Doctoral study programme Information Technologies
Degree: Doctor of Engineering (Dr.sc.ing.)
Credits: 180 ECTS
Duration of studies: 3 years (full-time)
Language of instruction: English
Tuition fee per year: 4,100 EUR (research costs, living costs are not included)
Programme director: Docent, Dr.sc.ing. Ivars Mozga, Ivars.Mozga@llu.lv
Accredited until: December 31, 2022
The study programme is aimed to prepare qualified specialists for research work with a competence corresponding to the information technologies sciences.
Studies are organised as lectures, discussion with supervisor and individual studies.
The main courses offered include theoretical and empirical research methodology, scientific terminology of information technologies sciences, problems and theories in the field of information technologies sciences research, theoretical and practical innovations/novelties in the field.
Students in this programme acquire the skills to do theoretical and empirical investigations in information technologies sciences in cooperation with other persons involved in the investigation, participating and presenting results in scientific conferences, able to develop new knowledge on existing knowledge and practically implementing investigation results, prepare internationally indexed publications.
Master’s degree in Engineering or Natural Sciences.
Applicants with background in other field need to pass an entrance exam.
English knowledge: minimum - IELTS score 6.0, TOEFL score 547, TOEFL-iBT score 76.
The graduates of this programme are usually employed at higher education institutions, research institutions, authorities and private companies.