University of Economics – Varna

Business Consulting

Degree: Master

Type of education: Distance learning, Distance learning (January Admission)

Number of semesters: 2

Professional qualification: Economics

Professional field: ECONOMICS

First year: 2021

Duration: 1 year; 1.5 years
Language: Bulgarian
Mode of study: Full-time

Special subjects:

  • Quality Management
  • Business Project Management
  • Business Diagnosis

Specialized subjects:

  • Organisation of Business Consultancy
  • Accounting for Managers
  • Client Relations Management
  • Pricing Decisions in Business
  • Personnel Consultation
  • Marketing Research
  • Master Seminar
  • Consulting Ethics and Corporate Culture (elective)
  • Change Management (elective)

Expected knowledge and skills after acquiring qualification:
During the course of study, students acquire concrete methodological knowledge and form skills in the field of diagnosis and modelling of business processes, quality management, development and implementation of business projects.

Employment opportunities upon graduation:
Graduates can find an occupation as leaders and expert in organisations from diverse spheres, in public and private sector on national level; independent consultants and experts in consulting firms. Graduates are familiar with the specifics of consulting activities in the field of management, marketing, finance, managerial accounting, quality management, intelligent computer systems and etc. Students acquire not only theoretical skill but practical experience in development of consulting business projects.

Programme
First year
2021
Studied subjects Semester Credits Type of grading Student involvement
Total Self-study Classes
Special
Quality Assurance 9 5 Ongoing assessment 102 90 12
Business Project Management 9 5 Ongoing assessment 102 90 12
Business Diagnostics 10 5 Ongoing assessment 102 90 12
Total for Special 0 0
Specialised
Accounting for Managers 9 8 Exam 192 180 12
Organization of Business Consulting 9 8 Exam 180 165 15
Price Decisions in Business 9 8 Exam 180 165 15
Customer Relations Management 9 6 Exam 120 105 15
Personnel Consulting 10 8 Exam 192 180 12
Marketing Research 10 8 Exam 180 165 15
Master Degree Seminar 10 8 Ongoing assessment 216 210 6
Electives (1)
  • Management of Change
  • Consulting Ethics and Company Culture
10 6 Ongoing assessment 132 120 12
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 2148 2010 138


Optional courses Semester Credits Student involvement
Total Self-study Classes
Foreign Language - Russian 10 3 66 60 6
Foreign Language - French 10 3 66 60 6
Foreign Language - German 10 3 66 60 6
Foreign Language - English 10 3 66 60 6