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Regional Economy and Development - Bakalár (Bc.) - full-time

Admission Requirements:

Obtain full secondary education or full secondary vocational education and successful admission process.

The conditions for foreign students are identical to the conditions of Slovak students.

Applicants undergo the admission procedure. The best applicants will be admitted to study according to the results of the admission procedure. The results of the admission procedure are found as the sum of the points obtained for the average result at the secondary school and the points for the individual type of secondary school. The average result at secondary school is calculated as the arithmetic mean of the grades at the end of the 1st to 3rd year of study.

Information about the Programme of Study:

Bachelor study graduates, program of study "Regional Economy and Development", field of study 3.3.5 "Public Administration and Regional Development" are able to systematize and analyse current trends and problems in public administration, regional development, economic and social structure of regions in the capacity of local government. They are able to apply the knowledge with regard to legislation, competences, institutions and economy related to regional development. In addition, they can make use of methods and techniques necessary to analyse factual issues in regional development from the perspective of competences and resources of local government. Thus, they are employable as specialists in organizations and institutions concerned with regional development.

Bachelor study graduates, program of study Regional Economy and Development, gain theoretical knowledge on the way economy and economics work with the special emphasis on regional development.

Graduates gain comprehensive theoretical knowledge on rules related to regional development, conditions of their economic and social development, new trends in regional development, as well as norms and competences from the perspective of local government.

Bachelor study graduates, program of study "Regional Economy and Development", have essential theoretical knowledge in economic, social sciences and humanities to be able to prepare documents, put forward measures and take decisions in organizations and institutions working in regional development.

Graduates are able to utilize theory and assess justify economic feasibility of measures proposed determining regional development.

Bachelor study graduates, program of study "Regional Economy and Development", are equipped with hands-on skills in utilizing methods and tools at regional and local levels. Moreover, they are able to perform technical tasks across divisions in organizations and institutions dealing with regional development.

Bachelor study graduates are able to work on projects related to economic and social development at the respective level of local government. Additionally, they are able to discriminate among individual levels, capacity and competences within public administration. Based on additional knowledge, abilities and skills, graduates can understand and implement factual issues in management teams and utilize up-to-date ICT as well as other systems used in public administration and regional development. 

Bachelor study graduates are able to:

  • understand and implement new trends and reforms in the field;
  • present factual issues and propose solutions;
  • work efficiently in interdisciplinary teams;
  • use ICT in managing territorial and local development,
  • manage their further education in the field,
  • follow ethical and legal rules.

C o u r s e
Hours per week -1styearCredits  
NT i t l eL/S/LaboutcomesL/S/Laboutcomes
Compulsory courses(P) 
1General Economics Theory2/2/0E  5
2Mathematics I.2/2/0E  4
3 Information Science2/0/2E  4
4Psychology2/1/0E  4
5Management2/2/0E  4
6Fundamentals of Law2/1/0C  3
7Finances and Currency2/0/0C  3
8 English I.0/0/2C  2
9Microeconomics  2/2/0E4
10Mathematics II.  2/2/0E4
11Demographics in the Regions  2/0/2E4
12Marketing  2/1/0E4
13Civil Law  2/1/0E4
14Applied Information Science  0/0/2C2
15Sociology  2/0/0C3
16 Philosophy  2/0/0C2
17 English II.  0/0/2C2
Compulsory optional courses (PV)
1German0/0/2C  2
2Russian0/0/2C  2
3Italian Language0/0/2C  2
4Spanish0/0/2C  2
5German  0/0/2C2
6Russian  0/0/2C2
7Italian Language  0/0/2C2
8Spanish  0/0/2C2
Optional courses(V)
1Introduction to Study4C  1
2Practical Exercise in Mathematics0/0/2C  1
3Fitness and Sport0/2/0C  1
4Practical Exercise in Mathematics  0/0/2C1
5Fitness and Sport  0/2/0C1

C o u r s e
Hours per week - 2ndyearCredits  
NT i t l eL/S/LaboutcomesL/S/Laboutcomes
Compulsory courses(P) 
18Macroeconomics2/2/0E  5
19Theory and Practice of Public Administration2/2/0E  4
20Regional Economics and Policy2/2/0E  5
21Statistics2/0/2E  3
22Political Science2/0/0E  3
23Economic Policy Making  2/2/0E5
24Economics and Municipal Administration  I.  2/2/0E5
25Social and economic regional development  2/2/0E4
26Corporate Economy  2/1/0E3
27Labour Market and Employment Policy  2/1/0E3
Compulsory optional courses (PV)
9Resolution of Conflict at Workplace2/0/0E  3
10Socio-economic Geography of the SR2/0/0C  2
11Management of non-profit organizations2/0/0E  3
12Accounting1/1/0E  3
13English III.0/0/2C  2
14Taxes and Tax System  2/2/0E3
15Environmental Policy-making  2/0/0E3
16Accounting of budgetary organizations  1/0/1E3
17Social Policy Making  2/0/0E3
18English IV.  0/0/2C2
Optional courses(V)
6Communication Skills2/0/0E  3
7GIS in Public Administration1/1/0C  2
8German0/0/2C  2
9Russian0/0/2C  2
10Italian Language0/0/2C  2
11Spanish0/0/2C  2
12Fitness and Sport0/2/0C  1
13Corporate Finances  1/1/0C2
14Theory of Organisation  2/0/0C2
15German  0/0/2C2
16Russian  0/0/2C2
17Italian Language  0/0/2C2
18Spanish  0/0/2C2
19Fitness and Sport  0/2/0C1

C o u r s e
Hours per week - 3thyearCredits  
NT i t l eL/S/LaboutcomesL/S/Laboutcomes
Compulsory courses(P) 
28Economics of Public Sector2/2/0E  5
29Economics and Municipal Administration II.2/2/0E  5
30Labour Market and Regional Development2/1/0E  4
31Administrative Law2/1/0E  4
32Bachelor Seminar + Bachelor Thesis4C  4
33Theory of Public Finances  2/2/0E5
34Economics and Management in Higher Territorial Unit  2/2/0E5
35Social Services  2/1/0E3
36Small and medium enterprises in the regions  2/1/0E3
37Practice   C2
38Bachelor Thesis  0/2/0C10
Compulsory optional courses (PV)
19Creation of Programmes and Projects2/0/0E  3
20Reward Systems2/0/0E  3
21Public Administration Crisis Management2/0/0E  3
22Regional Analysis and Planning  2/0/0E3
23Tourism development  2/0/0E3
24Public Administration Control System  2/0/0E3
Optional courses(V)
20Social Work2/0/0C  2
21English0/0/2C  2
22German0/0/2C  2
23Russian0/0/2C  2
24Italian Language0/0/2C  2
25Spanish0/0/2C  2
26Education Management  1/1/1C2
27English  0/0/2C2
28German  0/0/2C2
29Russian  0/0/2C2
30Italian Language  0/0/2C2
31Spanish  0/0/2C2
State examination courses
 Defence of Final Thesis   SE8
 Economics   SE5
 Theory and Practice of Public Administration   SE5