Master Programs in Latvia

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A master's degree is a postgraduate academic degree. One must already have an undergraduate degree to apply for a master's program. Most master's degree program would require students to complete a master's thesis or research paper.

Earning an advanced degree such as a Master offers the ability to increase your skill set and possibly improve your employment chances at the same time. Master programs may be offered online or part-time, so students can pursue their education in a manner that is convenient for them.

 

Latvia has both fee-paying and state-financed higher education. The country has two kinds of higher education courses. These include the academic and professional programs. There are three levels of academic higher education – bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral studies. The climate in the country favors various winter sports and recreation activities such as ice skating, skiing and ice hockey. International students prefer studying in Latvia due to its social life, arts and cultural institutions. The country’s culture is easy to adopt to.

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Master in International transportation enterprise manager

Riga Aeronautical Institute
Campus Full time 18 - 24 months September 2018 Latvia Riga

Specialist receives knowledge on methods of analysis and forecasting of the transport operations enterprise development, modern management theories, modeling of transport processes. [+]

Degree: Professional Master’s Degree in management

Qualification: Transport operations enterprise manager

Training duration: 1,5 - 2 years

Knowledge and skills: Specialist receives knowledge on methods of analysis and forecasting of the transport operations enterprise development, modern management theories, modeling of transport processes.

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Bachelor in Transport systems management

Riga Aeronautical Institute
Campus Full time 18 - 24 months September 2018 Latvia Riga

The Master’s Degree program is developed for the graduates of the engineering faculty in order to obtain scientific research skills in the sphere of transport systems management. [+]

Degree: Professional master of transport systems

Qualification: Transport systems management engineer

Training duration: 1,5 - 2 years

Knowledge and skills: the Master’s Degree program is developed for the graduates of the engineering faculty in order to obtain scientific research skills in the sphere of transport systems management.

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Master in European Study

Baltic International Academy
Campus Full time 2 years Open Enrollment Latvia Riga

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

Programme: European Study Type: Complete study programme Degree to be obtained: Master Length: 2 years (4 terms) Language: English Fee per year:* 1800 EUR (for EU students) / 2500 EUR (for non-EU students) * Other information: The payment for the dormitory is starting at 165 EUR. For additional information please contact our Admission committee 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 ... [-]

Master in New Media Arts

Liepaja University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Latvia Liepāja

Master's study program NEW MEDIA ART is multi-disciplinary, dynamic, real practice led, research-based, oriented towards cooperation and communication. [+]

About the program

Master's study program NEW MEDIA ART is multi-disciplinary, dynamic, real practice led, research-based, oriented towards cooperation and communication. Two pathways are offered: - ACOUSTIC ARTS / DIGITAL MUSIC - DIGITAL NETWORKED MEDIA

Admission requirements:

Portfolio of recent works. Bachelor degree in Humanitarian sciences or Professional higher education in Humanitarian, Social, Art or Educational sciences.

Study program was launched in September 2010. Students acquire various new media (interactive, multimedia, sound, network etc.) instruments and skills in creating artworks. Key of this program is research - including researching art processes. Emphasis is on art as research - within new media art, it means that the artist is not only the creator of artwork but also researcher and practitioner of new instruments, media, technology, social process, scientific discoveries.... [-]


Master in Information Technology

Liepaja University
Campus Full time 2 - 3 years September 2018 Latvia Liepāja

The Professional Master’s study program “Information technology” aim is to educate high qualification specialists for professional activity in the field of Technologies and Telecommunication with specialization in Software Engineering or Management of Information Technology projects. [+]

About the program

The Professional Master’s study program “Information technology” aim is to educate high qualification specialists for professional activity in the field of Technologies and Telecommunication with specialization in Software Engineering or Management of Information Technology projects.

Admission requirements:

Duration of studies is 2,5 years –Bachelor degree in Computer Sciences or Information Technologies; Duration of studies 3 years – Bachelor degree in Mathematics or in Physics. A thesis (5 to 10 pages) about a freely chosen and topical research problem in the field of Computer Sciences or Information Technologies;

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Professional Master in Pedagogy of Music

Riga Teacher Training and Educational Management Academy (RTTEMA)
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years October 2018 Latvia Riga + 1 more

Ability to analyze regularities in the interpretations of different styles of musical works; objectively assess music science and composer's creative heritage; conduct scientific research in music pedagogy, use qualitative and quantitative research methods; prepare a cultural project proposal for accessing funding; work with computer programs designed for music. [+]

Degree acquired: Professional Master's degree in pedagogy of music

The length of the studies The length of full-time studies: 1 year and 5 months or 3 semesters The length of part-time studies: 2 years or 4 semesters Conduct of the studies

study year - October (Introductory lecture, exercises etc.), January, June, July;

study year October, January (defense of the Master paper).

Requirements for beginning the study programme: higher professional or professional bachelor's education and/or qualification of a teacher in various subjects connected to music.

Requirements for acquiring the qualification: academic courses that provide the newest advances in theory and practice of the field; research and innovation study courses; practice; development and defense of the master paper. ... [-]

Master in Social Work with Youth and Children

Mykolas Romeris University
Campus Full time 3 semesters September 2018 Latvia Riga

The Master's Degree program 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. [+]

(joint study program with Riga Stradins University, Latvia)

Why this study program?

The program 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 are devoted to the 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.... [-]


Master in Management Science

Rezekne University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 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. [+]

The studies promote the competencies 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 program. Students have an opportunity to participate in Erasmus mobility for studies and traineeship. The language of instruction is English.... [-]


Master in Regional Planning and Development

Rezekne University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 3 semesters September 2018 Latvia Rēzekne

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

The program enables to get comprehensive knowledge and skills for effective fulfillment of manager's functions in state management structures on a 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.

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Master in Laser Technologies

Rezekne University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Latvia Rēzekne

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

Completing of the program 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 program. Students have an opportunity to participate in Erasmus mobility for studies and traineeship. The language of instruction is English or German.... [-]


Master in Information Systems of Electronic Commerce

Rezekne University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 4 semesters September 2018 Latvia Rēzekne + 1 more

This course enables graduates to strengthen and consolidate their academic and professional skills in further studies in Master level, work in companies where the e-commerce technology system (ETS) implemented or will be established or who are engaged in the development of the ETS. [+]

This course enables graduates to strengthen and consolidate their academic and professional skills in further studies in Master level, work in companies where the e-commerce technology system (ETS) implemented or will be established or who are engaged in the development of the ETS. 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.

Qualification awarded: Academic Master in Information Technology.

Admission requirements for studies (3 semesters)

Professional or academic bachelor’s degree or 2nd level professional higher education (length of studies at least 4 years (240 ECTS) including professional practice at least 30 ECTS or Length of service at least 1 year (Recognized according to Republic of Latvia Cabinet regulations No.36 of 10.01.2012.) in electronic commerce/ computer sciences/ information technologies/ economics/ management science/ related 2nd level professional higher education including at least 90 ECTS of standards of electronic commerce.... [-]


Master - Computer systems

Rezekne University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 5 semesters September 2018 Latvia Rēzekne + 1 more

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

Master Study Program “Computer systems”

The program developing the competencies to analysis, design and build sophisticated business information systems and use state-of-the-art methodologies, tools, hardware, and software. The program 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 program. Students have an opportunity participate in Erasmus mobility for studies and traineeship. The language of instruction is English.... [-]


Master - Environmental Protection

Rezekne University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 5 semesters September 2018 Latvia Rēzekne + 1 more

The main objective of the program is to train an environmental specialist who is able to deal with any business or industrial project with an impact on the environment. Program based on multidisciplinary approach. The program is aimed at graduates who want to enrich their profile by incorporating technical knowledge and methodology in the field of environmental engineering, in both national and international companies. [+]

Master Study Program “Environmental Protection”

The main objective of the program is to train an environmental specialist who is able to deal with any business or industrial project with an impact on the environment. Program based on multidisciplinary approach. The program is aimed at graduates who want to enrich their profile by incorporating technical knowledge and methodology in the field of environmental engineering, in both national and international companies.

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.... [-]


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

Ventspils University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Latvia Ventspils

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

Requirements for 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 ... [-]

Professional Master in Food Hygiene

Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies
Campus Full time 14 months September 2018 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. [+]

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 the 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 the ability for scientific research on food safety. The programme is completed with the elaboration and defence of the Master thesis.... [-]