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  1. Bachelor of Natural Sciences in Environmental Science (DU)

    The aim of the programme is; - to ensure students’ self-dependent studies, providing theoretical knowledge in environmental science and in its branches and developing students’ scientific research skills and abilities and, consequently, ensuring them with higher academic education and opportunities to continue studies in master’s programme. Within the programme the existing knowledge have been enriched and broadened as well as new knowledge, - skills and competences have been acquired in the sphere of environmental science: - ability to demonstrate understanding of basic and specialized knowledge in environmental science and its sub-branches and understanding of most essential concepts and regularities in interaction between humans and environment and regularities of environmental science; - knowledge in methodology, problems, research methods and their application in environmental science, - solutions of environmental problems and possibilities to avoid them; - knowledge in human impact on natural environment, environmental economy, products and services of ecosystems; - ability to apply the acquired knowledge when fulfilling scientific and practical tasks and doing research in environmental science; - to plan, manage and implement independent academic, research and public activities; - to apply adequate research methods, equipment and instruments in desk-based, laboratory and field research; - to carry out the research independently and obtain results, to analyze and interpret the obtained results; ...

    Awarding body- University of Daugavpils

    Category: Qualifications Location: Latvia
  2. Bachelor of Natural Sciences in Environmental Science (LU)

    - to study the basics of natural and social sciences enabling to understand processes going on in the environment; - to acquire theoretic courses of environmental science in all the sub-branches of the environmental science; - to acquire the basics of the applied geography and environmental science and the relevant practical skills; - to master practical skills of field research work; - to acquire research methods in sub-branches of environmental science (environmental chemistry and ecotoxicology, environment governance, environment protection, geography of environment and planning) by engaging in independent studies (not less than 10 weeks or for the amount of 10 credit points) in a selected sub-branch of environmental science and present the result in a Bachelor' thesis. ...

    Awarding body- University of Latvia

    Category: Qualifications Location: Latvia
  3. Bachelor of Natural Sciences in Environmental Science (LU)

    - to study, on an advanced level, the theoretical content and research methodology of environmental science; - to be able to use an inter-disciplinary approach in solving problems of environmental science; - to acquire theoretical content and skills of practical work in the area of environment and development planning, including the study of environment resources, their assessment and governance, elaboration of development and management plans of regions, locations and specially protected nature territories; - to master, on an advanced level, methodology of research work by doing independent research (not less than 25 weeks or for the amount of 25 credit points) in a selected direction of environmental science and present the results in a Master's thesis developed on the level corresponding to requirements for a scientific publication. ...

    Awarding body- University of Latvia

    Category: Qualifications Location: Latvia
  4. DIPLOMA OF VOCATIONAL SECONDARY EDUCATION with professional qualification: Environmental Technician

    - Able to perform intellectual operations at the level of knowledge, understanding, use and simple analysis. - Uses knowledge and theoretical understanding in wide-ranging complex activities. - Able to obtain and evaluate information independently. - Uses wide-ranging knowledge and skills for the solution of well-formulated, but unknown and unforeseeable problems. - Has detailed, theoretical knowledge and understanding corresponding to the professional qualification. - Has wide-ranging skills and proficiency essential for the profession corresponding to the professional qualification. - Able to perform the work of executor independently, including the planning and supervision of the work to be performed. - Knows and is able to apply appropriate technologies. - Able to apply information acquisition and processing technologies in professional activity. - Latvian language proficiency developed and foreign language(-s) proficiency improved. - Knows and understands links between historical developments of their county, Latvia, Europe and world. - Able to apply mathematical knowledge and skills in professional work. - Able to apply knowledge about the facts and laws of natural sciences in professional activity. - Able to evaluate the processes occurring in nature and society and comprehend them in their system and development. - Understands the principle of coherence of ecological space and observes the environmental protection requirements in professional activity. - Understands the basic principles of market econom ...

    Awarding body- Olaines Mehānikas un tehnoloģijas koledža

    Category: Qualifications Location: Latvia
  5. Doctor of Engineering Science (Environmental Science) (RTU)

    Learning outcomes are defined for each study programme by the higher education institution in accordance with the study programme requirements set by  The Law on Higher Education Institutions. For more information, see The Law on Higher Education Institutions (adopted on 02.11.1995), Article 55: Read law article Learning outcomes: Not available ...

    Awarding body- Riga Technical University

    Category: Qualifications Location: Latvia
  6. DIPLOMA OF FIRST LEVEL PROFESSIONAL HIGHER EDUCATION with professional qualification: Specialist in Labour Safety

    Learning outcomes are formulated in accordance with the relevant occupational standard and the strategic objectives of educational programmes outlined in the state standard of first level professional higher education. For more information, see the Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 141 “Regulations on the state standard of first level professional higher education” (adopted on 20.03.2001):  Read standard. Occupational standards:  Occupational standards register ...

    Awarding body- University of Latvia

    Category: Qualifications Location: Latvia
  7. Professional Bachelor Degree in Occupational Safety, Chief Specialist in Occupational Safety (RTU)

    Graduates of the study program are able:   - to analyse and apply in practice the requirements of regulatory enactments in the spheres of labour protection, fire safety and civil defence;    - to organize and plan work associated with internal supervision of labour environment and fire safety supervision, risk assessment and measures for risk prevention or reduction;    - to plan work in labour protection and the related environment protection at an enterprise or institution;    - to inspect, supervise and control an enterprise labour environment, fire safety and civil defence facilities, ensuring the compliance with major requirements of employees’ occupational safety and health protection at workplaces;    - to analyse and assess the compliance of supervision and control results with requirements of regulatory enactments on internal supervision and fire safety;    - to apply in practice the labour environment risk assessment methods, including qualitative, semi-qualitative and quantitative assessment methods;    - to identify and solve ergonomic, psychosocial and organizational problems of labour environment;   - to give arguments in favour of the priorities and expediency of planned measures;   - to organize and implement training of employees on issues of labour protection, fire safety and civil defence;   - to act in emergency situations;   - to represent an enterprise in other enterprises, state and non-governmental institutions in relation to natural persons;   - to carry out studies of scien ...

    Awarding body- Riga Technical University

    Category: Qualifications Location: Latvia
  8. Professional Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Sciences, Environmental Management Specialist (LiepU)

    Aim of the study programme: - to provide qualitative and competitive inter-branch professional higher education in the field of environment by creating circumstances for acquisition of theoretical knowledge in environmental sciences and sub-branches thereof, acquisition of qualification and development of research skills and abilities in one of the directions - management of the environment or environment engineering. Results of studies: - acquired theoretical knowledge in the field of environment, management and information technologies as well as practical skills for working with modern scientific devices, measuring equipment and products of information technologies; - ability to analyse and evaluate environment quality, to plan environment management and engineering and technical works in the field of environment protection and renewable energy resources, to control implementation thereof and to estimate efficiency according to the profession standard requirements; - acquired organization skills for management of structural units and competent to choose modern management methods and to promote sustainable development; - acquired research work skills and professional competencies to give recommendations in the field of environment protection, application of technologies and natural resources; - understanding of basic waste, water resource and ecosystem and urban environment management aspects; - ability to plan and organize the work of structural units; - ability to prepare and use information in the ...

    Awarding body- Liepaja University

    Category: Qualifications Location: Latvia
  9. Master Degree in Labour Protection (LU)

    - to study theoretical courses on labour protection including knowledge of working and surrounding environment risk factors, the identification and assessment methods, analysis of environment objects and ecosystem, chemical toxicology, radioecology, workplace ergonomics and psychology, occupational health system organization, control and expertise according to laws and rules of Republic of Latvia as well as European Union, - to apply obtained knowledge for independent research in the selected area and to prepare the scientific publications; - to carry out independent research in the selected area of labour protection and risk assessment, summarizing general conclusions in the master’s thesis (20 credit points). The aim of the Program is to prepare qualified specialists capable to ensure – realizing organization, monitoring and expertise of working environment systems according to requirements of laws and regulations of the Republic of Latvia and the European Union - protection of working and surrounding environment in different business entities, institutions founded by the state or the municipality or the non-governmental organizations. The UL has a sufficiently high scientific and academic potential to be able to realize a high quality professional education program, as well as the main tasks: - to provide students with knowledge and practical skills in working environment protection problems and expertise, as well as in management and employment rights; - to provide the opportunity to acquire the Progra ...

    Awarding body- University of Latvia

    Category: Qualifications Location: Latvia
  10. Professional Master Degree in Occupational Safety (RTU)

    The study program provides the following areas of expertise:   1. ability to analyze and practically use requirements of normative acts and standards in the area of labour protection; 2. ability to organize and plan work related to internal monitoring of working environment, risk analysis and preventive measures;   3. ability to plan labour protection operations and operations related to working environment protection in a company; 4. ability to practically use working environment risk assessment methods, including qualitative, semi-qualitative or quantitative assessment methods; 5. ability to justify priorities and effectiveness of labour protection operations and operations related to working environment protection; 6. ability to organize and implement labour protection training for personnel; 7. ability to assess and plan operations in case of emergency situations; 8. ability to investigate accidents, to analyse them and identify their causes; 9. ability to cooperate with an employer, employees, their representatives and trustees; 10. ability to understand economic activities of a company; 11. ability to write reports, reviews, meeting minutes  and to inform the board and employees of a company about them; 12. ability to manage the work of departments of a company in the area of labour protection;   13. ability to create, use and analyse databases necessary for work; 14. ability to communicate in the official language and at least in two foreign languages; 15. Ability to conduct re ...

    Awarding body- Riga Technical University

    Category: Qualifications Location: Latvia

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