to topics in mathematical economics, mathematical statistics and finance, applicants are required to have an excellent background in high-school mathematics. Prior knowledge of economics or finance is an advantage, but it is not required. 
  • Score in the SAT section Mathematics, or in SAT Subject Test in Mathematics Level 1, or in SAT Subject Test in Mathematics Level 2.
  • Score in the ACT Composite Test section Mathematics.
  • Score in the SCIO Mathematics Test.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6000 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6000 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.

Funding

We offer a wide range of scholarships, from development to merit-based scholarships.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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