|Type of study programme||Master studies|
|Degree||Master of Engineering Sciences in Electrical Engineering|
|Duration||Full-time studies – 2 years (4 terms)|
|Credit points||81 (ECTS: 121.5)|
|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||2090/2700 USD per year (2013/2014)|
|Study programme description||This programme of the Master degree of Engineering Sciences in Electrical Engineering is offered for those who desire to improve specialized knowledge and skills relative to computer control of electrical technologies. This programme will provide you with technically oriented education that highlights the application of modern technologies to solve problems, design, to develop and improve processes, procedures, equipment and facilities. The programme comprises Elements of Automation, Simulation of Electrical Processes, Design of Power Electronics Systems, Industrial Programmable Control Systems, etc.
The main aspects of the programme include the advanced use of computer applications such as MathCAD, MATLAB, SolidWorks Premium, SolidCAM among others. The students develop techniques in computer aided analysis and approaches in simulation. Our laboratory infrastructure and technical support, e.g. platform for developing of control systems of electrical technologies dSPACE; modelling software Matlab/Simulink R14; digital oscilloscope TEXTRONIX; Manual oscilloscopes AR5L; Analyser of electric network AVISTA; Work station Inmel SQ 33A etc., help students get better understanding of most industrial processes.
|Study programme link||fsd.rtu.lv/resource/show/225|
|Requirements||• Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Sciences or its equivalent
• 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: 710 000
Total number of students: around 15 000
Number of International students: 414 (2012./2013.)
Number of academic staff: 851 (2012./2013.)
Accommodation possibilities and costs: RTU residences
• From 85 EUR/60LVL/125 USD/a month per person in shared room per month (2 persons).
• From 175 EUR/120 LVL/200 USD/ a month in a single room.