International Business and Export Management

    Faculty of Economics and Management

    degree-finish
    Master of Social Science in Management
    education-requirements
    Bachelor's degree or higher education in any field and at least two years' professional experience as a manager
    study-time
    2 years (4 semesters)
    study-type
    Full time (Study courses are organised in modules)

    study-aim

    To prepare specialists who are able to carry out research based on the theoretical basis of business and business management in various types of Latvian and foreign institutions and companies. Based on the acquired educational and methodological base, as well as the complex of acquired skills and abilities, compete in the labor market and react quickly to changes in it. Successfully acquire further education in doctoral programs.

    study-tasks

    To provide students with a set of theoretical knowledge and skills in export management, international business management, strategy, business and economic process analysis, as well as in other fields which, upon graduation, will allow them to compete successfully and adapt as quickly as possible to the business environment or to work in Latvia, European Union or other government institutions.
    Prepare students for further studies in doctoral programs in Latvia and abroad, providing them with in-depth skills in research that is provided through courses in research methods.
    To promote the competitiveness of graduates in the international labor market.
    To ensure the quality of studies on the basis of the Latvian and Austrian external quality assurance system and the internal quality assurance system of Ventspils University of Applied Sciences and Krems University of Applied Sciences, improving the methodological, scientific and material technical provision of the study process and promoting cooperation with other Latvian and foreign universities.
    To provide students with the application of knowledge and skills acquired in practice by analyzing different problem situations, case studies and solving practical tasks.
    To improve students' ability to constantly develop their level of academic knowledge.
    Timely transform the content and teaching methods of the program in response to changes in the international labor market, as well as correctly predicting future changes.

    Languages and Cultural Environment

    Faculty of Translation Studies

    degree-finish
    Academic Master’s Degree
    education-requirements
    Bachelor’s Degree in Humanities
    study-time
    2 years (4 semesters)
    study-type
    Full-time studies (in English)

    study-aim

    To provide students with in-depth theoretical knowledge and to develop their research skills and abilities. To ensure training of competitive specialists for the national and international labour markets. To ensure training of specialists who will work for private economic entities in Latvia, in other EU member states and in countries outside the EU. To provide studies tailored to economic, cultural, and social needs. To provide academic master’s studies which correspond to standards of academic education and are based on theoretical scientific foundations.

    study-tasks

    To provide students with a set of theoretical knowledge and skills on matters regarding the selected language, culture, and intercultural communication as well as other fields that will allow students to successfully compete and adapt as quickly as possible to the work environment upon graduation, thus successfully adapting to work for administrative institutions in Latvia, the European Union, and other countries.
    To prepare students for further studies in doctoral study programmes in Latvia (including Ventspils University College’s and Liepāja University’s collaborative Linguistics doctoral study programme) and abroad by providing advanced research skills provided via courses on research methodology.
    To promote graduates’ competitiveness on the international labour market.
    To ensure the quality of education on the basis of the external quality assurance system of Latvia and on the internal quality assurance system of Ventspils University College by improving the methodological, scientific, material and technical support of the study process, increasing the qualifications of lecturers, and promoting cooperation with other Latvian and foreign higher education institutions.
    To ensure the use of students’ skills and abilities by analysing issues and cases and solving practical assignments.
    To improve students’ abilities to continuously develop their academic knowledge.
    To modify the content and teaching methods of the program in a timely manner in response to changes in the labour market and to accurately predict future changes.