|Type of study programme||Professional bachelor degree|
|Degree||Professional Bachelor’s Degree in Finance with a professional qualification of Financier|
|Licence/accreditation||Study programme accredited until 10-Apr-2023|
|Credit points||160 (ECTS: 240)|
|Study language||English (EN)|
|Study arrangements||During studies international students join groups of local students that follow the study program in English. A Latvian language course is integrated in the study program (10 ECTS).|
|Fees||3700 EUR per year (2020/21)|
|Study programme description||The dual degree study programme is conducted in collaboration with SBS Swiss Business School. Specialising in international business and finance. The study programme provides with a solid base that will help students in the future career. The programme gives understanding on how to successfully develop in the global business environment.
Upon successful completion students receive two degrees:
Professional Bachelor’s Degree in Finance with a professional qualification of Financier – Awarded by BA School of Business and Finance
Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) – awarded by SBS Swiss Business School
Main study courses include Business and Financial Planning, Sales and intercultural communication, Economics, Leadership and Human Resource Management, Finance management, International Finance, Financial Analysis, Audit, Project Management, Strategic Management, Financial Risk Management, Business Evaluation, Behavioural Finance, Innovation, and Creativity.
Students in this programme acquire knowledge of business and finance management in an international context. The primary goal of the study programme is to help students develop the knowledge, competence, and expertise. By focusing on current trends and changes within the global business and financial environments, a modern and up-to-date education is ensured.
The graduates of this programme are usually employed in international business and finance organisations.
|Study programme link||www.ba.lv/studies/program/bachelor-of-international-finance/
|Requirements||Completed secondary education. English proficiency: IELTS (minimum 6.0 points) or other certificate confirming English language level.
For detailed admission requirements click here:http://www.ba.lv/studies/how-to-apply/
BA School of Business and Finance is one of the leading, self-financing business schools in Latvia. It was founded in 1992 as Banking College under the Bank of Latvia and in 1997; it was accredited as Higher Educational Institution, today known as BA School of Business and Finance. At present BA School of Business and Finance implements accredited professional study programs in 2 directions: the study direction “Economics” and the study direction ”Management, administration and real estate management”.
For more than 25 years, BA School of Business and Finance has been one of Latvia's leading business education universities, which can be proud of its stable high employment rates of graduates and wide opportunities for international cooperation and career growth.
• MORE THAN 11 500 GRADUATES
• 98% GRADUATE EMPLOYMENT
• MORE THAN 1600 STUDENTS
• MORE THAN 100 FOREIGN GRADUATES
• 128 PARTNER UNIVERSITIES IN 36 COUNTRIES
Since 2008 BA School of Business and Finance each year participates in Eduniversal Best Masters and MBA program rankings. Professional Master’s degree program” International Finance and Banking” was ranked 14 by Euniversal Best masters ranking under section” Corporate Finance”/Eastern Europe (2018/2019 academic year).
BA School of Business and Finance that has obtained „Investors in Excellence” Quality Management Certificate (IiE Standard). The certificate serves as a roadmap for further high performance achievement. It is a Quality Management Certificate issued by the British Quality Foundation thus proving that it meets high internationally recognized standards of EFQM (European Foundation for Quality Management Excellence model).
In 2013, BASBF was granted the status of a certified center of Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) UK, and since then it allows to prepare specialists in Financial Management and award additional professional qualification of a Financial Manager SQA.
Accommodation possibilities: BA School of Business and Finance offers its student hostel- it’s located in the main buildings top floors (7th-10th floor) offering a wide view of the surroundings. More information at School of Business and Finance Student Hostel BA
BA SBF graduates work for leading companies, banks, auditing companies and various government institutions contributing to the growth of the whole sector providing their knowledge and expertise. Graduates are nationally and internationally recognized entrepreneurs, managers, consultants, experts and professionals working both in public and private companies.
Admission: How to apply for BA School of Business and Finance?
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Population in the city of Riga: 632 614
Total number of students: 1033 (2019/20)
Number of International students: 81 (2019/20)
Number of academic staff: 40 (2019/20)