Type of education: Part-time, Part-time (January Admission)
Number of semesters: 2
Professional qualification: Economics
Professional field: ECONOMICS
First year: 2023
"Green" experts have been sought after and "green" jobs have emerged as a result of a concerted effort to deal with the challenges of environmental deterioration. The demand for green economics expertise has been further triggered by the implementation of European and world programmes in eco-economics and the circular economy In Bulgaria. Companies and organisations have been widely using cutting-edge environmental technologies to enhance their competitive advantage. Businesses have implemented environmental practices, pursued environmental innovation, and developed the circular economy and the business economy. As a result, organisations have benefited from viable solutions to maximize their economic profit. The degree programme in Eco-economics allows graduates to pursue careers as:
Eco-economics master students are offered training conducted in close collaboration with environmental organisations and organic producers in Bulgaria.
Training incorporates field trips, info meetings and workshops with government officials and business representatives, public lectures and events that raise awareness about environmental and socially responsible missions.
The degree programme in Eco-economics aims at teaching students a system of general and specialised theoretical knowledge, practical skills, and specific attitudes.
Teaching these competencies enhances students’ employability options in green businesses and environmental organisations.
The Msc degree programme offers graduates a broad approach to training. The programme incorporates core theoretical knowledge along with specialized knowledge in eco-economics. It further helps students develop practical skills in natural resources analysis, planning, organization, use and
Students learn how to manage environmental solutions, perform integrated environmental impact assessments, and evaluate natural services and resources, etc.
The MSc degree programme in Eco-economics provides students core knowledge, develops their skills
and improves their competencies in these areas:
II. Training in the MSc Eco-economics degree programme is part-time and it complies with this qualification description, curriculum and syllabi and academic calendar. It is intended for holders of local or international bachelor degrees so that they obtain a professional qualification in economics.
Once this degree programme is completed, graduates are granted a master's degree in the professional field of Economics in accordance with the national classifier of higher education and professional fields and in compliance with the state requirements for degrees in the Republic of Bulgaria.
According to national and international l regulation, these bachelor degree holders may complete this master degree programme: students of the same bachelor degree programme (two terms of education), economic sciences and management graduates (two terms of education), other graduates (three terms of education) and college graduates within the same professional field of Economics (three terms of education).
|Studied subjects||Semester||Credits||Type of grading||Student involvement|
|Natural Resources Management||9||8||Exam||240||202||38|
|Environmental Policy and Legislation||9||8||Exam||240||202||38|
|Environmental Management Systems and Safety Management Systems||9||7||Exam||210||180||30|
|Environmental Risks, Crises and Environmental Security||9||7||Exam||210||180||30|
|Environmental Monitoring and Assessment||10||8||Exam||240||202||38|
|Environmental Project Management||10||8||Exam||240||210||30|
|Environmental Business Responsibility||10||8||Exam||240||210||30|
|Total for Specialised||0||0|
|Total for Graduate||0||0|
|Total for the entire period of study||75||2250||1994||256|
|Optional courses||Semester||Credits||Student involvement|
|Foreign Language - English||10||3||90||75||15|
|Foreign Language - German||10||3||90||75||15|
|Foreign Language - French||10||3||90||75||15|
|Foreign Language - Russian||10||3||90||75||15|
|Foreign Language - Portuguese||10||3||90||75||15|