Training for the educational and qualification degree of master at the University of Economics - Varna is provided in two types - full-time and part-time studies.
In order to be able to apply for the educational and qualification degree of master, students must have acquired the degree of bachelor or master, irrespective of the area of higher education.
Training for the educational and qualification degree of master covers a minimum of two semesters for full-time studies and three semesters for part-time studies. The length of the study period is set according to the area of higher education and the professional field in which the applicant has obtained his/her bachelor degree.
Training for the educational and qualification degree of master at the University of Economics is provided in two areas of higher education and four professional fields, in 24 master programs, included in the major subject registry.
The state quota is open to students who have graduated the University of Economics and would like to apply for the same major subject in which they obtained their bachelor degree.
All students who hold a bachelor or master degree, irrespective of the higher school they have graduated, can apply for the paid form of tuition.
SCIENTIFIC AREA "SOCIAL, ECONOMIC AND LEGAL STUDIES"
SCIENTIFIC FIELD "ECONOMICS"
Those who have graduated the educational and qualification degree of master are awarded the professional qualification "master of economics".
The Accounting and Auditing program
The training in this major subject widens and deepens the students' knowledge in the area of accounting, economic analysis and financial control. The curricula includes subjects, oriented towards the requirements of the International Accounting Standards.
Graduates are provided the opportunity to find employment as executives in all spheres of the economy (irrespective of the branch of industry); in the system of financial and tax control; in the chamber of accounts, the financial audit, research organizations; can draw up and sign financial reports of enterprises in accordance with Art. 34 of the LA, as well as apply for becoming certified public accountants, in accordance with Art. 16 of the Law of Independent Financial Audit..
The Corporate Finance program
Training aims at developing knowledge and practical skills for the successful financial management of companies and corporations. It emphasizes on some topical issues in the area of: corporate finance, corporate accounting, bank services provision to corporate clients, taxation techniques, controlling and human resources management in companies.
Tuition in this major ensures competencies in investment management, foreign exchange transactions, international settlements, management of intellectual property, strategic management in companies, organization and development of corporate information systems.
The Public Finance program
Training aims at providing systematic knowledge and integrated practical skills in the area of financial management in the public sector. The emphasis is on some topical issues of investment projects appraisal, taxation planning and organization, the bringing of public sector organization in compliance with European requirements, conducting financial audit and controlling, management of pension, insurance and investment companies.
Graduates can find employment as managers and executives in central and local institutions within the system of the Ministry of Finance, financial houses and investment brokers, insurance companies and funds, the tax administration, customs services, etc
The Bank Management program
Training in this major aims at acquiring knowledge and practical skills in the area of investment decisions and diagnostics of financial markets, management of bank services, auditing and controlling of bank activities.
Graduates can find employment as specialists in operations management at commercial banks, financial houses and investment funds, as researchers and financial analysts in the sphere of banking, the money and capital markets, as middle and top level managers in the banking and finance industry.
The Industrial Business and Administration program
Training in this subject is based on an integrated system of academic subjects, providing knowledge and skills for: diagnostics, forecasting and modelling of the state and development of the company or corporation; assessment and management of economic risk; justified decision making on the market, operative and strategic interaction with market agents, state and municipal organs and institutions.
The major is oriented towards training higher education specialists, who would be able to manage effectively large and middle-sized industrial firms and corporations, to organize and administrate activities related to all major business functions, to make economically justified management decisions and to ensure the necessary conditions for the development and prosperity of firms and corporations.
The Corporate Development and management program
The Economics of Commerce program
Training in this major broadens and deepens students' knowledge of the issues of economics, management, marketing and logistics in trade and services; the organization and technology of commercial processes, business transactions and sales, market research and market risk.
Graduates can be employed as economists and managers in specialized trade firms; as sales representatives and middlemen, as well as in other companies and organizations, engaged in trade; in municipal and regional councils, trade, industrial and tourist chambers and research organizations.
The E-business program
The program imparts knowledge and forms skills concerning the organization and technology of business in the environment of the Internet - E-commerce, organization of electronic payments, E-signature, etc. The curricula includes subjects connected with business strategies, risk management, the business of E-marketing, the Web-economy and the legal regulation of E-business.
The Economics of Construction program
Students acquire knowledge and skills in the area of economics and management of construction, strategic management of construction companies, innovation and investment, managerial accounting, the management of real property, the management of the municipal economy, etc.
Graduates can find employment in expert and executive positions in all enterprises engaged in construction, design and supervision, in the investment and innovation administration units and departments; in enterprises, banks and other organizations, in state and municipal administration, as well as start and develop their own businesses.
The Economics and Management of Real Estates Program
Training aims at forming knowledge and skills in the area of economics and management of real property, real property appraisal, real property sales management, real estate agencies management.
Graduates can occupy various expert and executive positions in all enterprises that possess real property, real estate agencies, can be employed as experts with the court system, as investment project consultants with companies, with banks, insurance companies and other financial organizations, as licenced appraisers, etc.
The Economics of Agriculture program
Master level training emphasizes the skills of planning and managing agricultural farms and agrarian association through optimizing their organizational and business structure, promoting the utilization of labour, land and financial resources as well as other areas of technology, economy and the social sphere.
Master degree students - agricultural economists - acquire the training as well as the opportunity to work in state, municipal and other institutions, related to the agricultural sector. They can be involved in entrepreneurship in the small, middle-sized and large business; organize and manage business systems in the agricultural sphere - farming, the foodstuff industry, rural tourism and the production infrastructure of those enterprises.
The Quality and Appraisal of Commodities program
Training aims at widening and deepening students' knowledge of commodities and the methods of establishing their quality, commodity control and expert examination, organizational and economic issues of commodity flows, marketing and management.
Graduates can find employment as commodity experts or economists involved in commodity control, marketing and commodity exchanges in state and private organizations and firms as well as in specialized organs involved in commodity control, scientific and research organizations.
The Sales Management program
The program's aim is to train specialists seeking employment in the area of sales activities in business organizations, by imparting knowledge and forming skills in developing strategies and tactical approaches with regard to sales, the organization of selling, the management of sales territories, the modelling, promotion and analysis of sales, personal sales, as well as the acquisition of software and e-commerce.
The Advertising and Public Relations program
The Applied Corporate Marketing program
The International Business program
The program widens and deepens the theoretical and practical knowledge of the processes of globalization and regionalization of private business and its role in the global economic development. The emphasis is on international economic relations such as international business cooperation, international investment projects, public relations, international finance, etc.
The International Business and Entrepreneurship program
The master's program is oriented towards those students who have graduated with a bachelor degree, irrespective of whether or not it is in economics, and who are currently working or seeking employment in the international sphere of economic life. The program includes a broad spectrum of subjects in the area of foreign trade policy, international marketing and auditing, international management and entrepreneurship, international logistics and foreign trade transactions, trade negotiations and analysis of the company's international business activity.
The European Economic Integration Program
The Forecasting of Financial Markets program
SCIENTIFIC FIELD "TOURISM"
Those who have graduated the educational and qualification degree of master are awarded the professional qualification "master of tourism".
The Tourism program
This major aims at broadening the theoretical foundation of training in Tourism in the area of macro-regulation and monitoring of tourist business, the management of valorization and tourist resource utilization activities, franchising and management contracts in Tourism. Particular attention is paid to financial management, international aspects of patent law, global markets and the international information systems in Tourism.
Graduates can find employment at key positions in the management of enterprises, professional organizations, governmental and non-governmental institutions in the area of Tourism, hospitality management, catering, trade, academic research centres, etc.
SCIENTIFIC FIELD "ADMINISTRATION AND MANAGEMENT"
Those who have graduated the educational and qualification degree of master are awarded the professional qualification "master of management".
The Management program
Training in this major develops students' management knowledge and practical skills through the integrated provision of knowledge of business case analysis, management decision-making in various conditions and under the influence of various factors and directing the development of the organization and business towards more attractive and promising sectors of the market.
The major trains specialists in two areas: managers of business and not-for-profit organizations and activities, managers of corporate-type organizations, managers of small and middle-sized business enterprises, functional and project managers, executives in the business administration, including managers of production and trade units, analysts and managers of the various resources in the organization, etc..
The Business Administration program
Training allows for the formation and further development of knowledge and approaches for diagnosing business cases, the making of decisions in the area of capital, investment and human resources. Training in this major is adapted to the specific business conditions in this country, which is expressed in the study of the particular issues of the management of change, risk assessment and restructuring of business.
The major trains specialists that can find employment in three areas: top-level managers in organizations, business administration executives, who manage production, trade and communication units, practising managers and entrepreneurs running their own companies and business.
The Business Management in the European Union program.
SCIENTIFIC AREA "NATURAL SCIENCES, MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTER SCIENCE"
SCIENTIFIC FIELD "INFORMATION AND COMPUTER SCIENCES"
Those who have graduated the educational and qualification degree of master are awarded the professional qualification "master of computer science".
The Computer Science program
The aim of the program is to develop and deepen students' knowledge and skills in the area of information technologies and their application: management information systems, system analysis, client/server database administration, corporate networks, resources and technologies for the creation of company Web-sites, modelling and solving business problems, risk management and decision-making theory.