Masters in Information Technologies

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

Start dates
February 2024

September 2024

February 2025

September 2025
Masters in Information Technologies

About this program

Masters in Information Technologies

Besides the basic skills of computer literacy, the necessity to carry out complicated research and modeling of business processes, to solve tasks of systemic analysis, as well as to work out an unconventional use of information technologies in the production computer management, biotechnology, medicine, ecology and other fields, become of vital importance. To fulfill these tasks, well-prepared specialists, experts of computer networks, programmers, system analysts and other professionals, who are able to adjust to rapid changes in the branch of information technologies, are needed more and more.

Nowadays the development of all sectors of economic and scientific activities is closely related to the application of Information Technologies (IT). The Program is oriented towards the following applications of IT in the interdisciplinary trends:

  • computerized production control systems with the aim to educate you for the analysis of production systems and the development and maintaining of control systems by using the specificity of hardware;
  • systems analysis – you will have good theoretical knowledge of software engineering and practical skills to solve the problems related to the designing, maintaining and application of software systems;
  • information technologies in biosystems with the aim to prepare you to be creative and to be able to apply new solutions of information technologies for storing and analyzing biological data.

The study Program is completed with the elaboration and defense of the Master thesis.

Admission requirements

Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Sciences, Mathematics or Physics; Diploma in Engineering (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

  • Fundamental Algorithms
  • System Theory
  • Database Design
  • Research Methodology
  • Information Security
  • Computer-aided manufacturing
  • Design of Microcontroller Systems
  • Software Development Models
  • Software Quality
  • Automated Testing
  • Web Systems Development
  • Algorithms in Bioinformatics
  • Modelling of Biosystems
  • Philosophy of Sciences
  • Foreign Special Course
  • Mathematical Physics Methods
  • Mathematical Modelling of Processes I
  • Mathematical Modelling of Processes II

Scholarships & funding

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


Tuition fee per year: 2500€


Degree: Master Degree of Engineering in Information Technologies

Credits:120 ECTS

Career paths

IT field and information systems development, functional research, systems analysis and risk assessment. Master's degree entitles graduates to continue studies in a respective doctoral Program in universities in Latvia or abroad.

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About this institute

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.

Contact info

Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies

Lielā Street 2
LV-3001 Jelgava

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