On successful graduation of the programme, the graduates obtain Professional Bachelor’s Diploma and the qualification: “Financier” which corresponds to the 5th professional qualification level and it corresponds to the level 6 of the Latvian Qualification Framework (LGF) and European Qualification Framework level 6.
Immatriculation, that is the enrolment in the study programme is organized according to the Enrollment Regulations of the School, which are being endorsed by the Senate for each coming academic year.
For recognition of non- formal and informal learning there is a legal framework to promote and implement lifelong learning. On January 10, 2012, the Cabinet of Ministers issued “Rules of Procedure for Recognition of Learning outcomes in Prior Learning or professional experience”, Number 36. The procedural documents have been developed by the School and endorsed by the Senate.( hyperlink) Lifelong learning activities have been designed to facilitate LLL. Programmes are designed with Learning outcomes which ensures transparency and comparability. ECTS is applied to lifelong learning. General arrangement for the recognition of non- formal and informal learning are explained in the Rules of Procedure for the Recognition of Prior Learning( hyperlink) which were endorsed by the Senate in 2012. The document explains the process, the criteria and the recognition.
In order to obtain the professional Bachelor’s degree and qualification, the student has to fulfil the following programame requirements:
• To acquire general and course specific course learning outcomes
• To acquire optional course learning outcomes
• Has to do a company placement
• Has to prepare and defend the Bachelor’s paper
Goal of the programme is to train high level financiers able to compete in changing socio-economic conditions and in international labour market, competitive financiers with the necessary knowledge, experience, skills, and competence in the field of finances according to the category 5 professional qualification level of the professional standard “Financier” and which corresponds to the level 6 of the Latvian Qualification Framework (LGF) and European Qualification Framework level 6. . The students study under the guidance of experienced and professional academic staff and acquire 240 ECTS (160 Latvian credits). The students have international study environment. The students are eligible to study under Erasmus exchange programme. They have also the opportunity to study with international academic staff from partner universities.
1. can manage assets, draw financial statements, and calculate taxes; can apply quantitative methods of financial analysis to secure effective operation of the enterprise;
2. is able to carry out professional activities, formulate and give analytical description of information, problems, and solutions concerning profession, using a scientific approach;
3. is able to understand financial trends, is able to carry out professional work, formulate and give analytical description of information, problems, and solutions concerning profession, is able to take decisions in a changing environment;
4. can acquire new information, analyse, systematize, and integrate the received information independently.
Graduates are competent to work in banks and companies, public and local government institutions, as well as in private companies as financier, senior or chief accountants, auditors and the Heads of Finance Department.
The graduates of Professional Bachelor’s degree programme are eligible for further studies at Master degree programmes.
|No.||Course||CP||Type of examination||Planning|
|1st year||2nd year||3rd year||4th year|
|1st semester||2nd semester||3rd semester||4th semester||5th semester||
|7th semester||8th semester|
|General study courses|
|5||Sales skills and intercultural communication||2||Examination||2|
|Specialized study courses and courses in information technology|
|9||Informatics and data base management systems||4||Examination||4|
|10||Introduction into Finance||2||Examination||2|
|11||Research Work Methodology||2||Examination||2|
|12||Organization of Business||6||Examination||2||4|
|13||Company Management Accounting I||2||Examination||2|
|14||Fundamentals of Insurance||2||Examination||2|
|16||English for Specific Purposes||6||Examination||2||2||2|
|FIELD RELATED PROFESSIONAL SPECIALISATION STUDY COURSES|
|18||Financial accounting I||4||Examination||4|
|19||Banking Financial Services||2||Examination||2|
|20||Taxes and Tax Policy||4||Examination||4|
|21||Financial Accounting and Tax Practicum||2||Examination||2|
|24||Company Management Accounting II||2||Examination||2|
|27||International and European Tax Law||2||Examination||2|
|33||International Finance and Foreign Exchange market||2||Examination||2|
|34||Consumer Behaviour in Financial Market||2||Examination||2|
|36||Securities and Investment funds||4||Examination||4|
|38||Tax Administration *||4||Examination||4|
|Bank Management and Risk Management*|
|39||Elective courses **||6||Examination|
|Work placement and state examination|
Examination regulations, assessment and grading:
The assessment of students is in accordance with the requirements of “Study Ordinance.”.
Mode of study:
Full time studies take place every day for Day department. Two working days in the evenings and every Saturday for Evening Department. For extra mural students the lectures are held every Saturday.
Programme director or equivalent:
Gunta Innuse. Phone: +371 67709294, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org