The study programme is the only programme in this field in Latvia, as it includes the acquisition of basic theoretical education in chemistry and chemical technology, acquisition of practical skills in teaching and research laboratories, as well as internship in the speciality. The study programme includes specialization in different fields of chemical technology: Production Technology and Environmental Aspects, Chemistry and Technology of Organic Substances, Chemistry and Technology of Biomaterials, Chemistry and Technology of Polymer Materials, Chemistry and Technology of Inorganic Materials, Analytical Chemistry. Simultaneously to theoretical studies during the elaboration of bachelor thesis and within speciality study courses student acquires research methods and technique, as well as can obtain practical skills at enterprises.
Study programme trains specialists for enterprises dealing with processing and manufacturing chemistry, biotechnology and pharmaceutical products, food, cosmetics, fuel, wood, ceramics, textile and building materials, as well as specialists for corresponding research and quality control laboratories, research institutions and commercial companies. Knowledge of chemical technology allows graduates to work in companies of different branches, wherever there is a need for engineering specialists who are familiar with chemical processes, are able to ensure their quality, are able to develop new methods and equipment, create, design and implement new, innovative technologies. Such knowledge is necessary to work in testing, quality control and research laboratories of different products and materials. Graduates intended to research are prepared for further studies in master programmes.