Master's in International Business with Specialization in Export Management

General

Program Description

Highlights

  • Study location: Latvia, Riga
  • Type: Postgraduate, full-time
  • Nominal duration: 2 years (120 ECTS)
  • Study language: English
  • Awards: Master (Professional Master in Business Administration, Qualification "Head of Organization/Enterprise")
  • Accreditation: Study programme is accredited

Overview

The study programme is designed to meet the versatile learning needs of business person and to address managerial issues relevant to doing business, also incorporating the necessary basics of business. The programme concentrates on more detailed aspects of international economics, marketing, management and finance.

Degree requirements have been designed to provide practical knowledge and training for future business executives. This master programme is an international study programme executed by University of Latvia in cooperation with foreign teaching staff. After the graduation it is possible to take doctoral studies.

The full – time degree programme covers two academic years. Classes are in the evenings of working days from 6.15pm till 9.30pm.

Application

Entry qualification

Undergraduate diploma (or higher)

Applicants for Master degree studies are required to have completed Bachelor degree or higher professional education comprising at least 3 years of full time studies in Economics, Business Administration, Mathematics, Computer Sciences, Physics, Engineering or other related fields of Social Sciences.

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

At least 1 reference(s) should be provided.

At least two years of work experience in the field of business or economics.

Applicants must pass the entrance examination in International Economics. Decision on enrolment will be made by the Commission on the basis of the entrance examination results.

The entrance examination is being held via Skype video teleconference and covers the following topics:

  1. International trade theory
  2. International trade policy;
  3. International trade organizations;
  4. International monetary system;
  5. International mobility of production factors;
  6. International economic integration;
  7. Globalization and integration influence on national economy.

Career opportunities

The programme is oriented towards the preparation of higher-level managers in any sphere of activity, and all the necessary preconditions for a successful career in international business are created for anyone who has successfully completed the programme. The programme has been developed in co-operation with several foreign partner universities that have experience in the implementation of similar professional Master study programmes.

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