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Business informatics with english (2 years)  Български  
Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics - Business informatics with english (2 years)
 

Approved by
RECTOR:
(Prof. D.Sc. Ivan KUTSAROV)
Academic Council Minutes No 16/ 9.09.2008

CURRICULUM

Area of higher education: NATURAL SCIENCES, MATHEMATICS AND INFORMATICS (4)
Professional stream: INFORMATICS AND COMPUTER SCIENCE (4.6)
Speciality:

BUSINESS INFORMATICS WITH ENGLISH

Educational and qualification degree: MASTER
Professional qualification: INFORMATICIAN
Mode of study: FULL-TIME
Official length of programme: 2 YEARS
  Dean of FMI:
  (Assoc. Prof. Asen Rahnev, Ph.D.)
  Faculty Council Minutes No 10 / 24.09.2008


CURRICULUM FEATURES:

  • This curriculum was developed under the Ordinance on the state requirements for the acquisition of higher education and educational qualification degrees (Bachelor, Master and Specialist) of 2002, and as of the 2004/2005 academic year, it also complies with Ordinance No 21 of 30.09.2004 on the adoption of a credit transfer and accumulation system in the higher education institutions. It was elaborated by a committee involving the heads (or authorised representatives) of departments, it was subject to discussion within each department, accepted by the Faculty Council and approved by the Academic Council.
  • One academic year consists of three trimesters (Autumn, Winter and Spring). 
  • Each trimester, contact hours are spread over 10 weeks for full-timers and 3 weeks for part-timers
  • The curriculum contains mandatory courses which are fundamental for the speciality.  Elective courses add to the specialisation of students’ training in a related field of study chosen by students. Optional courses provide students with knowledge in various fields, such as mathematics, business, law, psychology, modern languages, etc.
  • If a student has taken exams in more elective courses than required, they are duly entered in the Diploma. Optional or elective courses can also be ones which are not on the curriculum, but in which the student has taken exams at FMIIT of Plovdiv University or at another faculty or university in case of transfer), as well as during specialisation in the country or abroad within academic exchange programmes.
  • Each program ends with either a written State Exam or thesis defence 
  • Assessment takes place either during exam sessions following each trimester or during continuous assessment throughout a trimester.
  • 1 ECTS credit corresponds to ca. 22 ½ hours of student load (= 30 periods of student workload: contact  + non-contact).

 

Grading scale

Bulgarian grades ECTS grades
grade description grade description
6 EXCELLENT A EXCELLENT
5 VERY GOOD B VERY GOOD
4 GOOD C GOOD
3 SATISFACTORY D SATISFACTORY
E SUFFICIENT
2 FAIL FX FAIL
F FAIL
Courses CH L Lw Se Sw L Lw SS T C TA AY Tr Tn
FIRST ACADEMIC YEAR 500 240 24 20 2 240 24 1300 1800 60        
Autumn trimester 190 90 9 0 0 100 10 470 660 22            
Computer Architecture 50 30 3 0 0 20 2 130 180 6 E 1 A 1
Data Structures and Programming 70 30 3 0 0 40 4 170 240 8 E 1 A 1
Object-oriented Programming 70 30 3 0 0 40 4 170 240 8 E 1 A 1
Winter trimester 160 60 6 20 2 80 8 440 600 20            
Databases 70 30 3 0 0 40 4 170 240 8 E 1 W 2
Discrete Mathematics 50 30 3 20 2 0 0 130 180 6 E 1 W 2
Practical classes 40 0 0 0 0 40 4 140 180 6 CA 1 W 2
Spring trimester 150 90 9 0 0 60 6 390 540 18            
Artificial Intelligence 50 30 3 0 0 20 2 130 180 6 E 1 S 3
Software Technologies 50 30 3 0 0 20 2 130 180 6 E 1 S 3
Computer Networks and Communications 50 30 3 0 0 20 2 130 180 6 E 1 S 3
SECOND ACADEMIC YEAR 500 300 30 60 6 200 20 1420 1920 64        
Autumn trimester 170 90 9 0 0 80 8 340 510 17            
Business Practice of Companies 30 30 3 0 0 0 0 60 90 3 E 2 A 4
Financial Mathematics 30 30 3 0 0 0 0 90 120 4 E 2 A 4
Business English 40 0 0 0 0 40 4 80 120 4 CA 2 A 4
Web Programming 40 30 3 0 0 10 1 80 120 4 E 2 A 4
Practical classes 30 0 0 0 0 30 3 30 60 2 CA 2 A 4
Winter trimester 170 120 12 30 3 50 5 340 510 17            
Company Accounting 40 30 3 0 0 10 1 80 120 4 E 2 W 5
Project Management and Analysis 30 30 3 0 0 0 0 90 120 4 E 2 W 5
English for business communications 40 0 0 0 0 40 4 50 90 3 CA 2 W 5
European business environment 30 30 3 0 0 0 0 60 90 3 CA 2 W 5
Elective courses 30 30 3 0 0 0 0 60 90 3 CA 2 W 5
or practical classes 0 0 30 3 0 0
Spring trimester 160 90 9 30 3 70 7 740 900 30            
Investments and Investment Techniques 30 30 3 0 0 0 0 60 90 3 E 2 S 6
E-services 30 30 3 0 0 0 0 60 90 3 CA 2 S 6
Business Information Systems 30 0 0 0 0 30 3 60 90 3 CA 2 S 6
English in the official documents of the EU 40 0 0 0 0 40 4 50 90 3 E 2 S 6
Elective courses 30 30 3 0 0 0 0 60 90 3 CA 2 S 6
or practical classes 0 0 30 3 0 0
Preparation for and taking the State Examination or development and defence of a thesis paper 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 450 450 15 E 2 S 6
TOTAL 1000 540 54 80 8 440 44 2720 3720 124            
 

KEY:

CH – contact hours; L – lectures; Lw – lectures per week; Se – seminars; Sw – seminars per week; L - labs; Lw - labs per week; SS – self-study; T – subtotal;  C – ECTS credits; TA – type of assessment; AY – academic year; Tr – trimester; Tn – trimester number;  E – exam; CA – continuous assessment; A – Autumn, W – Winter, S – Spring

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