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Professional study programme - Information Technologies for Sustainable Development

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Degree: Professional Bachelor in Information Technologies/ Qualification:  Programming Engineer
Credits: 240 ECTS
Duration of studies: 4 years (full-time)
Language of instruction: English
Tuition fee per year:  2000 Eur
Admission: once a year (Autumn semester)
Contact person: Dr.sc.ing. Gatis Vītols, Gatis.Vitols@llu.lv
Accredited until: May 25, 2019


Academic Profile

Information technologies for sustainable development are an area within the discipline of information technologies. Solutions for sustainable development are important component for future development of societies that comes hand in hand with smart management of resources, preserving environment, etc. This study programme provides knowledge of information technologies with focus on sustainability of software and hardware solutions created.

In this programme students learn to design interdisciplinary software solutions with quality aspect in mind throughout the design process.

Courses are carried out in specially designed laboratories that focus on software development and quality assurance as well students spend one year internship in large worldwide known IT companies, such as Accenture, Tele2, Exigen Services, with options to join and establish IT start-ups or join emerging companies.

Admission Requirements

Applicants with completed secondary education are approved for admission to the programme. Applicants must have at least "satisfactory" grade in Mathematics, must be able to present good English knowledge (minimum - CEFR level B2, IELTS score 5.5, TOEFL score 520, TOEFL-iBT score 68 ) and need to pass an entrance test in computer sciences.

Submitted on: 04/07/2016