Study programme: Sociotechnical Systems Modelling

Type of programme: Doctoral study programmes
Study field: Study field "Information Technologies, Computer Engineering, Electronics, Telecommunications, Computer Management and Computer Science"
Programme director:
Professor, Dr.sc.ing.,
Artis Teilāns

Artis.Teilans@rta.lv
+371 26529669
Code of programme: 51482
Accreditation: 01.07.2013 - 18.06.2019
License: 05.01.2011 - 18.06.2019
Qualification awarded: Doctor of Engineering Sciences (Dr.paed.)
Requirements: successfully acquired study programme, passed doctoral examinations, defended doctoral thesis
Amount of credits: 144
Full-time:
Duration of studies (full-time): 3 years
Study fee EUR (full-time): 3200
Part-time:
Duration of studies (part-time):
Study fee EUR (part-time):

The goal of the doctoral study programme is to prepare researchers in the field of information technology industry systems analysis, modeling and design sector, to promote the students’ theoretical knowledge and research skills and the application of research results in the following areas:

  • business and tourism information system modeling;
  • systemic regional development planning;
  • the political system and public management modeling;
  • logistics information systems and transport modeling;
  • production process modeling;
  • e-learning system design;
  • simulation technology development.

Visiting professors from partner universities will be involved as teachers and advisors in the programme. Students have an opportunity to participate in Erasmus+ mobility for studies.

Admission requirements

Master’s or professional master’s degree in the computer sciences, information technologies. Discussion of the thesis topic.

Duration of studies

3 years full-time studies.

Study programme consists of 3 parts:

  • Part A – compulsory courses
  • Part B – optional courses (specialization)
  • Part C – free elective course.

To complete study programme student has to earn 120 CP (180 ECTS).

Final test, if any

Doctoral thesis

If you are interested in the studies at Rezekne University of Applied Sciences fill application form at this address: http://www.rta.lv/online_application_procedure.

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

Courses

Part

CP

ECTS

Courses

Part

CP

ECTS

1st year

1st semester

2nd semester

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Risks’ modelling, estimating and management methods

A

4

6

Special course in

professional foreign language

A

6

9

Business information systems modelling

A

3

4,5

Research methodology and modeling data processing

A

4

6

Research

A

13

19,5

Research

A

10

15

 

 

20

30

 

 

20

30

2nd year

3rd semester

4th semester

Risks’ modelling, estimating and management methods* /

Research methodology and modeling data processing **

A

 

A

4

 

4

6

 

6

Research

A

20

30

Research

A

20

30

 

 

 

 

 

 

20

30

 

 

20

30

3thyear

5thsemester

6th semester

 

 

 

 

Research

A

20

30

Research

A

20

30

 

 

 

 

 

 

20

30

 

 

20

30

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