University of Economics – Varna

Real Estate and Investments

Degree: Bachelor

Type of education: Full-time, Distance learning

Number of semesters: 8

Professional qualification: Economics

Professional field: ECONOMICS

First year: 2019

Faculty: Faculty of Economics
Duration: 4 years
Language: Bulgarian
Mode of study: Full-time

Specific courses:

  • Economic Fundamentals of Real Property;
  • Investment Process Management;
  • Urban Economics;
  • Constructional Engineering and Technologies;
  • Real Estate Pricing;
  • Cadastre and Property Register;
  • Management of Real Property
  • Local Government  and Self-Government;
  • Property Law;
  • Human Resources Management;
  • Financing of Real Property;
  • Business Evaluation;
  • Facility Management.

Expected knowledge and skills after acquiring qualification:
Students gain a large range of knowledge and skills, related to fundamental training in the theoretical foundations of the market economy, special training in the field of real estates and investments, practical skills to apply theoretical knowledge in real estate management, management of directorates, departments and activities, which are responsible for real estates, facility management, evaluation of real estates, investment projects, coordination of real estate projects.

Employment opportunities upon graduation:
Graduates obtain skills to start their own business in the real estate sector or they can successfully occupy managerial and expert positions in companies possessing real estates licensed consulting firms, design offices, investment companies, banks, companies investing in real estate, insurance companies, pension funds, state, municipal and judicial administrations, non-governmental organizations in the following positions:

  • managers at real estate agencies; department managers; division managers, etc.;
  • analysts at directorates, departments, divisions, etc.;
  • facility managers;
  • analysts at facility management companies;
  • secondary school teachers or university lecturers;
  • secondary school teachers or licensed education center teachers;
  • experts in companies exercising financial control of real estate, department, unit and others;
  • real estate economists in companies, state or municipal authorities owning real estates;
  • consultants in investment project management companies for real estate development;
  • licensed property evaluators at banks, insurance companies or agencies (upon receipt of license from an authorized body).
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
Economic Principles of Real Estate 4 9 Exam 270 195 75
Management of the Investment Process 5 9 Exam 270 195 75
Construction Design and Technology 5 6 Exam 180 120 60
Urbanization Economics 5 9 Exam 270 210 60
Electives (1)
  • Real Estate Insurance
  • Management of Public-private Partnerships
  • Real Estate Sales Management
  • International Real Estate Business
5 6 Exam 180 120 60
Real Estate Management 6 7 Exam 210 135 75
Pricing in the Real Estate Business 6 7 Exam 210 135 75
Cadastre and Property Register 6 6 Exam 180 105 75
Electives (1)
  • Public Works
  • Management of Concessions
  • Condominium Ownership Management
  • Management of Closed-type Residential Complexes
6 5 Exam 150 90 60
Local Government and Self-government 7 8 Exam 240 180 60
Selection and Development of Human Resources 7 8 Exam 240 165 75
Law of Estate 7 8 Exam 240 180 60
Electives (1)
  • Investment Markets and Institutions
  • Organizational Behaviour and Culture
  • Sustainable Urban Development
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Forensic Examination
7 6 Exam 180 120 60
Business Valuation 8 5 Exam 150 75 75
Real Estate Financing 8 5 Exam 150 75 75
Facility Management 8 5 Exam 150 90 60
Specialized Seminar (by specialization) 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 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