The first in Bulgaria Software Engineering programme, compliant with the international standards of the world’s largest association of professionals in this field IEEE!
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.
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At Varna University of Management, we provide concise and transparent guidelines for the admission process. Our primary criteria for prospective students include strong motivation, good high school diploma grades, and proficient English language skills.
During the admission procedure, Varna University of Management diligently adheres to the regulations and guidelines outlined by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Bulgaria. By doing so, we ensure that our practices align with the official standards and guidelines set by the government in Bulgaria
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✔️ Studying in Software Engineering 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 IT.
✔️Graduates who excel in this programme can discover ample opportunities for professional growth in fields such as software system design and implementation. They will have the chance to apply contemporary techniques and tools for specifying, designing, coding, testing, and implementing cutting-edge software systems. As a result, they can pursue careers as software engineers, software developers, network administrators, or business analysts across diverse organizations. Their roles may involve updating software systems, ensuring network security, and resolving software issues within network systems.
✔️ VUM equips its students for the fiercely competitive job market through valuable practical advice, guidance, and career development prospects. The university fosters strong partnerships with businesses in Bulgaria, Europe, USA, and other regions, creating an ideal environment for students to engage in internships and secure future opportunities with diverse partner institutions and organizations worldwide.
Students follow 70 credits of core modules
Students follow 65 credits of core modules and 5 credits of elective modules
Students follow 30 credits of core modules and 30 credits of elective modules
One of the following:
Three blocks of Elective modules, one module per block
*Note: Elective modules are subject to availability and demand; as such, not all elective modules may run in one academic year.
Optional modules* provide students with the opportunity to acquire knowledge and skills in various scientific fields. Optional modules are not related to the degree and they are not a compulsory component of the programme of study.
*Note: Optional modules are subject to availability and demand; as such, not all optional modules may run in one academic year.
Students must normally satisfy the minimum entry criteria for admission of students at VUM (see admission requirements at VUM’s webpage). For enrolling on the programme (Level 6/Year 3) with Accreditation to Prior Learning, students must have successfully completed all modules on their Programme curriculum for the preceding academic years at VUM.
September (applies to Level 6/Year 3 only)
Students whose first language is other than English will need to provide evidence of fluency to at least an IELTS 6.0 standard or equivalent. This is evidenced either by a valid IELTS certificate or equivalent, or by equivalent results in the English language module achieved during the first two/three years on the Programme at VUM.
The Programme is based on the Cardiff Met’s model for modular degrees in that students are required to successfully pass 360 British credit points (180 ECTS) for an honours degree. Since this is a one year top-up Programme all students will be credited with 240 British credit points (120 ECTS) following Cardiff Met’s procedures for Accreditation to Prior Learning upon successful completion of all modules on their Programme curriculum for the preceding academic years at VUM.
|Module Name||British credit points|
|Parallel and Distributed Systemsэ||20|
|Professional and Ethical Issues in IT||20|
|Software Engineering Dissertation Project||40|
|Final Award – BSc (Hons) Software Engineering||120|
* Disclaimer: Programme and module changes could be triggered by a number of reasons; such as validation and revalidation, developments in the subject area, responsive changes in light of student feedback, changes to the academic staff, external requirements from regulators or accrediting bodies or updates in teaching and assessment methods.
We make every effort to ensure that information on this website relating to our degree Programmes is as accurate as possible, however, it is suggested that applicants request updated Programme information during their application process.