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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Admission requirements for citizens of India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bangladesh and Pakistan:
1. Results of one of the internationally recognized tests (IELTS, TOEFL etc.) at least level B2 at CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) or passed UL English Test;
2. Skype interview which includes questions about profiling subjects and motivation.
Autumn Intake (application start: 1 Jan 2019; studies start in Sept 2019)
Contact person for more information
Director of the Programme
Assoc. Prof. Indra Karapetjana
Coordinator of the Programme
Phone: +371 67034818
Faculty of Humanities
4A Visvalža Street, Riga, LV-1050