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Description  

Field: Management
Master Programmes, part-time

General Academic Profile
Field:
Social Sciences
Disciplines: Management and Quality Sciences, Economics and Finance, Legal Sciences
Leading Discipline: Management and Quality Sciences

Program Objectives:

Second-cycle studies in Management aim to educate graduates with in-depth knowledge in management and related disciplines (especially economics, finance, legal sciences), possessing advanced methodology and terminology in the field of management and complementary disciplines.

The program aims to produce graduates who have knowledge of the principles of creating and developing various forms of entrepreneurship and are ready to act entrepreneurially at the national and global levels. Graduates will acquire skills and competencies to identify, diagnose, and solve complex and atypical problems related to organizational functioning and to determine the impact of the technological, social, political, legal, economic, and ecological environment on organizations and the entire economy. The program will instill the ability to independently and collaboratively prepare studies on complex and atypical issues related to the functioning of organizations, sectors, and the entire economy and to present them in both Polish and English. Graduates will be prepared for self-learning and knowledge updating, supporting others in this area, and adhering to and developing professional ethical standards.

Location of Classes:

Classes take place at the Faculty of Management, University of Warsaw, at 1/3 Szturmowa Street, Warsaw. Classes are held approximately every two weeks on Fridays from 4:00 PM, Saturdays, and Sundays from 8:00 AM.

Graduate Profile:

In terms of knowledge, the graduate:

  • possesses in-depth knowledge of management sciences and their place in the system of social sciences, understanding its subject and methodological connections with other scientific disciplines. Views management as an interdisciplinary science.
  • in-depth understanding of the terminology and research methodology in the field of management and quality sciences, as well as in complementary disciplines: economics and finance, legal sciences.
  • in-depth and organized knowledge of organizational functioning, its various types, goals, structures, operations, cultures, and relationships with the environment.
  • in-depth knowledge of procedures and practices of effective organizational management, able to apply them in different types of organizations and decision-making situations.
  • in-depth and organized knowledge regarding organizational functions: operational, marketing, financial, personnel management.
  • in-depth understanding of economic theories and models related to the functioning of organizations and the entire economy.
  • in-depth understanding of legal regulations related to the functioning of organizations and the entire economy.
  • advanced techniques for analyzing the impact of the external environment on organizational functioning.
  • advanced methods and tools, including data acquisition, analysis, and protection techniques, necessary for decision-making in organizations.
  • understanding of concepts and principles related to intellectual property protection and the need for managing intellectual property resources.
  • knowledge of the principles of creating and developing various forms of entrepreneurship at the national and global levels.

In terms of skills:

  • can accurately interpret complex and atypical social, political, legal, economic, and technological phenomena and their impact on the functioning of organizations and the entire economy.
  • analyzes proposed solutions to complex and atypical problems related to business operations and proposes appropriate resolutions.
  • independently analyzes complex and atypical decision-making situations and makes appropriate choices.
  • can comprehensively assess the market, financial, and social effects of decisions and initiatives and present their substantive justifications.
  • can independently and collaboratively prepare analyses, diagnoses, and reports on complex and atypical issues related to the functioning of organizations, sectors, and the entire economy.
  • can use advanced information and communication tools in their work.
  • competently justifies and communicates proposed solutions, subjecting them to criticism.
  • independently seeks information in scientific literature and legal acts, including in foreign languages.
  • formulates research problems and hypotheses, embedding them in relevant literature, selects methods for their solution, and conducts an analysis for their resolution.
  • presents views in the form of longer written papers, embedding them in relevant literature.
  • has a deep ability to prepare oral presentations using basic theoretical approaches and various sources.
  • can use a foreign language at the B2+ level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages and can apply specialized management terminology in a foreign language, in written papers and oral presentations.
  • has the ability to cooperate, work, and lead in larger or smaller groups, assuming various roles in teams, demonstrating leadership, communication skills, diligence, and perseverance.
  • understands the need to complement and improve acquired knowledge and skills, including through doctoral and postgraduate studies.

In terms of social competencies:

  • can critically assess complex situations and phenomena related to the functioning of organizations, sectors, and the entire economy.
  • can think and act entrepreneurially at the national and global levels.
  • demonstrates sensitivity to ethical and social issues, as well as cultural differences, and is ready to develop professional ethical standards.

Program 

Studies conducted only in the Polish language.

Recruitment 

Form of Studies: Non-full-time (part-time)
Duration: 2 years (4 semesters)

  • Online Registration of Candidates and payment of the recruitment fee: August 17 to September 11, 2023.
  • Click on this link to register for studies!
  • Submission of documents after publishing the list of qualified persons:
    – First term: September 25-26, 2023
    – Second term (in case the limit of places is not filled in the first term): September 27-28, 2023.

RECRUITMENT POINT IS OPEN
FROM JUNE 6, 2023, TO SEPTEMBER 30, 2023
OPENING HOURS 09:00-14:00
Faculty of Management, University of Warsaw
ul. Szturmowa 1/3, 02-678 Warsaw, Building C, ground floor
tel. 022/ 55 34 100
e-mail: rekrutacja@wz.uw.edu.pl

  • Documents required from candidates qualified for non-full-time master’s studies will be accepted in paper form, at dates provided in the IRK system. Details of document submission will be communicated to candidates through the IRK system.

Documents required from persons qualified for non-full-time master’s studies:

  • Original or authenticated copy of the diploma of completion of higher education studies: master’s, bachelor’s, engineer’s, or an equivalent diploma issued abroad, for the purpose of making a copy and certifying its conformity with the original or authenticated copy.
  • Diploma supplement or certified program of completed studies, for the purpose of making a copy and certifying its conformity with the original or authenticated copy.
  • Personal questionnaire containing the candidate’s photo, printed from the personal registration account in the IRK system, and signed by the candidate.
  • Declaration of familiarity with the content of the model contract for educational services at the University of Warsaw.
  • Application for the issuance of the Electronic Student ID (ELS), printed after the candidate uploads their photo in electronic format to their personal registration account – in the case of candidates without ELS UW. NOTE: The photo must be uploaded to the IRK system in the appropriate format – requirements are published in the IRK system. The photo must then be approved by the Recruitment Committee, so please upload photos to the system as soon as possible. Photos that do not meet the conditions specified in the IRK system will be rejected, and the printout of documents by the candidate will not be possible.
  • Proof of payment for ELS (PLN 22) – in the case of candidates without ELS (account number). Candidates who are students at UW and already have ELS do not need to obtain a second ID.
  • Declaration of payment for studies.
  • In the case of submitting documents on behalf of the candidate by third parties, an authorization (personal) for the person submitting the documents is required (authorization template).
    NOTE! The document does not authorize to sign on behalf of the candidate. Documents printed from the personal registration account in IRK must be signed personally by the candidate.

Additional requirements for foreigners:

  • Confirmation of the legalization of stay for foreigners staying on the territory of the Republic of Poland.
  • Document confirming the right to study without charge (more information on this subject).

Additionally, from candidates with a diploma issued abroad:

  • Attestation of the diploma of completion of higher education studies in the form of legalization or apostille (more information on this subject).
  • Sworn translation into Polish of the diploma of completion of higher education, legalization or apostille (if it has been drawn up in a foreign language), or – in the case of translation abroad other than sworn – translation legalized at a Polish diplomatic mission (more information on this subject).
  • Certificate of diploma nostrification, if the document is subject to mandatory nostrification (more information on this subject).
  • Certificate confirming that the obtained diploma of completion of higher education entitles to apply for admission to higher education or continuation of education in any type of higher education institution in the education system in which the issuing institution operates, with translation into Polish. (Certificate template – download here. Note: the completed certificate must be translated into Polish).
  • Document confirming knowledge of the Polish language at least at level B2 (in accordance with the general requirements specified in the recruitment resolution).

Additional information for foreigners

Additional Information for Foreigners Description of the Qualification Procedure

Persons with a bachelor’s, master’s, engineer’s, or equivalent diploma can apply for admission to the first year of second-cycle studies.

Candidates are admitted to studies based on the arithmetic mean calculated from:

  • The final grade from the diploma of completion of higher education.
  • The average grades from the course of studies.

In the qualification procedure, a ranking list is created based on the final grade according to the above criteria.

  • Confirmation of Competence to Study in Polish
  • Candidates with a foreign diploma are obliged to present a document confirming knowledge of the Polish language at least at level B2 (in accordance with the general requirements specified in the recruitment resolution). Candidates who do not have a document confirming knowledge of the Polish language will undergo a qualifying interview to check their knowledge of the Polish language.
  • During the qualifying interview checking the knowledge of the Polish language, the ability to read and understand the text, as well as the ability to formulate statements in Polish, will be assessed.
  • The qualifying interview checking the knowledge of the Polish language will be conducted based on the content of articles from the economic section of the “Rzeczpospolita” daily.
  • Maximum number of points possible to obtain from the qualifying interview checking the knowledge of the Polish language: 5.
  • Number of points required to pass the qualifying interview checking the knowledge of the Polish language: 3.
  • The score from the qualifying interview checking the knowledge of the Polish language is not included in the final score.

Rules for Admission to Studies in the Transfer Mode (recruitment in this mode applies only to candidates studying at universities other than UW):

  • Students from other universities applying for admission to studies at the Faculty of Management, University of Warsaw, on the basis of transfer, must have completed at least the first year of master’s studies in Management.
  • During the qualification procedure, a ranking list will be drawn up, covering individuals with the highest average from the course of studies.
  • Students admitted to the Faculty of Management will be required to complete program differences.
  • Students wishing to undertake studies in the transfer mode should register in the IRK system and upload the following documents to the system:
    • Certificate of completion of at least 1st year of studies in the academic year 2022/23, at a university other than UW.
    • Transcript of records.
    • Certificate of the average grade from the current course of studies.
    • Document confirming settlement of the student’s account with the previous university.

Recruitment procedure for candidates for studies in the transfer mode from another university:

  1. Registration for studies in the transfer mode. NOTE: registration takes place in the IRK system, in the part concerning transfer from another university, not in the part concerning open recruitment. Click on this link to register for studies in the transfer mode from a university other than UW!
  2. Uploading to the IRK system the required documents for recruitment:
  • Certificate of completion of at least 1st year of studies in the academic year 2022/23, at a university other than UW.
  • Transcript of records.
  • Certificate of the average grade from the current course of studies.
  • Document confirming settlement of the student’s account with the previous university.
  1. Checking the recruitment results and reading messages from the Recruitment Committee of WZ UW, available on the candidate’s individual account in the IRK system.
  2. Submission of a complete set of required documents to the dean’s office. The required documents include:
  • Certificate of completion of at least 1st year of studies in the academic year 2022/23, at a university other than UW.
  • Transcript of records.
  • Certificate of the average grade from the current course of studies.
  • Document confirming settlement of the student’s account with the previous university.
  • All other documents required from candidates qualified for studies.

NOTE: Tuition fees for the academic year 2023/2024