Public Administration and Governance

Faculty
Master degree center
Duration
1 year; 1.5 years
Language
Bulgarian
Mode of study
Full-time

Specific courses:

  • Introduction into Public Administration
  • Public Sector Economics
  • Public Services Management

Specialized courses:

  • Project Management in Public Sector
  • Regional Development
  • Public Funds Management
  • Public Crisis Management
  • Public Expenditure Management
  • Human Resources Management in Public Administration
  • Master Seminar
  • Public-private Partnerships and Tenders (elective)
  • Change Management (elective)
  • Knowledge Management in Public Sector (elective)
  • Social Enterprise and Social Innovations (elective)

Expected knowledge and skills after acquiring qualification:
Graduates of this programme gain knowledge on the role and systems in public administration and their influence on the processes in contemporary society. Along with the general knowledge on state, students acquire knowledge and skills for the exercise of the state authorities, management of various territorial systems, administrative services, social work, and management of public institutions.

Employment opportunities upon graduation:
Graduates have the opportunity for widen professional realizations in senior administrative authorities, ministries and directorates, regional and municipal administrations, in the sphere of education, healthcare, social work, in controlling and budget organizations, in national and regional agencies, in national and international public structures. They can work as:

  • executives;
  • directors of directorates;
  • heads of departments;
  • consultants and specialists;
  • state and chief experts;
  • junior experts and administrators;
  • specialists and consultants in international public organizations;
  • employees and specialists in non-profit organizations;
  • secondary school teachers and university lecturers.