Faculty of Engineering Economics and Management
The aim of the Master study programme is to provide students with an in-depth theoretical knowledge in compliance with the master’s level education and national standards for academic education, as well as develop research skills necessary for analysts of economic processes and industry specialists to resolve economic problems and take decisions in today’s changing economy.
The economic processes in the world are changing rapidly, affecting one another. The field of study is intended to develop the skills necessary to meet the challenges at the economic, sectoral, regional levels, as well as at the level of enterprises and households.
Postgraduates are able to apply knowledge and skills in practice to address complex economic problems related to micro and macroeconomics, econometrics, environmental economics and marketing.
Study courses included in the programme allow educating and training socially responsible and highly qualified specialists, whose knowledge, skills and competencies enable them to conduct research, to analyse and critically assess the economic realities of local and international government agencies and private sector companies.
Successful graduates may also continue their education at the doctoral study programmes after receiving the master’s degree.
|Degree required:||Bachelor Degree of Social Science in Economics or in Management Science, or comparable education|
|Degree awarded:||Master Degree of Social Science in Economics|
|Academic volume:||80CP / 120ECTS|
|Duration:||2 years (full-time)|
|Faculty:||Engineering Economics and Management|
A Compulsory study courses 27.0 CP/ 40.5 ECTS
|IEU537||Financial and Commercial Calculation Methods||4.0||6.0|
|IUE593||Theory of Economic Analysis||3.0||4.5|
|IET531||Market Economy : Problems and Policy||2.0||3.0|
|IDA700||Basics of Labour Protection||1.0||1.5|
B Compulsory elective study courses 29.0 CP/ 43.5 ECTS
B1 Field-specific study course 25.0 CP/ 37.5 ECTS
|IĀS500||Modelling of Macroeconomic Processes||3.0||4.5|
|IET537||Factors and Models of Economic Development||3.0||4.5|
|IET529||International Monetary and Financial System||4.0||6.0|
|IRE502||Regional Economics and Policy||4.0||6.0|
|IET507||History of Economic Thought||4.0||6.0|
|IUE581||Economic Information Systems||4.0||6.0|
|IEU533||Economics of Energetic Resources||6.0||9.0|
|IEU540||Electronic Commerce and E-business||4.0||6.0|
|IUE572||Product Marketing Policy||3.0||4.5|
|IEU539||Quality Management and Economics||4.0||6.0|
|IUE505||Technology and New Product Marketing||4.0||6.0|
|IET530||History of Latvian Economy and Currents Events||2.0||3.0|
|IEU542||Risks in National Economy||2.0||3.0|
B2 Humanities and social sciences study courses 4.0 CP/ 6.0 ECTS
|HFL438||European Classical Philosophy||2.0||3.0|
C Free elective study courses 4.0 CP/ 6.0 ECTS
E Final examination 20.0 CP / 30.0 ECTS