Specialised Master's Degrees in Societal Security and Safety

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Type

Master's programs

Study Options

Full Time

Fees

Regular fees: 1924 EUR

International Fees : 2406 EUR

Comment:
  • MEDIA AND INFORMATION LITERACY: EU, EEA, Swiss Confederation - 1924 EUR per academic year (full-programme 2886 EUR). Non-EU, Non-EEA 2406 EUR per academic year (full-programme 3609 EUR). 
  • STRATEGIC COMMUNICATION AND GOVERNANCE: EU, EEA, Swiss Confederation - 1924 EUR per academic year (full-programme 3848 EUR). Non-EU, Non-EEA 2406 EUR per academic year (full-programme 4812 EUR). 
  • CYBERSECURITY ENGINEERING: EU, EEA, Swiss Confederation - 1924 EUR per academic year (full-programme 3848 EUR). Non-EU, Non-EEA 3282 EUR per academic year (full-programme 6564 EUR).

Funding Options

Scholarships that cover international student tuition fees are available.

Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences (ViA) offers internationally-oriented Master’s degrees and summer school programmes in English. One of the specialisation areas of its study offer at a master-level is societal safety and security in terms of media, communicationinformation and cyberspace security.

The programmes offered within this study area cover both, Social Sciences and Information Technologies: 

To accommodate international students, the programmes combine several intensive executive-education weeks in Latvia as well as remote learning through online seminars and exercises. Industry internships with the university's partners or at student-determined organisations/businesses are an integral part of the programmes.

All master's degrees at ViA require a minimum of 1.5 years of study and admission requirements include evidence of English competence, Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in a relevant field and a motivation letter or a proposal for a master's thesis.

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PROFESSIONAL MASTER’S IN CYBERSECURITY ENGINEERING

Language: English
Duration: full-time 2 years (4 semesters)
ECTS: 120
Degree title: MASTER’S DEGREE IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES
EQF: Level 7
Exchange opportunities:  Available through Erasmus+ and Nordplus

The course aims to provide the necessary competencies for a cyber security specialist who is responsible for strengthening information systems as well as preventing cyber-attacks and security incidents, carrying out risk analysis and offering security measures to mitigate threats in their workplace or for an external client.

In the near future the demand for Engineering and Information and communication technology specialists will surpass supply, which opens up great career prospects for cybersecurity specialists. 

Graduates can work in various public and private sector organisations as integrated security testers and cybersecurity specialists, who can collaborate effectively, think critically and make data-based decisions.

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MASTER’S IN MEDIA AND INFORMATION LITERACY

Study mode: full-time (module based)
Language: English
Duration: full-time 1.5 years (3 semesters)
ECTS: 90
Degree title: MASTER’S DEGREE IN SOCIAL SCIENCES
EQF: Level 7
Exchange opportunities: Available through Erasmus+ and Nordplus

The study programme is based on developing in-depth knowledge of the key questions within the communication science with an emphasis on media and information literacy, additionally focusing on critical issues from social sciences and humanities. Students will develop an understanding of the interaction between an individual, media, society and technology and its cultural, economic, and political features.

Students will also gain knowledge about media as a business and the logic behind media economics.

Graduates can work in various sectors such as marketing, media, journalism and social media management, where skills and knowledge of media content monitoring and analysis, content creation and dissemination are important as well as at institutions that provide media literacy education, such as schools, museums, archives and more.

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MASTER’S IN STRATEGIC COMMUNICATION AND GOVERNANCE

Language: English
Duration: full-time 2 years (4 semesters)
ECTS: 120
Degree title: MASTER’S DEGREE IN SOCIAL SCIENCES
EQF: Level 7
Exchange opportunities: Available through Erasmus+ and Nordplus

The aim of the study programme is to provide knowledge of strategic communication and its management in the private and public sectors as well as within non-governmental organisations. Programme provides students with extensive and comprehensive understanding of modern communication trends and the current political, social and economic challenges nationally and world-wide, as well as the skills necessary to put their knowledge into practice.

Graduates can work in public and private sector institutions and be responsible for planning strategic communication, branding, communication management or creating and managing integrated communication campaigns.

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Posted on:

Application Deadline:

Expired

Type

Master's programs

Study Options

Full Time

Fees

Regular fees: 1924 EUR

International Fees : 2406 EUR

Comment:
  • MEDIA AND INFORMATION LITERACY: EU, EEA, Swiss Confederation - 1924 EUR per academic year (full-programme 2886 EUR). Non-EU, Non-EEA 2406 EUR per academic year (full-programme 3609 EUR). 
  • STRATEGIC COMMUNICATION AND GOVERNANCE: EU, EEA, Swiss Confederation - 1924 EUR per academic year (full-programme 3848 EUR). Non-EU, Non-EEA 2406 EUR per academic year (full-programme 4812 EUR). 
  • CYBERSECURITY ENGINEERING: EU, EEA, Swiss Confederation - 1924 EUR per academic year (full-programme 3848 EUR). Non-EU, Non-EEA 3282 EUR per academic year (full-programme 6564 EUR).

Funding Options

Scholarships that cover international student tuition fees are available.

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