Master in Educational Sciences
University of Latvia
EUR 4,625 *
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* EUR 2,625 for EU/EEA/Swiss citizens, permanent residence permit holders and their family members.
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- Faculty of Education, Psychology and Art.
- Modules: Educational Management; Teaching and Learning for Competence.
- Awards: Master of Education Sciences.
- Amount of credits: 50 credit points or 75 ECTS.
- Accreditation: study program is licensed, will be accredited within two years (according to national legislation).
- Duration of studies: 1,3 years.
The study programme prepares higher-level managers in education, teachers- supervisors and mentors in any field of education. The aims of the study programme - to promote the development and competitiveness of the teaching, management and research skills of students and motivate them for further academic growth.
The programme is multidisciplinary, thus promoting the development of general, specific, research and interpersonal competencies.
Students will develop understanding and acquire theoretical and practical knowledge about education management, state and local governments, education policies, management of organizations, leadership in education, the economics of education, educational work management.
Teaching and Learning for Competence
Students will solve a diverse range of issues of modern education related to changes and new challenges in education policy and practice, implementation of the project “School 2030” in Latvian schools and introduction of the new education standards.
Living in Latvia
Latvia is a member state of the European Union and Schengen area. Its capital, Riga is the metropolis of the Baltic region. Riga is listed among the world’s best student cities. It is a safe city. Life in Latvia is not expensive compared with Western European countries. Latvia offers affordable education. You can find more information in the practical handbook for international students.
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Scholarships and Funding
The MA degree in Education Sciences enables the graduates to have a number of job opportunities at institutions of secondary and higher education, public administration agencies, non-governmental organizations and the EU structures. The programme provides all the necessary preconditions for a successful career in public and private sectors related to education. At the same time, the programme prepares students for further doctoral studies.