Professional MBA - Master's graduate postgraduate

Professional MBA
Last updated on:2020-02-14
Type of study programmeProfessional master degree
DegreeMaster degree of Business Administration (MBA)
Licence/accreditationStudy programme accredited until 31-Dec-2020
Duration2 years
Study typeFull-time
Credit points80 (ECTS: 120)
Study languageEnglish (EN)
Study arrangementsDuring studies international students join groups of local students that follow the program in English. The Latvian language is offered as a mandatory course (3 ECTS) within the study programme.
Fees5160 EUR per year (EU residents), 7740 EUR per year (non-EU residents) (2020/21)
Study programme descriptionOur mission is to educate managers and build leaders who create sustainable prosperity in the Baltic region and international environment. We do this by fostering an environment in which high potential individuals are challenged, inspired and engaged through interactive learning in the world’s top management practices.

The program consists of 15 courses - 9 core and 6 electives, and master thesis. Lectures, seminars, project work, discussion groups, case studies etc. Managerial Economics, Strategic Management, Human Resource Managements, International Financial Management, Financial and Managerial Accounting, Project Management, Management Information Systems, E-Business, Information Technology and Strategy, Organizational Behavior etc.

Students can obtain a General MBA or choose from three specializations - Marketing, Finance or IT.

The Finance specialization leads to a deep understanding of the intricacies of financial markets, the various types of investments, and gives them the rigorous analytical tools needed to make intelligent financing and investment decisions. The program also means that they are able to understand and exploit current trends in financial markets, whether in Latvia or globally. Finally they are drawn by the Finance specialization having the option of preparing for and taking the CFA exams for an additional qualification.
The MBA IT prepares industry specialists for leading 21st-century companies where IT management plays a key role, enabling them to use today's IT solutions to compete in the global market.
Having a specialization in marketing means that you will be able to lead the whole process of marketing – plan, research, strategy, implementation, and monitoring. More importantly, you are ready to roll up your sleeves and work because you get real-world exposure and practice throughout the course in case studies, discussion with peers and team projects that force you to provide value in a measurable way. We are proud to have marketing specialists teaching and sharing their professional insights.
Study programme
Requirements1) Bachelor or equivalent nationally recognized undergraduate degree.
NB! If you have not studied calculus, you must take the Pre-MBA course.

2) English Proficiency - TOEFL or IELTS
550 for paper-based TOEFL test or 80 for internet-based TOEFL test are expected.
6.5 for IELTS is expected.

3) Intellectual test
50% correct answers expected.
Higher Education Institution
Skolas iela 11, Riga, LV-1010
Phone:+ 371 67089800  Fax:+ 371 67089810