University of Economics – Varna

Accounting and Finance

Degree: Bachelor

Type of education: Full-time

Number of semesters: 8

Professional qualification: Economics

Professional field: ECONOMICS

First year: 2019

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

Specific courses:

  • Evaluation in Accounting;
  • Financial control;
  • Bank Accounting;
  • Accounting of the Budget Enterprises;
  • Managerial Accounting;
  • Financial Analysis;
  • Public finances;
  • Financial Accounting.
  • Management of Company Cash Flows;
  • Creditworthiness Analysis.

Expected knowledge and skills after acquiring qualification:
Students gain high quality training in two main groups of disciplines – accounting and finance. The main competences acquired are in the field of accounting, the elaboration of financial reports; the maintenance of financial control and analysis of the activities of the enterprise. Graduates are able to start working in the business or the public sector on different managerial positions.

Employment opportunities upon graduation:
Graduates with “Accounting and Finance” programme get the opportunity for broad professional realization in Bulgaria and abroad in trade, hotel and tourism management, construction business, transport, industrial business, agriculture, budget sphere, pension work, social activities, financial controlling system, public sector, financial institutions (banks, brokerage organizations, insurance companies and etc.), government. They can work as:

  • accountants ( incl. compilers of financial reports with the right to sign them) in all branches and activities;
  • heads of financial accounting departments;
  • financial consultants and managers;
  • experts and methodologists of accounting and auditing;
  • commissioners of audit, tax and custom inspectors;
  • specialists and consultants in Bulgarian and international accounting and control companies;
  • managers and owners of companies;
  • secondary school teachers or university lecturers in Economics.

Graduate students can apply for the qualification of “Certified Expert Accountant” or for PhD programme in higher education institutions after completing a master’s degree.

Programme
First year
2019
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 Theory 2 9 Exam 270 195 75
Macroeconomics 2 9 Exam 270 195 75
Physical Education 2 1 Ongoing assessment 30 0 30
Principles of Law 2 9 Exam 270 195 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
Electives (1) 3 4 Exam 120 60 60
Marketing 4 8 Exam 240 165 75
Total for CORE 0 0
University specialised
Introduction to Statistics 3 9 Exam 270 195 75
Electives (1) 4 6 Exam 180 120 60
Electives (1) 4 6 Exam 180 120 60
Total for University specialised 0 0
Special
Finance of the Enterprise 4 9 Exam 270 210 60
Financial Control 5 8 Exam 240 165 75
Valuation in Accounting 5 8 Exam 240 165 75
Management of Company Cash Flows 5 8 Exam 240 165 75
Electives (1) 5 6 Exam 180 135 45
Financial Accounting - Part I 6 7 Exam 210 135 75
Accounting of Insurance and Pension Enterprises 6 7 Exam 210 135 75
Public Finance 6 6 Exam 180 105 75
Electives (1)
  • Financial and Currency Estimates
  • Analysis of Creditworthiness
  • Management and Recovery of Receivables
  • Banking
  • Administrative Law and Administrative Process
6 5 Exam 150 90 60
Management Accounting 7 8 Exam 240 165 75
Financial Accounting - Part II 7 8 Exam 240 165 75
Accounting of Banks 7 8 Exam 240 165 75
Electives (1)
  • Risk Assessment and Internal Financial Control
  • Credit Analysis of Customers and Management of Working Capital
  • Transfer Pricing
7 6 Exam 180 120 60
Financial Analysis 8 5 Exam 150 75 75
Specialized Seminar 8 5 Ongoing assessment 150 90 60
Accounting of Budget Enterprises 8 5 Exam 150 75 75
Information Systems and Technology in Accounting 8 5 Exam 150 120 30
Total for Special 0 0
Practical
Practical Training 6 5 Exam 150 150 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 242 7260 5070 2190


Optional courses Semester Credits Student involvement
Total Self-study Classes
Bulgarian Language
Semester 3 1
3 3 90 60 30
Foreign Language - English
Semester 3
3 3 90 60 30
Foreign Language - German
Semester 3
3 3 90 60 30
Foreign Language - French
Semester 3
3 3 90 60 30
Foreign Language - Portuguese 3 3 90 60 30
Foreign Language - Russian
Semester 3
3 3 90 60 30
Foreign Language - English 5, 7 3, 3 180 120 60
Foreign Language - German 5, 7 3, 3 180 120 60
Foreign Language - French 5, 7 3, 3 180 120 60
Foreign Language - Russian 5, 7 3, 3 180 120 60
Foreign Language - Portuguese 5, 7 3, 3 180 120 60
Bulgarian Language 1 5, 7 3, 3 180 120 60
Business Culture and Traditions 5 3 90 60 30
Commercial Law 5 3 90 60 30
Taxation and taxation process 7 3 90 60 30
1 The course is available only to foreigners