University of Economics – Varna

Hotel and Restaurant Management

Degree: Professional Bachelor

Type of education: Full-time, Part-time

Number of semesters: 6

Professional qualification: Tourism

Professional field: TOURISM

First year: 2020

Faculty:College of Tourism
Duration:3 years
Language:Bulgarian
Mode of study:Full-time

Specific courses:

  • Introduction into Tourism;
  • Restaurant Management;
  • Restaurant Service Technology;
  • Hotel Management;
  • Hotel Service Technology;
  • Bar Service Technology;
  • Computer Systems in Restaurants and Hotels;
  • Traineeship in Hotel or Restaurant, etc.

Expected knowledge and skills after acquiring qualification:
Students acquire theoretical knowledge in tourism, hospitality management, tourism marketing and human resources management in tourism.
They gain specialized skills to lead teams, departments and sectors in hotel and tourism complexes, in companies, providing food and drinks, entertainment. They are able to develop, offer, advertise and sale tourist products on the market, to plan, organize and control technological processes in the hospitality, to use communications and information technics, technologies and information systems in hotels and restaurants, to communicate in several foreign languages for quality service to customers with different nationalities, to keep records, to perform accounting operations and other.

Employment opportunities upon graduation:

  • Managers in hotel, camping, holiday village or other places of stay;
  • Managers in restaurants or other types of places for dinner and leisure;
  • Front-office manager or senior administrator in hotel;
  • Saloon manager, chef and manager of the kitchen at a restaurant;
  • Executives and managers in the tourist service sector or in offices of hotel and restaurants chains and others.
  • Entrepreneurs in the hospitality industry.
Programme
First year
2020
Studied subjects Semester Credits Type of grading Student involvement
Total Self-study Classes
CORE
Introduction into Tourism 1 5 Exam 150 105 45
Informatics 1 5 Exam 150 105 45
Electives (1)
  • Special-Interest Tourism
  • Economic of the Tourist Company
2 5 Exam 150 105 45
Marketing in Tourism 3 5 Exam 150 105 45
Accounting in Tourism 3 5 Exam 150 105 45
Tourism Management 4 5 Exam 150 105 45
Human Resource Management in Tourism 5 5 Exam 150 105 45
Tourism Industry Law 6 5 Exam 150 105 45
Total for CORE 0 0
Special
Food studies 1 4 Exam 120 75 45
Physical Training 1 2 Ongoing assessment 60 0 60
Electives (1)
  • First Foreign Language - English
  • First Foreign Language - German
  • First Foreign Language - French
  • First Foreign Language - Russian
1 5 Ongoing assessment 150 90 60
Electives (1)
  • Second Foreign Language - English
  • Second Foreign Language -German
  • Second Foreign Language - French
  • Second Foreign Language - Russian
1 9 Ongoing assessment 270 180 90
Restaurant management 2 3 Exam 90 60 30
Restaurant operations and service 2 6 Exam 180 105 75
Culinary and food safety 2 6 Exam 180 90 90
Electives (1)
  • First Foreign Language - English
  • First Foreign Language - German
  • First Foreign Language - French
  • First Foreign Language - Russian
2 4 Ongoing assessment 120 75 45
Electives (1)
  • Second Foreign Language - English
  • Second Foreign Language -German
  • Second Foreign Language - French
  • Second Foreign Language - Russian
2 5 Exam 150 60 90
Hotel operations and service 3 4 Exam 120 90 30
Electives (1)
  • Social Psychology in Tourism
  • Walking and Trekking
  • Catering and Special Events
3 4 Exam 120 90 30
Electives (1)
  • First Foreign Language - English
  • First Foreign Language - German
  • First Foreign Language - French
  • First Foreign Language - Russian
3 4 Ongoing assessment 120 75 45
Electives (1)
  • Second Foreign Language - English
  • Second Foreign Language -German
  • Second Foreign Language - French
  • Second Foreign Language - Russian
3 5 Ongoing assessment 150 60 90
Leisure and Entertainment in Tourism 4 3 Exam 90 60 30
Hotel management 4 4 Exam 120 75 45
Electives (1)
  • The Sommelier Art
  • Marketing and Business Communications
  • Entrepreneurship in Tourism
4 4 Exam 120 90 30
Electives (1)
  • First Foreign Language - English
  • First Foreign Language - German
  • First Foreign Language - French
  • First Foreign Language - Russian
4 4 Ongoing assessment 120 75 45
Electives (1)
  • Second Foreign Language - English
  • Second Foreign Language -German
  • Second Foreign Language - French
  • Second Foreign Language - Russian
4 7 Ongoing assessment 210 120 90
Bar operations and service 5 5 Ongoing assessment 150 105 45
Electives (1)
  • First Foreign Language - English
  • First Foreign Language - German
  • First Foreign Language - French
  • First Foreign Language - Russian
5 4 Ongoing assessment 120 75 45
Electives (1)
  • Second Foreign Language - English
  • Second Foreign Language -German
  • Second Foreign Language - French
  • Second Foreign Language - Russian
5 7 Ongoing assessment 210 150 60
Electives (1)
  • First Foreign Language - English
  • First Foreign Language - German
  • First Foreign Language - French
  • First Foreign Language - Russian
6 4 Ongoing assessment 120 90 30
Electives (1)
  • Second Foreign Language - English
  • Second Foreign Language -German
  • Second Foreign Language - French
  • Second Foreign Language - Russian
6 8 Ongoing assessment 240 180 60
Total for Special 0 0
Practical
Supervised on-the-job training /restaurant/ 2 4 Ongoing assessment 120 90 30
Supervised on-the-job training /restaurant/ 3 3 Ongoing assessment 90 60 30
Summer Work Experience 3 4 Ongoing assessment 120 120 0
Supervised on-the-job training /hotel/ 4 3 Ongoing assessment 90 60 30
Supervised on-the-job training /bar/ 5 3 Ongoing assessment 90 60 30
Digital Technologies in Hospitality 5 3 Exam 75 60 15
Summer Work Experience 5 4 Ongoing assessment 120 120 0
Customer Care 6 2 Ongoing assessment 60 45 15
Luxury Hospitality 6 1 Ongoing assessment 30 15 15
Total for Practical 0 0
Graduate
Written Exam in the First Foreign Language 6 2 Exam 60 60 0
Written Exam in the Second Foreign Language 6 2 Exam 60 60 0
Interdisciplinary Theoretical Exam 6 3 Exam 90 90 0
Interdisciplinary Practical Exam 6 3 Exam 90 90 0
Total for Graduate 0 0
Total for the entire period of study 188 5625 3840 1785


Optional courses Semester Credits Student involvement
Total Self-study Classes
Physical Training 3, 4 1, 1 60 0 60
Foreign Language - Spanish 3, 4 3, 3 180 90 90
Foreign Language - French 3, 4 3, 3 180 90 90
Foreign Language - Romanian 3, 4 3, 3 180 90 90
Gambling Tourism 4 2 60 15 45
1 The course is available only to foreigners