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Bachelor in Finance & Accounting

Name of academic qualification Bachelor in Finance and Accounting
Cycle of study programme First Cycle Studies
Name and status of awarding institution University of Tirana, Faculty of Economy, Public Institution
Language(s) of teaching/examination Albanian
Duration of study programme 3 years
Delivery of study Full time
Entry requirement(s) High School Diploma, "State Matura Examination"

Objectives and overview of the study programme

The main objective of the Bachelor in Finance and Accounting Programme is to give students the necessary basic knowledge in the field of finance, accounting, management and economics, in order to prepare specialists able to work in these fields in small and medium-size units in the private and public sector. In order to achieve these objectives, the program provides insights into areas such as finance, accounting, informatics and statistics, micro and macroeconomics, trade legislation, etc.

The knowledge and skills gained by the students through this programme, will enable them to pursue an academic or research career through the enrollment in the second cycle of studies, master of science or professional master, thus increasing their professional career opportunities.

Educational activities:

  1. General qualification disciplines:Introduction to Economics, Microeconomics, General Mathematics, Macroeconomics, Basics of Statistics, Applied Statistics;
  2. Special qualification disciplines: Basics of Marketing, Management, Basics of Finance, Basic Principles of Accounting, Financial Accounting, Investment, Financial Management, Human Resource Management, Operations Management, Cost Accounting, Money and Banking, Corporate and Business Tax, Management Accounting, Marketing Management;
  3. Similar or/and integrative disciplines :Business Communication, Applied Mathematics, Informatics, Business Law;
  4. Elective disciplines: Sociology/History of Economy, Language Culture/Foreign Language 3, Personal Finance/ Special Seminar, Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management/Computerized Accounting Systems;
  5. Additional qualification disciplines:Foreign language 1, Foreign language 2;
  6. Internship;
  7. Diploma.

Assessmet scheme

The student's assessment scheme runs from mark 1 to 10 which have the following meaning: 1-4 fail, 5-6 sufficient, 7 satisfactory, 8 good, 9 very good, 10 excellent.

Exams are evaluated on a point basis system, the result of which is converted into marks based on the following schema:

Grade Points
4 up to 40 points
5 41-50
6 51-60
7 61-70
8 71-80
9 81-90
10 91-100

Access to further study

The student who owns a Bachelor degree in Finance & Accounting is eligible to pursue a second cycle study programme.

Employment opportunities and professional qualification

The student who owns such a degree can be employed in institutions, organizations, companies (public or private), as a specialist in the relevant field of study.

Programme details

No. Subject ECTS Total hours Semester
First Year
1 Introduction to Economics 7 75 I
2 Fundamentals of Marketing 6 60 I
3 Management 6 60 I
Elective Subject 1
4 Academic Writing 5 45 I
Sociology
5 Foreign Language 1 4 60 I
6 Microeconomics 7 60 II
7 Mathematics in Finance 6 75 II
8 Communication in Business 6 60 II
9 Basics of Finance 7 60 II
10 Foreign Language 2 4 60 II
Total First Year 58 615
Second Year
1 Macroeconomics 6 60 I
2 Introduction to Finance Modelling 7 75 I
3 Basic Principles of Accounting 7 60 I
4 Basics of Statistics 6 60 I
Elective Subject 2
5 Language Culture 4 60 I
Foreign Language 3
6 Financial Accounting 6 60 II
7 Informatics 7 75 II
8 Applied Statistics 5 60 II
9 Business Law 5 45 II
10 Investment 6 60 II
Total Second Year 59 615
Third Year
1 Financial Management 7 90 I
2 Human Resource Management 5 60 I
3 Operations Management 5 60 I
4 Cost Accounting 6 60 I
5 Money and Banking 6 60 I
6 Corporate and Business Tax 6 60 II
7 Management Accounting 6 60 II
8 Marketing Management 5 60 II
Elective Subject 3
9 Personal Finance 4 60 II
Special Seminar
Elective Subject 4
10 Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management 4 60 II
Computerized Accounting Systems
11 Internship 4 80 II
12 Diploma thesis 5 25 II
Total Third Year 63 735
Total 1st + 2nd + 3rd Year 180 1965