Management, specialty Business and Finance Management, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
  • Tuition
    Tuition (Full programme)
    Tuition (Full programme)
  • English (take IELTS)
University rank #401 ,
Second-cycle programme Management: Business and Finance Management at the Jagiellonian University aims to develop competencies necessary for the career in specialised and management positions in the management system, as middle and top level managers, analysts, advisers, and consultants in commercial or public organisations, as well as for operating their own business.


Completion of this Management: Business and Finance Management programme at the Jagiellonian University will prove especially beneficial to persons interested in pursuing career in organisations with foreign investment, both because of English as language of instruction and as a result of received training in navigating global socio-economic space. This programme has been prepared for graduates from first- and second-cycle programmes in the fields of management, economy, finance, from faculties of economy and engineering, law and administration, psychology, sociology, and other.

Graduate's profile

Graduates are equipped with advanced, specialised theoretical and practical knowledge in the field of management and related, in particular about problems of enterprises and public sector institutions, and the value of their correct operation. Graduates can perform a critical analysis, interpretation, and assessment of phenomena and management processes in various scales, appraisal of environmental impact on those phenomena (processes), and they can prepare and execute managerial, strategic decisions. They can organise teamwork and be team leaders, as well as efficiently communicate, negotiate, and persuade, also employing their fluency in English. Graduates are well-prepared for pursuing career in specialised and managerial positions in the management system, as middle and top level managers, analysts, advisers, and consultants in commercial or public organisations, as well as for operating their own business. They are particularly equipped for undertaking employment in organisations with foreign investment.

Professional development

Upon graduation from the Business and Finance Management specialty, students will be prepared for working as specialised managers of middle and top level in private sector and in public administration. They can pursue career as independent professionals, such as analysts or advisors. They will demonstrate knowledge and skills required for operating a business and the ability to navigate global socio-economic space.

Access to further study

Graduates from the Business and Finance Management programme can undertake third-cycle (doctoral) and post diploma programmes in social sciences and related fields. They are also fully equipped for continuing education towards obtaining qualifications for practising in highly specialised professions.

Language competencies

Upon graduation, students are fluent in business English at C1 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, including specialised vocabulary from the field of management.

Programme Structure

The programme is individualised by adapting its content to changing demands of social and economical activities and to student expectations arising from the changing job market. Current important economic problems and approaches to resolving them are integrated in the curriculum.

A good command of English is required for undertaking studies on this programme.

The minimum sum total of ECTS points of this programme is 120. All compulsory courses amount for 94 ECTS of this total sum.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Study intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score: 6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

    Take IELTS test
  • Minimum required score: 510

    The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).

  • Minimum required score: 87

    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

Persons eligible to apply for the programme are the holders of a higher education diploma (at least undergraduate) in the fields of: management, economy, finance, engineering and economy studies, law and administration, psychology, sociology, and other related.

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Tuition Fee Per Full Programme

  • EUR 4100 International
  • Free EU/EEA
Tuition details:
  • tuition for the first year: 8800 PLN (approx. 4100 EUR)
  • tuition for the second year: 8800 PLN (approx. 4100 EUR)


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