Bachelor's in Asian studies

General

Program Description

Highlights

  • Study location: Latvia, Riga
  • Type: Undergraduate, full-time
  • Nominal duration: 3 years (180 ECTS)
  • Study language: English
  • Awards: Bachelor (Bachelor of Humanities in Asian studies)
  • Accreditation: Study programme is accredited

Overview

This programme combines language studies with culture and regional studies in relation to the language module chosen by the student.

The programme is divided into four language modules: Japanese language module; Sinology module: Chinese, Classical Chinese (Wenyan); India and Indonesia module: Hindi or Tibetan or Indonesian language; Middle East module: Arabic or Turkish language.

The full – time degree programme covers three academic years. Classes are mainly from 8.30am till 6pm in the working days.

Application

Entry qualification

High school / secondary education (or higher)

Applicants applying for undergraduate degree studies are required to have completed their secondary/high school education.

The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Latvian

Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.

Applicants must upload education documents in original language, as well as translations into English.

Diplomas and transcripts issued outside EU must be legalized with a legalization stamp or Apostille.

You must take the original entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.

Language requirements

English

Applicants must prove their English language knowledge. University accepts the following international language tests:

  • TOEFL IBT – at least score 72;
  • IELTS – at least score 5.5;
  • PTE General – at least level B2;
  • FCE – at least level B;
  • CPE – satisfactory pass;
  • CAE – satisfactory pass.

University can provide English language test for additional payment (97.50 EUR)

Applicants whose native language is English or previous education is obtained in English are exempt from this requirement (except citizens of India, Sri Lanka, Nepal).

Other requirements
  • For citizens of India, Sri Lanka and Nepal – Skype interview which includes questions about profiling subjects and motivation

Career opportunities

Graduates can apply for work in schools and universities, business and culture oriented fields.

Last updated Oct 2019

About the School

The University of Latvia has been founded in 1919 and currently, with its more than 14 000 students, 13 faculties and over 20 research institutes and independent study centers, is one of the largest c ... Read More

The University of Latvia has been founded in 1919 and currently, with its more than 14 000 students, 13 faculties and over 20 research institutes and independent study centers, is one of the largest comprehensive and leading research universities in the Baltics. The University offers more than 130 state-accredited academic and professional study programs. Read less