Master level studies

Academic Programmes

Academic master study programme “Bible Art”, code 45211

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Study programme accredited on June 5, 2013, within the Study direction “Arts” for maximum duration 6 years.

The study programme is focused on penetrating research of both Eastern and Western Church art traditions and canon. This is the only study programme in Europe offering such knowledge in Icon painting, Classical painting and Graphic art related to the Church. Icon painters are required in European countries and we are proud for our graduates working on commission in Russia, Bulgaria, Greece, Romania, Israel and, of course, in Latvia. Essential role in the making of the programme was long-term participation of the Academy in archeological digs in Israel.

Study duration: 2 years. Volume: 80 crp.

Study form: full time.

Requirements: bachelor degree in arts or the 2nd level professional higher education in arts.

Qualification awarded: academic master of humanities in arts.

Study programme director: prof. Ieva Sergejeva.

Teaching available in languages: LV, ENG, RU.

Academic master study programme “Theology”, code 45221

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This is the only study programme in Europe serving as methodological foundation for analysis of social processes, thus strengthening social policy platform in Eiropean countries.

Study programme accredited on May 22, 2013, within the Study direction “Religion and Theology” (Accreditation list No. 12_1, Accreditation list No. 12_2) for maximum duration 6 years.

The goal of the study programme is to implement the Bologna process in higher education. Bachelor graduates from both social sciences and humanities interested in interdisciplinary studies are accepted: how to apply knowledge in theology as a strategic tool for scientific analysis, expertise and strengthening of human resources in Europe by use of interdisciplinary research and using method of integrative theology and / or other methods in independent scientific research in penetrating analysis of various fields of the Social teaching of the Church, Eco-theology, Church history, Christian anthropology etc. Students have an opportunity to deepen their knowledge in the Orthodox theology and theological foundations of the Church art.

E-learning available.

Teaching available in languages: LV, ENG, RU.

 

Professional Programmes

Professional master study programme “Supervision”, code 47762

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Programme licensed in February 27, 2015 within the study branch “Socoal welfare”.

The programme is meant for specailists in the social welfare field willing to masterprofessional qualification in supervision for social workers.

Goals of the programme 1) to offer qualified education in social worker’s supervision; 2) to master various forms of supervision; 3) to implement innovative approaches in supervision (e.g. caritative supervision etc.).

Applicants must have bachelor degree or the 2nd level professional higher education in social welfare (social work, caritative social work, social pedagogy), social sciences, human behaviour sciences, health care, pedagogue or educational sciences, humanities.

Duration of studies 2 years (full time) or 2,5 years (part time); the volume of the programme – 80 crp.

Degree and qualification – professional master in social work and professional qualification „Supervisor”.

Experienced supervisors are involved in teaching both from Latvia and abroad. Good field works guaranteed. Ooportunity to join studies and field works within the ERASMUS + programme abroad.

The study programme follows unified competence standards accepted in Europe.

Director of the study programme: asistant prof., mag. theol., supervisor Dace Dolace.

Study programm modules:

  1. Mastering up-to-date models in theory and practice (21 CP).
  2. Research work in supervision (4 CP).
  3. Innovative knowledge in supervision (4 CP).
  4. Entrepreneurship and management module (5 CP).
  5. Supervision field-work I, II, III (26 CP).
  6. State exam – working and defense on Master thesis (20 CP).

 

Professional master study programme “Caritative Social Work”, code 47762

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The study programme is evaluated as having innovative methodology – promoting phenomena of charity into Social work education. The programme was discussed with Pope Francis in His Apostolic palace (Vatican, Rome) in June 4, 2016. It is one of a kind in Europe.

Study programme accredited on July 3, 2013, within the Study direction “Social Welfare” for maximum duration 6 years.

The programme is focused on penetrating acquisition of forms and methods of caritative social in times of change; special emphasis is on principles of social economy in the context of social work. These skills lay good foundation for further private entrepreneurship in the field. The knowledge is both required and innovative in European context.

Study duration: 1 year (full time) and 1,5 years (part time). Volume: 40 crp.

Study forms: full time (in the evening) or part time (1 week p/month). E-learning available.

Requirements: higher academic and 2nd level professional higher education in caritative social work, social work, social pedagogy; bachelor degree in psychology, health care, education / psychology, personnel management, theology; 2nd level higher professional (or equal)  education in pedagogy.

Degree awarded: professional master degree in caritative social work.

Qualification awarded: 5th level professional qualification “caritative social worker”.

Study programme director: asoc.prof., Dr. theol. Astra Dannenfelte.

Teaching available in languages: LV, ENG, RU.

Professional Master study programme “Social Entrepreneurship Administration”, code 47762

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This is the only study programme in the Baltic States offered rights to implement prestigious Jean Monett Study Module.

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Latvian Christian academy has received an awarding ERASMUS+ “Jean Monnet Module” Plaque from EC EACEA (Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency) in May, 2017. As the following letter states, “The purpose of this plaque is twofold. It serves primarily as a label signifying quality in European integration studies and represents the achievements of your Jean Monnet Module in this field. At the same time it also provides visibility for the Jean Monnet Action, presenting it as focal point within and outside your institution for the promotion of European issues.” The Module title at Latvian Christian academy is “European Social Entrepreneurship with the Future”.

Study programme accredited on July 3, 2013, within the Study direction “Social Welfare” for maximum duration 6 years.

Study programme in Social Entrepreneurship Administration is the only study programme in Latvia based on the innovative concept of Social Economy promoted in EU countries. The programme links principles and methods of social work and social entrepreneurship in interdisciplinary package with aim to reach social goals in entrepreneurship. It offers insight in both the principles of organization and the running of social business, deals with social and spiritual needs of socially marginalized people, promoting the cohesion of society. Academy welcomes new students at an innovative programme!

Study duration: 1,5 years (full time) and 2 years (part time) – volume: 60 crp.: for students with preliminary knowledge in commerce or economics; 2 years (full time) and 2,5 years (part time) – volume: 80 crp.: for students without preliminary knowledge.

Study forms: full time (in the evening) and part time (1 week p/month). E-learning available.

Requirements: professional bachelor in commerce or economics; higher education in commerce or economics (acquisition of the professional higher programme – at least 4 years); 2nd level professional higher education in capitative social work, social work, social pedagogy.

Degree awarded: professional master in social entrepreneurship management.

Teaching available in languages: LV, ENG, RU.