|Type of study programme||Bachelor degree|
|Degree||Bachelor of Engineering Sciences in Computer Control and Computer Science|
|Licence/accreditation||Study programme accredited until 31-Dec-2022|
|Duration||Full time - 3 years (6 terms)|
|Credit points||121 (ECTS: 181.5)|
|Study language||English (EN)|
|Study arrangements||International students study in English according to an individual plan in 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||2400 EUR (EU) or 3500 EUR (non-EU), or 2700 EUR (CIS countries) per year (2020/21)|
|Study programme description||The Bachelor study programme provides students with a thorough knowledge of the computing industry. The objective of the course is to prepare professionals starting independent work in the field of informatics by providing them with knowledge in software engineering, computer systems development, systems analysis, database technologies and artificial intelligence. In addition, they are trained to use systems thinking and systems approach to fulfill different roles including participating in software development projects.
Studies are organised in the form of lectures, seminars, project works and discussion groups.
Graduates demonstrate professional knowledge, ethics, and skills complying with IT industry standards. Graduates can work in information technology companies (or in IT departments of other companies) within software development projects playing a variety of roles such as system analysts, software architects, programmers, testers, web developers, production support specialists, database administrators and technical writers. Graduates of this study programme can continue studies in Master level programmes.
|Study programme link||fsd.rtu.lv/riga-technical-university-rtu/bachelors-studies/computer-systems-bachelors/
|Requirements||• Secondary (High) School Graduation Certificate with good results, particularly in mathematics and/or physics
• Entrance examination in Mathematics
• Proficiency in the English language
• Skype interview
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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: 632 614
Total number of students: 14 383 (2019/20)
Number of International students: 1888 (2019/20)
Number of academic staff: 930 (2019/20)
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.