University of Economics – Varna

Industrial Business and Entrepreneurship

Degree: Bachelor

Type of education: Full-time, Distance learning

Number of semesters: 8

Professional qualification: Economics

Professional field: ECONOMICS

First year: 2019

Specific courses:

  • Industrial Economics;
  • Operational Management;
  • Entrepreneurship;
  • Marketing Research in Industry;
  • Quality Management and Food Safety;
  • Small Business Management;
  • Business Planning of Enterprise;
  • Cost Management and Pricing;
  • Human resources Management and Labor Organization;
  • Economic Analysis of Enterprise;
  • Financial Management;
  • Brand Management and Advertising;
  • Investment Management;
  • Innovation Management.

Expected knowledge and skills after acquiring qualification:
Students Majoring Industrial Business and Entrepreneurship acquire profound knowledge on establishment, development and management of successful enterprise. They learn how to identify various market opportunities, to create and apply effectively innovation decision in their work. Students are able to set goals and manage the resources of the company to archive them. Graduates identify and evaluate the risks in front of contemporary business and know how to deal with them.

Employment opportunities upon graduation:
Graduates can find occupation:

  • in large, middle and small industrial firms, in Bulgarian and foreign corporate organizations;
  • as operative, functional and line managers, applied and analytical specialists;
  • as entrepreneurs of their own companies;
  • in business incubators, clusters and business networks;
  • as commercial intermediaries, distributors, etc.;
  • in investment firms and funds and in consulting companies;
  • in banks and other financial institutions as functional, program and operative leaders;
  • on every level of management in state and in municipal administration;
  • in research organizations;
  • in civil society organizations.
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
Marketing 3 8 Exam 240 165 75
Electives (1) 3 4 Exam 120 60 60
Total for CORE 0 0
University specialised
Introduction to Statistics 4 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
Industrial Economics 4 9 Exam 270 195 75
Entrepreneurship 5 8 Exam 240 165 75
Marketing Research in Industry 5 8 Exam 240 180 60
Operational Management 5 8 Exam 240 165 75
Electives (1)
  • Industrial Technology and Technological Strategies
  • Consumer Behaviour
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Management of Goods Quality and Safety
5 6 Exam 180 120 60
Small Business Management 6 7 Exam 210 135 75
Cost Management and Pricing 6 6 Exam 180 120 60
Business Planning of the Enterprise 6 7 Exam 210 135 75
Electives (1)
  • Operational Management of Production
  • Restructuring in Industry
  • Integrated Marketing Communications
  • Economic-mathematical Modelling in Industrial Business
6 5 Exam 150 90 60
Financial Management 7 8 Exam 240 180 60
Personnel Management and Organization of Work 7 8 Exam 240 165 75
Economic Analysis of the Enterprise 7 8 Exam 240 165 75
Electives (1)
  • Project Management
  • Trade Relations
  • Entrepreneurial Finance
  • Customs Law
7 6 Exam 180 120 60
Specialized Seminar 8 5 Exam 150 120 30
Innovation Management 8 5 Exam 150 90 60
Investment Management 8 5 Exam 150 90 60
Brand Management and Advertising 8 5 Exam 150 75 75
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 5100 2160


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