Master Programs in Latvia

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The education system in Latvia has its individual points and offers both academic and professional education in state and private schools all over the country. There are about 60 higher education institutions in Latvia that prepare specialists in different fields of study. The universities are mainly concentrated in the major cities of Latvia where some of them offer higher education with good academic future and research activity, and others prepare students for professional careers in such fields as medicine, agriculture or social studies. Whatever your interest and field of study, you will find a high quality Master in Latvia program.

The most popular Master in Latvia programs are in business, law and finance. These Master in Latvia programs give fine perspective for the students, with Latvia being one of the countries in the European Union. Students pursuing a Master in Latvia enjoy much freedom in choosing different courses and career paths. As far as it goes, Latvia is a small country with a small community, which can be a benefit because it ensures much closer and stronger attention to every student who decides to earn a Master in Latvia.

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Master in Audio and Visual Media Arts

RISEBA
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Latvia Riga

Humanities Master Studies in Audiovisual Media Arts is one of the most innovative and rigorous multidisciplinary training in Latvia. It is rooted in the best traditions of Auteur Cinema and expanded across various specialties: filmmaking, directing of photography, animation, video and CG generated graphics, interactive 2D and 3D production, and game development... [+]

Masters in Latvia 2017. Humanities Master Studies in Audiovisual Media Arts is one of the most innovative and rigorous multidisciplinary training in Latvia. It is rooted in the best traditions of Auteur Cinema and expanded across various specialties: filmmaking, directing of photography, animation, video and CG generated graphics, interactive 2D and 3D production, and game development. While comprehensive in its structure to train the future executives in film and television studios, ad agencies, animation studios, creative departments of social networking, and SFX and post-production houses, the program offers its students to specialize in a chosen field via Independent Studies cycle. The minor is declared by a student under auspices of an esteemed faculty member and, generally, in the areas of film directing, art directing, animation, and post production supervising. Degree awarded: Master in Audio and Visual Media Arts Language of instructions: English Study environment Auditorium Theoretical lectures are usually held in auditoriums. All auditoriums are equipped with computers and projectors for lecturers’ and students’ presentations. The biggest auditorium is also equipped with large screens in order to provide better visibility. Video studio Students learn the crafts of camera operator and lighting in a 300 sqm big video studio. Students can also take advantage of this studio for their own academic projects outside the lectures. Studio is equipped with a full featured black and green screen backgrounds and floor. Cameraperson’s special machinery, such as camera crane and steadicam, is also available. In 2013/2014 academic year studio will be equipped with a... [-]

Master in International Business

RISEBA
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Latvia Riga

RISEBA Master programme in International Business offers ideal opportunities for ambitious candidates with an international leader’s mindset who are ready to pursue and seize the challenges of the global business environment... [+]

RISEBA Master programme in International Business offers ideal opportunities for ambitious candidates with an international leader’s mindset who are ready to pursue and seize the challenges of the global business environment. Degree awarded: Master in International Business Professional qualification: Business Executive, Project Manager or Human Resource Manager Language of instruction: English Form of study: Full time evening studies International opportunities: One semester studies abroad (ERASMUS Programme) Double Degree opportunity: (Degrees from RISEBA and a partner university) Programme in brief Aimed to provide a solid academic foundation and professional competence the programme develops students’ ability to successfully operate in the international environment, set up and lead own businesses, expand internationally, innovate and foster continuous growth. This programme is primarily focused on developing students’ abilities to think critically, apply creative approaches, solve sophisticated problems, identify competitive opportunities and generate diligent decisions, thus enabling the students to persevere, advance and breakthrough in the fast-changing and unpredictable global business environment. Enhanced by the combination of RISEBA academic, research and technical resources and its international partner institutions the programme in International Business invariably accelerates a new synergy, ensures students’ successful participation in numerous international projects, exchange and double degree programmes. Career prospects MIB graduates have successful careers at such international companies as Statoil, Ernst&Young, Inserviss Credit, SEB, the Investment and Development Agency of Latvia, and many other large and small companies in the UK, Switzerland, Gibraltar, Norway, France, Canada, and USA. Why RISEBA, why International Business? Students can combine work with studies Cross-cultural experience International... [-]

Master in Career Counseling

Latvia University of Agriculture
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Latvia Jelgava

This career counseling program provides students with knowledge in career counseling and management of career development in multicultural environment of education and employment. [+]

Masters in Latvia 2017. Academic profile This career counseling program provides students with knowledge in career counseling and management of career development in multicultural environment of education and employment. Learning objectives: Knowledge in career development, counseling and communication theories, career service management and different types of career development in organizations; Understanding of professional ethics in counseling communication, the latest trends in employment and job search, social integration and intercultural aspects; The opportunity to develop and strengthen the skills of communication of counseling process as well as the skills of IT in career counseling and research skills, where research methods are applied; The opportunity to arouse interest in research activities and to have practical training in the presentation of research results. The full-time degree program covers 2 academic years. In the 1st year, general skills and abilities for career counselors in different types of educational and employment institutions are acquired, practices in investigation of counseling fields and observation of counseling process are carried out. The 2nd year focuses on specific and common professional skills in career counseling, application of these skills in two practices of counseling and counseling research. The study program is completed with the defense of a masters thesis. The studies are based on a dynamic and innovative knowledge provided by experienced knowledgeable and responsive academic staff as well as open and friendly study environment. The programme offers you practical solutions how to organize and manage the career counselling process of education and employment sectors. Admission Requirements Applicants with... [-]

Master of Engineering in Information Technologies

Latvia University of Agriculture
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Latvia Jelgava

The masters programme "Information Technologies" is offered by the Faculty of Information Technologies, that trains specialists as for practical as scientific work in the field of IT. Up-to-date computer rooms with the latest equipment are used for the studies, that are practice-oriented and in close connection to the needs of industry and labor market. [+]

Nowadays the development of all sectors of economic and scientific activities is closely related to the application of Information Technologies (IT). The programme is oriented towards the following applications of IT in the interdisciplinary trends: computerized production control systems with the aim to educate you for the analysis of production systems and the development and maintaining of control systems by using the specificity of hardware; systems analysis – you will have good theoretical knowledge of software engineering and practical skills to solve the problems related to the designing, maintaining and application of software systems; information technologies in biosystems with the aim to prepare you to be creative and to be able to apply new solutions of information technologies for storing and analyzing biological data. The study programme is completed with the elaboration and defense of the Master thesis. Admission Requirements Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Sciences, Mathematics or Physics; Diploma in Engineering (higher professional education) eligible for studies at the Master study programme in engineering or computer sciences. English requirements: IELTS score 6.0, TOEFL score 547, TOEFL-iBT score 76. Career prospects and further studies IT field and information systems development, functional research, systems analysis and risk assessment. Master's degree entitles graduates to continue studies in a respective doctoral programme in universities in Latvia or abroad. Why Latvia University of Agriculture? WORLDWIDE RECOGNISED DIPLOMA – diploma supplement acknowledged by the European Commission. Graduates can continue studies or work all over the world. ADVANCED FACILITIES – modern laboratory equipment, comfortable dormitories, studies... [-]

Master in Management Science

Rezekne University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Latvia Rēzekne

The studies promote the competences needed in management and in developing business operations of small and medium-sized companies, especially their international business activities. New strategic thinking, new business concepts, excellent networking, and leadership skills are in high demand in the global business environment. [+]

Masters in Latvia 2017. The studies promote the competences needed in management and in developing business operations of small and medium-sized companies, especially their international business activities. New strategic thinking, new business concepts, excellent networking, and leadership skills are in high demand in the global business environment. The education also promotes international networking and close cooperation with Rezekne Special Economic Zone. Advanced professional studies include e.g. strategic marketing management as well as change management. Visiting professors from partner universities will be involved as teachers and advisors in the programme. Students have an opportunity to participate in Erasmus mobility for studies and traineeship. The language of instruction is English. Qualification awarded: Master of Social Sciences in Management. Double diploma opportunity in partnership with Worms University of Applied Sciences. Admission requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Economics or Social sciences. Duration of studies: 2 years of full-time studies. The study programme consists of 2 parts: Part A – compulsory courses (general) Part B – elective courses (specialization) Part C – selective courses. To complete the study programme a student has to acquire 80 CP (120 ECTS). Access to further studies: Doctoral Studies. Final test, if any: Master’s thesis. Study fee: 2900 EUR per year. If you are interested in the studies at Rezekne University of Applied Sciences fill application form at this address: http://www.rta.lv/online_application_procedure. [-]

Master in Regional Planning and Development

Rezekne University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 3 semesters September 2017 Latvia Rēzekne

The programme enables to get comprehensive knowledge and skills for effective fulfilment of manager`s functions in state management structures on regional level as well as in regionally-located commercial structures on the basis of best practices of EU countries. [+]

The programme enables to get comprehensive knowledge and skills for effective fulfilment of manager`s functions in state management structures on regional level as well as in regionally-located commercial structures on the basis of best practices of EU countries. Teaching process is carried out by specialists of high scientific qualification: professors, associate professors, and doctors with rich experience of pedagogical, scientific, and practical work. Qualification awarded: Master of Social Sciences in Management. Admission requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Commerce, or Administration. Duration of studies: 1.5 years of full time studies. Study programme consists of 2 parts: Part A – compulsory courses (general) Part B – elective courses (specialization). To complete study programme student has to earn 60 CP (90 ECTS). Access to further studies: Doctoral Studies. Final test, if any: Master`s thesis. Study fee: 2900 EUR per year. If you are interested in the studies at Rezekne University of Applied Sciences fill application form at this address: http://www.rta.lv/online_application_procedure. [-]

Master in Computer Systems

Rezekne University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 4 semesters September 2017 Latvia Rēzekne + 1 more

The programme developing the competencies to analyse, design and build sophisticated business information systems and use state-of-the-art methodologies, tools, hardware and software. The programme provides the opportunity to integrate classroom learning and real business projects. [+]

Masters in Latvia 2017. The programme developing the competencies to analyse, design and build sophisticated business information systems and use state-of-the-art methodologies, tools, hardware and software. The programme provides the opportunity to integrate classroom learning and real business projects. Graduates have found employment as I.T. Consultants, Business/Systems Analysts, Programmer/Analysts, Technical Support and as Researchers. Visiting professors from partner universities will be involved as teachers and advisors in the programme. Students have an opportunity to participate in Erasmus mobility for studies and traineeship. The language of instruction is English. Qualification awarded: Professional Master in Computer Science Systems and Professional qualification “System Analyst”. Admission requirements: for 3 semesters studies: Professional or academic bachelor's degree or 2nd level professional higher education with length of studies being at least 4 years (240 ECTS) including a completed practice with value at least 30 ECTS) in computer sciences or information technologies or related engineering science. for 4 semesters studies: Professional or academic bachelor’s degree or professional higher education (length of studies at least 3 years (180 ECTS) but a practice with value at least 30 ECTS is not completed) in computer sciences or information technologies or related engineering science. Duration of studies: 1,5 or 2 years of full and 2 or 2,5 years of part time studies. Study programme consists of 2 parts: Part A – compulsory courses (general) Part B – elective courses (specialization). To complete study programme student has to earn 60 or 80 CP (90 or 120 ECTS). Access to further studies: Doctoral... [-]

Master in Laser Technologies

Rezekne University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Latvia Rēzekne

Completing of the programme will enable you to apply theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the industry and scientific research, successfully realize yourselve in the field of optics, physics, modern material handling, welding, measuring technology, and communications. [+]

Completing of the programme will enable you to apply theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the industry and scientific research, successfully realize yourselves in the field of optics, physics, modern material handling, welding, measuring technology, and communications. Basic subjects of studies: Solid state physics, Physical technologies, Quantum mechanics and statistical physics, Modeling and simulation of physical processes, and others. Special disciplines: Micro and nanotechnology, Laser measuring equipment, Optical design, Components of the laser technology, Modern development of laser technology, and others. Visiting professors from partner universities will be involved as teachers and advisors in the programme. Students have an opportunity to participate in Erasmus mobility for studies and traineeship. The language of instruction is English or German. Qualification awarded: Academic Master in Laser Technology. Admission requirements: Professional or academic bachelor's degree (study duration of at least 3 years (180 ECTS) or second level (or equivalent) higher education in engineering, physics, chemistry, biology, environmental science, medicine, computer science, information technology, mathematics, or economics. Duration of studies: 2 years of full time studies. Study programme consists of 2 parts: Part A – compulsory courses (general) Part B – elective courses (specialization). To complete study programme student has to earn 80 CP (120 ECTS). Access to further studies: Doctoral Studies. Final test, if any: Master`s thesis. Study fee: 2900 EUR per year. If you are interested in the studies at Rezekne University of Applied Sciences fill application form at this address: http://www.rta.lv/online_application_procedure. [-]

Professional Master in Food Hygiene

Latvia University of Agriculture
Campus Full time 14 months September 2017 Latvia Jelgava

The food industry is in constant development: new products and production processes go hand in hand with the ever-increasing risks and dangers of the modern world. By specializing in Food Safety, you can play a role in contributing to improving public health. [+]

Masters in Latvia 2017. The food industry is in constant development: new products and production processes go hand in hand with the ever-increasing risks and dangers of the modern world. By specializing in Food Safety, you can play a role in contributing to improving public health. Academic profile The study programme is aimed to educate highly qualified and creative specialists – Professional Masters with specialization in food hygiene with competence to work in the establishments of food chain as well as in the state services. The Master study programme provides proficiency on safety and harmlessness of food chain, quality criteria of foodstuffs, knowledge on elaboration and maintenance of safety systems of the food establishments, as well as ability for scientific research on food safety. The programme is completed with the elaboration and defense of the Master thesis. Admission Requirements Bachelor’s degree or the second level professional higher education in the following groups of study programmes: veterinary medicine, medicine, food technology, agriculture, biology or chemistry. English requirements: IELTS score 6.0, TOEFL score 547, TOEFL-iBT score 76. Career prospects and further studies The graduates work in all kind of establishments of food chain. Master`s degree entitles graduates to continue studies in a respective doctoral programme in the universities in Latvia or abroad. Why study Food Hygiene at the Latvia University of Agriculture? You will develop multidisciplinary understanding about management and maintenance of the food safety systems. You will be offered to participate in research projects and volunteering activities. You will acquire knowledge... [-]

Joint Master Programme with IMC Krems, Austria “International Business and Export Management”

Ventspils University College
Campus Full time September 2017 Latvia Ventspils

Joint Master Programme with IMC Krems, Austria “International Business and Export Management”. The Programme is jointly implemented with FH Krems University of Applied Sciences. [+]

Requirements of Admission: a bachelor degree or higher education and at least two-year experience in a managerial position. Compulsory Module Strategic Management and Planning Corporate Strategies Business and Project Development Corporate Governance and International Conduct International Business and Strategic Change International Management Simulation Research Seminar and Preparation for Master Thesis Advanced Foreign Trade Techniques Structured Export and Project Financing Strategic Purchase and Global Sourcing International Market Management e-Marketing and New Trends in Sales Techniques International Finance, Investment and Budgeting Mergers, Acquisitions and Due Diligence International Accounting Principles and Taxation International Institutions and Strategic Relations European Union Law including EU Integration International Human Resource Management Strategic Controlling and Reporting Change Management and New Management Methods Applied Research and Training Semester Semi-optional Module Introduction to the Programme Introduction to the Programme Individual Specialization I – Foreign Trade Techniques and Structured Financing Individual Specialization II – International Market Managemet and Sourcing Individual Specialization III – International Management and Business Finance and Controlling Individual Specialization IV – International Law and Global Political Studies Individual Specialization V – Human Resource and Intercultural Management International Consulting I International Consulting II International Consulting III Master Thesis Master Thesis I Master Thesis II [-]

Master in European Study

Baltic International Academy
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Latvia Riga

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

Masters in Latvia 2017. Programme: European Study Type: Complete study programme Degree to be obtained: Master Length: 2 years (4 terms) Language: English Fee per year:* 1409 EUR (for EU students) / 2200 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 A – Obligatory subjects Topical Issues in Political Theory Analysis of Evolution of European Ideas Comparative Political Methodology EU Institutions and Decision Making Quantitative Analysis of EU Policy Qualitative Analysis of EU Policy Political Economy of EU Integration EU legislation EU Integration and Topical Issues in Latvia B – optional subjects Economic Aspects of EU Social: Comparative Analysis Topical Issues in EU Foreign Policy and Safety Policy EU, Globalization and Localization EU Governance Problems Analysis of ES-USA relations Analysis of ES-Russia relations Analysis of EU-Eurasia relations Social Technologies in the Governance European Nations and Foreign Policy EU Energetic and Climate Policy: Analysis of Problems Political Culture in Europe EU and Global Economy EU Migration Policy Analysis EU Neighbourhood Policy Analysis EU Trade Policy EU Enlargement: Analysis of Contemporary Problems EU Foreign Policy Analysis International Relations: Macro -level Analysis International Relations: Micro -level Analysis International Relations and EU: Analysis of Contemporary Problems EU – India, EU – China: Analysis of Mutual Relations Politics of Germany and Integration in Europe Politics of France and Integration in Europe Politics of... [-]

Master in Private Law

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

Programme: Private Law Type: Complete study programme [+]

Programme: Private Law Type: Complete study programme Degree to be obtained: Master Length: 1,5 years (3 terms) Language: English, Russian Fee per year:* 1665 EUR (for EU students) / 2400 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 Logic and methods of scientific research Pedagogy and psychology of higher education Issues in theory of state and law Topical issues in civil law in Latvia and EU: General Part Property Law Contract Law Family and Succession Law Exclusive rights Commercial Law in EU International civil procedure Business transactions and taxation Legal persons International Business Law Legal regulation of business in EU Insurance Information systems and technologies in jurisprudence Legal regulation of a competition in Latvia and EU Specifics of legal labour relations as linked to civil law Information law Methodology of decision-making process Professional practice Elaboration and presentation of Master’s paper [-]

Master of Social Sciences in Management

Transport and Telecommunication Institute
Campus Full time Part time 4 - 5 semesters September 2017 Latvia Riga + 1 more

Study Programme: Master of Social Sciences in Management [+]

Masters in Latvia 2017. Study Programme: Master of Social Sciences in Management Awarded academic degree: Master of Social Sciences in Management (Sociālo zinātņu maģistrs vadībzinātnē). Accreditation: until 2019 (Accreditation Certificat Nr. 147. ) Study languages: Russian, Latvian, English. Possible forms of education: Full-time Programme - 2 years (4 semesters) Part-time Programme - 2, 5 years (5 semesters) Modular form of education Enrolment requirements: Bachelor Degree or Professional Higher Education in appropriate field. Complete study programme volume: 80 credit points. Faculty: Faculty of Management and Economics Director of the Programme: Professor. Irina Kuzmina-Merlino, Dr. oec. Master of Social Sciences in Management. Structure of the Program Courses – Block A Code Title C.p. 05 M 221 Applied Conflictology 4 05 M 11g Attestation Examination 2 05 M 219 Credit Business Activity Management 2 05 M 204 Decision Making Theory 2 05 M 003 Econometrics 2 05 M 105 Economic Development Analytics and Planning 4 05 M 201 Financial Business Management 4 05 M 106 Management of Innovation 4 05 M m12 Master's Dissertation and its defence 20 05 M 002 Pedagogical Practice 2 05 M 001 Pedagogics and Psychology 2 05 M 12z Research Seminar 4 05 M 004 Scientific Research Methodology 2 05 M 202 Strategic Management 4 Courses – Block B Code Title C.p. 05 M 012 Business Processes Simulation Modelling 2 05 M 229 Commercial Transactions Taxation 2 05 M 011 Computer Technologies in Scientific Research 2 05 M 233 Information Marketing Communications 2 05 M 114 Information Technologies... [-]

Master of Engineering Science in Management of Information System

Transport and Telecommunication Institute
Campus or Online Full time Part time 4 - 5 semesters September 2017 Latvia Riga + 1 more

Master of Engineering Science in Management of Information Systems [+]

Study Programme: Management of Information Systems Awarded academic degree: Master of Engineering Science in Management of Information Systems (Inženierzinātņu maģistrs informācijas sistēmu vadībā). Accreditation: until 2019 (Accreditation Certificat Nr. 170.) Study languages: English, Russian, Latvian. Possible forms of education: Full-time Programme - 2 years (4 semesters) Part-time B.Sc. Programme - 2, 5 years (5 semesters) Distance learning - 2, 5 years (5 semesters) Modular form of education Enrolment requirements: Higher education, Bachelor of Engineering Science or Bachelor of Natural Sciences in Computer Science or Mathematics, or Bachelor of Social Sciences in Management Science or Economics, or higher professional education of the second level in Computer Science, Information Systems, Electronics, Logistics, Management Science and Economics. Complete study programme volume: 80 credit points. Faculty: Faculty of Computer Science and Telecommunication Acting Director of the Programme: Dr.sc.ing., Docent Miсhael Savrasov Program structure Management of Information Systems Courses – Block A Code Title C.p. M-04-21g Attestation examination 2 M-04-074 Business Intelligence & Data Quality 4 M-04-064 Computer Legislation 2 M-04-075 Data Mining 4 M-04-066 Information Systems and Technologies 4 M-04-073 Information Systems Quality Management 4 M-04-076 Intelligent Systems 4 M-04-068 IT Project Management 4 05 M 622 Management Systems’ Design 4 05 M 624 Management Systems’ Maintenance 4 05 M 623 Management Systems’ Validation 4 M 04 m21 Master's Thesis and its Defence 22 Courses – Block B Code Title C.p. M-04-071 Applied IT in Business (CRM) 2 M-04-069 Applied IT in Business (ERP) 2 M-04-070 Applied IT in Business (Logistics) 2 M-04-072 Applied... [-]

Master in Social Work with Youth and Children

Mykolas Romeris University
Campus Full time 3 semesters September 2017 Latvia Riga

The Master's Degree programme has been developed in conjunction with Latvia's Rīga Stradiņš University. Its implementation is based on the experience of education in social work in the EU. The goal of the [+]

Masters in Latvia 2017. (joint study programme with Riga Stradins University, Latvia) Why this study programme? The programme is based on three main basic blocks: theory (45 ECTS), practice (9 ECTS) and research work (36 ECTS). Theory study block consists of 2 main parts. Compulsory study subjects are to prepare specialists who are aware of Theoretical Models of Social Work, European social policy tendencies, able to plan, coordinate and implement innovations into the field of social service policy in accordance with modern youth socialization features, successfully organize social work with different youth groups. Multiple – choice study subjects is devoted to education of intercultural mediation competence that promotes dialog between different ethnic groups, enables to educate the society, especially youth, about other cultures. Block Research methods and Master's Thesis– help the graduates to justify methodologically their chosen research theme, form basic characteristics of Master's thesis, prepare particular research technique in order to emphasize the harmonization of methodological problems of purpose and research methodology. Semester in Riga Joint Master's study programme will be carried out in English language according to principles of intensive study programme, i.e. 2 weeks of intensive auditorial courses: I semester at Mykolas Romeris University + exam session; II semester - 10 days in Riga Stradins University + exam session; III semester - 5 days at Mykolas Romeris University + exam session and defense of Master's thesis. Lectures and workshops will be held face to face. Distance learning will be conducted continuously during the semester after intensive courses... [-]