Master's in Latvia

Top Masters in Latvia 2017

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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 a Master requires two years of education after earning a Bachelor. This advanced degree may help students to achieve their educational and professional goals, as the rigors of a Master’s program help train students in the skills and knowledge they need to land the career of their dreams.

 

Latvia, officially the Republic of Latvia, is a country in the Baltic region of Northern Europe. It is bordered to the north by Estonia, to the south by Lithuania, to the east by Russia, and to the southeast by Belarus. The Latvians are a Baltic people, culturally related to the Lithuanians. Capital is Riga which is home to University of Latvia with more than 23,000 enrolled students.

Master Degrees in Latvia

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Master - Management Science

Rezekne University of Applied Sciences
Campus Part time September 2017 Latvia Rēzekne

The studies promote the competences needed in management and in developing business [+]

Top Master Programs in Latvia 2017. Master study program “Management Science” 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 program. 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 Admission requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Economics or Social sciences Duration of studies: 2 years of part-time studies. The study program consists of 2 parts: - Part A – compulsory courses (general) - Part B – elective courses (specialization) - Part C – selective courses To complete the study program a student has to acquire 80 KP credits (120 ECTS) Access to further studies: Doctoral Studies Final test: Master’s thesis Study fee: 1740 EUR per year [-]

Master - Computer systems

Rezekne University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 5  September 2017 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 [+]

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. 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 program consists of 2 parts: - Part A – compulsory courses (general) - Part B – elective courses (specialization) To complete study program student has to earn 60or 80 KP credits (90 or 120 ECTS) Access to... [-]

Master - Environmental Protection

Rezekne University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 5  September 2017 Latvia Rēzekne + 1 more

The main objective of the program is train an environmental specialist who [+]

Top Master Programs in Latvia 2017. Master Study Program “Environmental Protection” The main objective of the program is 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. Program aimed to 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. Qualification awarded: Professional Master in Environmental Protection  and Professional qualification  “Environmental Engineer” Admission requirements: - for 3 semesters studies: Professional or academic bachelor's degree or 2 nd 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 environmental science or related environmental and engineering sub-sector - 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 environmental science or related environmental and engineering sciences Duration of studies: 1,5 or 2 years of full and 2 or 2,5 years of part-time studies. Study program consists of 2 parts: - Part A – compulsory courses (general) - Part B – elective courses (specialization) To complete... [-]

Master in Audio and Visual Media Arts

RISEBA
Campus Full time 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... [+]

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 stationary lighting system. Next... [-]

Master in International Business

RISEBA
Campus Full time 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... [+]

Top Master Programs in Latvia 2017. 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... [-]

Professional Master in Food Hygiene

Latvia University of Agriculture
Campus Full time 14  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. [+]

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 and skills on technology... [-]

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. [+]

Top Master Programs in Latvia 2017. 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 September 2017 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:* 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 Great Britain and Integration... [-]

Master in Private Law

Baltic International Academy
Campus Full time September 2017 Latvia Riga

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

Top Master Programs in Latvia 2017. 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  September 2017 Latvia Riga + 1 more

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

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 in Management 2 05... [-]

Master of Engineering Science in Management of Information System

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

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

Top Master Programs in Latvia 2017. 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... [-]

Master in Social Work with Youth and Children

Mykolas Romeris University
Campus Full time 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 [+]

(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 are finished: virtual lectures,... [-]

Professional Master in Sport Science

Latvian Academy of Sport Education
Campus Full time September 2017 Latvia Riga

To provide professional studies in sports science in correspondence with the state economic, cultural and social needs in the context of sports science. [+]

Top Master Programs in Latvia 2017. Professional qualification to be acquired: EDUCATION AND SPORT SPECIALIST with one of the following qualifications: a sports teacher a sports senior coach, a sport manager, a recreation specialist Programme aims: To provide professional studies in sports science in correspondence with the state economic, cultural and social needs in the context of sports science. To provide professional studies based on sports science theories, corresponding to professional standard, practically applicable for education and sport specialist. Programme content: Topical problems in today’s sport theory, sport science field: professional qualification Research methods in psychology Research technology, methodology Scientifically - pedagogical lexis in foreign language Educator in today’s informative world Research structure Novelties in management theory Topical problems in today’s pedagogy Recent teaching methods Psychological theories of personality Practice in professional qualification Final examinations: Master state examination including: Integrated examination in professional qualification; Working out and defending of Master paper. Further education possibility: Academic Doctor higher education programme „SPORT SCIENCE” (code 51813) [-]

Master in Sociology of Organizations and Public Administration

Latvia University of Agriculture
Campus Full time September 2017 Latvia Jelgava

The current economic trends in Latvia and Europe highlight the necessity of highly qualified specialists and researchers in economics, management and sociological research. [+]

The current economic trends in Latvia and Europe highlight the necessity of highly qualified specialists and researchers in economics, management and sociological research who can work in innovative enterprises and institutions. The masters program "Sociology of Organizations and Public Administration" is offered by the Faculty of Economics and Social Development. Academic profile The programme aims to educate highly qualified specialists for managerial posts in organizations of public and private sectors as well as for research institutions. The study programme ensures the student-centred approach to the study process which allows students to develop their theoretical and empirical knowledge, skills and competence for the in-depth analysis of the contemporary social processes, organizational performance and issues of public administration. The programme covers two academic years. In the 1st semester students extend their knowledge and skills in sociological theory, research methodology and techniques, organizational behaviour, and public administration. Study courses of the 2nd semester specifically focus on organizational studies, the public and nongovernmental sector, social welfare, research of the quality of life, rural studies, and development programmes. During the research practice in the 3rd semester students are offered to visit organizations of the public sector and are required to demonstrate their practical skills in one of the organizations; a few compulsory and elective courses are also delivered such as Project Management, Policy Analysis, Human Development, Time Management, and Innovations and Creativity. In the 4th semester the programme is completed with the elaboration and defence of a Master’s thesis. Admission Requirements Bachelor’s degree or equivalent... [-]

Master of Engineering in Food Science

Latvia University of Agriculture
Campus Full time September 2017 Latvia Jelgava

The programme is aimed to educate academically educated specialists and new scientists with creative thought and competence to make decisions for promoting future development of food science and food production in Europe, competitiveness in foreign markets. [+]

Top Master Programs in Latvia 2017. The programme is aimed to educate academically educated specialists and new scientists with creative thought and competence to make decisions for promoting future development of food science and food production in Europe, competitiveness in foreign markets. The Master study programme covers food product structure-mechanical properties, food sensory evaluation, sensory and consumer science, regulation of biochemical processes in human body, functional properties of food, natural substances in food system, food shelf-life analysis, development tendencies in nutrition science, genetically modified food, physical-and-chemical properties and metrology, food additive application, in food safety and identification of microorganisms, quality systems in food circulation, food system innovative development, entrepreneurship and marketing, perspective solutions in food packaging. The study programme is completed with the elaboration and defense of the Master thesis. Admission Requirements Bachelor's degree of Engineering Sciences in Food Science, Bachelor's degree of Natural Sciences, Engineer qualification in Food and Beverage Technology, Professional Bachelor's degree in Catering and Hotel Management. 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 food companies. 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 in an outstanding architectural monument – the Jelgava Palace. REASONABLE COSTS –... [-]