|Type of study programme||Master degree|
|Degree||Master of Social Sciences in 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 study in English 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||2940 EUR per year (2020/21)|
|Study programme description||The Master study programme is designed specifically to address the necessity for a graduate course that deepens student’s theoretical and practical knowledge of entrepreneurial and managerial processes. The programme is based on fundamentals of entrepreneurship activities - competitive product or service production and economically profitable distribution. The studies provide a strong theoretical and practical base and four specialized courses in entrepreneurship management, entrepreneurship economics, project management, and financial risk management.
The acquired knowledge provides the necessary expertise to analyse and evaluate economic processes in local, international and state institutions as well as the private sector. Graduates are able to carry out scientific research and pedagogical work. Students graduating from this programme will be able to pursue entrepreneurial opportunities in the industry of their choice after gaining relevant experience.
Students with this degree are suited for careers in business administration/management/operations, financial management services and marketing at local or international, state and private sector institutions
|Study programme link||fsd.rtu.lv/masters-studies/entrepreneurship-and-management-masters/
|Requirements||• Bachelor of Social Science in Management or Economics or its equivalent
• 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: 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.