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Marine Transport - Navigation

Maritime Transports department study program “Marine Transportation – Navigation”

Degree/Qualification

Professional BSc in Marine Transportation

Professional qualifications at 5th level

Duration

4 years and 3 months for full time students.

A minimum of 188 Latvian credit points (282 ECTS)

Entry Requirements

General or vocational secondary education

Assessment

Students are required to complete the programme of study followed by Final examinations in specialisation and Maritime English, as well as graduation project.

Main study areas

Navigation, ship construction and stability, aids to navigation, cargo handling technology, maritime safety, shipping law, marine pollution prevention, global maritime communications, Maritime English and shipping management.

The programme comprises two sea-going phases – one year in total.

Career Opportunities

Navigating Officer or subsequently Master on merchant or other vessels, manager or superintendent in maritime or other shore-based companies

Postgraduate Opportunities

MSc studies

 

Ports and Shipping management

Maritime Transport department study program “Port and Shipping Management”

Port and Shipping Management

Degree/Qualification

Professional BSc in Management and Administration

Duration

4 years and 3 months for full time students

A minimum of 182 Latvian credit points (273 ECTS), 40 Latvian credit points are to be obtained from an EU higher maritime educational establishment

Entry Requirements

General or vocational secondary education

Assessment

Students are required to complete the programme of study followed by graduation project.

Main study areas

Economics, maritime commercial management, ship technical management, port operations, multimodal transport, Maritime English and maritime agency service provision.

Career Opportunities

Employment in shipping or other maritime shore-based companies in the capacity of managers, planning executives and port economic service personnel.

Postgraduate Opportunities

MSc studies

 

Maritime Transport - Marine Engineering

Marine Engineering department study program “Maritime transport – Marine Engineering”

Marine Transportation – Marine Engineering

Degree/Qualification

Professional BSc in Marine Transportation

Professional qualifications at 5th level

Duration

4 years and 3 months for full time students

A minimum of 182 Latvian credit points (270 ECTS)

 Entry Requirements

General or vocational secondary education

Assessment

Students are required to complete the programme of study followed by Final examinations in specialisation and Maritime English, as well as graduation project.

Main study areas

Power engineering plants, theory of ship construction, refrigerating and air-conditioning plants, operation of auxiliary machinery and systems, maintenance and repair, marine pollution prevention, Maritime English and ship technical management.

The programme comprises a sea-going phase- a minimum of 6 months and practical training in ship repairs.

Career Opportunities

Marine Engineer or subsequently Chief Engineer on merchant or other vessels, superintendent or engineer in maritime or other  shore-based companies

Postgraduate Opportunities

MSc studies

 

Marine Transport - Marine Electrical Automation

Marine Engineering department study program “Maritime transport – Marine Electrical Automation”

Marine Transportation – Marine Electrical Automation

 

Degree/Qualification

Professional BSc in Marine Transportation

Marine electrical engineer (Higher professional education at 2nd level)

Duration

4 years and 3 months for full time students

A minimum of 185 Latvian credit points (277.5 ECTS)

Entry Requirements

General or vocational secondary education

Assessment

Students are required to complete the programme of study followed by Final examinations in specialisation and Maritime English, as well as graduation project.

Main study areas

Electrical engineering; marine electrical plants; marine diesel engines and turbines, marine automation systems, marine automated control systems, operation of marine power plants, Maritime English

Career Opportunities

Marine Electrical Engineer or Marine Electrical Automation Officer on vessels.

The programme of study leads to the Marine Engineer watch keeping certificate of competency and subsequently to the position of Marine Engineer or dual purpose officer, i.e., Marine Engineer-Marine Electrical Engineer

Postgraduate Opportunities

MSc studies

 

 

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