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Tuition fee €2,960.00 per year
Application fee €141.00 one-time

The application fee consists of a 100 € registration fee and a 41 € payment for education documents recognition from the Academic Information centre of Latvia.

Application fee is non-refundable and must be paid after recieving an invoice from the UL

Deposit €500.00 one-time

A one-time payment for students coming from outside the EU/EEA to be payed in full along with the first semester payment upon arrival. The deposit is intendend to cover possible immigration expenses and payed back upon request after graduation.

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Master degree programme in Education Sciences offers students possibilities to widen and deepen knowledge in philosophy of education, sociology, psychology, comparative research, research methodology, adult education, multicultural education, in human behaviour and education.

The programme is based on student-centred approach, which focuses on students’ learning process, development of their responsibility for results in learning and research. It gives students possibility to develop individual skills to carry out research, to summarize, to analyze, to evaluate research results as well as to present them during defense of Master Thesis. During studies students obtain skills to work with information, to analyze and evaluate it, to form a personal view and to express it.

The programme is multidisciplinary, thus promoting the development of general, specific, research and interpersonal competences. This approach supports and favours students’ actions in the development of their theoretical concepts, critical analysis and evaluation of different processes in education.

Graduates are prepared to do research in different fields related to education and for doctoral studies on education sciences.

The part-time degree programme covers 2.5 academic years. Part time students travel twice a study year to University of Latvia to have introduction in the courses, to get tasks for completion of the courses, to discuss the completed tasks. The communication with teaching staff is organized via e mailing and Skype.

Programme structure

According to the student’s choice (chosen module) it is possible to carry out research in educational leadership, changes in education, development of educational environment, socialization processes, social inclusion, aspects of multicultural education, adult education.

Career opportunities

The MA degree in Education Sciences enables the graduates to have a number of job opportunities at institutions of secondary and higher education, public administration agencies, non-governmental organizations, the EU structures and other related fields.

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Application start
Jan 1, 2019
Application deadline
Jun 1, 2019 23:59
Europe/Riga time

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States