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BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION, bachelor's study programme
Pēdējās izmaiņas veiktas:
13.02.2017

The aim of the study programme "Business Administration" with a specialization in international business is to prepare students to develop their own business in international environment or to work as a highly qualified specialist in state, private and international institutions. The graduates will have a full range of competences to work in the field of entrepreneurship in the context of laws and regulations. Students will be trained to work both - individually and in groups; they will also develop their presentation skills, analytical skills and critical thinking skills, which are necessary both for the labour market to remain effective and for business organizations to develop in a volatile economic environment. Studies are in English.

 

Study programme director: Prof. Margarita Dunska

Professor of FBME, her academic interests are economic, international economic and funding.For many years professor is one of the leading experts at Academic Information Centre. She has participated in several study programs accreditation at other universities. Professor also has long-term experience in the administrative work in higher education.

room 528, e-mail: margarita.dunska@lu.lv

 

WHAT AM I GOING TO STUDY?

  • 1st year – Start-up, economic theory, business English, economic informatics, statistics;
  • 2nd year – management, theory of finance, marketing, optimization theory, theory of accounting, international economic relations, record keeping and correspondence, course paper;
  • 3rd year – business strategy and policy, introduction to law, financial accounting, personnel management, specialization courses, course paper;
  • 4th year – commercial law, management psychology, specialization courses, academic practice, bachelor thesis.

HOW ARE STUDIES ASSOCIATED WITH PRACTICE?

During the study programme theoretical knowledge is supplemented with practical know-how in the field of entrepreneurship. Students have an opportunity to take practicums or find internships in a variety of businesses, government institutions, and international organizations.

WHAT ARE MY CAREER OPPORTUNITIES AFTER GRADUATION?

Graduates have the necessary knowledge and skills to work competently and professionally in public bodies and private sector businesses, banks, government and research institutions. The study programme provides all the necessary tools for students to establish a private business regardless of the industry. Graduates can also continue their studies both in Latvia and abroad.

Student Testimonials:

"Business Administration provides students with a great outlook to entrepreneurship and creates an understanding of how and why various business choices are made. The study programme is created comprehensively and delivers the knowledge necessary for a future head of a business."

WHAT ARE THE ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS?

  • For applicants, who have completed the secondary education in Latvia:
    Centralized school-leaving examination in Mathematics and English.
    For applicants, who have completed the secondary education before the year 2004 or for persons with special needs – yearly grade in Mathematics and in English.
  • For applicants, who have completed the secondary education abroad:
  1. General secondary / high school diploma;
  2. You must present the results of one of the internationally recognized English language tests or a minimum grade 6 (almost good) in a 10 point grading system in English in the general secondary education diploma, if English is not your native language and/or your previous education is not obtained in English;
  3. Grades in Mathematics must be no less than 4 in a 10 point grading system.

HOW LONG WILL I STUDY?

 4 years – studies during working days.

WHAT DEGREE WILL I OBTAIN?

 Bachelor of Social Sciences in Business Administration.

WHAT IS THE TUITION FEE?

Full-time studies – 2500 € per year.

Contact information: 

Programme study methodologist: Astra Zaļkalne, room 312, phone 67034777, e-mail: astra.zalkalne@lu.lvbvefinfo@lu.lv 

Additional information: 

More information about study programme and courses available HERE (in Latvian).