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Qualification: Professional Bachelor's Degree in Information Technologies, Programming Engineer (ViA)

Professional Bachelor's Degree in Information Technologies, Programming Engineer (ViA)

Qualification Information

Master courses of general academic education, develop a set of skills,
abilities and attitudes required for the qualification of a software engineer;
Acquire knowledge and understanding of programming languages, software engineering,
software development technologies, object oriented programming, data structures and algorithms,
web technologies, software development project management, occupational protection and ergonomics,
application software use, operation systems and their use, data base technologies,
computer systems architecture and functions, rights and standards in IT;
Learn to use social, public presentation and team work skills as well as develop skills of critical thinking and ability to analyse problems;
Write and defend a graduation paper.



Competences:

1. The KNOWLEDGE at the level of notion:
1.1. labour protection and ergonomics;
1.2. management of software development projects;
2. The KNOWLEDGE at the level of understanding:
2.1. economics and business;
2.2. classification and use of the operating systems;
2.3. computer system structure and functioning;
2.4. computer technology;
2.5. laws and regulations governing the information technology sector;
2.6. software engineering;
2.7. employment relationship;
2.8. environmental protection;
2.9. professional terminology in the official language and two foreign languages.
3. The KNOWLEDGE at the level of use:
3.1. two foreign languages at the communication level;
3.2. mathematics;
3.3. communication and professional ethics;
3.4. classification and use of applications;
3.5. programming languages;
3.6. database technology;
3.7. software development technologies;
3.8. object-oriented programming;
3.9. data structures and algorithms;
3.12. internet technologies;
3.11. official language.



Skills:

1. To use standards of the information technology industry.
2. To use professional terminology in the official language and two foreign languages.
3. To use operating system.
4. To use text and graphics editors, etc. office applications.
5. To participate in project management.
6. To encode and debug programs.
7. To apply design diagrams and charts.
8. To design algorithms and data structures.
9. To select appropriate means to carry out a task.
10. To carry out data protection and security measures.
11. To configure workplaces and work tools.
12. To use software development tools.
13. To analyse program code.
14. To implement user interfaces.
15. To use data requests languages.
16. To measure software performance.
17. To use good programming style.
18. To use software testing techniques.
19. To perform system design.
20. To work in a team.
21. To manage others.
22. To perform work individually.
23. To plan tasks and prioritize them.
24. To use information search and selection means.
25. To prepare presentation materials and events, host them.
26. To persuade others and substantiate one's opinion.
27. To draw up business documents.
28. To respect the principles of professional ethics.
29. To observe labour protection requirements.
30. To know the official language.
31. To know two foreign languages at the communication level.



Knowledge:

1. To use standards of the information technology industry.
2. To use professional terminology in the official language and two foreign languages.
3. To use operating system.
4. To use text and graphics editors, etc. office applications.
5. To participate in project management.
6. To encode and debug programs.
7. To apply design diagrams and charts.
8. To design algorithms and data structures.
9. To select appropriate means to carry out a task.
10. To carry out data protection and security measures.
11. To configure workplaces and work tools.
12. To use software development tools.
13. To analyse program code.
14. To implement user interfaces.
15. To use data requests languages.
16. To measure software performance.
17. To use good programming style.
18. To use software testing techniques.
19. To perform system design.
20. To work in a team.
21. To manage others.
22. To perform work individually.
23. To plan tasks and prioritize them.
24. To use information search and selection means.
25. To prepare presentation materials and events, host them.
26. To persuade others and substantiate one's opinion.
27. To draw up business documents.
28. To respect the principles of professional ethics.
29. To observe labour protection requirements.
30. To know the official language.
31. To know two foreign languages at the communication level.

Reference Data

EQF Level:
Thematic area:
Information Language:
Location:
NQF Level: 
6
Awarding body: 

Vidzeme University College

Awarding body contact info: 

CĒSU IELA 4, VALMIERA, LV-4200
Tālr.: 64207230
Fakss: 64207229
E-pasts: info@va.lv

Source of information: 
National occupation classification: 

ISCO-08

Relationship type: 

Programming engineer (2512 02)

Access requirements: 

Certificate of general secondary education or Diploma of vocational secondary education

Ways to acquire: 

Formal (through education programmes)