University of Economics – Varna

Real Estate and Investments

Degree: Bachelor

Type of education: Distance learning, Full-time

Number of semesters: 8

Professional qualification: Economics

Professional field: ECONOMICS

First year: 2021

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

Specific courses:

  • Economic Fundamentals of Real Property;
  • Investment Process Management;
  • Urban Economics;
  • Constructional Engineering and Technologies;
  • Real Estate Pricing;
  • Cadastre and Property Register;
  • Management of Real Property
  • Local Government  and Self-Government;
  • Property Law;
  • Human Resources Management;
  • Financing of Real Property;
  • Business Evaluation;
  • Facility Management.

Expected knowledge and skills after acquiring qualification:
Students gain a large range of knowledge and skills, related to fundamental training in the theoretical foundations of the market economy, special training in the field of real estates and investments, practical skills to apply theoretical knowledge in real estate management, management of directorates, departments and activities, which are responsible for real estates, facility management, evaluation of real estates, investment projects, coordination of real estate projects.

Employment opportunities upon graduation:
Graduates obtain skills to start their own business in the real estate sector or they can successfully occupy managerial and expert positions in companies possessing real estates licensed consulting firms, design offices, investment companies, banks, companies investing in real estate, insurance companies, pension funds, state, municipal and judicial administrations, non-governmental organizations in the following positions:

  • managers at real estate agencies; department managers; division managers, etc.;
  • analysts at directorates, departments, divisions, etc.;
  • facility managers;
  • analysts at facility management companies;
  • secondary school teachers or university lecturers;
  • secondary school teachers or licensed education center teachers;
  • 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).
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
Economic Principles of Real Estate 4 9 Exam 210 195 15
Management of the Investment Process 5 8 Exam 180 165 15
Urbanization Economics 5 8 Exam 180 165 15
Investment Design and Technologies 5 8 Exam 192 180 12
Electives (1)
  • Real Estate Insurance
  • Management of Public-private Partnerships
  • Real Estate Sales Management
  • International Real Estate Business
5 6 Exam 132 120 12
Real Estate Management 6 7 Exam 150 135 15
Pricing in the Real Estate Business 6 7 Exam 150 135 15
Cadastre and Property Register 6 6 Exam 132 120 12
Electives (1)
  • Consumer Law
  • Management of Closed-type Residential Complexes
  • Condominium Ownership Management
  • Public Works
6 5 Exam 102 90 12
Local Government and Self-government 7 8 Exam 192 180 12
Selection and Development of Human Resources 7 8 Exam 180 165 15
Law of Estate 7 8 Exam 192 180 12
Electives (1)
  • Investment Markets and Institutions
  • Organizational Behaviour and Culture
  • Sustainable Urban Development
  • Management of Concessions
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
7 6 Exam 132 120 12
Specialized Seminar 8 5 Exam 102 90 12
Business Valuation 8 5 Exam 90 75 15
Real Estate Financing 8 5 Exam 102 90 12
Facility Management 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