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Bachelor's Programme Management and Economics

Faculty Faculty of Business and Management
Faculty of Economics and Statistics
Duration/ ECTS-Credits 6 semesters / 180 ECTS-Credits
Academic Degree
Bachelor of Science (BSc)
Qualification Level
Bachelor (First Cycle)
ISCED-11: Level 6, EQF/NQF: Level 6
ISCED-F 0311 Economics
Mode of Study
Full-Time
Study Code
UC 033 571
Curriculum Information on the Curriculum (2007W) *
Language of Instruction German
Admission Requirements
Secondary school completion certificate or equivalent and Language Certificates
Application


* Information on the Curriculum (2007W)

The complete version of the curriculum reflects the currently valid version of the curriculum. It is for informational purposes only and is not legally binding. The legally binding version of the curriculum, including any amendments, may be found in the University of Innsbruck Bulletins.

In order to determine which version of the curriculum is applicable in your case, see the Catalogue of Studies
  available at: https://lfuonline.uibk.ac.at/public/lfuonline_meinestudien.studienblatt
  Section: Current Curriculum version

University of Innsbruck Bulletins » (Click to open all University of Innsbruck Bulletins)

Studies Induction and Orientation Stage (STEOP)

Studies Induction and Orientation Stage (STEOP) starting winter term 2019 »

(1) The following exams have to be taken during the introductory study and orientation phase, which takes place in the first semester:

  1. VO to be updated shortly (compulsory course 1a, 2 h, 4 ECTS-Credits)
  2. VO Fundamentals of Economics (compulsory course 2a, 2 h, 4 ECTS-Credits)

(2) Students with positive grades in the introductory study and orientation phase exams have the right to participate in all other courses, take the exams of these courses, and write a bachelor thesis.

(3) Before the full completion of the introductory study and orientation phase, students can participate in courses amounting to 22 ECTS credits. Admission requirements as defined by the curriculum apply.

Studies Induction and Orientation Stage (STEOP) starting winter term 2016 »

(1) The following exams have to be taken during the introductory study and orientation phase, which takes place in the first semester:

  1. VO Fundamentals of Management (compulsory course 1a, 3 h, 6 ECTS-Credits)
  2. SL Fundamentals of Management (compulsory course 1b, 3 h, 1.5 ECTS-Credits)
  3. VO Fundamentals of Economics (compulsory course 2a, 3 h, 6 ECTS-Credits)
  4. SL Fundamentals of Economics (compulsory course 2b, 1 h, 1.5 ECTS-Credits)

(2) Students with positive grades in the introductory study and orientation phase exams have the right to participate in all other courses, take the exams of these courses, and write a bachelor thesis.

(3) Before the full completion of the introductory study and orientation phase, students can participate in courses amounting to 15 ECTS credits. Admission requirements as defined by the curriculum apply.

General Information

Recommended Course Sequence

The exemplary course sequence given below is recommended for full-time students beginning their study programme in the winter semester. The table shows one possible course sequence for the bachelor's programme and is not compulsory. Delays resulting from repeated examinations are not taken into account.

The standard duration of the study programme is 6 semesters or 180 ECTS-Credits, whereby according to the Universities Act of 2002, a workload of 1,500 (real) hours per academic year must be fulfilled, corresponding to 60 ECTS-Credits (one ECTS-Credit is equivalent to a workload of 25 hours).

First Semester »

7.5 ECTS-Credits: Introduction to Management
7.5 ECTS-Credits: Introduction to Economics
5.0 ECTS-Credits: Law for Management and Economics
7.5 ECTS-Credits: Mathematics

Second Semester »

  7.5 ECTS-Credits: Statistical Data Analysis
7.5 ECTS-Credits: Financial Accounting  
5.0 ECTS-Credits: Fundamentals of Management: Organisation and Human Resource Management
5.0 ECTS-Credits: Fundamentals of Management: Strategy and Marketing
5.0 ECTS-Credits: Principles of Macroeconomics

Third Semester »

  5.0 ECTS-Credits: Fundamentals of Management: Financial Management
7.5 ECTS-Credits: Information Systems and Digital Transformation
5.0 ECTS-Credits: Fundamentals of Management: Management of Productive Processes
7.5 ECTS-Credits: Introduction to Cost Accounting
5.0 ECTS-Credits: Theory of Economic Decisions 

Fourth Semester »

5.0 ECTS-Credits: Economics and the Public Sector
7.5 ECTS-Credits: Foreign Business Language
5.0 ECTS-Credits: Understanding Business and the Economy - an Integrated Perspective
  7.5 ECTS-Credits: Special Business Administration / Special Economics (Fundamentals)
  7.5 ECTS-Credits: Special Business Administration / Special Economics (Fundamentals)

Fifth Semester »

7.5 ECTS-Credits: Elective Module
7.5 ECTS-Credits: Elective Module
7.5 ECTS-Credits: Special Business Administration/Special Economics (Fundamentals or Advanced)
7.5 ECTS-Credits: Special Business Administration/Special Economics (Advanced)

Sixth Semester »

7.5 ECTS-Credits: Elective Module
7.5 ECTS-Credits: Free Elective Module
15.0 ECTS-Credits: Seminar with Bachelor's Thesis

Graphic chart »

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Qualification Profile and Skills

The Bachelor's Programme Management and Economics provides broad fundamental training in business administration and economics, offering graduates a first professional degree and qualifications for employment. It serves as academic preparation for the social and economic sciences and for occupational activities requiring the application of scientific knowledge and methods. The main emphasis of the degree programme is on conveying the theories, methods and instruments of business administration and economics.

The modules of the Bachelor's Programme Management and Economics promote both subject-specific and extracurricular social competences. The goal of the bachelor's programme is to provide graduates problem-solving skills based on scientific theories and methods. These problem-solving skills enable graduates to treat relevant issues on a sound scientific and practically-oriented basis. As academically trained experts in the field of economic sciences, graduates possess a wide range of qualifications that can be applied in various occupational fields.

The hallmark of the Bachelor's Programme Management and Economics is its broad fundamental training, imparting skills that support life-long learning. In this respect, the program differs substantially from many other regional and national bachelor's programmes dealing with economics. Instead of specialization in the early semesters, the programme focuses on comprehensive methodological and problem-solving competences, independent and responsible working practices, and critical treatment of acquired knowledge.

Expected Learning Outcomes

Graduates are able to apply scientific knowledge and developments to address issues in business administration and economics, to assess the appropriateness of such measures, and to apply skills in an interdisciplinary fashion. They possess problem-solving skills based on scientific theories and methods and key competences in additional areas, such as teamwork, communication and presentation.

Future Prospects: Occupational Profiles and Career Opportunities

The university degree bachelor of science allows graduates to pursue various occupational activities and career opportunities in commerce, public administration, business associations and chambers, interest groups and in the media. Moreover, the degree serves as the basis for master's degree studies.

Postgraduate and further Studies at the University of Innsbruck

Minor

As part of the Bachelor’s Programme, a Minor of 30 ECTS-Credits can be completed.

More information and a list of possible Minors can be found at:
https://www.uibk.ac.at/studium/angebot/wahlpakete/

Supplementary Programme

Within the scope of the Study Programme, an Supplementary Programme corresponding to 60 ECTS-Credits may be passed. Admission to the Supplementary Programme requires the admission to or the having passed of one of the selected Study Programmes. Detailed information: https://www.uibk.ac.at/studium/angebot/es-informatik/

Information about examination regulations, assessment and grading

Examination regulations

The examination regulation is an integral part of the curriculum, detailed information can be found under the paragraph examination regulations.

Description of the applied grading system (including the grade distribution table) »

The grade distribution table is a statistical representation of the distribution of all successfully completed examinations in a given programme of study or subject (based on all registered students for the programme or subject). The grade distribution table is updated in regular intervals.

Austrian grading
 scheme
 Definition
 %-age
      
 1  EXCELLENT:
 Outstanding performance
21.6
= 100%

 2

 GOOD:
 Generally good, but with some errors
31.5
 3  SATISFACTORY:
 Generally sound work with a number of substantial errors
27.6
 4  SUFFICIENT:
 Performance meets the minimum criteria
19.3
 5  INSUFFICIENT:
 Substantial improvement necessary; requirement of further work
     

December 2021

 

Overall classification of the qualification

Not applicable
Explanation: An overall classification (mit Auszeichnung bestanden/pass with distinction, bestanden/pass, nicht bestanden/fail) – is awarded only for examinations that conclude a programme of study and consist of more than one subject (an examination of this type is not specified in the curriculum of this programme of study). 

Minor

Within the scope of the Bachelor’s Programme, a Minor corresponding to 30 ECTS-Credits may be passed.

More information and a list of possible Minors can be found at:
https://www.uibk.ac.at/studium/angebot/wahlpakete/

Information about the Programme (in German only)

Examination Dates

Final Exam Weeks winter semester 2022/2023

13.02.2023 until 17.02.2023 
Final exam registration: Monday, 30.01.2023 until 06.02.2023 12 a.m.

17.04.2023 until 21.04.2023 
Final exam registration: Monday, 03.04.2023 until 10.04.2023 12 a.m.

22.05.2023 until 26.05.2023 
Final exam registration: Monday, 08.05.2023 until 15.05.2023 12 a.m.

Subject to change for organisational reasons.

Final Exam Weeks summer semester 2022

11.07.2022 until 15.07.2022
Final exam registration: Monday, 27.06.2022 until 04.07.2022 12 a.m.

19.09.2022 until 23.09.2022
Final exam registration: Monday, 05.09.2022 until 12.09.2022 12 a.m.

12.12.2022 until 16.12.2022
Final exam registration: Monday, 28.11.2022 until 05.12.2022 12 a.m.

 

Forms (in German only)

Recognitions (in German only)

Contact and Information

Examination Office
Standort Universitätsstraße 15 Piktogramm barrierefreier Zugang

Associate Dean of Studies 
 Ao. Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Rupert Sendlhofer

Dean of Studies
Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Mike Peters
  (Faculty of Business and Management, Major in Management)
- Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Janette Walde
  (Faculty of Economics and Statistics, Major in Economics)

Information for students with disabilities

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