University of Economics – Varna

Tourism

Degree: Bachelor

Type of education: Full-time, Distance learning

Number of semesters: 8

Professional qualification: Tourism

Professional field: TOURISM

First year: 2021

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

Specific courses:

  • Introduction into Tourism;
  • Hotel Management;
  • Social Psychology in Tourism;
  • Tourist Resources;
  • Restaurant Management;
  • Tourist Markets;
  • Culture and Civilization;
  • Travel Agencies and Transportation in Tourism;
  • Geography of Tourism;
  • Marketing in Tourism;
  • Tourism Management;
  • Human Resources Management in Tourism;
  • Tourist Service Management.

Expected knowledge and skills after acquiring qualification:
Graduates in Tourism major acquire knowledge at macro and micro-level about the specifics of domestic and international tourism, hotel and restaurant management, tourist markets, tourist resources, tour operator companies, types of tourism, etc.

Employment opportunities upon graduation:

  • managers and associates in hotel and restaurant businesses and travel agencies;
  • managers and associates in marketing, advertising and public relations;
  • human resources management in tourism.
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
Introduction to Tourism 4 9 Exam 210 195 15
Hotel Management 5 8 Exam 180 165 15
Social Psychology in Tourism 5 8 Exam 180 165 15
Tourist Resources 5 8 Exam 192 180 12
Electives (1)
  • Specialized Foreign Language - Russian
  • Specialized Foreign Language - German
  • Specialized Foreign Language - English
5 6 Exam 132 120 12
Restaurant Management 6 7 Exam 150 135 15
Tourist Markets 6 7 Exam 150 135 15
Modern Types of Tourism 6 6 Exam 132 120 12
Electives (1)
  • Tour Guidance
  • Leisure and Entertainment in Tourism
  • Culture and Civilization
6 5 Exam 102 90 12
Marketing in Tourism 7 8 Exam 192 180 12
Graduate Seminar 7 8 Ongoing assessment 192 180 12
Travel Agencies and Transport in Tourism 7 8 Exam 180 165 15
Electives (1)
  • Marketing Communication in Tourism
  • Digitalization in Tourism
  • Customer Care
7 6 Exam 132 120 12
Geography of Tourism 8 5 Exam 102 90 12
Human Resource Management in Tourism 8 5 Exam 102 90 12
Tourism Management 8 5 Exam 90 75 15
Service Management in Tourism 8 5 Exam 102 90 12
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