University of Economics – Varna

Business Economics

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:

  • Entrepreneurship;
  • Prices and Pricing;
  • Operational Management;
  • Commercial Law;
  • Business Diagnostics;
  • Business Planning;
  • Human Resources Management;
  • Business Funding;
  • Business Logistics;
  • Business Statistics;
  • Investments and Investment Management;
  • Sales Management;
  • Business Evaluation, etc

Expected knowledge and skills after acquiring qualification:
Students gain knowledge and skills on various issues in economics, management, logistics and marketing, organization and process technology in business company, financial, accounting and legal aspects of business, development and implementation of business strategies, conducting economic and market analyses, entrepreneurial business, economics evaluation of investment projects, specifics of different sectors of economic activities and more.

Employment opportunities upon graduation:
Successfully graduated students of the programme are able to start and develop their own business or to conduct a number of functions and activities, and pursue diverse careers at modern business companies in the areas of commerce, services and other business sectors, public administrations of government, municipalities, town councils, as well as at educational, scientific and public organizations.
Graduated students can find employment as:

  • Managers of their own companies;
  • Managers in private and public business organizations on a strategic and operational level – directors, senior managers, presidents, chairs, managers, heads of department, supervisors, etc.;
  • Business analysts of processes and activities in various companies;
  • Analytical specialists in process management;
  • Specialists and experts in economics at all levels of state and municipal government and non-governmental 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
Entrepreneurship and Investment Objects 4 9 Exam 270 195 75
Prices and Pricing 5 8 Exam 240 165 75
Operational Management 5 8 Exam 240 165 75
Business Law 5 8 Exam 240 180 60
Electives (1)
  • Sustainable Development
  • Local Government and Self-government
  • Competition and Competitiveness
5 6 Exam 180 120 60
Business Planning 6 7 Exam 210 135 75
Human Resource Management 6 7 Exam 210 135 75
Business Diagnostics 6 6 Exam 180 120 60
Electives (1)
  • Innovation Management
  • Company Culture
  • Consumer Law
6 5 Exam 150 90 60
Financing Business 7 8 Exam 240 180 60
Logistics and Supply Chain Management 7 8 Exam 240 165 75
Business Statistics 7 8 Exam 240 180 60
Electives (1)
  • Quality Assurance
  • European Funds and Projects
  • Small Business Management
  • Product Management
  • Exchange Operations
7 6 Exam 180 120 60
Specialized Seminar 8 5 Exam 150 90 60
Business Valuation 8 5 Exam 150 75 75
Investment and the Investment Process 8 5 Exam 150 90 60
Sales Management 8 5 Exam 150 90 60
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)
  • Internet Technologies
  • Introduction to Trade
  • Economics of the Enterprise
  • Innovation and Patents
  • Risk Management
  • Quality and Safety of Goods
  • Statistical Software
  • Commercial Law
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 - 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