|Type of study programme||Master degree|
|Degree||Master of Business Management|
|Licence/accreditation||Study programme accredited until 31-Dec-2020|
|Duration||Full-time studies – 2 years (4 terms)|
|Credit points||80 (ECTS: 120)|
|Study language||English (EN)|
|Study arrangements||International students join either groups of local students that follow the study program in English or special groups formed for international students. International students are offered a Latvian language course (4,5 ECTS) in the framework of the study program.|
|Fees||3900 EUR per year (2020/2021)|
|Study programme description||The aim of the study programme is to train highly qualified manager of manufacturing, who may act as intermediary between engineers and economists.
Studies are organised in the form of lectures, seminars, project works and discussion groups.
Students in this programme acquire knowledge of economics, management, operational research and productions technologies, where then applied to product design and manufacturing organisation, and management of enterprises. Main course offered include: Operations Systems and Strategy, Industrial Product Design, Manufacturing Planning and Control, Applied Intelligent Systems in Industry, Applications of Manufacturing Simulation, Quality Technology and Quality Management, International Industry, Industrial Marketing, Fundamentals of Business Administration.
The acquired knowledge creates competitive advantage to the graduates of the programme ensuring great job opportunities both in public and private sector. The graduates of this programme are usually employed in investment planning, industrial marketing companies, or long term corporate developments.
|Study programme link||fsd.rtu.lv/masters-studies/industrial-engineering-and-management-masters/
|Requirements||• Bachelor’s degree in engineering and engineer’s diploma
• Proficiency in the English language
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Riga Technical University (RTU) is the oldest university in Latvia, and it has long-standing traditions dating back to 1862. It is an accredited, fully state owned, internationally recognized European level university. According to the requirements of the European Space for Higher Education, RTU offers academic and professional study programmes at three levels – bachelor, master and doctoral studies. RTU is the only engineering university providing engineering programmes and business studies in Latvia. At present it is one of the largest technical universities in the Baltic Sea region and gathers nearly 16 000 students at eight faculties in various study programmes.
RTU has a leading role in number of research projects financed by the EU. Among university alumni there are presidents, prime-ministers and ministers of several European countries, key figures in Latvia’s business and industry. All European countries according to the Lisbon Convention recognize the diplomas issued by the Riga Technical University, on Recognition of Qualification Concerning Higher Education in the European Region, signed in April 1997. RTU degrees are also recognized in the United States, Canada, India, Pakistan, Lebanon, Syria, Nepal, Cameroon, Nigeria and other countries. In 2002 several of RTU engineering programs were approved by United States, Department of Veteran Affairs as eligible for «G. I. Bill» financial benefits.
Population in the city of Riga: 637 971
Total number of students: 14 322 (2018/19)
Number of International students: 1390 (2018/19)
Number of academic staff: 937 (2018/19)
Accommodation possibilities and costs: RTU residences
• From 69,50 EUR per person in shared room per month (3 persons).
• From 124,50 EUR per person in shared room per month (2 persons).
• From 295.50 EUR a month in a single room.