Masters in Agricultural Engineering

Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies
Program overview
2 years
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available

Start dates
September 2024

September 2025

September 2026
Masters in Agricultural Engineering

About this program

Masters in Agricultural Engineering

While studying in the Agricultural Engineering academic master's study program, you will be able to choose one of the four sub-programs and discuss with colleagues from other fields in common study classes, broadening your horizons also in related areas of engineering. The study sub-programs are adapted to the modern requirements of the labor market.

Admission requirements

Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Sciences, Mathematics or Physics; Engineer qualification (higher professional education) eligible for studies at the Master study Program in engineering or computer sciences.

English requirements: IELTS score 6.0, TOEFL score 547, TOEFL-iBT score 76.

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Program content

  • semester Philosophy of Science, English for Master Students, Fundamentals of Logistics, Study of Patenting, Ergonomics and Industrial Design, Alternative Energetics, Energy Economics in Agriculture, Conformity and Certification of Electrical Equipment, Automatic Systems Simulation, Transport Management, Project Engineering, Transport Engineering Service and Automarket, Projecting in 3D CAM System, Theory of Agricultural Machinery and Motor Vehicles, Principles of Methodology of Design, Embedded Programming for Engineers, Theory of Agricultural Machinery, Specialized Technology, Potato and Vegetable Production, Forage Production
  • semester Modelling of System Dynamic, Computer Graphics for Energetics, Intelligent Technologies and Systems, Mobile Systems Electric Equipment, Reliability of Electrical Devices, Automation of Technological Processes, Power Supply for Rural Objects, Vehicle Diagnostics and Service, Testing and Calculating of Vehicles, Alternative Energy Vehicles, Technological Testing of Materials, Hydraulic and Pneumatic Drive of Machines, Machine Design, Animal Breeding Management, Design of Technologies, Conditioning of Crop Products,
  • semester Computer-aided Measuring Systems, Agricultural Engineering and the Environment, Energy Carriers and Energy Resources, Embedded Programming for Engineers, Research in Agricultural Engineering, Traffic Control and Modelling, Quality Assurance Systems, CNC Machine Tools, Computer Aided Design of Mechanisms, Production of Cutting Tools, Removal and Storage of Manure, Milking and Primary Milk Processing,
  • semester: Writing a Master Thesis

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Program delivery

The aim of the studies is to prepare comprehensively educated young scientists, pedagogues, entrepreneurs, public administration and local government specialists who would be able to continue their doctoral studies, decide independently, think creatively and promote the further development of Latvian engineering sciences.


Tuition fee per year: 3000€


Degree: Master Degree of Engineering (

Credits: 80CP/120 ECTS

Extensive, in-depth theoretical and practical knowledge and understanding of research in the relevant field of science, the latest research technologies and equipment, their application, processing of research results and demonstration opportunities.

Skills - the ability to use the acquired knowledge in the development of a master's thesis: analytical analysis of the situation, evaluation and development of research methodology, creation of new knowledge based on the performed research, summarizing, evaluating and interpreting the results. Ability to defend and scientifically substantiate their decisions in solving engineering problems.

Competence - is able to work independently with engineering calculations and analysis of various complexity and scope, to perform experimental and analytical research in relation to the chosen topic.

Career paths

If you want to get a high qualification, good job offers and expand your knowledge in the field of engineering, this study program is for you. You can choose to study in four sub-programmes: “Vehicles and Service”, “Agricultural Technologies and techniques”, “Energetics” and “Machine Designing and Manufacturing”

Master's students in agricultural engineering occupy leading positions in transport and agricultural machinery operating and trading companies, energy and machine-building industry companies. Graduates of the program are in demand on the labor market and often combine work responsibilities with continuing education.

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Study at one of the leading Baltic universities in Latvia

Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies (LBTU) is one of the leading higher educational institutions in the Baltic States. Offering a wide range of study programs for international students, the university has provided educational opportunities for more than 150 years. In...

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Why study at Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies

Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies is a university for those, who wish to achieve their goals, while studying in friendly atmosphere, feeling like a true local. We focus on modern technologies and sustainable practices to prepare well educated, competitive future specialists, ready to lead the world.

Lectures are held in modern laboratories and classrooms with new technology to prepare students for life after uni, while the learning is delivered by lecturers with ''field'' experience and industry professionals offering unique insights. All of that can be experienced in a peaceful city with plenty of European charm and the unique Baltic outlook.

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Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies

Lielā Street 2
LV-3001 Jelgava

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