The main objective of this course is to equip our students with the knowledge and skills required at developing and using computer systems and software modelling methods for solving business problems and managerial decision-making.

We teach our students the necessary theoretical and practical knowledge in the field of information technologies (IT) and computer skills, as well as of techniques for business processes modelling, for development and application of complex solutions related to the computer systems and corporate information services.
The course is focused on the practical application of calculations technology for business problems solutions.


CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Graduating BIS, VUM students enjoy very good opportunities for professional realization as managers or consultants in the IT departments of many public, trades, financial or non-economic organizations. They are qualified to occupy positions in every computerized information system, which are a substantial function of every modern organization.
All students in this programme have two mandatory internships during their education. These internships last minimum 2 months, maximum 3-4 months and take place in specialized IT departments in international companies of different business, world-wide.


DOUBLE DEGREE OPTIONS:

Bulgarian Professional/Academic Bachelor Degree in “Business Information Systems”, issued by Varna University of Management and British Bachelor of Arts Degree (BA(Hons)) in “Business Information Systems”, issued by Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK


LOCATION AND TYPE OF STUDY

LOCATION: Varna VUM Campus.
TYPE OF STUDY: 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 them to carry out their professional duties while studying.


STARTING DATE OF THE PROGRAMME AND LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION

STARTING DATE: Classes of each new academic year starts in the beginning of October, second semester intake is in February
LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION: English


DURATION

3 years (6 semesters) for full time students who would like to graduate with Bulgarian Professional Bachelor Degree “Business Information Systems”, issued by Varna University of Management and British Bachelor Degree “Business Information Systems”, issued by Cardiff Metropolitan.


COURSE CONTENT

The “Business Information Systems” programme is accredited by the Bulgarian National Evaluation and Accreditation Agency in the academic field of “Economics”.
The core modules of the programme are:

  • Economics and business environment
  • Marketing and business communications
  • Research methods
  • Software Fundamentals
  • Business Applications
  • Management
  • Introduction to Information Systems
  • Information Systems Development
  • Entrepreneurship (select a module)
  • Business Planning (select a module)
  • Business Information Systems
  • Project Management in Information Systems
  • Professional and ethical issues in information systems

During the fourth and fifth semester students should select 1 out of 3/4 from the following specialised modules:

Specialised module 1:

  • Multimedia 1
  • Information Systems Security
  • Computer Networks
  • Databases

Specialised module 2:

  • Multimedia 2
  • Networks & Internet Security
  • Data bases Security

Lecturers

The lecturers team is consisted of VUM lecturers approved by the British academic partner Cardiff Metropolitan University (Cardiff Met), along with guest speakers from the UK. The contents of all examinations passed through the prior approval of the Quality Committee of Cardiff Met. VUM students receive their user names and passwords in order to access the free educational materials in the beginning of each academic year. The online information access connects them with enlarge basis of global electronic database containing the necessary books, materials and research articles. All teaching methods and resources are entirely tired with the academic partner of VUM – Cardiff Mett.


Apply now:

In order to start your application process, please send us the following documents:

  1. A completed application form
  2. A copy of your High degree diploma
  3. A copy of your English Language Certificate (if available) or arranging a date for an entrance English exam at VUM

Find here, a detailed list of all the necessary documents.

Collect all documents, scan them and send them via e-mail on: admissions@vum.bg.

After having a look at your application, we will get in touch with you to inform you about our feedback.