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Computing and Computer Science

Faculty of International Economics and Administration
Department of Computer Science
Professional area: Computing and Computer Science


Speciality: Computing and Computer Science

Awarded qualification: Bachelor in Computer Science

Level of qualification: Bachelor


Length of programme: 4 years (8 semesters)


Number of credits: 240 credits


Field of study (ISCED-F): 0613: Software and applications development and analysis (11.3, 11.4 - 481)


Specific admission requirements: Completed secondary or higher education and a passed entrance exam. The grades of the state examinations and the results of international IT certificates are recognized for an entrance exam.


Specific arrangements for recognition of prior learning:
The students can use their prior learning graduation in different EU universities following the ECTS credit system. Recognizing credits after completing courses and receiving industrial or professional certificates is also acceptable after Department consideration and approval.


Qualification requirements and regulations
In order to get their qualification students must be allocated 240 credits (230 from the course and 10 from the State exam). Тhe training ends with the State exam - development and defense of a diploma work after successful completion of all duties provided for in the curriculum.


Programme learning outcomes:

Main learning outcomes:

Specific knowledge in computer science refers to: computer architectures and operational systems, computer networks, cyber security, databases, programming languages, web technologies, software engineering and mathematics for computer science, which are the required mandatory foundation for a bachelor's degree in the professional stream.

The practical skills acquired by students are aimed at: developing web applications using modern programming languages and technologies, interfaces oriented to the needs of different users, applying different paradigms and patterns of object-oriented and functional programming in work, quick orientation in a specific IT business environment and application of generally accepted standards for teamwork. In addition to courses related to computer science, students also study others in the field of management and economics.

In accordance with the European Framework of Competences and the National Qualification Framework, the education of students in the "Informatics and Computer Sciences" major stimulates the development of transferable competencies for: teamwork, working in a digital environment, working in mixed teams, innovative thinking. and application of new technologies in solving various problems;

Personal competences: responsibility, independence, correctness, efficiency, initiative; communication, resistance to stress, ability to communicate with different professional groups; motivation and striving for continuous improvement of professional qualification and learning of new technologies.

Learning Competences: Consistently assess their own qualifications by assessing the knowledge and skills acquired to date and plan for the need to expand and update their professional qualifications.

Professional competences: The acquired skills cover all the necessary activities of designing, developing, testing and maintaining software systems, as well as designing, building and maintaining an environment for the work of software teams, as well as experts from various fields of activity, working primarily in a digital environment, use of IT technologies in solving problems of various professional spheres.

The structure and content of the curriculum allows within the framework of the undergraduate study in the specialty,

the simultaneous acquisition of a second specialty, with the aim of realizing the student in new hybrid positions and professions.



Mode of study: full-time, distance learning
Examination regulations and grading scale:
The regulations are specific to each course (project or task; individual or group assignments, research papers, tests, project assignment, defense, etc.).
Graduation requirements: Development and defense of a diploma project.


Obligatory or optional mobility windows: Students can participate in EU student mobility (Erasmus).


Further development and professional realization:
Successful graduates of the specialty can continue their studies in: Master's programs from the Professional field of "Informatics and Computer Science" or other professional fields, the degree of "doctor" (after obtaining the degree of "master"), as well as in various forms of lifelong learning (LLL courses, postgraduate qualifications etc.).
Successful graduates of this specialty can find employment in companies from the software business. In accordance with the National Classification of Professions and Positions, graduates of the specialty can work as: software and software application developers and analysts, application programmers, software developers, database and network specialists, web content and multimedia developers, system administrators, system analysts, managers in the field of information and communication technologies.


Access to further studies
The acquired knowledge, skills and competences in the Bachelor’s degree course are the basis for further studies in Master's and PhD programs like: Software Engineering and ManagementData Science, etc. 


Head of Department of Computer Science
Antonina Ivanova, PHD

Department of Computer Science

Secretary: Galina Peneva
Tel.: +359-52 359-573