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INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES (PROGRAMMING)

Information Technologies (Programming)

Professional Bachelor level programme

Degree and Professional Qualification to Be Achieved:
Professional Bachelor Degree in Computer Science and Programming Engineer

Accreditation:
study programme Information Technologies is accredited until December 31st, 2022.

Enrollment Criteria:
- A general secondary education diploma;
- First level professional higher education for those entering the program at a later stage.

Description of programme


The aim of the programme is to provide such professional studies that are based on the theoretical background of information technologies, confirm with the professional standards and are practically applicable, which will foster the national competiveness in the information technology branch in the changing social-economic circumstances and labour market.

Tasks of the study programme:

  • To provide theoretical knowledges and practical skills for carrying out duties and tasks corresponding to the profession standard and level of qualification: coding, software project planning, software maintenance, implementation and testing, preparation of user documentation.
  • To develop common skills in the branch: apply IT branch standarts;  use IT terminology in English and Latvian; use operation systems;  apply text and graphics editors etc. office aplications;  participate in project management.
  • To develop special abilities in the branch:  write and debug software codes;  apply projection shemes and diagrams;  make data protection and security events; analyze software code; implement user interfaces; use data request languages; measure software performance; use the good programming style; use software testing techniques; make system design.
  • To develop general skills in the profession: communication skills; skill to work in the team (group); skill to work independently; prepare presentation materiāls and events and conduct them; be persuasive and support one’s opinion; create business documentation; observe the principles of professional ethics; be able to communicate in Latvian and English.



Programme Content

Industry professional specialization courses

  • Data structures and algorithms
  • Computer graphics and image processing basics
  • Programming
  • Software development technology
  • Software engineering
  • Project work
  • Information systems design
  • Mathematical logic
  • Mobile applications development
  • System modelling basics
  • Information systems, safety and management
  • WEB Programming
  • WEB content management systems
  • XML tehnologies

 

Theoretical basics of industry and information technology courses

  • Computer systems organization and architecture
  • Computer networks
  • Database technologies
  • Application software
  • Artificial intelligence
  • The operating systems
  • Research project organization
  • Programming
  • Software development project management
  • Study paper
  • Probability theory and mathematical statistics

 

The mainstream study courses

  • Higher mathematics
  • Labour, the environment and civil protection
  • IT industry legislation and standards
  • Exchange of business information
  • Business Communication and Professional Ethics
  • Presentation skills
  • Foreign languages in computer science
  • Entrepreneurship  basics

 

Standard period of studies

Full time studies (4 years)
Lectures on working days, usually 09:00 - 15:50

Leading lecturers

Director of the Study Programme: Jurijs Radionovs

Email: jurijs.radionovs@eka.edu.lv 

 

Julija Asmuss, Dr. Sc. Ing., assistant professor

Research interests: telecommunication networks

From 2016 Expert of  Latvian Council of Science in the field of Electronics and Telecommunications.

Senior Expert in State Education Development Agency.

 

Mārcis Pinnis, Dr. Sc. Comp., assistant professor

Researcher SIA Tilde. Main activities and responsibilities: research and development of new language technologies, participation in Europe-wide research projects, dissemination of research results.

Mārcis hasMaster’s of Philosophy Degree in Computer Speech, Text and Internet Technology from St. Edmund’s College (Faculty of Computer Science and Technology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom and PhD in Computer Science (Dr.sc.comp.) from University of Latvia, Riga, Latvia. Title of PhD thesis: “Terminology Integration in Statistical Machine Translation”

 

Dmitrijs Finaškins, Mg. Sc. Ing., lecturer

Has professional experience in projects of telecommunication networks configuring and maintenance, programming for cluster data analysis.

Research interests: management of recourses of telecommunication network, data analysis.

 

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