University of Economics – Varna

Real Estate and Investments

Degree: Bachelor

Type of education: Full-time, Distance learning

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:

  • Economic Fundamentals of Real Property;
  • Investment Process Management;
  • Urban Economics;
  • Constructional Engineering and Technologies;
  • Real Estate Pricing;
  • Cadastre and Property Register;
  • Management of Real Property
  • Local Government  and Self-Government;
  • Property Law;
  • Human Resources Management;
  • Financing of Real Property;
  • Business Evaluation;
  • Facility Management.

Expected knowledge and skills after acquiring qualification:
Students gain a large range of knowledge and skills, related to fundamental training in the theoretical foundations of the market economy, special training in the field of real estates and investments, practical skills to apply theoretical knowledge in real estate management, management of directorates, departments and activities, which are responsible for real estates, facility management, evaluation of real estates, investment projects, coordination of real estate projects.

Employment opportunities upon graduation:
Graduates obtain skills to start their own business in the real estate sector or they can successfully occupy managerial and expert positions in companies possessing real estates licensed consulting firms, design offices, investment companies, banks, companies investing in real estate, insurance companies, pension funds, state, municipal and judicial administrations, non-governmental organizations in the following positions:

  • managers at real estate agencies; department managers; division managers, etc.;
  • analysts at directorates, departments, divisions, etc.;
  • facility managers;
  • analysts at facility management companies;
  • secondary school teachers or university lecturers;
  • secondary school teachers or licensed education center teachers;
  • experts in companies exercising financial control of real estate, department, unit and others;
  • real estate economists in companies, state or municipal authorities owning real estates;
  • consultants in investment project management companies for real estate development;
  • licensed property evaluators at banks, insurance companies or agencies (upon receipt of license from an authorized body).
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
Economic Principles of Real Estate 4 9 Exam 270 195 75
Management of the Investment Process 5 8 Exam 240 165 75
Urbanization Economics 5 8 Exam 240 165 75
Investment Design and Technologies 5 8 Exam 240 180 60
Electives (1)
  • Real Estate Insurance
  • Management of Public-private Partnerships
  • Real Estate Sales Management
  • International Real Estate Business
5 6 Exam 180 120 60
Real Estate Management 6 7 Exam 210 135 75
Pricing in the Real Estate Business 6 7 Exam 210 135 75
Cadastre and Property Register 6 6 Exam 180 120 60
Electives (1)
  • Management of Closed-type Residential Complexes
  • Public Works
  • Consumer Law
  • Condominium Ownership Management
6 5 Exam 150 90 60
Local Government and Self-government 7 8 Exam 240 180 60
Selection and Development of Human Resources 7 8 Exam 240 165 75
Law of Estate 7 8 Exam 240 180 60
Electives (1)
  • Investment Markets and Institutions
  • Organizational Behaviour and Culture
  • Sustainable Urban Development
  • Management of Concessions
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
7 6 Exam 180 120 60
Specialized Seminar 8 5 Exam 150 90 60
Business Valuation 8 5 Exam 150 75 75
Real Estate Financing 8 5 Exam 150 90 60
Facility 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