University of Economics – Varna

Industrial Business and Entrepreneurship

Degree: Bachelor

Type of education: Full-time, Distance learning

Number of semesters: 8

Professional qualification: Economics

Professional field: ECONOMICS

Specific courses:

  • Industrial Economics;
  • Operational Management;
  • Entrepreneurship;
  • Marketing Research in Industry;
  • Quality Management and Food Safety;
  • Small Business Management;
  • Business Planning of Enterprise;
  • Cost Management and Pricing;
  • Human resources Management and Labor Organization;
  • Economic Analysis of Enterprise;
  • Financial Management;
  • Brand Management and Advertising;
  • Investment Management;
  • Innovation Management.

Expected knowledge and skills after acquiring qualification:
Students Majoring Industrial Business and Entrepreneurship acquire profound knowledge on establishment, development and management of successful enterprise. They learn how to identify various market opportunities, to create and apply effectively innovation decision in their work. Students are able to set goals and manage the resources of the company to archive them. Graduates identify and evaluate the risks in front of contemporary business and know how to deal with them.

Employment opportunities upon graduation:
Graduates can find occupation:

  • in large, middle and small industrial firms, in Bulgarian and foreign corporate organizations;
  • as operative, functional and line managers, applied and analytical specialists;
  • as entrepreneurs of their own companies;
  • in business incubators, clusters and business networks;
  • as commercial intermediaries, distributors, etc.;
  • in investment firms and funds and in consulting companies;
  • in banks and other financial institutions as functional, program and operative leaders;
  • on every level of management in state and in municipal administration;
  • in research organizations;
  • in civil society organizations.
Programme
First year
2020
Studied subjects Semester Credits Type of grading Student involvement
Total Self-study Classes
CORE
Informatics 1 9 Exam 270 195 75
Microeconomics 1 9 Exam 270 195 75
Physical Education 1 1 Ongoing assessment 30 0 30
Applied Mathematics 1 9 Exam 270 195 75
Electives (1) 1 3 Ongoing assessment 90 60 30
Management 2 8 Exam 240 165 75
Macroeconomics 2 8 Exam 240 165 75
Physical Education 2 1 Ongoing assessment 30 0 30
Principles of Law 2 8 Exam 240 165 75
Electives (1) 2 3 Ongoing assessment 90 60 30
Accounting Theory 3 9 Exam 270 195 75
Introduction to Finance 3 9 Exam 270 195 75
Physical Education 3 1 Ongoing assessment 30 0 30
Marketing 3 8 Exam 240 165 75
Electives (1) 3 4 Exam 120 60 60
Physical Education 4 1 Ongoing assessment 30 0 30
Total for CORE 0 0
Special
Academic Research 2 3 Ongoing assessment 90 60 30
Industrial Economics 4 9 Exam 270 195 75
Industrial Entrepreneurship 5 8 Exam 240 165 75
Marketing Research in Industry 5 8 Exam 240 180 60
Operational Management 5 8 Exam 240 165 75
Electives (1)
  • Quality Management in the Industrial Enterprise
  • Company Culture
  • Consumer Behaviour
5 6 Exam 180 120 60
Small Business Management 6 7 Exam 210 135 75
Business Planning of the Enterprise 6 7 Exam 210 135 75
Pricing Practices and Decisions in Industry 6 6 Exam 180 120 60
Electives (1)
  • Financial Mathematics
  • Digital Entrepreneurship
  • Integrated Marketing Communications
  • Company Restructuring
6 5 Exam 150 90 60
Financial Management 7 8 Exam 240 180 60
Personnel Management and Organization of Work 7 8 Exam 240 165 75
Economic Analysis of the Enterprise 7 8 Exam 240 180 60
Electives (1)
  • Customs Law
  • Trade Relations
  • European and National Programmes and Projects
7 6 Exam 180 120 60
Specialized Seminar 8 5 Exam 150 120 30
Innovation Management 8 5 Exam 150 90 60
Investment Management 8 5 Exam 150 90 60
Brand Management and Advertising 8 5 Exam 150 75 75
Total for Special 0 0
University specialised
Introduction to Statistics 4 9 Exam 270 195 75
Electives (1)
  • Financial Accounting
  • Environmental Economics
  • Business Logistics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Planning and Forecasting
  • Behavioral Economics
  • Financial Innovations
  • Project Management
4 6 Exam 180 120 60
Electives (1)
  • Innovation and Patents
  • Risk Management
  • Quality and Safety of Goods
  • Statistical Software
  • Commercial Law
  • Internet Technologies
  • Introduction to Trade
  • Economics of the Enterprise
4 6 Exam 180 120 60
Total for University specialised 0 0
Practical
Practical Training 6 8 Exam 240 240 0
Total for Practical 0 0
Graduare
Electives (1)
  • Comprehensive State Exam
  • Thesis Defense
8 10 Exam 300 300 0
Total for Graduare 0 0
Total for the entire period of study 247 7410 5175 2235


Optional courses Semester Credits Student involvement
Total Self-study Classes
Foreign Language - Russian
Semester 3
Semester 4
Semester 5
3, 4, 5 3, 3, 3 270 180 90
Foreign Language - German
Semester 3
Semester 4
Semester 5
3, 4, 5 3, 3, 3 270 180 90
Foreign Language - French
Semester 3
Semester 4
Semester 5
3, 4, 5 3, 3, 3 270 180 90
Foreign Language - English
Semester 3
Semester 4
Semester 5
3, 4, 5 3, 3, 3 270 180 90
Administrative and Legal Service 5 3 90 60 30
Physical Education 5, 6, 7 1, 1, 2 120 0 120
Business Culture and Traditions 6 3 90 60 30
Taxation and taxation process 7 3 90 60 30