University of Economics – Varna

Finance

Degree: Bachelor

Type of education: Full-time, Distance learning

Number of semesters: 8

Professional qualification: Economics

Professional field: ECONOMICS

First year: 2023

Faculty: Faculty of Finance and Accounting
Duration: 4 years
Language: Bulgarian
Mode of study: Full-time

Specific disciplines:

  • Introduction into Finance;
  • Monetary Theory;
  • Introduction into Banking;
  • Theory of Financial Brokerage;
  • Banking Transactions;
  • Essentials of Insurance;
  • Corporate Finance;
  • Financial Investments;
  • International Finance;
  • Public Finance;
  • Social Security Systems and Funds;
  • Personal Finance.

Expected knowledge and skills after acquiring qualification:
Students in Finances acquire profound knowledge and practical skills in the field of banking, corporate, public and international finance, financial markets and investments, insurance and social security.

Employment opportunities upon graduation: 
The graduates can find successful professional career as:

  • financial managers in Bulgarian and international companies;
  • managers in banking and insurance institutions;
  • sales specialists of banking and financial products;
  • credit experts;
  • front-office and back-office personnel in financial institutions;
  • insurance agents;
  • financial and investment consultants;
  • financial analysts;
  • security brokers and dealers;
  • assets evaluators;
  • customs inspectors;
  • tax inspectors, financial controllers and other positions in the National Revenue Agency;
  • social assistance and social security officers;
  • receivables management specialists;
  • specialists in foreign trade companies;
  • specialists in audit companies;
  • accountants in enterprises, banks and financial institutions etc.
Programme
First year
2023
Studied subjects Semester Credits Type of grading Student involvement
Total Self-study Classes
CORE
Informatics 1 9 Exam 270 255 15
Microeconomics 1 9 Exam 270 255 15
Physical Education 1 1 Ongoing assessment 30 24 6
Applied Mathematics 1 9 Exam 270 255 15
Electives (1)
  • English
  • German
  • French
  • Russian
  • Bulgarian Language
1 3 Ongoing assessment 90 84 6
Management 2 8 Exam 240 225 15
Macroeconomics 2 8 Exam 240 225 15
Physical Education 2 1 Ongoing assessment 30 24 6
Principles of Law 2 8 Exam 240 225 15
Electives (1)
  • English
  • German
  • French
  • Russian
  • Bulgarian Language
2 3 Ongoing assessment 90 84 6
Accounting Theory 3 9 Exam 270 255 15
Introduction to Finance 3 9 Exam 270 255 15
Physical Education 3 1 Ongoing assessment 30 24 6
Marketing 3 8 Exam 240 225 15
Electives (1)
  • Labour Economics
  • Career Development
  • Economic Psychology
  • European Studies
  • Philosophical Culture
  • Business History
  • Commercial Correspondence
3 4 Exam 120 108 12
Physical Education 4 1 Ongoing assessment 30 24 6
Total for CORE 0 0
Special
Academic Research 2 3 Ongoing assessment 90 84 6
Money and Central Banking 4 9 Exam 270 255 15
Introduction to Banking 5 8 Exam 240 225 15
Financial Intermediation 5 8 Exam 240 225 15
Principles of Corporate Finance 5 8 Exam 240 228 12
Electives (1)
  • Personal Finance
  • Cryptoassets and Blockchain
  • Financial Econometrics
5 6 Exam 180 168 12
Financial Investment 6 7 Exam 210 195 15
Principles of Insurance 6 7 Exam 210 195 15
Bank Transactions 6 6 Exam 180 165 15
Electives (1)
  • Bank Accounting
  • Budgetary Accounting
  • Digital Banking and FinTech
6 5 Exam 150 141 9
Insurance Systems and Funds 7 8 Exam 240 225 15
Public Finance (general) 7 8 Exam 240 225 15
Corporate Financial Decesions 7 8 Exam 240 228 12
Electives (1)
  • Regulation and Supervision of the Financial Sector
  • Prevention of Financial Violations
7 6 Exam 180 171 9
Financial Accounting for Finance Professionals 8 5 Exam 150 138 12
International Finance 8 5 Exam 150 135 15
Taxation 8 5 Exam 150 135 15
Applied Research in Finance 8 5 Exam 150 141 9
Total for Special 0 0
University specialised
Introduction to Statistics 4 9 Exam 270 255 15
Electives (1) 4 6 Exam 180 168 12
Electives (1) 4 6 Exam 180 168 12
Total for University specialised 0 0
Practical
Practical Training 6 8 Exam 240 240 0
Total for Practical 0 0
Graduate
Electives (1)
  • Thesis Defense
  • Comprehensive State Exam
8 10 Exam 300 300 0
Total for Graduate 0 0
Total for the entire period of study 247 7410 6957 453


Optional courses Semester Credits Student involvement
Total Self-study Classes
Foreign Language - English 3, 4, 5 3, 3, 3 270 252 18
Foreign Language - German 3, 4, 5 3, 3, 3 270 252 18
Foreign Language - French 3, 4, 5 3, 3, 3 270 252 18
Foreign Language - Russian 3, 4, 5 3, 3, 3 270 252 18
Foreign Language - Portuguese 3, 4, 5 3, 3, 3 270 252 18
Administrative and Legal Service 5 3 90 84 6
Physical Education 5, 6, 7 1, 1, 2 120 96 24
Business Culture and Traditions 6 3 90 84 6
Taxation and taxation process 7 3 90 84 6
1 The course is available only to foreigners