University of Economics – Varna

Logistics

Degree: Bachelor

Type of education: Full-time

Number of semesters: 8

Professional qualification: Economics

Professional field: ECONOMICS

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

Specific courses:

  • Fundamentals of Logistics;
  • Marketing Research in Logistics;
  • Supply Logistics;
  • Production Logistics;
  • Distribution Logistics;
  • Quantitate Methods in Logistics
  • Human Resources Management
  • Transport  Logistics;
  • Investments in Logistics Infrastructure;
  • Information Logistics;
  • Logistic Customer Service;
  • Small Business Management.

Expected knowledge and skills after acquiring qualification:
Students acquire knowledge and practical skills to manage business processes in companies in the sectors of the national economy and international markets; to organize and manage all the activities for efficient movement and transforming flows of raw materials, goods, services, information, etc. within and between organizations; to manage processes in the supply chains from the primary source of material, commodity, information and other resources to the ultimate consumer; to unite in a single integrated process all operations with the flows of raw materials, goods, services, information and others in the supplies, production and distribution within and between organizations; organize, implement and develop the logistics activity in all sectors of society and economics, according to their characteristics; to regulate the relations and interactions of logistics, corporate strategy and other business functions for provision of the necessary competitive advantages.

Employment opportunities upon graduation:
Successfully graduated students of Logistics receive sound knowledge and are able to find employment as:

  • promoters and managers at different levels of management in organizations of all social and economic sectors - manufacturing enterprises, trading companies; export-import, transport, shipping, storage and consulting companies as well as organizations in the service sector, including non-profit organizations and military units;
  • specific areas for realization of experts in Logistics are: supply, management of production and non-production operations, distribution, customer service, logistics, transport, both private and public warehousing, packaging, customs clearance, quality management, waste recycling and secondary material resources;
  • at higher levels of government the specialists in Logistics organize and coordinate the integrated implementation and management of those areas.

Graduates are prepared to continue afterwards with a wide range of Masters' programmes, to acquire educational and scientific doctoral degree and to find employment in the field of science, as well as to work as lecturers in specialized economic subjects at secondary schools.

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
Principles of Logistics 4 9 Exam 270 195 75
Human Resource Management 5 8 Exam 240 165 75
Production Logistics 5 8 Exam 240 165 75
Logistics of Supplies 5 8 Exam 240 180 60
Electives (1)
  • Commodities Science
  • Company Culture
  • Marketing Research in Logistics
5 6 Exam 180 120 60
Warehouse Logistics 6 6 Exam 180 120 60
Distribution Logistics 6 7 Exam 210 135 75
Quantitative Methods in Logistics 6 7 Exam 210 135 75
Electives (1)
  • Trade Relations
  • European and National Programmes and Projects
  • Quality Management of Logistics Activities
6 5 Exam 150 90 60
Small Business Management 7 8 Exam 240 180 60
Investments in Logistics Infrastructure 7 8 Exam 240 180 60
Transportation Logistics 7 8 Exam 240 165 75
Electives (1)
  • Management of Innovations in Logistics
  • Urban Logistics
  • Pricing Policies and Decisions
7 6 Exam 180 120 60
Specialized Seminar 8 5 Ongoing assessment 150 120 30
Organization of Forwarding Activities 8 5 Exam 150 90 60
Logistics Customer Service 8 5 Exam 150 90 60
Information Logistics 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