The Bachelor Degree “Software Engineering” programme focuses mainly on programming languages, operating systems and advanced data structures. The first of its type in Bulgaria, synchronised with the standards of IEEE!

The Bachelor programme in Software Engineering is centered around giving the students solid foundation in the field of computer engineering in order to start a job as a professional software engineer and developer. You will acquire in-depth knowledge within software specifications, design, tools and methodologies for software development.

VUM strives to collaborate with the best IT companies or departments in Bulgaria, in order to guarantee a great career start for its students. It gives a chance to the current and prospective students who are willing to join the programme to receive scholarship for their study of up to 1000 Euro per semester and the opportunity to get paid internship during their education and full time job after their graduation. One of the biggest IT companies in Varna – Taxback is starting a joint collaboration with VUM for educating young software experts, and few more are about to come soon!

The “Software Systems and Technologies” programme is accredited by the Bulgarian National Evaluation and Accreditation Agency in the academic field of “IT”.


The core modules of the programme are:

  • Foundations of Mathematics
  • Specifications of Software Systems – Standards and Requirements
  • Management of Software Engineering Processes
  • Management of Software Engineering Models
  • Software Design and Architecture
  • Development of Software Systems
  • Management of Software Configurations
  • Testing of Software Systems
  • Software Support

Courses for software process evaluation (6 modules)
• Software Verification and Validation
• Software Metrics – Tools and Methodologies

Courses for Software Project Management (6 modules)
• Software Project Management
• Professional, Ethical and Legal Issues for Software Engineers

Practice (6 modules)
• Diploma Project

At VUM, we are committed to give chance to as many motivated and ambitious students as possible to start their bright future in Business, Hospitality, Computer Sciences and IT. Varna University of Management follows strictly the Rules and Regulations issued by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Bulgaria.

EU CITIZENS / BULGARIAN NATIONALS

High School Qualification

The prospect student needs to have successfully obtained secondary education from an officially recognized secondary school (high school) in Bulgaria or High School Diploma from an officially recognized secondary (high) school from another country, which is recognized in the order required by the National Education Act, article 5; Note: if still studying at a secondary (high) school, preliminary application is possible;

English Language Skills

English is the language of instruction, wherefore the prospect student needs to demonstrate English language skills through an internationally recognized English Language Certificate (TOEFL IBT, SAT, IELTS or similar). The Minimum scores are as follows: TOEFL IBT with score of min. 79 points; SAT over 1000 points from two sections; IELTS 6.0(or equivalent score from another testing system) Note: if there is no such certificate, the prospect student can hold an English language exam organized by VUM in-house or online - minimum score: 60%. Note: upon an insufficient level or lack of English language skills, the prospect student can enrol in a preparatory English language course at VUM or opt for an additional language module.

Application Steps

Application Steps for Bulgarian citizens/ Bulgarian nationals or candidates with double citizenship, one of which is Bulgarian

Document Submission: 

1. Scanned/ photographed copies of documents are accepted at this stage

2. Short application form available here

3. High school (secondary education) diploma or a letter confirming the year and semester of studies, if application takes place prior to graduating from high school

4. English Language Certificate (if available)

5. Passport or ID (for non-Bulgarian citizens)

INTERNATIONAL - NON-EU CITIZENS 

High School Qualification

The prospect student needs to have successfully obtained secondary education from an officially recognized secondary school (high school with average mark of 62% from the general subjects; Note: if still studying at a secondary (high) school preliminary application is possible;

English Language Skills

English is the language of instruction, wherefore the prospect student needs to demonstrate English language skills through an internationally recognized English Language Certificate (TOEFL IBT, SAT, IELTS or similar). The minimum scores are as follows: TOEFL IBT with score of min. 79 points; SAT over 1000 points from two sections; IELTS 6.0(or equivalent score from another testing system); Prospect students whose native language or language of instruction at school is English, are exempt from the English Language Skills requirement. Note: if no certificate, the prospect student can hold an English language exam organized by VUM in-house or online. Note: upon an insufficient level of lack of English language skills, the prospect student can enrol in a preparatory English language course at VUM or opt for additional language module.

Application Steps

Application Steps for foreigners, citizens of EU or non-EU countries

Document Submission

1. Scanned/photographed copies of documents are accepted at this stage

2. Short application form available here

3. High school (secondary education) diploma or letter confirming the year and semester of studies, if application takes place prior to graduating from high school

4. English Language Certificate (if available)

5. Passport

6. Application Review and Interview

All accepted students are going to be enrolled as full-time students.

 

Classes for Varna and Sofia campus are scheduled on evening times during the week (from 18:00 – 21:00h) and on Saturdays (09:00-16:00h), which allows students to work while studying and to carry out their professional duties.

Tuition Fee: 1950 Euro per semester

Duration of study: 6-8 semesters

Starting Dates: October/ February

 

For the full-details about the tuition fees and scholarships, please visit this page; https://vum.bg/tuition-fees/

  • Software Engineer
  • Software Developer
  • Software Consultant
  • Business Analyst
  • Data Analyst
  • Test Analyst