Transport and Telecommunication Institute - Economics - Bachelor studies

Last updated on:2019-10-01
Type of study programmeBachelor studies
DegreeBachelor of Social Sciences in Economics
Licence/accreditationStudy programme accredited until 31-Dec-2020
Duration3 years (full-time)
Study typeFull-time
Credit points120 (ECTS: 180)
Study languageEnglish (EN)
Study arrangementsDuring studies international students join groups of local students that follow the program in Latvian and study according to an individual plan in English.
FeesFull-time: 1780 EUR per year (EU citizens); 2700 EUR per year (other countries) (2019/20)
Study programme descriptionThe aim of the study programme is to train specialists, whose knowledge and skills will allow them to make decisions, plan and coordinate eco+ic processes. The study programme prepares specialists who are well prepared and competent to carry out analytical and organisational activities in the field of economy in modern conditions at both on the microeconomic and macroeconomic levels and in various sectors of the economy, as well as being able to implement the various economic functions.

Studies are organised in the form of lectures, seminars, project work, discussion groups, presentations, internships, industrial visits, interaction with experts from the industry. Main study courses offered include Microeconomics, Economy of EU and Latvia, Labour Safety, Civil Defence and Environment Protection, Macroeconomics. Students in this programme acquire skills to use theoretical knowledge for formulating particular tasks and solving problems in economics.

The graduates of this programme are usually employed in many areas of government and business organisations where the obtained economist’s education also provides professional career growth and have the background for an executive or administrative career.
Study programme
RequirementsSecondary education
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