University of Economics – Varna

Business Information Systems

Degree: Bachelor

Type of education: Full-time

Number of semesters: 8

Professional qualification: Economics

Professional field: ECONOMICS

Faculty: Faculty of Informatics
Duration: 4 years
Language: Bulgarian
Mode of study: Full-time

Specific courses:

  • Microeconomics;
  • Macroeconomics;
  • Introduction into Management;
  • Finance;
  • Theory of Accounting;
  • Principles of Law;
  • Marketing;
  • Statistics;
  • Company Economics;
  • Mathematics;
  • Computer Architectures;
  • Operation Systems;
  • Computer Networks and Communications;
  • Information System Design;
  • Databases;
  • Algorhithms and Programming;
  • Applied Programming;
  • Information Systems Security Planning and Management;
  • Web Technologies;
  • Corporate Information Systems;
  • IT Project Management;
  • Software Business;
  • Development Environments, etc.

Expected knowledge and skills after acquiring qualification:
The objective of this programme is to prepare specialists having the necessary basic knowledge of economics and profound knowledge of information systems as an organization management tool for the effective use of information and communication technologies as a competitive advantage in business. Students acquire thorough knowledge in economics and computer sciences and develop skills for its implementation.

Employment opportunities upon graduation:
Graduates of this programme are trained experts with knowledge and skills to hold positions as:

  • company management systems developers;
  • system analysts;
  • IT project managers;
  • business analysts;
  • specialists in launching, maintaining and developing information systems for end users;
  • system administrators;
  • customer service consultants;
  • specialists in marketing and management of software and information products;
  • web developers and designers, etc.

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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)
  • Philosophical Culture
  • Labour Economics
  • Career Development
  • Commercial Correspondence
  • Economic Psychology
  • European Studies
  • Business History
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
Principles of Information Systems 4 9 Exam 270 195 75
Operating Systems 5 7 Exam 210 150 60
Algorithmization and Programming 5 8 Exam 240 165 75
Computer Architectures 5 7 Exam 210 150 60
Computer Networks and Communication 5 8 Exam 240 165 75
Database Fundamentals 6 7 Exam 210 135 75
Applied Programming 6 6 Exam 180 105 75
Design of Information Systems 6 6 Exam 180 105 75
Web Technologies 6 6 Exam 180 105 75
IT Project Management 7 8 Exam 240 180 60
Software Business 7 8 Exam 240 180 60
Electives (2)
  • Web Content Management Systems
  • Information Logistics
  • .Net Technologies
  • Management of Cloud Services
  • Customer Experience Design
  • Financial Mathematics
7 14 Exam 420 300 120
Business Intelligent Systems 8 5 Exam 150 90 60
Management of Information Security 8 5 Exam 150 90 60
Electives (2)
  • Statistical Databases
  • Geographical Information Systems
  • Server-Side Web Programming
  • Graphical User Interface Programming in Java
  • Consumer Law
  • Administrative Law Protection of Personal Data
  • Digital Finance and Banking Innovations
8 10 Exam 300 180 120
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)
  • Statistical Software
  • Commercial Law
  • Internet Technologies
  • Introduction to Trade
  • Economics of the Enterprise
  • Innovation and Patents
  • Risk Management
  • Quality and Safety of Goods
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 5145 2265


Optional courses Semester Credits Student involvement
Total Self-study Classes
Foreign Language - German 3, 4, 5 3, 3, 3 270 180 90
Foreign Language - French 3, 4, 5 3, 3, 3 270 180 90
Foreign Language - English 3, 4, 5 3, 3, 3 270 180 90
Foreign Language - Russian 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