Study programmes / B-EM Economics and management
Programme: B-EM Economics and management
Field of study: B-EM-AFE Agriculture and food economics
Level of qualification:Bachelor
Mode of study: full-time
Qualification awarded:Bachelor's degree
Specific admission requirements:Completed secondary education and entrance examination, if required.
Qualification requirements and regulations:Finished secondary education with school leaving certificate. Further information available here.
Specific arrangements for recognition of prior learning:There are no specific arrangements for recognition of prior learning. The recognition procedure of the university is guided by the Act No. 111/1998 on Higher Education Institutions and the university "Study and Examination Rules". Further information available here.
Profile of the programme:Graduates will gain a general overview of Economics and Company Management, and have specific knowledge of technical particulars and technological procedures of agricultural production and food production companies. Graduates are able to economically manage businesses having a good understanding of production processes of agricultural companies and legislative specifics of agricultural business in the Czech Republic. Graduates will be ready for independent and team work, they will have knowledge of statistical methods to process economic data, and to find their way in modern company information systems. Graduates will have relevant language skills to work in an international environment, they will have goods skills for finding their way in a complex economic and legal context of agricultural business using modern information resources.
Key learning outcomes: to develop students´ knowledge of economical, managerial and social sciences in order that they may analyse and
understand economic and social behaviour.
to familiarise students with the principles and evolution of economic processes and their influence on society.
to teach and promote methods by which economic and managerial processes are investigated, monitored and controlled.
to teach and to promote quantitative techniques to give students modern and perspective tools for decision making support.
to provide students with the personal skills and professional perspective to enable them to be effective
in the management of farms, plants, factories, enterprises, companies, and institutions.
Occupational profile:Graduates of this study program are able to work as line managers or middle managers of the enterprises in the agribusiness. Graduates are also prepared for the economic positions in departments of the institutions within agro-food industry. Due to their specialization, the graduates can relevantly participate in roles such as economic analytics, advisors or consultants in the area of agricultural commodities and its processing. Complementarily, graduates of this program obtain the knowledge for establishing own firm and doing business in the agriculture or food production.
Graduation requirements:Min. 180 ECTS, state final exam, defence of the bachelor thesis.
Access to further studies:Successful graduates may proceed to master's study programme.
Examination regulations, assessment and grading:Further information available here.
Programme supervisor:doc. Ing. Pavel Syrovátka, Ph.D.

To obtain 60 ECTS credits per academic year, students should choose courses from any other study programme taught at the university.

1st semester
CodeCourse titleMode of completionCredits
 A group of required courses
ZPEBusiness Economics IExam5
VA1Computer Technology and Algorithms IFulfillment of requirements3
MT1Mathematics IExam5
MI1Microeconomics IExam6
SOCSociology and Social PsychologyExam3
DSTax SystemExam5
 A group of elective courses (necessary to accomplish min. 1 cours.)
OKAJLanguage in Business - EnglishExam2
OKNJLanguage in Business - GermanExam2
2nd semester
CodeCourse titleMode of completionCredits
 A group of required courses
PNFBusiness FinanceExam5
VA2Computer Technology and Algorithms IIExam4
FTFinancial MarketsExam6
ZVSFundamentals of LawFulfillment of requirements4
IE1Informatics for Economists IFulfillment of requirements3
MA1Macroeconomics IExam6
MT2Mathematics IIExam6
3rd semester
CodeCourse titleMode of completionCredits
 A group of required courses
FU1Financial Accounting IExam5
IE2Informatics for Economists IIExam5
MARMarketing IExam5
ZSEPrinciples of European Integration in the World PerspectiveExam5
 A group of elective courses (necessary to accomplish min. 1 cours.)
SVA1English 1Fulfillment of requirements2
SVF1French 1Fulfillment of requirements2
SVN1German 1Fulfillment of requirements2
SVI1Italian 1Fulfillment of requirements2
SVR1Russian 1Fulfillment of requirements2
SVS1Spanish 1Fulfillment of requirements2
4th semester
CodeCourse titleMode of completionCredits
 A group of required courses
PZBCommodity AnalysisExam5
EKM1Econometrics IExam5
TENEnergetics and TechnologyExam6
PRPLegal Environment of a BusinessExam4
 A group of elective courses (necessary to accomplish min. 1 cours.)
SVA2English 2Exam2
SVF2French 2Exam2
SVN2German 2Exam2
SVI2Italian 2Exam2
SVR2Russian 2Exam2
SVS2Spanish 2Exam2
5th semester
CodeCourse titleMode of completionCredits
 A group of required courses
BSBachelor SeminarFulfillment of requirements2
EZPEconomics of agriculture and food-processing industryExam6
PRXPractical TrainingFulfillment of requirements6
 A group of elective courses (necessary to accomplish min. 1 cours.)
OSFSpecialized Seminary - FinanceFulfillment of requirements2
OSEFPSpecialized Seminary - Business Economy and FinanceFulfillment of requirements2
OSEKSpecialized Seminary - EconomicsFulfillment of requirements2
OSISSpecialized Seminary - Information SystemsFulfillment of requirements2
OSMSpecialized Seminary - MarketingFulfillment of requirements2
OSKMSpecialized Seminary - Quantitative Methods in EconomicsFulfillment of requirements2
OSSPSpecialized Seminary - Social PsychologyFulfillment of requirements2
OSDUTSpecialized Seminary - Tax and AccountingFulfillment of requirements2
OSOBSpecialized Seminary - TradeFulfillment of requirements2
6th semester
CodeCourse titleMode of completionCredits
 A group of required courses
BPBachelor ThesisFulfillment of requirements8
OZPEnvironmental ScienceExam5
OMAOperations ManagementExam5
Groups of courses for the entire plan
CodeCourse titleMode of completionCredits
 A group of optional courses (necessary to accomplish min. 0 crd.)
USWAccounting SoftwareExam6
RZVAnimal Husbandry ManagementExam5
BA1Banking IExam4
PNFBusiness FinanceExam5
MSPBusiness PlanExam4
OBCCivil and Family LawExam4
PZBCommodity AnalysisExam5
ZTPComputer Text ProcessingExam4
PETCorporate Social ResponsibilityExam5
EMMEconomic-mathematical MethodsExam6
MASElectronic MarketingExam4
OZPEnvironmental ScienceExam5
EVIe-ProcurementFulfillment of requirements3
KPEU LawExam6
FTFinancial MarketsExam6
FRRFinancing Regional DevelopmentExam5
GISGeographic Information SystemsExam6
GCRGeography of TourismExam3
GADGrafika a designExam6
HKCHistory and Culture of TourismExam3
PRPLegal Environment of a BusinessExam4
ZOBManagement of supplier-customer relationshipExam5
MEManagement SkillsExam4
MPSManagerial PsychologyExam4
MKVMarketing CommunicationExam5
OMAOperations ManagementExam5
SFPPersonal and Family FinanceExam4
RRVPlant Production ControlExam5
UPZ1Recognized Professional Course from Study Stay 1Fulfillment of requirements999
UPZ2Recognized Professional Course from Study Stay 2Fulfillment of requirements999
UPZ3Recognized Professional Course from Study Stay 3Fulfillment of requirements999
UPZ4Recognized Professional Course from Study Stay 4Fulfillment of requirements999
UPZ5Recognized Professional Course from Study Stay 5Fulfillment of requirements999
REKReforms of Czech and Global EconomyExam4
SOCSociology and Social PsychologyExam3
VVTrade Fairs and ExhibitionsExam4
OBLTrade LogisticsExam5
OOBTrade Operations IExam5