University of Economics – Varna

Public Administration

Degree: Bachelor

Type of education: Full-time

Number of semesters: 8

Professional qualification: Administration and Management

Professional field: ADMINISTRATION AND MANAGEMENT

First year: 2021

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

Specific courses:

  • Fundamentals of Public Administration;
  • Public Sector Economics;
  • Human Resources Management in Public Sector;
  • Introduction into Public Law;
  • Regional Planning and Programming;
  • Public Services Management;
  • Public Finance;
  • European Policies and Institutional System of the EU;
  • Public Sector Strategic Management;
  • Public and Private Choice;
  • Public Investments Management;
  • Communications and Public Relations.

Expected knowledge and skills after acquiring qualification:
Training in "Public Administration" forms knowledge on the role and the systems through which the public administration influences the processes in modern society. Along with the general doctrine of the state, knowledge and skills are acquire for the exercise of state power, the management of the various territorial systems, administrative services, work in the social sector and governance of public institutions.

Employment opportunities upon graduation:

  • government employees;
  • managerial, administrative and expert positions in public organizations;
  • employees in state and municipal structures;
  • employees in non-profit organizations
  • employees in domestic and foreign offices of organizations and units;
  • experts and consultants on projects in the field of public administration.
Programme
First year
2021
Studied subjects Semester Credits Type of grading Student involvement
Total Self-study Classes
CORE
Informatics 1 9 Exam 270 195 75
Microeconomics 1 9 Exam 270 195 75
Physical Education 1 1 Ongoing assessment 30 0 30
Applied Mathematics 1 9 Exam 270 195 75
Electives (1)
  • Bulgarian Language
  • Russian
  • French
  • German
  • English
1 3 Ongoing assessment 90 60 30
Management 2 8 Exam 240 165 75
Macroeconomics 2 8 Exam 240 165 75
Physical Education 2 1 Ongoing assessment 30 0 30
Principles of Law 2 8 Exam 240 165 75
Electives (1)
  • Bulgarian Language
  • Russian
  • French
  • German
  • English
2 3 Ongoing assessment 90 60 30
Accounting Theory 3 9 Exam 270 195 75
Introduction to Finance 3 9 Exam 270 195 75
Physical Education 3 1 Ongoing assessment 30 0 30
Marketing 3 8 Exam 240 165 75
Electives (1)
  • Business History
  • Philosophical Culture
  • Labour Economics
  • Career Development
  • Commercial Correspondence
  • Economic Psychology
  • European Studies
3 4 Exam 120 60 60
Physical Education 4 1 Ongoing assessment 30 0 30
Total for CORE 0 0
Special
Academic Research 2 3 Ongoing assessment 90 60 30
Principles of Public Administration 4 9 Exam 270 195 75
Human Resources Management in the Public Sector 5 8 Exam 240 165 75
Economics of the Public Sector 5 8 Exam 240 165 75
Principles of Public Law 5 8 Exam 240 180 60
Electives (1)
  • Research Methods in Management
  • Ethical Standards in the European Public Institutions
  • Political Science
  • Digital Communications
5 6 Exam 180 120 60
Public Finance 6 6 Exam 180 120 60
Regional Planning and Programming 6 7 Exam 210 135 75
Management of Public Services 6 7 Exam 210 135 75
Electives (1)
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Quantitative Methods in the Management of Public Systems
  • Civil Status of Individuals
  • Demography and Management of Demographic Processes
6 5 Exam 150 90 60
Strategic Management in the Public Sector 7 8 Exam 240 165 75
European Policies and Institutional System of the EU 7 8 Exam 240 180 60
Public and Private Choice 7 8 Exam 240 180 60
Electives (1)
  • Quality Management Systems in Public Administration
  • Marketing in the Public Sphere
  • Environmental Management
7 6 Exam 180 120 60
Specialized Seminar 8 5 Exam 150 120 30
Management of Public Investments 8 5 Exam 150 75 75
Communications and Public Relations 8 5 Exam 150 90 60
Electives (1)
  • European Cultural Policies
  • Conflict Management and Anticorruption Practices
  • European Social Systems
  • Sustainable Development
8 5 Exam 150 90 60
Total for Special 0 0
University specialised
Introduction to Statistics 4 9 Exam 270 195 75
Electives (1) 4 6 Exam 180 120 60
Electives (1)
  • Risk Management
  • Quality and Safety of Goods
  • Statistical Software
  • Commercial Law
  • Economics of the Enterprise
  • Internet Technologies
  • Innovation and Patents
  • Introduction to Trade
4 6 Exam 180 120 60
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 7410 5175 2235


Optional courses Semester Credits Student involvement
Total Self-study Classes
Foreign Language - Portuguese 3, 4, 5 3, 3, 3 270 180 90
Foreign Language - Russian 3, 4, 5 3, 3, 3 270 180 90
Foreign Language - German 3, 4, 5 3, 3, 3 270 180 90
Foreign Language - French 3, 4, 5 3, 3, 3 270 180 90
Foreign Language - English 3, 4, 5 3, 3, 3 270 180 90
Administrative and Legal Service 5 3 90 60 30
Physical Education 5, 6, 7 1, 1, 2 120 0 120
Business Culture and Traditions 6 3 90 60 30
Taxation and taxation process 7 3 90 60 30