Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Transport and Aeronautics
The academic Master degree study programme “Production Engineering” is implemented by the Institute of Manufacturing Engineering of the Faculty of Transport and Mechanical Engineering of Riga Technical University (RTU) in close cooperation with other structural units of the University. This is the only study programme in Latvia where students are awarded the academic Master degree in manufacturing engineering. The programme comprises subjects of fundamental sciences, as well as special field subjects in two specialisations:
Sub-directions of the programme serve as an academic basis for Doctoral studies and studies in related branches, for independent scientific and applied research work, career growth of the teaching staff in the respective profile study programmes of Latvian higher educational establishments. The programme is also envisaged for specialists and leading staff of engineering plants who are willing to enlarge their theoretical knowledge, to acquire and develop research skills in the field of Production Engineering. Alongside with special subjects the study programme makes it possible to master humanitarian, social and management subjects.