|Type of study programme||2nd level professional studies|
|Degree||Qualification of Economist, EQF level 6|
|Duration||Full time - 4 years (8 semesters)|
|Credit points||160 (ECTS: 240)|
|Study language||English or Russian (EN/RU)|
|Study arrangements||International students study in English or Russian according to an individual plan in special groups formed for international students. International students can learn Latvian language both in optional courses within the framework of the study program and in language courses with a separate tuition fee.|
|Fees||1900 EUR per year|
|Study programme description||Programme offers a comprehensive and diverse professional training, and its graduates can compete successfully in Latvian and EU labour markets. Its curriculum helps students gain professional knowledge and skills how to assess company’s economic and financial status, analyse money flow, organise internal audit, plan development strategies, design and manage business projects.
The programme provides students an opportunity to continue their studies in MA programmes. It provides practically applicable knowledge how to found a company, develop a business plan, commence a new business in various branches, manage a company, institution or organisation or its division.
|Study programme link||eka.edu.lv/public/30467.html|
|Requirements||Secondary School Certificate|
The University College of Economics and Culture (UCEC) – a private University College, accredited by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Latvia.
The UCEC provides higher education in compliance with the guidelines and tasks set for higher education in the European Union. The UCEC students have the opportunity to excel, develop their creativity and motivation for lifelong learning through diverse curriculum, cross-disciplinary research-led teaching and support. The UCEC offers higher education that is in line with the current development trends in economy and society by working across the disciplines, sectors and professions and cooperating with partners from labour market, professional associations, education and research institutions in Latvia and abroad.
The UCEC has concluded ERASMUS bilateral agreements with higher education institutions in Lithuania, Poland, Slovenia, Italy, Spain, England, the Netherlands, Hungary and Turkey.
Population in the city of Riga: 710 000
Total number of students: 1305 (2011./12.)
Number of International students: 6 (2011./12.)
Number of academic staff: 43