University of Economics – Varna

Logistics Management

Degree: Master

Type of education: Distance learning, Full-time (January Admission), Distance learning (January Admission)

Number of semesters: 2

Professional qualification: Economics

Professional field: ECONOMICS

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

Specific courses:

  • Supply and Production Logistics
  • Distribution and Logistics
  • Information Logistics

Specialized Subjects:

  • Logistic System Management
  • Management of Relations with Suppliers and Customers
  • Controlling Logistics
  • International Logistics
  • Supply Chains Management
  • Sustainable Development and Green Logistics
  • Master Semester
  • E-logistics (elective)
  • Trade Logistics (elective)
  • Duties and Custom Policy (elective)

Expected knowledge and skills after acquiring qualification:
Students acquire the necessary theoretical knowledge in order to effectively manage real processes in companies, the national economy and on international level, related to the movement and transforming of materials and accompanying information, financial and other flows – incoming supply, internal transforming of products and services in production or operations, and external distribution in their unity as a logistics process.
Students gain practical skills to manage the processes in supple chains from the source of material flows to end users, taking into account the impact of logistics on the environment; to integrate all operations with the material and accompanying flows within and outside the boundaries of logistics system; to organize, develop and implement systems of logistics controlling in organizations and to manage logistics system through the use of controlling concept; to regulate two-way connection of logistics with corporate strategy as a source of competitive advantage and the interaction of logistics with other functional areas.

Employment opportunities upon graduation:
Graduates can occupy various positions in the organizational management in all sector of economy – manufacturing companies, trade companies, export-import, transport, shipping, warehousing and consulting firms, and also in organization in service sector (including non-profit organizations and military organizations). Specialists in logistics perform integrated management of activities in the field of supply, distribution, client services, shipping, transport activity, corporate and public warehouse and other. Moreover, they are prepared to continue their education and acquire the educational and scientific degree “Doctor” and to realize in science, and also to work as teachers and lecturer in secondary schools and universities.

Programme
First year
2019
Studied subjects Semester Credits Type of grading Student involvement
Total Self-study Classes
Specialised
International Logistics 9 8 Exam 240 165 75
Supplier and Customer Relationship Management 9 7 Exam 210 150 60
Controlling in Logistics 9 7 Exam 210 150 60
Sustainable Development and Green Logistics 9 8 Exam 240 180 60
Master Degree Seminar 10 8 Ongoing assessment 240 210 30
Management of Logistics Systems 10 8 Exam 240 165 75
Supply Chain Management 10 8 Exam 240 180 60
Electives (1)
  • E-Logistics
  • Trade Logistics
  • Marine and Cargo Insurance
  • Management Of Innovations And Investments In Logistics
10 6 Ongoing assessment 180 120 60
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 75 2250 1770 480


Optional courses Semester Credits Student involvement
Total Self-study Classes
Foreign Language - English 10 3 90 60 30
Foreign Language - Russian 10 3 90 60 30
Foreign Language - French 10 3 90 60 30
Foreign Language - German 10 3 90 60 30