Bachelor Degrees in Latvia

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Latvia is a choice for many international students seeking a bachelor’s degree. The education in Latvia is high quality by international standards and there are plenty of Bachelor in Latvia programs to choose from. Some of the more popular areas of study for students seeking a Bachelor in Latvia are in the fields of business, marketing, design, architecture, political science, and area studies. Another benefit of earning a Bachelor in Latvia is the lower cost of living compared to other European countries.

There is plenty to maintain an active student life for those pursuing a Bachelor in Latvia. Students can explore the dynamic cities, impressive art-nouveau architecture, charming towns, historic villages, outdoor activities, and immerse themselves in a vibrant population. Many students find that a Bachelor in Latvia is a truly enjoyable and intellectually stimulating experience.

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BSc Economics

Latvia University of Agriculture
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Latvia Jelgava

Economic problems are an ever-present and inherent part of our lives. If you wish to understand how to improve the living conditions of people in their everyday lives and how to solve economic issues in economic sectors, come and join us! [+]

Bachelors in Latvia 2017. BSc Economics Economic problems are an ever-present and inherent part of our lives. If you wish to understand how to improve the living conditions of people in their everyday lives and how to solve economic issues in economic sectors, come and join us! Degree: BSc in Economics Credits: 240 ECTS Duration of studies: full-time – 4 years Language of instruction: English Tuition fee per year: 2000 Eur Admission: twice a year Contact person: Dr.oec. Dina Popluga, dina.popluga@llu.lv Accredited until: June 4, 2019 Academic profile This programme is aimed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to be work-ready and competitive economists in the national and international labour markets. The study programme consists of compulsory courses, elective courses and practical training, which gives you: analytical skills and knowledge to understand economic circumstances in micro and macro level; ability to analyse and critically assess processes and mutual relations of factors in agrarian and environmental economics, or in business process management; understanding of how to make decisions and manage resources rationally and sustainably; an opportunity to get interested in research activities and awareness of importance of lifelong learning. You will have the possibility to meet dynamic and experienced academic staff, to acquire unique knowledge in agricultural economics and to improve your knowledge abroad. The full – time Bachelor’s degree programme covers 4 academic years, where the 1st and 2nd academic years gives you general skills and abilities for an economist, but the 3rd and 4th academic years give you more specific skills in one of the following specialization directions: Agrarian and Environmental Economics or Business Process Management. Further is given short guide how to choose your specialization direction, where your choice highly dependent on your interest and what will be specific study courses within each specialization direction: This study programme is completed with the elaboration and defence of the Bachelor’s thesis. Admission Requirements Applicants with completed secondary education are approved for admission to the programme. Applicants must have at least a "Satisfactory" grade in Mathematics, must be able to present good English knowledge (minimum - CEFR level B2, IELTS score 5.0, TOEFL score 510, TOEFL-iBT score 64) and need to pass an aptitude test in social sciences. Career prospects and further studies The graduates are specialists who are able to assess a situation in the market, to organize and manage comprehensive entrepreneurship and implement innovative management ideas in rural and urban areas. Our recent graduates are employed in the companies of agricultural, banking and finance sectors, government institutions, academic and research organizations as well as self-owned companies. Bachelor’s degree entitles graduates to continue studies in a respective Master’s study programme at universities in Latvia or abroad. [-]

Professional Bachelor programme “Translation studies English-Russian-German

Ventspils University College
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Latvia Ventspils

According to the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Latvia, the professional bachelor programme in translation studies of Ventspils University College preparing high-level specialists – translators/interpreters – is one of the best in Latvia. [+]

According to the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Latvia, the professional bachelor programme in translation studies of Ventspils University College preparing high-level specialists – translators/interpreters – is one of the best in Latvia. The Russian language is one of the most demanded languages in the international market of translation/interpreting; nevertheless, in Latvia, there is quite a shortage of professional translators into / from Russian nowadays. REQUIREMENTS REGARDING THE PREVIOUS LEVEL OF EDUCATION General secondary or secondary vocational education (third qualification level) STUDY PROGRAMME PREPARES: Interpreters, translators, and managers of translation projects who are able to carry out translation commissions in the enterprises of State and municipalities, private companies, incl., translation agencies, and institutions of the European Union. MAIN COURSES Written Translation, Conference Interpreting (Simultaneous and Consecutive Interpreting), Linguistics, Intercultural Communication, Acquisition of Language Technologies, Foreign Languages: English, German, French, Spanish, and also Latvian. INTERNSHIP During the studies you will be able to undertake an internship not only in Latvia, for example, in translation agencies, but also abroad. That is a kind of a “bridge” to a professional employment market, as a place of your internship may become your future working place. [-]

Bachelor in European Study

Baltic International Academy
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 Latvia Riga

Programme: European Study Type: Complete study programme [+]

Bachelors in Latvia 2017. Programme: European Study Type: Complete study programme Degree to be obtained: Bachelor Length: Full-time – 3 years (6 terms) Language: English Fee per year:* 1410 EUR (for EU students) / 1800 EUR (for non-EU students) * Other information: The payment for the dormitory is starting at 75 Ls (107 EUR). For additional information, or to apply to the programme please contact the Head of Study Programme or see the webpage. Curriculum Idea of Europe Politics in Latvia Political History of Latvia Political History of Europe Political Theory Theory of International Relations Comparative Politics Research Methods and Methodology in Political Sciences Theory of European Integration International Political Economy International Legislation History of European Integration Course paper I Course paper II EU Institutes Economics of European Integration EU Law EU Environmental Policy Latvia’s Integration in EU Conflict and Consensus in European Politics European Common Foreign and Security Policy European Politics EU Regional Policy EU Social Policy European Economic and Monetary Policy EU and Politics of the Baltic states EU and Politics of Central and Eastern Europe EU and Politics of Russia, Ukraine and Byelorussia EU and Politics of Eurasia EU and Politics of Scandinavia Diplomatic protocol Democracy and Legitimization in the EU Development of Democracy in the Central and Eastern Europe EU and Globalization International Relations and EU EU and Politics of Near East USA in International System South America in International System Africa in International System Latvian Foreign Policy: Institutions and Decision Making International Organizations Global Communication, Media and International Relations International Trade, Banking Policy and Finances Politics of CIS EU and Ukraine: Development of International Relations History of 20th Century Diplomacy Diplomatic Law and Politics Public and Political Diplomacy Diplomacy, Politics and Media Diplomacy and Economics Diplomatic Communication and Negotiation Consular Diplomatic Relations The English language The German language The French language The Russian language Elaboration and presentation of Bachelor paper [-]

Bachelor in Translation and Interpreting

Baltic International Academy
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Latvia Riga

Programme: Translation and Interpreting Type: Complete study programme [+]

Programme: Translation and Interpreting Type: Complete study programme Degree to be obtained: Bachelor Length: Full-time – 4 years (8 terms) Language: English Fee per year:* 1250 EUR Other information: The payment for the dormitory is 150 EUR. For additional information, or to apply to the program please contact the Head of Study Program or see the webpage. Course Content A. Compulsory extensive professional and general courses TV1 Civics and Legal Regulation of Professional Activity [N] TV2 Applied Computer Science: MS Office [N] TV3 Applied Computer Science: MS Office [N] TV4 Psychology [N] TV5 Principles of Economics and Business Activity [EN] TV6 Logic and Rhetoric [N] TV7 Basics of Speech Technique [N] TV8 Psycholinguistic Aspects of Translation [EN] TV9 Business Organisation and Records Management [EN] TV10 Cross-cultural Communication [N] TV11 Project Development Fundamentals. Translation Project Development and Management [EN] TV12 Methods of Graduation Project Development [N] TV13 Labour and Fire Safety [N] A1. Specialised compulsory theoretical courses and information technologies courses Introduction to Contrastive Linguistics [N] Introduction to Speciality [EN] Modern English I-III The Native Language I-IV The Native Language Stylistics IV. Fundamentals of Editorship I – II [N] Theory of Translation [EN] The Culture and History of The United Kingdom [EN] Fundamentals of Cross-cultural Linguistic Research [N] B. Specialised Professional Courses The English Language I-V: The Latvian / Russian Language I-III: The Foreign Language (French / Spanish / German) I - III. A Practical Communication Skills Course Translation / Interpreting Methods and Professional Training [ENN + ENLV/RU] or [ENN ] Term Paper 1, 2 C. Optional Courses Internship Translation Internship I-III Project Internship Pre-graduation Internship State Examination Bachelor Paper The Translation and Interpreting programme at Baltic International Academy includes a practice of the Wordfast Translation Studio suite of tools (two industry-leading TM tools: Wordfast Classic (WFC) and Wordfast Pro (WFP)). We would like to express our gratitude to Wordfast LLC and Yves Champollion, the developer of the Wordfast, for free licenses. [-]

Bachelor of European Business

RISEBA
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Latvia Riga

The Programme European Business Studies at RISEBA, the pioneer in the Baltics, was designed in response to extensive globalisation trends and Latvia integration in Europe. Boosting the gateway to international careers for young managers RISEBA takes a special pride in EBS graduates’ unrivalled network continuously advancing in their ambitious careers and reaching corporate top positions in an... [+]

Bachelors in Latvia 2017. The Programme European Business Studies at RISEBA, the pioneer in the Baltics, was designed in response to extensive globalisation trends and Latvia integration in Europe. Boosting the gateway to international careers for young managers RISEBA takes a special pride in EBS graduates’ unrivalled network continuously advancing in their ambitious careers and reaching corporate top positions in an array of leading companies locally and abroad. With its strong international insight the EBS programme challenges students from the first day of studies exposing them to an overwhelmingly international setting. Studies entirely in English, mixed groups of local and overseas students, international projects, events and competitions create an ideal inter-cultural, highly motivating and competitive learning environment. Fundamental business backgrounds enhanced by the fascinating linguistic opportunities to learn Latvian, Russian, English, French and even Spanish create an added value to ensure EBS students’ success in exchange programmes internships abroad, international research projects. European Business Studies is among the best Bachelor programmes, awarded from EFMD (The Management Development Network) with EPAS accreditation. RISEBA became the first and only Baltic Higher Education Institution, that received the second prestigious EPAS accreditation of European Foundation for Management (EFMD). This accreditation has been awarded for three years to professional undergraduate programme „European Business” and professional postgraduate programme "International Business". Professional degree awarded: Bachelor of European Business Qualification awarded: Business Executive Language of instruction: English Form of study: Full time studies Programme in brief EBS Programme Comprehensive and up-to-date syllabus rears high calibre specialists possessing a sound expertise and technical knowledge of management disciplines, combined with practical managerial skills and experience. Students will develop a set of transferrable skills and insights into the key business areas, such as Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Law, Leadership, and Cross-cultural Communications, with the focus on the European market. It is the variety and highly integrative nature of the EBS programme that instils the spirit of diligence, ambition and strives to benefit students in their lifetime. Key Programme Strengths Excellent reputation in the industry Highly professional academic personnel Practically oriented study courses Excellent technical facilities Cooperation and joint projects with leading creative HEIs Powerful and extensive alumni network International Qualifications The degree is enhanced by the internationally recognised qualifications from the London Chamber of Industry and Commerce (LCCI) and the Chambre de Commerce et d’Industrie de Paris (CCIP). Prestigious international diplomas, CI and C2 professional qualifications obtained during their studies ensure EBS students’ strong competitive advantage, guaranteed further international education and employability, recognition and fast career growth. International opportunities: intensive language training in France; Internship abroad; one semester studies abroad (ERASMUS Programme); Double Degree opportunity (degree from RISEBA and a partner university); international qualifications from London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI); participation in International Projects. Career prospects The international experience in both work and study, together with language and cultural competences, takes EBS graduates to highly valued positions in the corporate world. EBS graduates are successful in developing careers in various roles, from market research to financial analysis and management, to consulting at the top level in Europe and beyond. Some graduates choose to continue their studies locally in the International Business Master’s Programme, while others successfully continue in Europe or become entrepreneurs. EBS graduates are currently working with global brands such as Ernst&Young, Tefen, CYTEC, airBaltic, Rietumu Bank, and others. Admission requirements Centralized examinations in Latvian language and English language (for Latvia nationals only). English language level A, B or C is required; applicants with English language level D or lower must pass English language examination at RISEBA* or IELTS, or TOEFL certificate. English language examination at RISEBA or IELTS, or TOEFL certificate (for all applicants). Bachelor degree from RISEBA qualifies you for Postgraduate studies at the best European Universities. [-]

Bachelor of Engineering Sciences in Architecture

RISEBA
Campus Full time 7 semesters September 2017 Latvia Riga

Already for 18 years Riga International School of Economics and Business Administration offers its students contemporary and high quality education. RISEBA is the place where “BUSINESS MEETS ART”. As from Year 2011 RISEBA offers a unique, international architecture study programme in English. The best educational standards of architecture of USA and Europe are integrated in the new... [+]

Already for 18 years Riga International School of Economics and Business Administration offers its students contemporary and high quality education. RISEBA is the place where “BUSINESS MEETS ART”. As from Year 2011 RISEBA offers a unique, international architecture study programme in English. The best educational standards of architecture of USA and Europe are integrated in the new architectural study programme of RISEBA. By establishing a new course of architecture studies RISEBA is taking the next step in order to accomplish its mission: to become “the gateway to international careers!” Advantages of the programme international study environment; the possibility to thoroughly master the English language; studying abroad for one semester within ERASMUS programme; study practice abroad; academic staff with international experience; library, computer classrooms, specialized computer programs, equipped design studios and modeling workshops; variety of courses of students' choice. Programme Content The Studies on six fields of concentration: Architectural Design; Fine Art; Building Technology and Science; Project Management, Economics and law; City Planning; History and Theory of Architecture; Humanities and Social Subjects; Practice; Bachelor Thesis. Architecture students are invited and encouraged to compose their curriculum by choosing additional courses also from other Creative and Business faculties. Programme content: The curriculum aims to integrate the knowledge of all these diverse, yet complementing domains. The main aspiration is to provide students with the ability of analytical thinking and problem solving: granting the knowledge, intellectual capacity and practical skills of interrelating apparently separate domains of architectural realm of theory and practice. The successive years of the curriculum built up on one another in Architectural Design studies. Each academic year, the curriculum aims to explore consequently more complex issues and scales of design problems as such: - Principles of design - Private space and dwelling - Public space and place-making - Urban space and urban regeneration Entrance requirements for EU citizens centralized exams in English and Mathematics*; entrance examination in drawing/spatial modeling; interview and work portfolio (documentation of the previously performed works reflecting person’s individuality, creativity and capacity for work, in any field and techniques (photo, cinema, music, dance, computer graphics, multimedia, design, installations etc.)***. *For those who have obtained secondary education until 2004, certificates of the centralized exams are not necessary. If a person has not passed the centralized exams, RISEBA additionally organizes entrance examinations in English and Mathematics. **Application process usually opens in June. Please follow the information in our web site not to miss the application dates. ***On demand. Entrance requirements for non-EU citizens Step 1: Candidate should submit following documents: - Candidate should submit his/her portfolio of creative work (drawings, paintings etc) reflecting the true interests and passion of the candidate. Please send it as a PDF document not exceeding 5 MB. - A motivation letter in English. - CV in English - Copies of the diplomas from previous education Step 2: If necessary, there will be also a skype lecture scheduled for the interview with the candidate. (optional) Step 3: The board of the faculty will review all the portfolios and send acceptance or refusal letter to the candidate not later than in 2 weeks time. [-]

Bachelor programme in Event and Leisure Management

Turiba University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Latvia Riga

Build a knowledge and experience platform to ensure a solid foundation for organizing, producing and planning large scale events. [+]

Bachelors in Latvia 2017. Career tips - There has been a 10% increase in work places for certified event planners and organizers over the last five years making it the 16th demanded profession in the world - Tourism industry creates new work places 16 % faster than any other industry - Study in the first comprehensive event management study programme in the Baltic States PROGRAMME IS ACCREDITED till Year 2019 DEGREE: Professional Bachelor's degree in Business Administration QUALIFICATION: Manager of enterprises and institutions DURATION OF STUDIES: 4 Academic Years STUDY PROGRAMME: in English or Latvian CAREER: Build a knowledge and experience platform to ensure a solid foundation for organizing, producing and planning large scale events; Learn to organize diverse individually unique events tailored to meet the needs of your clients; Express yourself professionally and creatively pursuing your interests in the events industry organizing and producing a wide variety of events – sports, corporate, music festivals, weddings and other celebrations, promotional events etc. manage event management companies or tourism and hospitality enterprises. Internship – in Latvian or foreign event management companies or tourism and hospitality enterprises organizing and producing events each study year. WHAT WILL YOU LEARN IN THIS STUDY PROGRAMME? 1st Academic Year: learn the essentials of management and economics and analyse events organized around you. Learn the basic principles of organizing events enabling you to take your first steps in organizing and producing events professionally. 2nd Academic Year: the focus is on active and sports as well as cultural events. Learn to manage finances of the company or particular project. Develop your personality mastering foreign languages and history of civilization. Hone your skills in media communication learning the importance of building and maintaining rapport with journalists. 3rd Academic Year: acquire knowledge of planning and organizing corporate events – be it international trade fairs, congresses, small conferences or promotional events. Study services marketing and understand how to add value to your projects. Gain confidence in organizing events by learning business etiquette, psychology and leadership. 4th Academic Year: the emphasis is on management of culture and well- being and SPA events. Observe and analyse global processes and their influence on the field of tourism and events. Find out how corporate responsibility has become a model for sustainable business practices. Gather information and materials and compile and defend your bachelor thesis! [-]

Bachelor programme in Managemement of International Communication

Turiba University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Latvia Riga

In Academic Year 1 you will gain knowledge of social psychology and variances of communication in different countries which is much appreciated by specialists in their daily life. You will learn how to manage communications in a global public environment as well as improve your knowledge of the English language. [+]

Management of International Communication – Professional Bachelor’s study programme Useful There are more mobile phones with connection than people in the world. There are 3 million new blogs created in the Internet every month. PROGRAMME IS ACCREDITED till Year 2019 DEGREE ACQUIRED: Professional Bachelor degree in Public Administration QUALIFICATION OBTAINED: Public Relations Manager STUDY PERIOD: 4 Academic Years STUDY PROGRAMME: in English or Latvian CAREER OPTIONS: The prospect of an interesting and well-paid position as a company representative abroad or head of a mission is waiting there for you and you will also be able to apply daily your English knowledge and to work side-by-side with the people from various cultures; Should you wish to apply your knowledge gained concerning international environment here in Latvia, you will be fit for working at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs or in other governmental institutions; You will be capable of establishing and managing your own company or a non-governmental organisation; You will be capable of defining the agenda for the countries and communities. TRAINEESHIP at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, State Chancellery, Latvian Olympic Committee, Latvian Basketball Association, and in all Latvian Chamber of Commerce and Industry member companies throughout the entire study period. WHAT WILL YOU LEARN IN THIS STUDY PROGRAMME? In Academic Year 1 you will gain knowledge of social psychology and variances of communication in different countries which is much appreciated by specialists in their daily life. You will learn how to manage communications in a global public environment as well as improve your knowledge of the English language. In Academic Year 2 you will have the option of participating in the Erasmus Programme and studying in one of the partner universities in Europe and finish in-service traineeships in companies based abroad. You will also learn the principles of public administration, the etiquette and the protocol, develop your public presentation skills. You will be able to select an additional foreign language among the Spanish, French, German or Russian languages. After spending a certain amount of time at Turība you will be able to opt for studies and acquisition of a double degree at the Doğuş University in Turkey. In Academic Year 3 you will explore international law, marketing and selling in local and international markets. You will become an expert in integrated marketing communications and master the skills required to design and manage projects. In Academic Year 4 you will gain an in-depth knowledge on environmental communication and international communications. You’ll be networking with your soul-mates and co-workers all over the world. CONTENT OF THE STUDY PROGRAMME 1st Academic Year Business Manners Globalisation, European Integration and Intercultural Interaction Civil Protection Communication Management Communications Research Methods Music as a Means of Communication Social Psychology Commerce Public Administration and International Relations English Study Work Traineeship 2nd Academic Year Management New Media Marketing Communications Ethics, Business Etiquette and Protocol Financial Management and Accounting Elocution and Interpersonal Communication Public Relations Campaigns Language Theory and Practice Study Work Traineeship Optional Courses: Spanish, Russian, German or French (by choice) 3rd Academic Year International Marketing International Law Integrated Marketing Communications Reputation and Brand Management International Marketing Philosophy Study Work Traineeship Optional Courses: Product Creativity Alternative Marketing Products International Marketing Sports Projects 4th Academic Year Sociology Crisis Communication Environmental Communication International Communications (in English or Russian) Pre-Graduation Paper Traineeship State Examination — Graduation Paper The study programme syllabi may be subject to updates and modifications at any time during the course of the studies based on the requirements in the labour market and the LR Cabinet of Ministers regulations*. The study programme syllabi may differ by types of studies**. [-]

Bachelor programme in Tourism and Hospitality Management

Turiba University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Latvia Riga

The only study programme in the Northern Europe, which is appraised by UN WTO, has been assigned the highest quality assessment in tourism education world – TedQual certificate. [+]

Bachelors in Latvia 2017. Tourism and Hospitality Management - professional Bachelor’s study programme Useful Every year ~200 students of tourism spend their summers outside Latvia, by having traineeships in tourism companies in different countries. The only study programme in the Northern Europe, which is appraised by UN WTO, has been assigned the highest quality assessment in tourism education world – TedQual certificate. Professional bachelor's study programme Tourism and Hospitality Management has obtained for the fourth time the prestigious UNWTO – UN World Tourism Organization TedQual accreditation to the maximum possible term – four years, till Year 2018. PROGRAMME IS ACCREDITED till Year 2019 - TedQual Certificate (from UN WTO) DEGREE: Professional Bachelor's degree in business Administration QUALIFICATION: Manager of enterprises and institutions DURATION OF STUDIES: 4 Academic Years STUDY PROGRAMME: in English or Latvian CAREER: obtained degree allows you to manage lodgings for the night, catering company or tourism agency; knowledge obtained in the study programme will be useful in order to become an expert of hospitality services in hotel or manager of leisure and entertainment company; when working as travel consultant or organizer of tourism agency, you can demonstrate your competences in tourism area and geography, and customer service skills, as well; if you like planning and administration, you can work in state and municipality institutions; if you are good at customer service and interested in intercultural communication, work in tourism and hospitality enterprises is for you! TRAINEESHIP in Latvian or foreign tourism and hospitality companies in all study years. WHAT WILL YOU LEARN IN THIS STUDY PROGRAMME? In the 1st Academic year you will be introduced with the basic work principles of the world’s fastest growing industry – tourism. In this academic year students become aware of the versatility and comprehensive nature of tourism industry and acquire the principles of catering services. You will learn to work in international environment, learn foreign languages and social psychology. In the 2nd Academic Year you will learn the principles of business management –from the general business management and economic principles to legal framework of business. Acquired knowledge will help you to start your own business. Knowledge acquired in this course is necessary both establishing business and being employee. In the 3rd Academic Year you will find out the current trends in tourism economics and globalization, you will acquire marketing of services and international tourism and develop a real tourism marketing project. Business management is impossible without ability to plan and manage company finances; therefore, you will acquire both principles of accountancy and tax system. In the 4th Academic Year the focus is on understanding of world tourism market regularities. You will improve your knowledge on significance of globalization processes in tourism and hospitality industry and you will find out why corporate responsibility is now realized in the world and attention is paid to sustainability; you will also develop skills to work in e-environment. In the development of diploma paper you will apply all acquired knowledge in this or previous courses. CONTENT OF THE STUDY PROGRAMME 1st Academic Year Tourism and hospitality Catering organizing and services Tourism agencies and information systems Hotel service organization Information technologies English and second foreign language by choice – German, French, Spanish or Russian Social psychology Internet technologies Research paper Traineeship 2nd Academic Year Travel arrangements and management Civil protection Economics Business activities in tourism Commercial law English and second foreign language by choice – German, French, Spanish or Russian Tourism geography Management Computer graphics and layout design Management of catering company Culture of Latvia and Baltic states Tourism logistics Language and intercultural communication Hotel management systems Research paper Traineeship 3rd Academic Year Financial management Bookkeeping and taxes Services and tourism marketing History of world culture Human resources management Political science Tourism economics and globalization Management of tourism projects Research of tourism and market Business etiquette and communication in hospitality Languages, cultures and ethics Research paper Traineeship 4th Academic Year Tourism planning and management E-commerce Philosophy Corporative responsibility and sustainability Rural tourism Advertising language and e-communication technologies International law Pre-diploma traineeship State examination – diploma paper Content of the study programme during studies can be updated and changed on the base of labour market requirements and regulations of the Minister Cabinet*. Content of the study programmes may differ on the base of study mode**. [-]

Bachelor in Physics

Liepaja University
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 Latvia Liepaja

The aim of the programme is to give academic education in the field of Physics. Programme includes courses of Physics and Mathematics as well as laboratory works. [+]

About the programme The aim of the programme is to give academic education in the field of Physics. Programme includes courses of Physics and Mathematics as well as laboratory works Matriculation requirements: General Certificate of Secondary Education (official transcript is required); The grade in mathematics from the GCSE (if there are more than one discipline the average grade is taken into account); The grade in physics from the GCSE; Career opportunities After obtaining Bachelor’s degree graduates have an opportunity to work at the Institute of Mathematical Sciences and Information Technology, Liepaja University and are entitled to continue their studies as Master students in Physics in some of the higher education establishments of Latvia or the European Union. Assessment Assessment of the students’ knowledge is continuous process during the whole semester on the basis of their independent assignments and tests, as well as twice a year, passing credit tests and examinations. During the semester each course envisages several independent assignments – practical and laboratory works, tests and reports. At the end of each course students sits for a written or oral examination or credit test. In some courses, during which both lectures and laboratory works are planned, students take both a credit test and an examination. Assessment is made in a ten-point scale or with the help of a credit test. Programme structure (120 CP) The size of the Professional Bachelor study programme is 180 ECTS (120 CP), and the duration of the programme is 4 years. Compulsory (A) part – 120 ECTS (80 CP), including Bachelor exam 3 ECTS (2 CP) and Bachelor paper 15 ECTS (10 CP) Compulsory (B) part – 57 ECTS (38 CP), including restricted option courses depending on specialization: B(1) Mathematical Physics 15 ECTS (10 CP); B(2) Engineering Physics 15 ECTS (10 CP); B(3) scientific basics of school Physics 15 ECTS (10 CP) Free option (C) part 3 ECTS (2 CP); Term paper 3 ECTS (2 CP) Compulsory subjects General Physics Theoretical mechanics Optics and spectroscopy Thermodynamics and molecular physics Electromagnetism Quantum mechanics Field theory Semiconductor physics Theory of relativity Non-linear physics Hydrodynamics Computational fluid dynamics Mathematical calculus Numerical methods Methods of teaching and learning Acquisition of the study programme is organised in the form of lectures, seminars, practical classes and laboratory works, students’ independent assignment (individually, literary studies, development of a project in small groups). Implementation of each course envisages integration of knowledge, skills and abilities, succession of the courses in their relation to writing the students’ research project. Individual planning During the course students fulfil tasks of the practice, set up and present term paper (second academic year) and Bachelor paper (third academic year). Language proficiency Minimum IELTS (6). [-]

Bachelor in Information Technology

Liepaja University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Latvia Liepaja

The main goal of the programme is to prepare highly qualified specialists in Information Technology, providing possibilities to acquire professional higher education and competencies that promotes development of creative personality and professional career. [+]

Bachelors in Latvia 2017. About the programme The main goal of the programme is to prepare highly qualified specialists in Information Technology, providing possibilities to acquire professional higher education and competencies that promotes development of creative personality and professional career. Admission requirements: General Certificate of Secondary Education (official transcript is required); The grade in Mathematics from the GCSE (if there are more than one discipline the average grade is taken into account); The grade in English from the GCSE; Career opportunities After obtaining professional Bachelor’s degree the graduates have an opportunity to work at organisations performing software development, delivery, and maintenance. They also are entitled to continue their studies as Master students in Information Technology or Computer Science in some of the higher education institutions of Latvia or the European Union. Assessment Assessment of students’ knowledge is a continuous process, which lasts during the whole semester and it is done on the basis of independent assignments and tests, as well as passing credit tests and examinations twice a year. During the semester each course envisages several independent assignments – practical and laboratory works, tests and reports. At the end of each course students pass a written or oral examination or a credit test. In some courses, during which both lectures and laboratory works are planned, students take both a credit test and an examination. Assessment is made by a ten-point scale or with the help of a credit test. Programme structure The size of the Professional Bachelor study programme is 252 ECTS (168 CP), and the duration of the programme is 4 years. The programme consists of three parts: Part A (97,5 ECTS / 65 CP) – compulsory courses of Information Technology, Mathematics, Economics, Law, and Management; Part B (145,5 ECTS / 97 CP) – compulsory courses providing advanced competencies in Information Technology and Software Engineering, practice in industry, and development of Bachelor thesis Part C (9 ECTS / 6 CP) – free optional courses chosen according to students’ interests. Compulsory courses in Information Technology and Software Engineering Programming, Algorithms and Data structures, Object-Oriented Programming, Programming Languages, Development of Web-based Applications, Databases, Software Project Management, Information System Analysis and Design, Software Testing and Quality, Software Agile Development, Computer Networks, Information System Security, Computer Architecture, Operating Systems Methods of teaching and learning Learning in the study programme is organised in the form of lectures, seminars, practical classes and laboratory works, students’ independent assignment (individually, literary studies, development of a project in small groups). Implementation of each course envisages integration of knowledge, skills and abilities, succession of the courses in their relation to writing the students’ research project. Individual planning During the course students fulfil tasks of the practice, set up and present a annual paper (first to third year) and the Bachelor thesis (fourth year). Language proficiency Minimum IELTS (6). [-]

Bachelor in Computer Science

Liepaja University
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 Latvia Liepaja

The central aim of the programme is to give academic education in the field of Information and Communication Technologies. [+]

About the programme The central aim of the programme is to give academic education in the field of Information and Communication Technologies. Matriculation requirements: General Certificate of Secondary Education (official transcript is required); The grade in Mathematics from the GCSE (if there are more than one discipline the average grade is taken into account); The grade in English from the GCSE; Career opportunities After obtaining Bachelor’s degree the graduates have an opportunity to work at organisations performing software development, delivery, and maintenance. They also are entitled to continue their studies as Master students in Information Technology or Computer Science in some of the higher education institutions of Latvia or the European Union. Assessment Assessment of students’ knowledge is a continuous process, which lasts during the whole semester and it is done on the basis of independent assignments and tests, as well as passing credit tests and examinations twice a year. During the semester each course envisages several independent assignments – practical and laboratory works, tests and reports. At the end of each course students pass a written or oral examination or a credit test. In some courses, during which both lectures and laboratory works are planned, students take both a credit test and an examination. Assessment is made by a ten-point scale or with the help of a credit test. Programme structure Size of Bachelor study programme is 180 ECTS (120 CP), and the duration of the programme is 3 years. The programme consists of three parts: A part (138 ECTS / 92 CP) – compulsory courses of Computer Science and Mathematics; B part (36 ECTS / 24 CP)– compulsory courses , which expect deeper education of students and development of their professional skills and abilities; C part (6 ECTS / 4 CP) – free optional courses chosen according to students’ interests. Compulsory subjects Programming Data base technologies Management of software development projects Computer architecture Courses of continuous mathematics Courses of discrete mathematics Computer Science and numerical methods Term paper Bachelor paper Methods of teaching and learning Acquisition of the study programme is organised in the form of lectures, seminars, practical classes and laboratory works, students’ independent assignment (individually, literary studies, development of a project in small groups). Implementation of each course envisages integration of knowledge, skills and abilities, succession of the courses in their relation to writing the students’ research project. Individual planning During the course students fulfil tasks of the practice, set up and present term paper (second academic year) and Bachelor paper (third academic year). Language proficiency Minimum IELTS (6) [-]

Professional Bachelor in Sport Science

Latvian Academy of Sport Education
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Latvia Riga

To provide professional studies in sports science in correspondence with the state economic, cultural and social needs. [+]

Bachelors in Latvia 2017. EDUCATION AND SPORT SPECIALIST with two qualifications: a sports teacher and a sports manager, a sports teacher and a recreation specialist, a senior coach of a definite sport and a sports manager, a sports teacher and a senior coach of a definite sport, a senior coach of a definite sport and a recreation specialist. Programme aim: To provide professional studies in sports science in correspondence with the state economic, cultural and social needs. Final examinations: State examination including: Practical examination (except qualification–sport manager) in education and sport specialist professional qualifications; Integrated written examination in education and sport specialist professional qualifications; Working out and defending of Bachelor paper and Diploma paper. Further education possibility: Professional Master higher education programme „SPORT SCIENCE” [-]

Bachelor - Mechatronics

Rezekne University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 9 - 10 semesters September 2017 Latvia Rēzekne

Mechatronics is a field of engineering based on machines, electronics, hardware [+]

Bachelor study program “Mechatronics”

Mechatronics is a field of engineering based on machines, electronics, hardware and control systems technologies. Mechatronic engineers use their notions of machinery, electronics, hardware and control to see and improve the system as a whole and deal with all aspects of these mechatronic systems regarding design, operation, maintenance, repair and renewal. Visiting professors from partner universities will be involved as teachers and advisors in the program. Students have an opportunity to participate in Erasmus mobility for studies and traineeship. The language of instruction is English. Qualification awarded: Bachelor degree in Mechatronics/Engineer in Mechatronics (double diploma opportunity) Admission requirements: General secondary or 4-year secondary vocational education Duration of studies: 4,5 years of full time and 5 years of part-time studies. Study program consists of 3 parts: - Part A – compulsory courses (general) - Part B – elective courses (specialization) - Part C – free elective courses To complete study program student has to earn 180 KP credits (270 ECTS) Access to further studies: Master Studies Final test, if any: Engineering Project Study fee: 1730 EUR per year... [-]


Bachelor - Engineer of Programming

Rezekne University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time Part time 4 - 5 years September 2017 Latvia Rēzekne + 1 more

The main objective of this program is to deliver IT knowledge and specific skills needed for effective [+]

Bachelor study program “Engineer of Programming”

The main objective of this program is to deliver IT knowledge and specific skills needed for effective information systems management in a fast changing world. This field of study focuses on theoretical principles of computer science, algorithmics, computer programming, database systems and operating systems. Visiting professors from partner universities will be involved as teachers and advisors in the program. Students have an opportunity to participate in Erasmus mobility for studies and traineeship. The language of instruction is English. Qualification awarded: Programming Engineer and Professional Bachelor Degree in Information Technology Admission requirements: General secondary education or 4-year secondary vocational education Duration of studies: 4 years of full time and 5 years of part-time studies. Study program consists of 3 parts: - Part A – compulsory courses (general) - Part B – elective courses (specialization) - Part C – free elective courses To complete study program student has to earn 160 KP credits (240 ECTS) Access to further studies: Master Studies Final test, if any: Diploma project Study fee: 1730 EUR per year... [-]