Topic outline

  • Master of Social Sciences in Management


    • Short information about the program

      Programme title: Master of Social Sciences in Management

      The awarded qualification: Master of Social Sciences in Management (Sociālo zinātņu maģistrs vadībzinātnē)

      Faculty: Faculty of Management and Economics 

      Study languages: Russian, English

      Duration of program: 2, 5 years (5 semesters)

      Programme volume: 80 credit points

      Cost of education (semester): 650 euro

      Requirements for the basic education: Bachelor of social science, Bachelor of natural science in computer science (specialisation – computer Technologies in business) or Higher professional education of the second level in economics, management, in transport or logistics.

      Programme DirectorProfessor. Irina Kuzmina-Merlino, Dr. oec.

      • Short annotation of the program

        The curriculum is aimed at developing the students’ analytical, communication and pedagogical abilities, mastering the skills of scientific work and scientific research, understanding the role of financial information in managerial decision making, and ability to interpret it. 

        The Program structure

        • What will student receive after graduation

          Managers today need multidimensional skills in finance, market analysis, project management and global economics. During the study process the students will learn how to understand the needs of customers; how to develop the strategy ensuring the strategic and operational goals of a modern company.


          • Career opportunities

            • Different levels of management in an organization   
            • Director of department
            • Commercial director
            • Project manager
            • Manager of department of Strategy and Development
            • Business processes organization manager
            • Human resource manager
            • Controller
            • Business analyst
            • Consultant

            • Some companies, where graduates of this programme work

              Tez Tour Latvija, airBaltic, Cargomax, SIA Deliar, A/S "BLB Baltijas Termināls”, SIA"4financeIT”, Wellness Travel Group, Diatom Enterprises, SGS Latvija Ltd., AS "NORVIK BANKA”, Dinotrans SIA, VCA Pavnieki, Media House, SIA Eltel Networks, AAS Baltikums, Latvijas pasta banka AS, EHR Mediju Grupa, Rīgas Centrālcietums, A/S Balticom, Pricewaterhouse, Coopers SIA, etc. 

              • Leading professors


                Ishgaley Ishmuhametov,Dr.psych.

                Irina Kuzmina-Merlino, Dr.oec., Professor

                Kozlovska Ieva Ph.D. Oec. Can., Mg.oec.