Name of qualification Name of qualification: Diplomirani ekonomist (vs)/diplomirana ekonomistka (vs)Add to comparison
Translated title (no legal status) Translated title: Bachelor of Applied Arts in economics
Type of qualification Type of qualification: Professional bachelor's degree
Category of qualification Category of qualification: Educational Qualification
Type of education Type of education: Professional bachelor's education
Duration Duration of education:
3 years
Credits Credits: 180 credits
Admission requirements Entry conditions:
  • Matura or
  • vocational matura; or
  • school-leaving examination (prior to 1 June 1995) under any four-year secondary school programme.
ISCED field Field:
Business, administration and law
ISCED subfield subfield: inter-disciplinary programmes and qualifications involving business, administration and law
Qualification level

SQF Level: SQF 7
EQF Level: EQF 6
EOVK Level: First level

Learning outcomes:
The qualification holder will be able to:
(general competences) 
  • demonstrate familiarity with and understanding of processes in the business environment,
  • master research methods,
  • pursue personal development,
  • pursue personal growth,
  • pursue lifelong learning,
(subject-specific competences)
  • understand the basics of macro and micro-economics,
  • use information and communication technologies and systems in company operations,
  • demonstrate familiarity with fundamental economic concepts and issues,
  • demonstrate familiarity with economic law,
  • demonstrate familiarity with and understanding of the marketing system,
  • understand dynamic changes in international markets and their impact on the international operation of a company,
  • integrate logistics with all business functions,
  • demonstrate familiarity with the importance of auditing financial statements,
  • demonstrate familiarity with financial planning and methods of company financing,
  • demonstrate familiarity with and understanding of payment transactions,
  • conduct professional work in procurement operations,
  • understand the importance of the link: organisational structure – company strategy – organisational culture,
  • determine how to identify and develop employee competences,
  • understand the functioning of the European Union and methods of obtaining and using EU funds,
  • demonstrate familiarity with the basics of management, organisational structures and processes of targeted management.

Assesment and completion:
Students' knowledge is assessed by means of practical exercises and seminar papers, and also via products, projects, performances, services, etc. and by examinations. Examination performance is graded as follows: 10 (excellent); 9 (very good: above-average knowledge but with some mistakes); 8 (very good: solid results); 7 (good); 6 (adequate: knowledge satisfies minimum criteria); 5–1 (inadequate). In order to pass an examination, a candidate must achieve a grade between adequate (6) and excellent (10).


Students progress to the second year when they acquire at least 45 credits in first-year subjects, and to progress to the third year they must have at least 45 credits from the second year and have passed all first-year examinations (except work placement).

Diplomirani ekonomist (vs)/diplomirana ekonomistka (vs)




Second-cycle master's study programmes (SQF level 8)

Conditions for obtaining a public document:

To complete their studies, students must complete all course units prescribed by the study programme and successfully present their diploma thesis.

Awarding body:

Independent higher education institute, Faculty of Commercial and Business Studies


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