University of Economics – Varna

Computer Science (in English)

Degree: Master

Type of education: Full-time (January Admission)

Number of semesters: 3

Professional qualification: Informatics and Computer Sciece

Professional field: INFORMATICS AND COMPUTER SCIENCE

First year: 2021

Professional knowledge and skills

The programme develops knowledge, skills and competences in several areas of Computer science such as:

  1. Development and support of web applications and e-business systems;
  2. Business process modeling and automation.
  3. Data science.
  4. Mobile application development.

Career opportunities

CS graduates have various job opportunities. Jobs directly related to CS degree include:

  • Computer systems analyst;
  • Computer systems administrator;
  • Network designer;
  • Business analyst;
  • Information systems designer;
  • Software developer;
  • Web developer (front end and back end);
  • Database developer;
  • Database administrator;
  • E-business systems developer;
  • E-business systems manager, etc.
Programme "Computer science"
Educational and Qualification Degree Master
Professional Field  "Informatics and Computer Science"
Professional Qualification "Informatics and Computer Science"
Study period - 1 / 1,5 years (3 semesters)
Mode of study - Full-time
  1. Purposes of the qualifications characteristics

The purposes of the qualifications characteristics are as follows:

  • to outline the courses;
  • to describe the professional knowledge, skills and competences;
  • to improve the curriculum and the syllabuses;
  • to describe job opportunities.

 

  1. Professional knowledge and skills

The programme develops knowledge, skills and competences in several areas of Computer science such as:

  1. Development and support of web applications and e-business systems;
  2. Business process modeling and automation.
  3. Data science.
  4. Mobile application development.

 

  1. Education in Computer Science

The curriculum includes courses such as: E-Commerce; .NET Web Development; Business Process Modeling; E-Finance; Server-Side Web Programming, etc.

The programme is available to study full-time. The students complete their studies by writing a master’s thesis or by passing a comprehensive state exam (by choice). Graduates are awarded the title „Master in Computer Science“.                   

 

  1. Job options

CS graduates have various job opportunities. Jobs directly related to CS degree include:

  • Computer systems analyst;
  • Computer systems administrator;
  • Network designer;
  • Business analyst;
  • Information systems designer;
  • Software developer;
  • Web developer (front end and back end);
  • Database developer;
  • Database administrator;
  • E-business systems developer;
  • E-business systems manager, etc.

 

  1. Competencies acquired by programme graduates

Master graduates possess the following competencies:

Autonomy and responsibility:

  • ability to establish administrative structures and to manage teams to solve complex problems in an unpredictable environment with a multitude of interacting actors and intermodal opportunities;
  • demonstrate knowledge in operational synergies in managing changes in a complex environment;
  • demonstrate creativity and innovation in the development of projects;
  • initiate processes and organizes activities requiring a high degree of consistency;
  • develop policies and demonstrate leadership qualities for their implementation;

Learning competences:

  • systematically and deeply evaluation of knowledge and identification of needs for new knowledge;
  • demonstrated a high level of autonomy and ability to orient on complex content, using their own methods and approaches to controlling it;
  • use of variety of methods and techniques for utilizing of complex curriculum;
  • knowledge of rich notions and shows skills for conceptual and abstract thinking;

Communication and social competences:

  • ability to present clear and accessible own ideas, formulations of problems and possible solutions to specialized and non-specialized audiences using a wide range of techniques and approaches;
  • development and explosions of justified beliefs about social processes and practices and ability to arguing proposals for their improvement or change;
  • speaking some of the most popular European languages;

Professional competences:

  • collect, process and interpret specific information needed to solve the complex problems in the field of study;
  • integrate a wide range of knowledge and sources of information in a new and relatively unfamiliar context;
  • make reasoned judgments and find solutions in complex environment of diverse interactions;
  • demonstrate ability to adequately conduction and cooperation in business and / or professional sectors;
  • ability to solve problems by integrating complex sources of knowledge in terms of insufficient information available in a new unfamiliar environment;
  • ability to initiate changes and to manage development processes in complex conditions;
  • engagement with important scientific, social and ethical issues arising in the course of work or training;
Programme
First year
2021
Studied subjects Semester Credits Type of grading Student involvement
Total Self-study Classes
CORE
Database Fundamentals 10 12 Exam 360 300 60
Computer Systems 10 12 Exam 360 300 60
Introduction to Programming 10 12 Exam 360 300 60
Web Technologies 10 12 Exam 360 300 60
Fundamentals of Mathematics 10 12 Exam 360 300 60
Total for CORE 0 0
Special
Computer Networks 11 5 Exam 150 90 60
Object-oriented Programming 11 5 Exam 150 90 60
Design of Information Systems 12 5 Exam 150 90 60
Total for Special 0 0
Specialised
E-Commerce 11 8 Exam 240 165 75
E-Finance 11 6 Exam 180 120 60
Server-Side Web Programming 11 8 Exam 240 165 75
Data Science 11 8 Exam 240 165 75
.NET Web Development 11 8 Exam 240 165 75
Master Degree Seminar 12 8 Exam 240 210 30
Electives (2) 12 14 Exam 420 300 120
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 4500 3510 990


Optional courses Semester Credits Student involvement
Total Self-study Classes
Foreign Language - Russian 12 3 90 60 30
Foreign Language - French 12 3 90 60 30
Foreign Language - German 12 3 90 60 30
Foreign Language - English 12 3 90 60 30