University of Economics – Varna

Global Commercial Business

Degree: Master

Type of education: Full-time

Number of semesters: 2

Professional qualification: Economics

Professional field: ECONOMICS

Duration: 1 year; 1.5 years
Language: Bulgarian
Mode of study: Full-time

Specific courses:

  • Basics of commercial business
  • Commerce organization and management of commercial operations
  • Planning and analysis of commercial enterprise

Specialized courses:

  • Contemporary forms of commercial business
  • Competitiveness of commercial business
  • Commercial policy of European union
  • International Trade
  • Master Semester
  • Risk management in commerce
  • Marketing Research
  • Logistics in commerce (elective)
  • Quality management in commercial business (elective)
  • Controlling (elective)
  • Globalization (elective)

Expected knowledge and skills after acquiring qualification:
The training in "Global Commercial Business" provides knowledge and skills in fundamental and applied aspects of economics and management of commerce-related contemporary forms of commercial business, developing competitive strategies, international commerce, commercial policy of the European Union, the study of domestic and international markets, risk management in the business cycle, commercial logistics and controlling in the commercial business, current issues of globalization, management of projects within the master's seminar and more.

Employment opportunities upon graduation:
The graduates are able to perform the following basic functions and activities by occupying relevant positions in various fields of secondary and higher levels of management: managers of high level in large companies, organizations, companies, cooperatives and holdings ministries; Heads of major structural units operating in strategic planning, marketing, controlling, organization, coordination, human resource management, information service and e-business, etc.; economic, organizational and managerial activities in the field of marketing researches of market and logistics; management of individual activities sides of specialized commercial companies including in small and medium businesses and large retail chains; specialists and managers in functional management units and sales departments of companies; specialists and experts in the field of commerce and local administrations and non-governmental organizations and others.

Programme
First year
2019
Studied subjects Semester Credits Type of grading Student involvement
Total Self-study Classes
Specialised
Competitiveness of Commercial Business 9 8 Exam 240 165 75
Trade Policy of the European Union 9 8 Exam 240 165 75
International Trade 9 6 Exam 180 120 60
Omnichannel Commerce 9 8 Exam 240 165 75
Master Degree Seminar 10 8 Ongoing assessment 240 195 45
Marketing Studies 10 8 Exam 240 165 75
International Logistics Management 10 8 Exam 240 180 60
Electives (1) 10 6 Ongoing assessment 180 135 45
Total for Specialised 0 0
Graduare
Electives (1)
  • Comprehensive State Exam
  • Thesis Defense
10 15 Exam 450 450 0
Total for Graduare 0 0
Total for the entire period of study 75 2250 1740 510


Optional courses Semester Credits Student involvement
Total Self-study Classes
Foreign Language - German 10 3 90 60 30
Foreign Language - English 10 3 90 60 30
Foreign Language - Russian 10 3 90 60 30
Foreign Language - French 10 3 90 60 30