Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Transport and Aeronautics
Professional Master study programme “Air Transport” provides the level of knowledge that complies with the requirements related to performing certain responsibilities defined by the professional standard, International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and European Commission Regulation No 2042/2003. The scope and content of the study programme complies with the requirements defined by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), Civil Aviation Agency (CAA) of the Republic of Latvia, Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Latvia and with the professional standard: Aircraft Maintenance Mechanical Engineer or Aircraft Maintenance Avionics Engineer.
The goal of the study program is to provide the education required for the specialists of the air transport field, who would promote the renovation and maintenance of air transport field infrastructure, execution of works related to the maintenance of aircraft mechanisms and avionic systems, analysis and design of systems operation.
The study programme comprises lectures on fundamental subjects, field theoretical and specialized subjects; practical classes on the operating principles, design and maintenance of aeronautical equipment. The acquired knowledge has to be applied during practical placement (outside the educational institution) for solving practical problems. Students’ practical and theoretical knowledge and research skills acquired through the study program are used when writing a Master Paper with a Design project.