University of Economics – Varna

Global Commercial Business

Degree: Master

Type of education: Part-time, Part-time (January Admission)

Number of semesters: 3

Professional qualification: Economics

Professional field: ECONOMICS

First year: 2021

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

Specific courses:

  • Basics of commercial business
  • Commerce organization and management of commercial operations
  • Planning and analysis of commercial enterprise

Specialized courses:

  • Contemporary forms of commercial business
  • Competitiveness of commercial business
  • Commercial policy of European union
  • International Trade
  • Master Semester
  • Risk management in commerce
  • Marketing Research
  • Logistics in commerce (elective)
  • Quality management in commercial business (elective)
  • Controlling (elective)
  • Globalization (elective)

Expected knowledge and skills after acquiring qualification:
The training in "Global Commercial Business" provides knowledge and skills in fundamental and applied aspects of economics and management of commerce-related contemporary forms of commercial business, developing competitive strategies, international commerce, commercial policy of the European Union, the study of domestic and international markets, risk management in the business cycle, commercial logistics and controlling in the commercial business, current issues of globalization, management of projects within the master's seminar and more.

Employment opportunities upon graduation:
The graduates are able to perform the following basic functions and activities by occupying relevant positions in various fields of secondary and higher levels of management: managers of high level in large companies, organizations, companies, cooperatives and holdings ministries; Heads of major structural units operating in strategic planning, marketing, controlling, organization, coordination, human resource management, information service and e-business, etc.; economic, organizational and managerial activities in the field of marketing researches of market and logistics; management of individual activities sides of specialized commercial companies including in small and medium businesses and large retail chains; specialists and managers in functional management units and sales departments of companies; specialists and experts in the field of commerce and local administrations and non-governmental organizations and others.

Programme
First year
2021
Studied subjects Semester Credits Type of grading Student involvement
Total Self-study Classes
CORE
Accounting Theory 10 12 Exam 330 300 30
Introduction to Finance 10 12 Exam 330 300 30
Management and Marketing 10 12 Exam 330 300 30
Economics 10 12 Exam 330 300 30
Quantitative Methods 10 12 Exam 330 300 30
Total for CORE 0 0
Special
Trade Management 11 5 Exam 120 90 30
Principles of Commercial Business 11 5 Exam 120 90 30
Planning and Analysis of Commercial Activity 12 5 Exam 120 90 30
Total for Special 0 0
Specialised
Competitiveness of Commercial Business 11 8 Exam 203 165 38
Trade Policy of the European Union 11 8 Exam 210 180 30
International Trade 11 6 Exam 150 120 30
Omnichannel Commerce 11 8 Exam 203 165 38
Master Degree Seminar 12 8 Ongoing assessment 210 180 30
Marketing Studies 12 8 Exam 210 180 30
International Logistics Management 12 8 Exam 210 180 30
Electives (1)
  • Sustainable Development of the Commercial Business
  • Information Technology in Sales
  • Controlling
  • Globalization
12 6 Ongoing assessment 150 120 30
Total for Specialised 0 0
Graduare
Electives (1)
  • Comprehensive State Exam
  • Thesis Defense
12 15 Exam 450 450 0
Total for Graduare 0 0
Total for the entire period of study 150 4006 3510 496


Optional courses Semester Credits Student involvement
Total Self-study Classes
Foreign Language - Portuguese 12 3 75 60 15
Foreign Language - Russian 12 3 75 60 15
Foreign Language - French 12 3 75 60 15
Foreign Language - German 12 3 75 60 15
Foreign Language - English 12 3 75 60 15