University of Economics – Varna

Business Consulting

Degree: Master

Type of education: Distance learning, Distance learning (January Admission)

Number of semesters: 2

Professional qualification: Economics

Professional field: ECONOMICS

Duration: 1 year; 1.5 years
Language: Bulgarian
Mode of study: Full-time

Special subjects:

  • Quality Management
  • Business Project Management
  • Business Diagnosis

Specialized subjects:

  • Organisation of Business Consultancy
  • Accounting for Managers
  • Client Relations Management
  • Pricing Decisions in Business
  • Personnel Consultation
  • Marketing Research
  • Master Seminar
  • Consulting Ethics and Corporate Culture (elective)
  • Change Management (elective)

Expected knowledge and skills after acquiring qualification:
During the course of study, students acquire concrete methodological knowledge and form skills in the field of diagnosis and modelling of business processes, quality management, development and implementation of business projects.

Employment opportunities upon graduation:
Graduates can find an occupation as leaders and expert in organisations from diverse spheres, in public and private sector on national level; independent consultants and experts in consulting firms. Graduates are familiar with the specifics of consulting activities in the field of management, marketing, finance, managerial accounting, quality management, intelligent computer systems and etc. Students acquire not only theoretical skill but practical experience in development of consulting business projects.

Programme
First year
2020
Studied subjects Semester Credits Type of grading Student involvement
Total Self-study Classes
Special
Quality Assurance 9 5 Ongoing assessment 150 90 60
Business Project Management 9 5 Ongoing assessment 150 90 60
Business Diagnostics 10 5 Ongoing assessment 150 90 60
Total for Special 0 0
Specialised
Accounting for Managers 9 8 Exam 240 180 60
Organization of Business Consulting 9 8 Exam 240 165 75
Price Decisions in Business 9 8 Exam 240 165 75
Customer Relations Management 9 6 Exam 180 105 75
Personnel Consulting 10 8 Exam 240 180 60
Marketing Research 10 8 Exam 240 165 75
Master Degree Seminar 10 8 Ongoing assessment 240 210 30
Electives (1)
  • Management of Change
  • Consulting Ethics and Company Culture
10 6 Ongoing assessment 180 120 60
Total for Specialised 0 0
Graduare
Electives (1)
  • Comprehensive State Exam
  • Thesis Defense
10 15 Exam 450 450 0
Total for Graduare 0 0
Total for the entire period of study 90 2700 2010 690


Optional courses Semester Credits Student involvement
Total Self-study Classes
Foreign Language - Russian
Semester 10
10 3 90 60 30
Foreign Language - French
Semester 10
10 3 90 60 30
Foreign Language - German
Semester 10
10 3 90 60 30
Foreign Language - English
Semester 10
10 3 90 60 30