University of Economics – Varna

Finance

Degree: Bachelor

Type of education: Full-time, Distance learning

Number of semesters: 8

Professional qualification: Economics

Professional field: ECONOMICS

First year: 2021

Faculty: Faculty of Finance and Accounting
Duration: 4 years
Language: Bulgarian
Mode of study: Full-time

Specific disciplines:

  • Introduction into Finance;
  • Monetary Theory;
  • Introduction into Banking;
  • Theory of Financial Brokerage;
  • Banking Transactions;
  • Essentials of Insurance;
  • Corporate Finance;
  • Financial Investments;
  • International Finance;
  • Public Finance;
  • Social Security Systems and Funds;
  • Personal Finance.

Expected knowledge and skills after acquiring qualification:
Students in Finances acquire profound knowledge and practical skills in the field of banking, corporate, public and international finance, financial markets and investments, insurance and social security.

Employment opportunities upon graduation: 
The graduates can find successful professional career as:

  • financial managers in Bulgarian and international companies;
  • managers in banking and insurance institutions;
  • sales specialists of banking and financial products;
  • credit experts;
  • front-office and back-office personnel in financial institutions;
  • insurance agents;
  • financial and investment consultants;
  • financial analysts;
  • security brokers and dealers;
  • assets evaluators;
  • customs inspectors;
  • tax inspectors, financial controllers and other positions in the National Revenue Agency;
  • social assistance and social security officers;
  • receivables management specialists;
  • specialists in foreign trade companies;
  • specialists in audit companies;
  • accountants in enterprises, banks and financial institutions etc.
Programme
First year
2021
Studied subjects Semester Credits Type of grading Student involvement
Total Self-study Classes
CORE
Informatics 1 9 Exam 210 195 15
Microeconomics 1 9 Exam 210 195 15
Physical Education 1 1 Ongoing assessment 6 0 6
Applied Mathematics 1 9 Exam 210 195 15
Electives (1)
  • Bulgarian Language
  • Russian
  • French
  • German
  • English
1 3 Ongoing assessment 66 60 6
Management 2 8 Exam 180 165 15
Macroeconomics 2 8 Exam 180 165 15
Physical Education 2 1 Ongoing assessment 6 0 6
Principles of Law 2 8 Exam 180 165 15
Electives (1)
  • German
  • English
  • Bulgarian Language
  • Russian
  • French
2 3 Ongoing assessment 66 60 6
Accounting Theory 3 9 Exam 210 195 15
Introduction to Finance 3 9 Exam 210 195 15
Physical Education 3 1 Ongoing assessment 6 0 6
Marketing 3 8 Exam 180 165 15
Electives (1)
  • Labour Economics
  • Career Development
  • Commercial Correspondence
  • Economic Psychology
  • European Studies
  • Business History
  • Philosophical Culture
3 4 Exam 72 60 12
Physical Education 4 1 Ongoing assessment 6 0 6
Total for CORE 0 0
Special
Academic Research 2 3 Ongoing assessment 66 60 6
Money and Central Banking 4 9 Exam 210 195 15
Introduction to Banking 5 8 Exam 180 165 15
Financial Intermediation 5 8 Exam 180 165 15
Principles of Corporate Finance 5 8 Exam 192 180 12
Electives (1)
  • Cryptoassets and Blockchain
  • Personal Finance
  • Financial Econometrics
5 6 Exam 132 120 12
Financial Investment 6 7 Exam 150 135 15
Principles of Insurance 6 7 Exam 150 135 15
Bank Transactions 6 6 Exam 120 105 15
Electives (1)
  • Bank Accounting
  • Digital Banking and FinTech
  • Budgetary Accounting
6 5 Exam 114 105 9
Insurance Systems and Funds 7 8 Exam 180 165 15
Public Finance (general) 7 8 Exam 180 165 15
Corporate Financial Decesions 7 8 Exam 192 180 12
Electives (1)
  • Regulation and Supervision of the Financial Sector
  • Prevention of Financial Violations
7 6 Exam 144 135 9
Financial Accounting for Finance Professionals 8 5 Exam 102 90 12
International Finance 8 5 Exam 90 75 15
Taxation 8 5 Exam 90 75 15
Applied Research in Finance 8 5 Exam 114 105 9
Total for Special 0 0
University specialised
Introduction to Statistics 4 9 Exam 210 195 15
Electives (1) 4 6 Exam 132 120 12
Electives (1)
  • Statistical Software
  • Commercial Law
  • Economics of the Enterprise
  • Internet Technologies
  • Innovation and Patents
  • Introduction to Trade
  • Risk Management
  • Quality and Safety of Goods
4 6 Exam 132 120 12
Total for University specialised 0 0
Practical
Practical Training 6 8 Exam 240 240 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 247 5598 5145 453


Optional courses Semester Credits Student involvement
Total Self-study Classes
Foreign Language - Russian 3, 4, 5 3, 3, 3 198 180 18
Foreign Language - German 3, 4, 5 3, 3, 3 198 180 18
Foreign Language - French 3, 4, 5 3, 3, 3 198 180 18
Foreign Language - English 3, 4, 5 3, 3, 3 198 180 18
Foreign Language - Portuguese 3, 4, 5 3, 3, 3 198 180 18
Administrative and Legal Service 5 3 66 60 6
Physical Education 5, 6, 7 1, 1, 2 24 0 24
Business Culture and Traditions 6 3 66 60 6
Taxation and taxation process 7 3 66 60 6