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  Management of communication in the leisure and entertainment industry. Phone.: +371 67100519
 
 
  1. Characteristics of the Programme
Name of the Programme: Professional Master's programme "Management of communication in the leisure and entertainment industry"
Code of the Study Programme 47812
Duration of the Study Programme 1.5 years (3 semesters) or 2 years (4 semesters)
FULL TIME
full-time learning,
distance learning

2 years (4 semesters) or 2.5 years (5 semesters)
PART TIME
full-time learning,
distance learning
Volume of the Programme 60 KP (ECTS 90) or 80 KP (ECTS 120)
Requirements for Admission: - higher education and the bachelor's degree in the social, humanitarian sciences and art;
- higher professional 2nd level education with the professional qualification in the social, humanitarian sciences and art, the other spheres of science, with the professional administration experience of at least three years;
- professional bachelor in other sciences (pedagogical, technical, natural and exact sciences, etc.) with the professional administration experience of at least three years (in this case the undergraduates have the additional semester)
Degree Professional Master’s degree in the management of the leisure and entertainment industry
Qualification Manager of the leisure and entertainment industry
  1. Licensing and accreditation data

The Professional Master's programme "Management of communication in the leisure and entertainment industry" is licensed. After the successful graduation the Master receives the diploma which is recognized on the state and international level.

The License № 04030-49 has been issued by the Ministry of Education and Science and is valid until November 17, 2014.

More detailed information (see the attached License copy).

The place of implementation of the study programme. The study programme is implemented in Riga and Daugavpils.

  1. The study languages
The study languages: Latvian and Russian, the lectures are also delivered in English. The lectures are conducted by the teachers of BIA as well as invited professors.
  1. Description of the profession

The professional Master's study programme ensures high qualification level of the graduates who can operate successfully in the recreation and entertainment industry in Latvia, the EU and CIS countries.

The Master's degree entitles the graduate to conduct educational and scientific activities and to continue the studies with the doctorate programmes. Besides that the Master's degree entitles the graduate to occupy the senior positions in the tourism industry, hotel business, recreation and entertainment industry.

The content and peculiarities of the study programme.

The purpose of the programme is to prepare the highly qualified and competitive professionals for the recreation and entertainment industry, who have the theoretical knowledge and skills conforming to the modern international requirements, are able to creatively solve tasks, to work in the international teams and ensure effective management of the enterprises and organizations, to participate in the projects both in Latvia and abroad.

The study programme contains the humanitarian and the management discipline blocks; attention is paid to the psychology and pedagogy subjects, the ability to study the disciplines of free choice in accordance with the professional interests of the undergraduates.

Much attention is paid to the creative training of the specialists.

An important role in the preparation of the undergraduates is played by the practices: creative, scientific, educational and professional.

More detailed information (see the list of practices)

The professional and scientific connections with the enterprises and institutions from different countries, as well as participation in the international conferences, will allow the specialists to get the necessary training: to understand the modern markets and consumers, to work with the people of different cultures, to introduce the creative component in all spheres of activities, to respond quickly to the changes in the international markets of recreation and entertainment.

Report

More detailed information about the programme

The study plan of the preparatory semester

Self-Evaluation 2011/2012

  1. Contacts
Director of the Programme – Associated Professor, Mrs.Marina Gunare, Dr.Polit.
Office 221, Baltic International Academy,
4 Lomonosova str., Riga, LV-1019, Latvia
phone/fax: +371 67100519
mob.: +371 26452527
e-mail: marina.gunare@gmail.com
 
 



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