Master’s Thesis Defence

Major: Finance, Banking and Insurance
Code of subject: 7.072.00.O.016
Credits: 3.00
Department: Finance
Lecturer: Alieksieiev I., Bondarchuk M., Rysin V., Khoma I., Shkvarchuk L., Zhelizniak R.
Semester: 4 семестр
Mode of study: денна
Мета вивчення дисципліни: The master's qualification work involves solving a complex task or problem in the field of finance, banking and insurance, which requires research and innovation and is characterized by the uncertainty of conditions and requirements.
Завдання: During the completion of the master's qualification work, the following general competencies are formed in the students of higher education: ЗK2. Ability to communicate in a foreign language. ЗK6. Interpersonal skills. ЗK7. Ability to motivate people and move towards a common goal. ЗK9. The ability to act based on ethical considerations (motives). ЗK10. Ability to generate new ideas (creativity). During the completion of master's qualification work, the following special (professional) competencies are formed in the students of higher education: СK2. The ability to use theoretical and methodical tools for diagnosis and modelling of financial activities of state-owned enterprises. СK10. Ability to perform scientific research in finance, banking and insurance, considering the tasks and existing limitations.
Learning outcomes: During the completion of master's qualification work, students of higher education develop the following learning outcomes: ПР03. Adapt and modify existing scientific approaches and methods to specific situations of professional activity. ПР04. Search, process, systematize and analyze the information necessary to solve professional and scientific tasks in the field of finance, banking and insurance. ПР06. Accessible and reasoned to present the results of research orally and in writing, to participate in professional discussions. ПР07. Solve ethical dilemmas based on the norms of the law, ethical principles and universal human values. ПР09. Apply management skills in finance, banking and insurance. ПР14. Substantiate the relevance of research, the possibility of achieving the set goals taking into account the available resources, put forward hypotheses, to argue conclusions based on the results of research. And also the following communications: KOM 1. Conveying to specialists and non-specialists information, ideas, problems, solutions and own experience in the field of professional activity. KOM 2. Ability to effectively form a communication strategy.
Required prior and related subjects: - prerequisites: research methodology in finance, foreign language for professional direction, financial management, insurance management, tax management, financial services market, financial innovations, and banking management. - prerequisites: practice on the topic of the master's qualification work, performance of master's qualification work.
Summary of the subject: A master's qualification work is a scientific and research work of a student of higher education, which is performed at the final stage of studies at a higher educational institution after mastering a theoretical course under the master's educational and scientific training program and passing the relevant practice. The master's qualification work has a comprehensive approach and is characterized by relevance, depth of development, research methods of the chosen subject and object, argumentation, and practical significance. The master's qualification work practically tests the master's student's readiness to theoretically understand the relevance of the chosen topic and its value, readiness to conduct scientific research and see the practical use of the results of these studies.
Опис: The work consists of an introduction, three sections (theoretical-analytical part, research-prognostic part, recommendation part), and conclusions. The second section necessarily contains the results of own scientific research published as an article.
Assessment methods and criteria: Evaluation of the content of the work and the report on public defense, answers to questions, feedback from the head, reviewer's review
Критерії оцінювання результатів навчання: The supervisor evaluates the work in the supervisor's feedback, pointing out the work's strengths, and noting the work's weaknesses, if any. The reviewer evaluates the work in the review. The final assessment of the master's qualification work is formed based on the results of the public defence before the members of the EC.
Порядок та критерії виставляння балів та оцінок: 94 points - grade "excellent" is awarded for a high level of knowledge of the educational material, the ability to analyze the phenomena under study in their relationship and development, clearly, succinctly, logically, consistently answer the questions posed, the ability to apply theoretical provisions during development solving practical problems 80 points - the grade "good" is given for knowledge of the educational material, including calculations, reasoned answers to the questions asked (a small number of inaccuracies are possible), the ability to apply theoretical provisions when solving practical problems, minor shortcomings in the design of work 66 points - the grade "satisfactory" is awarded for weak knowledge of the educational material, inaccurate or poorly reasoned answers, weak application of theoretical provisions when solving practical problems, shortcomings in the design of work
Recommended books: Methodological recommendations for master's qualification works by students of full-time higher education of the educational and scientific program "Finance, banking and insurance" of the second (master's) level of higher education, specialty 072 "Finance, banking and insurance"/ Add.: M.K. Bondarchuk ., Khoma I.B., Shkvarchuk L.O., Paranchuk S.V., Partyn G.O., Horyslavets P.A., Kondrat I.Yu., Kots O.O., Zheliznyak R.Y., Skoropad I.S., Yarosevych N.B. - Lviv: "Lviv Polytechnic" Publishing House, 2022. - 26 p.
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