Why Software Systems and Technologies at VUM?

The first in Bulgaria Software Systems and Technologies program, compliant with the international standards of the world's largest association of professionals in this field IEEE!

✔️ Varna University of Management (VUM) is among the leading educational institutions offering a modern educational program in Software Systems and Technologies. in Bulgaria. The language of instruction is English and students complete their education with two degrees. Upon successful graduation and meeting the requirements of our strategic academic partner Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK, along with their Bulgarian degree from VUM, they are awarded a British Degree BSc (Hons) in Software Systems and Technologies..

✔️ The Software Systems and Technologies program focuses on programming languages, operating systems, and advanced data structures. It combines theoretical and practical training by providing a complete industrial simulation, which helps to graduate highly qualified software engineers with all the necessary knowledge and skills for successful implementation.

✔️ The aim of the program is to provide students with solid knowledge in the field of computer engineering so that they can realize themselves as professional software developers. Students acquire in-depth knowledge of software specifications, software design and architecture, tools and methodologies for software development, software project management and more.

✔️ Annually, VUM synchronizes the curriculum with leading universities and industry leaders.

✔️ VUM has a rich and diverse network of local and international partners, where our students can conduct the mandatory internship provided in the curriculum. In this way, they get a real opportunity to make contacts, gain skills and experience in a real environment and lay the foundations for their future successful realization.

✔️ Тhe majority of students in the Software Systems and Technologies. Programme get a job in the field after the first year of their education, and soon after graduation they already occupy strategic or leadership positions.

Important information

The courses are taught entirely in English. Classes are small and encourage crosscultural dialogue and personal connections. As a leading business school in Eastern Europe, VUM has the exceptional privilege to educate students from start to graduation in programmes leading to Cardiff Metropolitan University’s British degree. And this is without the usual requirement for students to spend a year in the UK. VUM students follow a synchronized curriculum with Cardiff Metropolitan University and have to meet the same high standards in learning and examinations.

Place of study


Language of instruction


Beginning of the learning process

October / February

Duration of training

3 years (6 semesters)

Scholarships, fees and student loans
Detailed information on scholarship opportunities, semester tuition fees and student loans
Admission Requirements
We at VUM offer short and clear steps for admission of candidates. The main requirements for students are high motivation, good results from the high school diploma and a good level of English language proficiency.
In the process of admission Varna University of Management strictly follows the rules and regulations of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Bulgaria.


Year One
(Students follow 70 credits of core modules)
Year Two
(Students follow 65 credits of core modules and 5 credits of elective modules)
Year Three
(Students follow 30 credits of core modules and 30 credits of elective modules)
  • Programming Basics (10 ECTS)
  • JavaScript Programming (5 ECTS)
  • Professional and Ethical Issues in IT (10 ECTS)
  • Mathematics for Software Systems and Technologies. (5 ECTS)
  • Data Structures & Algorithms II (5 ECTS)
  • English (10 ECTS)
  • Computer Architectures and Operating Systems (5 ECTS)
  • Software Systems and Technologies. Processes (5 ECTS)
  • Diploma project (10 ECTS)
  • Computer Technology and Society (5 ECTS)
  • Data and Knowledge Management (5 ECTS)
  • Diploma seminar
  • English (5 ECTS)
  • English (5 ECTS)
  • Software Design (5 ECTS)
  • Mobile Technologies (5 ECTS)
  • Developing Software Systems and Technologies. I (5 ECTS)
  • Software Systems and Technologies. Models (5 ECTS)
  • Data Structures and Algorithms I (5 ECTS)
  • Research Methods for Computing & IS (5 ECTS)
  • Principles of Programming (5 ECTS)
  • Developing Software Systems II (5 ECTS)
  • Computer Networks and Communications (5 ECTS)
  • Specifications and Requirements (5 ECTS)
  • Software Systems and Technologies. Quality Assurance (5 ECTS)
  • Web Programming (5 ECTS)
  • Summer Internship I (10 ECTS)
  • Summer Internship II (10 ECTS)


Career development

✔️ Studying in Software Systems and Technologies. Programme gives many advantages, the most significant of which are the numerous career opportunities, a consequence of the greatly increased in recent years demand for professionals in the field of Software Systems and Technologies..

✔️ Successful graduates of this program can find professional development in areas such as design and implementation of software systems. They can put into practice the studied modern practices and modern means for specification, design, coding, testing and implementation of modern software systems. They could work as software engineers, software developers, network administrators and business analysts in various organizations, where they can update software systems, take care of network security and troubleshoot software problems in network systems.

✔️ VUM prepares its students for the highly competitive labor market by providing them with practical advice, guidance and career development opportunities. The university maintains excellent relations with business in Bulgaria, Europe, USA, etc., which is a prerequisite for conducting practice and future realization of students in various partner institutions and organizations around the world.



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