University of Economics – Varna

International Tourism - in Russian

Degree: Bachelor

Type of education: Full-time

Number of semesters: 8

Professional qualification: Tourism

Professional field: TOURISM

Faculty: Faculty of Management
Duration: 4 years
Language: Russian
Mode of study: Full-time

Specific courses:

  • Hospitality business
  • Touristic resources
  • Tourist market
  • Tourism low
  • Social psychology in tourism
  • Tourist and travel agencies in tourism
  • Geography in tourism
  • Culture and civilization
  • Human resources management in tourism
  • Tourism management
  • Tour guiding

Expected knowledge and skills after acquiring qualification:
Students acquire theoretical and practical knowledge about domestic and international tourism, hospitality and restaurant business, the tourist market and resources. Students get familiar with different types of tourism and with contemporary tendencies in the tourist industry. The practical training after the sixth semester helps students to gain specialized skills necessary to plan, organize and control the activities in touristic business.

Employment opportunities upon graduation:
Graduate students are able to work in tourist companies, offices and complexes and take senior management positions such as:

  • Managers of travel agencies and tour operators ;
  • Managers in the restaurants and hotels;
  • Marketing managers in tourist organizations;
  • Managers of Bureau for information and tourist services;
  • Organizers of congress and conference and other special events;
  • Human resource managers in the field of tourism 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
Optimization Methods 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)
  • Commercial Law
  • Contemporary Economic Theories
  • European Studies
  • Planning and Forecasting
  • Internet Technologies
  • Introduction to Trade
4 6 Exam 180 120 60
Total for University specialised 0 0
Special
Introduction to Tourism 4 9 Exam 270 195 75
Hotel Management 5 8 Exam 240 165 75
Social Psychology in Tourism 5 8 Exam 240 165 75
Tourist Resources 5 8 Exam 240 180 60
Electives (1)
  • Specialized Foreign Language - French
  • Specialized Foreign Language - German
  • Specialized Foreign Language - English
5 6 Exam 180 120 60
Restaurant Management 6 7 Exam 210 135 75
International Tourism Markets 6 7 Exam 210 135 75
Culture and Civilization 6 6 Exam 180 120 60
Electives (1)
  • Tour Guidance
  • E-Business in Tourism
  • Bulgarian Folklore and Ethnology
6 5 Exam 150 90 60
Travel Agencies and Transport in Tourism 7 8 Exam 240 165 75
Marketing Communication in Tourism 7 8 Exam 240 180 60
Geography of International Tourism 7 8 Exam 240 165 75
Electives (1)
  • Customer Care
  • Modern Types of Tourism
7 6 Exam 180 120 60
Human Resource Management in Tourism 8 5 Exam 150 90 60
Service Management in Tourism 8 5 Exam 150 90 60
Specialized Seminar 8 5 Exam 150 75 75
Tourism Management 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
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
Semester 5
3, 5, 7 3, 3, 3 270 180 90
Foreign Language - French
Semester 3
Semester 5
3, 5, 7 3, 3, 3 270 180 90
Foreign Language - German
Semester 3
Semester 5
3, 5, 7 3, 3, 3 270 180 90
Foreign Language - English
Semester 3
Semester 5
3, 5, 7 3, 3, 3 270 180 90
Foreign Language - Portuguese 3, 5, 7 3, 3, 3 270 180 90
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