Liepaja University - Information Technology - Master's graduate postgraduate

Information Technology
Last updated on:2021-02-24
Type of study programmeProfessional master degree
DegreeProfessional Master Degree in Information Technology, qualification of Information Technology Project Manager
Licence/accreditationStudy programme accredited until 30-Jun-2023
Duration2 years
Study typeFull-time
Credit points88 (ECTS: 132)
Study languageEnglish (EN)
Study arrangementsInternational students study in English in special groups formed for international students. Latvian language courses for international students are held two times per week.
Fees2800 EUR per year (2021/22)
Study programme descriptionThe Professional Master’s study programme “Information technology” aim is to educate high qualification specialists for professional activity in the field of Technologies and Telecommunication with specialization in Management of Information Technology projects.

The study programme is organized in the form of lectures, seminars, practical classes and laboratory works, students’ independent assignment (individually, literary studies, development of a project in small groups). Implementation of each course envisages integration of knowledge, skills and abilities, succession of the courses in their relation to writing the students’ research project.

Main study courses offered include Study Project (IT project planning), General Quality Management, Project Management and Modelling of Business Processes, Business Intelligence, Financial Management, Human Resource Management, Study project (IT project implementation), Qualification practice I, II, Research practice, Master thesis. During the course students fulfill tasks of the practice, set up and present a term paper and the Master paper. During the studies students have 2 practical works, where they strengthen the obtained knowledge and skills defined by the profession standards."

After obtaining Professional Master’s degree graduates can work in organizations that carry out software development, deployment, maintenance, providing information technology consulting and information systems audit.
Study programme
RequirementsBachelor degree in Computer Sciences or Information Technologies;
Interview with each applicant;
Students, who obtained their Bachelor degree at least two years before, have to submit the thesis (5 to 10 pages) about a free chosen and topical research problem in the field of Computer Sciences or Information Technologies;
English language proficiency - Minimum IELTS (6).
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