University of Economics – Varna

Finance

Degree: Bachelor

Type of education:

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 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
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
Money and Central Banking 4 9 Exam 270 195 75
Financial Accounting 5 6 Exam 180 120 60
Introduction to Banking 5 8 Exam 240 165 75
Financial Intermediation 5 8 Exam 240 165 75
Public Finance (general) 5 8 Exam 240 165 75
Financial Investment 6 6 Exam 180 105 75
Principles of Insurance 6 6 Exam 180 105 75
Bank Transactions 6 7 Exam 210 135 75
Principles of Corporate Finance 6 6 Exam 180 120 60
Insurance Systems and Funds 7 7 Exam 210 135 75
Corporate Financial Decesions 7 7 Exam 210 150 60
Financial Econometrics 7 9 Exam 270 195 75
Electives (1)
  • Marine and Cargo Insurance
  • Regulation and Supervision of the Financial Sector
7 7 Exam 210 150 60
International Finance 8 6 Exam 180 105 75
Scientific Research 8 4 Ongoing assessment 120 75 45
Taxation 8 6 Exam 180 105 75
Electives (1)
  • Bank Accounting
  • Budgetary Accounting
  • Personal Finance
8 4 Exam 120 75 45
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 5055 2205


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