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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 -164 credits from compulsory courses, 48 from elective courses, 15 credits from optional courses, 3 credits from a pre-graduation internship and 10 credits from Diploma Project defense.

 

Profile of the programme
The content in compulsory courses is organized in proper way. Only the most motivated students are allowed to accelerate the process of learning.
The student actually forms their own profile by choosing elective and optional courses. 
The training is organized in a way, which provides the opportunity for horizontal mobility within the major and offers courses that can be selected by students in other majors at the university. 
Students are encouraged to participate in Academic mobility - sectoral program Erasmus.

 

Programme learning outcomes:
Students acquire specific theoretical knowledge and practical skills to support successful career in IT industry. They are participating in different forms of co-working with IT companies during their study.
Most of students participating in Erasmus+ internship, IT companies internships, Master classes and Seminars with IT Business and international partners.

 

 Programme structure diagram with credits*:

 

ECTS код

Course

Lectures and Seminars

Out-of-class workload

Number of Credits

1

INF 1305

Introduction to Computer Science

30

60

3

2

INF 1047

Computer Architecture

30

60

3

3

INF 

Programming

60

120

6

4

INF 

Web Technologies

30

60

3

5

MAT 1008

Linear Algebra and Analytic Geometry

60

120

6

6

FLT 1001

Foreign Language

60

120

6

7

INF 1047

Introduction to Entrepreneurship

30

60

3

Total for Semester I

300

600

30

1

INF 1109

Operating Systems

45

90

4,5

2

INF 

Programming

60

120

6

3

INF 1311

Data Analysis Tools

45

90

4,5

4

INF 

Web Technologies

30

60

3

5

MAT 1024

Mathematical Analysis

60

120

6

6

FLT 

English for Computer Science

60

120

6

Total for Semester II

300

600

30

Total for Year 1  

600

1200

60

1

MAT 1026

Mathematical Foundations of Computer Science

75

150

7,5

2

INF 

Databases

45

90

4,5

3

INF 1062

Object oriented Programming

60

120

6

4

INF 

Academic Writing

60 120

6

5

SPO 1007

Sport

60

120

6

Total for Semester III

300

600

30

1

INF 1071

Data Structures and Algorithms

60

120

6

2

INF 

Databases

60

90

6

3

INF 1048

Computer Netowrks and Communications

60

120

6

4

MAT 1018

Probability and Statistics

60

120

6

5

 INF

UI / UX

60

120

6

Total for Semester IV

300

570

30

 Total for Year 2  

600

1170

60

1

INF 1301

Introduction to Electronics

45

90

4,5

2

 

Elective Course 1

60

120

6

3

INF 

Computer Graphics

45

90

4,5

4

 

Elective Courses 2

60

120

6

5

INF 

Web Services and Cloud Technologies

60

120

6

6

MAN 1231

Introduction to Management

30

60

3

Total for Semester V

300

600

30

1

INF 

Software Engineering

45

90

4,5

2

INF 

Mobile Apps Development

60

120

6

3

PSY 1028

Psychology of Intelligence

30

60

3

4

INF 1308

IT Security

45

90

4,5

5

 

Elective Courses 3

60

120

6

6

 

Elective Courses 4

60

120

6

Total for Semester VI

300

600

30

Total for Year 3  

600

1200

60

1

MAN 1059

EBusiness

60

120

6

2

SPO 1007

Sport

30

60

3

3

 

Elective Courses 5

60

120

6

4

 

Elective Courses 6

60

120

6

5

 

Elective Courses 7

60

120

6

6

 

Optional  courses 1

30

60

3

Total for Semester VII

300

600

30

1

INF

Intelligent Systems

60

120

6

3

 

Optional  courses 2

30

60

3

4

 

Optional  courses 3

30

60

3

5

 

Optional  courses 4

30

60

3

6

INF 1065

Pre-graduation Internship

30

60

3

Total for Semester VIII

200

400

20

Total for Year 4  

500

1000

60

Total for the Course of Education:  

2300

4600

240

Type of Exam:  Defence of Diploma Project 

100

200

10

Total :

2400

4800

240

Students are obliged to choose 8 elective courses and 6 optional courses

Elective Courses, choose 8 from 18

1.                 

 

Distributed Computing

60

120

6

2.                 

INF 1482

Statistical Data Analysis

60

120

6

3.                 

MAT 1019

Numerical Methods

60

120

6

4.                 

INF 1073

Semantics of Programming Languages

60

120

6

5.                 

INF

Cryptography

60

120

6

6.                 

 

Risk Management in IT Business

60

120

6

7.                 

INF 1429

Business Proces Management

60

120

6

8. INF 1040 Computer Networking Administration 60 120 6
9. INF 1484 Programmng with Python 60 120 6

10.              

INF 

Programmng with С / С++

60

120

6

11.             

INF 1069

Programmng with PHP

60

120

6

12.             

INF 1108

Funcional Programming

60

120

6

13.             

 

Programming Techniques

60

120

6

14.             

 

Multimedia Technologies

60

120

6

15. INF 1031 Web Animation 60 120 6

16.             

INF 3441

JavaScript Technologies

60

120

6

17.             

 

Software Architecture

60

120

6

18.             

INF 1200

3D Modeling

60

120

6

Optional  courses, choose 5 from 18

1.                 

PSY 1066

Social Communications

30

60

3

2.                 

ECO 2006

Globalisation of Economics and Development

30

60

3

3.                 

 

Law

30

60

3

4.                 

 

Economics

30

60

3

5.                 

ACC1134

Accounting

30

60

3

6.                 

FIN 1147

Finance

30

60

3

7.                 

MAR 1004

Marketing

30

60

3

8.                 

 

Newroscience

30

60

3

9.                 

INF

Games and Decisions

30

60

3

10.             

 

Visual Effects Lab

30

60

3

11.             

 

Non-Realational Databases Lab

30

60

3

12.             

INF 1407

Mobile Apps Development Lab

30

60

3

13.             

INF 1478

Computer Networks Lab

30

60

3

14.             

INF 2300

Web Design Lab

30

60

3

15.             

INF 1063

Object Oriented Programming Lab

30

60

3

16.             

INF 1065

Operating Systems Lab

30

60

3

17.             

 

Multimedia Systems Lab

30

60

3

18.             

 

Research and Development Internship

30

60

3

      

 

Prediploma Internship

30

 

3

 

/Last Update: January 2018 /

 

In Varna Free University, a credit equals 30 lessons, of which 10 contact hours (lectures and seminars) and 20 hours independent work.
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) and in special mobility VFU programs with China, Morocco, Israel, etc.

 

Work-placement: It is envisaged that the preliminary graduation internship in the fourth course. 

 

Work-based learning: Students in the Bachelor's program will have the opportunity during their education to participate in a number of initiatives with Bulgarian and foreign companies to support their achievement through new contacts, challenges, competitions (VFU competition in Data Science QUERYADA), as well as master classes organized by the Department. Additionally, it will be given the opportunity to acquire professional certifications in the field. VFU is an Oracle Academy center.

 

Occupational profiles of the graduates:
The acquired professional qualification allows graduates to work as programmers, database administrators, software engineers, data analysts etc.

 

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 and Economics 
Assoc. Prof. Galina Momcheva, PhD
Tel - +359 52 359-574; +359 888 793785
gmomcheva@gmail.comgalina.momcheva@vfu.bg

Secretary:
Tel.: +359-52 359572; +359 878 417494
е-mail: cse@vfu.bg