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Academic study programme - Biosystems Machinery and Technologies

The field of knowledge that an engineer is required to possess has been constantly increasing. Furthermore, the opportunities for designing equipment and machinery are expanding. Alongside engineering knowledge, it is necessary to estimate global challenges and find solutions that are compatible with green thinking and sustainable development.


Degree: Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering
Credits: 180 ECTS
Duration of studies: 3 years (full-time)
Language of instruction: English
Tuition fee per year:  3000 Eur
Admission: once a year (September intake)
Programme director:  Dr.sc.ing. Imants Nulle, imants.nulle@llu.lv
Accredited until: December 31, 2021

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Academic profile

This programme combines the acquisition of engineering design, mechatronics and programming skills, as well as basic knowledge of biosystems in the fields of agriculture, wood processing, food production and animal husbandry. Knowledge of CNC manufacturing technologies and an understanding of the manufacturing process will ensure a technologically advanced design of the equipment and machinery


Admission Requirements

Applicants with completed secondary education are approved for admission to the programme, namely, applicant need to be eligible for university studies in your own country. 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 online entrance test in Mathematics.


Career prospects and further studies

Graduates can work in metalworking, mechanical engineering, design, wood processing, agricultural, food industry, trading and other companies related to the design, manufacturing, installation, monitoring, assembly, development and marketing of mechatronic equipment/devices/machines for various biosystems.

Graduates are entitled to continue their Master's degree studies in Machine Design and Manufacturing, as well as in Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering.

Submitted on: 21/02/2020