University of Economics – Varna

Insurance and Security

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
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)
  • Internet Technologies
  • Introduction to Trade
  • Commercial Law
  • Contemporary Economic Theories
  • European Studies
  • Planning and Forecasting
4 6 Exam 180 120 60
Total for University specialised 0 0
Special
Principles of Social Insurance 4 9 Exam 270 195 75
Financial Markets and Institutions 5 7 Exam 210 135 75
Money and Money Management 5 7 Exam 210 135 75
Economics of the Insurance Enterprise 5 9 Exam 270 195 75
Population Statistics and Social Statistics 5 7 Exam 210 150 60
Banking 6 6 Exam 180 120 60
Management of Investments in Insurance and Security 6 6 Exam 180 105 75
Management of Private Pension Funds 6 7 Exam 210 135 75
Financial Management and Risk Management 6 6 Exam 180 105 75
Accounting of Insurance Companies and Pension Insurance Companies 7 6 Exam 180 105 75
Public Pension Insurance 7 9 Exam 270 195 75
Insurance Contract Law 7 8 Exam 240 180 60
Electives (1)
  • Regulation and Supervision of the Financial Sector
  • Marine and Cargo Insurance
  • Currencies and Currency Exchange Markets
  • Public Finance
7 7 Exam 210 150 60
Health Insurance Systems 8 4 Exam 120 60 60
Human Resources Management in Insurance and Security 8 5 Exam 150 90 60
Business Communications and Negotiations 8 5 Exam 150 90 60
Electives (1)
  • Business Russian
  • Business French
  • Business German
  • Business English
8 6 Exam 180 120 60
Total for Special 0 0
Practical
Practical Training 6 5 Exam 150 150 0
Total for Practical 0 0
Graduare
Electives (1)
  • Comprehensive State Exam
  • Thesis Defense
8 10 Exam 300 300 0
Total for Graduare 0 0
Total for the entire period of study 242 7260 5055 2205


Optional courses Semester Credits Student involvement
Total Self-study Classes
Foreign Language - Russian
Semester 3
3 3 90 60 30
Foreign Language - French
Semester 3
3 3 90 60 30
Foreign Language - German
Semester 3
3 3 90 60 30
Foreign Language - English
Semester 3
3 3 90 60 30
Foreign Language - Portuguese 3 3 90 60 30
Foreign Language - French 5, 7 3, 3 180 120 60
Foreign Language - Portuguese 5, 7 3, 3 180 120 60
Foreign Language - German 5, 7 3, 3 180 120 60
Foreign Language - Russian 5, 7 3, 3 180 120 60
Foreign Language - English 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