Finance, Banking and Insurance

6.072.00.00 Finance, Banking and Insurance
Qualification awarded: Bachelor in finance, banking and insurance
Entry year: 2022
Mode of study: full
Program duration: 4 years
Institute: Separated Structural Subdivision Educational and Research Institute of Business and Innovative Technologies of Lviv Polytechnic National University
Number of credits: 240 ECTS credits
Level of qualification according to the National Qualification Framework and the European Qualifications Framework: NQF Level 6 (First cycle of QF-EHEA / EQF Level 6)
Field(s) of study: Management and Administration
Specific admission requirements: None
Specific arrangements for recognition of prior learning: Provided that the previous level is obtained in another country, a nostrification, which is carried out by Lviv Polytechnic, is required.
Qualification requirements and regulations, including graduation requirements: Study Programme Accomplishment, passing the certification exam
Characteristics of the educational program: It is based on well-known provisions and results of modern scientific researches in the field of insurance, banking, financial and investment activity, financial risk management, practice of application of modern financial instruments and focuses on topical specializations by which further professional and scientific career is possible. Objects of study and activity: structure, principles, mechanisms of functioning and development of financial systems. Learning Objectives: training professionals capable of solving complex specialized tasks and applied problems characterized by the complexity and uncertainty of the conditions, in professional activities in the field of finance, banking and insurance and in the learning process.
Програмні результати навчання: Know and understand the economic categories, laws, causal and functional relationships that exist between processes and phenomena at different levels of economic systems. Know and understand the theoretical foundations and principles of financial science, features of financial systems. To determine the features of the functioning of modern world and national financial systems and their structure. Know the mechanism of functioning of public finances, including budget and tax systems, business finance, household finance, financial markets, banking and insurance. Have methodological tools for diagnosing the state of financial systems (public finance, including budget and tax systems, business finance, household finance, financial markets, banking system and insurance). Apply appropriate economic and mathematical methods and models to solve financial problems. Understand the principles, methods and tools of state and market regulation of finance, banking and insurance. Apply specialized information systems, modern financial technologies and software products. Form and analyze financial statements and correctly interpret the information obtained. Identify sources and understand the methodology for determining and methods of obtaining economic data, collect and analyze the necessary financial information, calculate indicators that characterize the state of financial systems. To have methodological tools for the implementation of control functions in the field of finance, banking and insurance. Use professional arguments to convey information, ideas, problems and ways to solve them to professionals and non-specialists in the financial field. Have general scientific and special methods of studying financial processes. Be able to think abstractly, apply analysis and synthesis to identify key characteristics of financial systems, as well as the behavior of their subjects. Communicate orally and in writing in a foreign language in professional activities. Apply the acquired theoretical knowledge to solve practical problems and interpret the results meaningfully. Identify and plan opportunities for personal professional development. Demonstrate basic skills of creative and critical thinking in research and professional communication. Demonstrate skills of independent work, flexible thinking, openness to new knowledge. Perform functional responsibilities in the group, offer sound financial solutions. Understand the requirements for activities in the specialty, due to the need to ensure sustainable development of Ukraine, its strengthening as a democratic, social, legal state. Know your rights and responsibilities as a member of society, understand the values ??of a free democratic society, the rule of law, human and civil rights and freedoms in Ukraine. Identify achievements and identify the values ??of society based on understanding the place of the subject area in the general system of knowledge, use different types and forms of physical activity to lead a healthy lifestyle. Ability to apply methods of financing operating and investment activities of economic entities. Ability to keep records of transactions at enterprises, financial institutions, financial and tax reporting. Ability to conduct operations in the financial market. Computer skills, ability to use data processing software in the field of professional activities. Ability to use professional knowledge for statistical data processing and mathematical modeling of financial and economic processes.
Academic mobility: None. But mobility is considered to be beneficial and valued in accordance with ECTS procedures
Work placement(s): Production practice
Programme director: Ph.D., Ass.Prof. Lev Kloba (Lev.H.Kloba@lpnu.ua)
Occupational profiles of graduates: Graduates can work in the field of financial intermediation, financial leasing; banking services; risk insurance; life and savings insurance; private pension insurance; exchange activities; in ancillary activities in the field of finance, banking and insurance, as well as start your own business. Positions of the “specialists” level are established by the National Classification of Ukraine: Classifier of Professions (SC 003: 2010), in particular: 1461 managers (finance, insurance, leasing, lending); 1468 manager (property, liability, personal insurance); 2441.2 analyst (banking, investment); 244.2 analyst (on financial and economic security, lending); 1231 Leading Economist, Financier, Accountant, Financial Analyst, Tender and Public Procurement Specialist.
Access to further studies: Obtaining the second (master's) level
Other program features: The educational program contains two practical lines with in-depth special training "Financial Resources Management" and "Financial Market". The programme is implemented in Ukrainian