University of Economics – Varna

Civil Engineering Entrepreneurship and Real Estate

Degree: Master

Type of education: Full-time (January Admission), Full-time

Number of semesters: 2

Professional qualification: Economics

Professional field: ECONOMICS

Faculty: Master degree center
Duration: 1 year; 1.5 years
Language: Bulgarian
Mode of study: Full-time

Special subjects:

  • Management of Real Property
  • Urbanism
  • Economics Foundation of Real Property

Specialized subjects:

  • Real Estate Marketing
  • Construction Entrepreneurship
  • Real Estate Investments
  • Business Contacts
  • Tax and Legal Regulations of Real Estate Operations
  • Risk Management
  • Master Seminar
  • Operation Analysis (elective)
  • Public Procurement (elective)
  • Energy Efficiency (elective)

Expected knowledge and skills after acquiring qualification:
Master degree in “Real Estate and Investments” is consistent with the mission and educational objectives of UE-Varna. It provides high quality economic education of students and is a guarantor of effective professional realization. The main objective in the training of students is to gain in-depth knowledge and skills for scientific achievements, regulatory matters and practice in the field of real estate economics, professional and personal competencies, which build upon received Bachelor education.
In the process of training students acquire sufficient amount of knowledge, related to:

  • Management of companies, including real estate agencies;
  • Real estate economics and management;
  • Real estate management in directorates, division and governmental and municipal administrations;
  • Evaluation of real property
  • Facility management, and etc.

Employment opportunities upon graduation:
Graduate students are able to start their own business or to successfully occupy positions in real estate companies, consulting companies, design offices, investment companies, construction firms, banks, insurance agencies, pension funds, state, municipal and judicial administrations and non-profit organizations as:

  • entrepreneurs;
  • managers at real estate agencies; department managers; division managers, etc.;
  • analysts at directorates, departments, divisions, etc.;
  • facility managers;
  • analysts at facility management companies;
  • licensed education center teachers, secondary school teachers or university lecturers;
  • 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);
  • experts in the judiciary, and etc.

Graduates can continue their education and acquire PhD degree.

The objective of education is to create knowledge and skills in economics of real estate and property management, evaluation of immovable property, sales of real estate management and management of real estate agencies.

The graduates are able to find employment at different expert and managerial positions in all businesses possessing real property, in real estate agencies, banks, insurance companies and other financial institutions as managers, department managers, facility managers; experts on the judiciary; consultants in companies involved in management of investment projects; as licensed appraisers, etc., and to develop their own business in the field of real estate.

Programme
First year
2020
Studied subjects Semester Credits Type of grading Student involvement
Total Self-study Classes
Special
Management of the Investment Process 9 5 Exam 150 90 60
Business Valuation 9 5 Exam 150 90 60
Urban Studies 10 5 Exam 150 90 60
Total for Special 0 0
Specialised
Construction Entrepreneurship 9 8 Exam 240 165 75
Investment in Real Estate 9 8 Exam 240 180 60
Economic Principles of Real Estate 9 8 Exam 240 180 60
Tax and Legal Regulation of Real Estate Operations 9 6 Exam 180 120 60
Master Degree Seminar 10 8 Ongoing assessment 240 180 60
Business Negotiations 10 8 Exam 240 180 60
Public Procurement 10 8 Exam 240 165 75
Electives (1)
  • Risk Management
  • Software for Construction and Real Estate
  • Marketing of Real Estate
10 6 Ongoing assessment 180 120 60
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 90 2700 2010 690


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