WHY AN MBA AT VUM?
VUM is the best choice for getting your British MBA degree in Bulgaria. The institution is one of the very few places in Bulgaria where you can study international business in a truly international environment.
BOOST YOUR CONFIDENCE IN YOUR MANAGEMENT ABILITIES
Shaping leaders for nearly TEN years.
RANKED #7 in Central and Eastern Europe (according to Best-Masters.com).
The only British full-time MBA programme ENTIRELY delivered in Sofia or Varna.
Class Timetable: CLASSES OUTSIDE BUSINESS HOURS
Duration: 12-18 MONTHS
There are many benefits of getting your MBA and the most significant one is the great career opportunities in today’s corporate world.
“According to a 2013 survey by the Graduate Management Admission Council, Ninety-two percent (92%) of class of 2012 alumni were employed at graduation—the highest employment rate reported in this survey for any graduating class since 2003. Nearly 7 in 10 had secured a job before leaving graduate business school. Оverall, 85 percent of alumni attribute the advancement in their careers to their graduate business education. (…) Not only do MBA graduates have better employment options, they also earn more money than people who haven’t been awarded the degree.”
A university degree at an internationally recognized business school can be hard to afford for many ambitious, hard-working and talented prospective students. We, at Varna University of Management, believe that motivation and desire to grow should be encouraged. That is why we have tried to keep our tuition fees at a very acceptable level. VUM in partnership with business owners and entrepreneurs has introduced a number of opportunities such as admissions scholarship, scholarship for excellent results, for extracurricular activities and sports achievements. VUM has also introduced a payment in installments scheme in order to provide as many committed to success future business leaders and software engineers as possible!
*There is an additional 4th semester for students who had obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in a different field of science.
As an MBA graduate, you can add not only banking, financial management, accounting, and economics to your long list of possible career option but you can use this as a start point for higher-level positions in other fields as well. An MBA can open doors for management positions in any field. Some of the top MBA careers include positions in public relations, advertising, sales, marketing, and event management.VUM prepares its master’s students for the highly competitive labor market and provides them practical advice and expertise. VUM maintains excellent connections with the businesses field and place its students in different agencies, governmental institutions, NGO and other organisations in the UK, Germany, Spain, Portugal, Lithuania, Latvia, etc.
CURRICULUM AND ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
The programme gives you the opportunity to select a specialisation in a special field. To complete the MBA with a specialisation, students must get into a group of 10 persons and complete two specialised modules and to defend a dissertation in the specialised area.
People & Organisations
Accounting for Decision Makers
Management of Finance
Buyer Behaviour and Relationship Marketing
Leadership & Change Management
The dissertation is an essential part of the process of achieving a master’s level. It will provide the students with the opportunity to work independently and develop their ability to make critical and evaluative judgments. Students will specialize in an area of their choice but will be expected to draw upon a major theme of the taught part of the MBA and relate this to research. Using primary data, they will be guided by a personal tutor throughout the process. It is expected that this will provide an opportunity to integrate the course with practice, developing the ability to be an effective reflective practitioner. The dissertation should demonstrate that the student is able to produce work that is relevant in practice, particularly at the strategic level, and has an academic standing at the master’s level.
A filled-out International Student Application Form
Personal statement (Section 8 of the international student application form). It must have the date when it was filled out and the applicant's name. It must also be signed by the applicant.
A bachelor or master-level degree. Applicants whose academic achievement is 3rd Class Honors cannot be registered on the program unless they have at least 5 years of work experience
An English language certificate. (IELTS 6.5 +, Cambridge Advanced, Successful English language entrance exam at VUM, a British or US bachelor or master degree)
Two letters of recommendations from an employer or a lecturer, on an official form, with the logo of the employer's or lecturer's organization. The letters should be submitted to VUM as color scans.
An identification document: an identity card for Bulgarian citizens; an international passport for foreign citizens. The document should be submitted to VUM as a high-resolution color scan.
A passport-size photograph. It should be submitted to VUM as a high-resolution color scan.
A resume (CV) in English
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