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Bachelor's degree programme Modern Language and Business Studies
Last Update
13.09.2017

Degree to be achieved: Bachelor of Humanities
Duration of studies: 4 or 5 years
Type of studies: Full-time or Part-time
Amount of credits: 240 ECTS
Language of instruction: English
Study programme is accredited
Tuition fee

The programme is interdisciplinary and is designed to prepare graduates for international careers in enterprises and organizations where knowledge of several languages and business is required. The programme offers three language modules: French, Spanish and German. All three modules comprise studying Business English, Financial English, English for Law, as well as general and business aspects of the module language. The programme provides cultural studies through such courses as Intercultural Communication, Intercultural Business Relations, business studies through the basic management courses such as Marketing, Management Theory, Accounting Theory, Entrepreneurship in the EU, as well as the EU and international market specific study courses. Upon graduation, students are able to continue education in Master degree programmes and second level professional study programmes.

Programme courses
Bachelor’s degree programme “Modern Language and Business Studies” curriculum, French module
Bachelor’s degree programme “Modern Language and Business Studies” curriculum, Spanish module
Bachelor’s degree programme “Modern Language and Business Studies” curriculum, German module

Study period and classes time
The full-time degree programme covers 4 academic years. Classes are held mainly from 8.30am till 6pm on weekdays.

The part-time programme covers 5 academic years. Classes are 3 times a month on Saturdays from 10am till 7pm.

Career opportunities
The programme prepares graduates for different careers in the public and private sector in the local and international labour market where integration of the knowledge of several languages and the knowledge of business is required. Programme graduates may work as manager’s assistants, assistants in administration, translators and in other positions or start their own business.

Admission requirements

1.General secondary high school diploma;
2. English language proficiency.
3. Grade in Mathematics must be no less than 4 in a 10 point grading system.

Enrolment criteria (for students competing for the state-financed study place)

1. The grade in English (45%)
2. Grade point average (20%);
3. Satisfactory grade in Mathematics (20%)
3. A certificate of the Latvian language (15%).
Please note! Only EU/EEA/Swiss citizens and EU long-term resident status holders can compete for a state-financed study place.

Autumn Intake (application start: 1 Jan 2018; studies start in Sept 2018)

Full-time

 

Part-time

 


Contact person for more information

Director of the Programme                
Assoc. Prof. Indra Karapetjana
E-mail: Indra.Karapetjana@lu.lv

Coordinator of the Programme         
Vineta Apse
E-mail: Vineta.Apse@lu.lv
Phone: +371 67034818
Faculty of Humanities
4A Visvalža Street, Riga, LV-1050