Degree to be achieved: Professional Bachelor’s degree in Industrial engineering management, Professional qualification: system management engineer
Duration of studies: 4 years (Full time)
Amount of credits: 240 ECTS
Language of instruction: English
Director of the Programme: Henrijs Kaļķis (Henrijs.Kalkis@lu.lv, firstname.lastname@example.org)
The study programme is unique in the Baltic States. Professional Bachelor’s study programme “Industrial engineering” prepares highly qualified, competitive and competent experts. Successful completion of the programme results in professional Bachelor’s degree in engineering sciences and professional qualification of “System management engineer”. The study courses are taught by a team of qualified, well-motivated and experienced academic personnel. Modern and creative study process allows the students to acquire knowledge, skills and competencies in inter-field study programme, which combines engineering sciences, management sciences and natural sciences courses. During engineering studies, the students gain understanding of system management principles in industrial engineering and practical skills in provision and improvement of technical processes of manufacturing. The management science courses provide students with knowledge on management principles and human resources management, entrepreneurship organization, management of innovations and efficiency, as well as performance of necessary economic calculations. The students learn principles of organization performance quality and efficiency, which include LEAN philosophy (prudent management methods) and methods that are used by the world’s leading industrial companies. The acquired knowledge will allow the programme alumni - system management engineer - to understand functionality of industrial company system and to provide strategically justified decision making.
The graduates of the professional Bachelor’s programme “Industrial engineering” are able to work as the managers of the highest level and system management engineers in a company of any industry. The acquired knowledge allows to understate and regulate technological processes of the company, as well as to manage companies and structural departments of organizations. Market research shows that there is a lack of highly qualified engineers both in Latvia and abroad, and the demand of such experts will significantly increase in the future. Therefore, the graduates will not only have sufficient opportunities of employment, but also career growth opportunities both in Latvia and abroad.
1. General secondary high school diploma;
3. Grade in Mathematics must be no less than 4 in a 10 point grading system.
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.
Spring Intake (application start: 12 Sept 2018; studies start in Feb 2019)