?> Marketing and Advertising

Marketing and Advertising

Profession Bachelor in Business Management

  • Group of study fields - business and public management
  • Field of study - marketing
  • Study language - English, Lithuanian
  • Study place - Vilnius
  • Form of studies - full time; part time

We developed Marketing and Advertising study programme to provide students with high quality marketing and advertising qualifications, educate and help them become specialists within national and international markets, and allow them to initiate and execute marketing-related projects for businesses and consumers.

After studies you will be able to:
  • Generate marketing and advertising creation ideas and concepts;
  • Make strategic marketing decisions in order to execute marketing strategy nationally and internationally;
  • Select the right creative and technological means, the usual and emerging channels for their dispersion, and to purposefully adapt the artistic means;
  • Manage advertising creation processes in order to secure business’s competitive advantage;
  • Initiate, prepare and execute marketing, advertising and brand management projects and measure their effectiveness;
You will study:
  • Marketing;
  • Entrepreneurship and creativity;
  • Advertising psychology/consumer behavior;
  • Computer graphics and design;
  • Visual communication;
  • Market and advertising research;
  • Digital marketing, etc;
Career opportunities & areas:
  • Marketing specialist within FMCG industry;
  • Marketing specialist within tech;
  • Marketing specialist within hospitality industry;
  • Marketing consultant at PR and advertising agencies;
  • Freelance marketing consultant;

Tuition fee for the academic year 2022:

  • EU students: €2,300 per year 
  • non-EU students: €2,980 per year

The entire study period is 3 years.

We welcome applications from students from all around the world and from a wide variety of educational systems. We do not take into consideration an applicant’s race, religion, national origin, sex, or country citizenship in determining admission to the study programmes of the SMK University of Applied Social Sciences.

ADMISSION DATES AND TERMS

 

Fall semester admission starts on January 2. The semester commences on September 1.

Deadlines 

- July 15 - For Applicants from non-EU/EFTA Countries

- August 1 - For Applicants from EU Countries and for non-EU/EFTA Countries with Lithuanian Embassies

Spring semester admission starts on September 1. The semester commences on February 1.

Deadlines 

- December 15 - For Applicants from non-EU/EFTA Countries

- January 10 - For Applicants from EU Countries and for non-EU/EFTA Countries with Lithuanian Embassies

Early submission is recommended for those requiring visas

* We strongly advise that those applicants who require visas to enter Lithuania should apply earlier since in some cases obtaining a visa might take up to 3 months.

If you wish to be admitted to SMK undergraduate programmes, you must have successfully completed 12 years (in some cases 11) of formal education (secondary education). Also, you should have sufficient knowledge of English (Upper-intermediate and higher) and be very motivated to study here.

SMK offers assistance through the process

Considering the fact that applying to university could be very stressful and confusing, the SMK International Office will be always available to help you, guide you, and assist you in submitting the required paperwork. In order to make this process faster and easier for you, all documents could be submitted via e-mail, and in case we find it necessary we will request originals.

We will be pleased to provide you with all necessary application materials as well as with any course or programme you may require. Please note, that students are coming from all over the world from different educational systems with different educational backgrounds therefore in some cases SMK admissions committee might request some additional documents in order to evaluate applications.

 

HOW TO APPLY?

 

Application for admission to the SMK University of Applied Social Sciences must be submitted online.

YOU CAN APPLY HERE

Detailed video explanation on “How to apply for studies at SMK?”

Below is the list of documents that you will need to submit together with your application:

1. A receipt of the paid non-refundable application fee* (120 Euro for foreign nationals, and 50 Euro for the citizens of EU and the EEA countries).

*It only needs to be paid once if you decide to apply for a second degree;

Exemption for those enrolled in the English Foundation Programme and willing to continue their studies at SMK: no application fee to be paid again to be admitted to Bachelor Study Programmes.

2. A Copy of a valid Passport (valid for at least a year)

*For those applying from Nigeria through VFS visa center, the passport needs to be valid for at least 18 months;

3. Entry qualification documents (e.g. a copy of original High school/secondary education diploma, or/and a copy of School Leaving Certificate or a College Diploma)

Note: translation of the documents to the English/Lithuanian/Russian languages. Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translation(s). Each program has separate subjects which need to be passed. Needed subjects are listed in requirements on https://apply.smk.lt/. Overall percentage of Secondary School Diploma must be not lower than 50%.

4. Official recognition of the Secondary School Diploma obtained from the Lithuanian Centre for Quality Asse

ssment in Higher Education (CQAHE) more information and how to apply here.

Video explanation on how to apply for SKVC.
Country-specific requirements to receive the Official recognition of the School leaving certificate.

5. A Copy of the International English Language Test Certificate confirming the applicant’s knowledge of English at Higher Intermediate level or its equivalent (5,5 and higher); Accepted proof of proficiency: FCE, IELTS 5+, TOEFL 59+ or LanguageCert IESOL B1+: www.languagecert.org/

If an applicant doesn't have any of the above-mentioned certificates, there is a possibility to go through the SMK internal test online. The price for an English test is 50 Eur, where applicant's speaking and writing skills are tested and evaluated. Please, contact admission@smk.lt if you are willing to pass an internal test.

Exemption applies for those applying for English Foundation Programme.

Exemption for those, who have finished English Foundation Programme at SMK:
If later applying for a Bachelor degree, you only need to provide your English Foundation Programme certificate.


6. Reference(s)*.

* A letter from your teacher or employer, where he/she describes your abilities and qualities as a student or employee. 

Please have in mind that your application can be processed only when you submit all the required documents. After your application is complete it will take up to 5 working days for the admission committee to give feedback.. All accepted students will receive acceptance letters with detailed instructions on how to confirm their acceptance and prepare to travel to Lithuania.


Once you submit your application, and your application is accepted, you will need to pass:

1. The entrance examination for these study programmes ONLY:

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The entrance examination for entrants to this study programme consists of:
- Assessment of a portfolio presented by the applicant;
- Assessment of factors of selecting the area of professional activity.

2. Motivation Interview: 

After the applicant has paid the application fee and submitted the application, we invite him for an motivational interview. The interview is done online using Google Meet platform, and the basic goal is to evaluate the reasoning and motivation of a future student. After an interview, the decision of admission is given in a couple of days.

If you have any specific questions in regards to the application procedure please contact the SMK International Office at admission@smk.lt, or directly consult with the International Study Managers:

Dariana Kizim

International Studies Manager

Email: dariana.kizim@smk.lt

Phone: +370 601 74901

 

Jurga Švobaitė

International Studies Manager 

Email: jurga.svobaite@smk.lt

Phone: +370 685 54597

Study at SMK

YOU CAN APPLY HERE

We welcome applicants from all around the world and from a wide variety of educational systems. We do not take into consideration an applicant’s race, religion, national origin, sex or country citizenship in determining admission to the college programs.

The application deadline for foreign students (except Erasmus) for Fall semester intake is the 30th of June, for Spring semester intake 1st of December. However, we strongly advise that those applicants who require visas to enter Lithuania to apply earlier since in some cases obtaining visa might take up to 3 months.

If you wish to be admitted to SMK undergraduate programmes, you must have successfully completed 12 years (in some cases 11) of formal education (secondary education). Also you should have sufficient knowledge of English (Upper intermediate and higher) and be very motivated to study here.

Considering the fact that applying to university could be very stressful and confusing, SMK International Relations Office will be always available to help you, guide you and assist you in submitting the required paperwork. To make it faster and more easier for students, all documents could be submitted via e-mail and if we find necessary we will request originals.

We will be pleased to provide you with all necessary application materials as well as with any course or programme you may require. Please note, that students are coming from all over the world from different educational systems with different educational backgrounds therefore in some cases SMK admissions committee might request some additional documents in order to evaluate applications.

Application for admission to SMK University of Applied Social Sciences must be submitted online APPLY HERE

Bellow is the list of documents which you will need to submit together with your application:

- An Application Form;
- A receipt of the paid application fee (120 Euro);
- A Copy of a valid Passport;
- A Copy of a School Leaving Certificate or a College Diploma (Note: If your School Leaving Certificate or a College Diploma is in a language other than English, they have to be translated into English);
- An official recognition of the School leaving certificate obtained from the Lithuanian Centre for Quality Assessment in Higher Education (CQAHE) (find more information and how to apply here: http://www.skvc.lt/default/en/60/apply/documentation_requirements);
- A Copy of the International English Language Test Certificate confirming the applicant’s knowledge of English at Higher Intermediate level or its equivalent (5,5 and higher);
- A Motivational Essay (Topic indicated in the application form).

Please have in mind that your application can be processed only when you submit all the required documents. After your application is complete it will take up to a week to receive the decision of the admissions committee. All accepted students will receive acceptance letters with the detailed instructions how to confirm their acceptance and prepare to travel to Lithuania.

Process of recognition of foreign qualification

UNCLASSIFIED STUDENTS

The Unclassified Student is an individual who studies separate course units or groups of units (modules) in the study programmes of SMK.


The Status of the Unclassified Student:

- The unclassified student shall exercise the same rights, responsibilities and obligations as the student of SMK, however, the unclassified student shall not have the status of the student and shall not be entitled to the privileges and benefits that only the individual bearing the status of the student of SMK has.

- The unclassified student cannot be eligible for social or economic benefits, financial aid, social assistance available to students as prescribed by the laws of the Republic of Lithuania (such as the orphan’s pensions and social grants, reimbursement of the cost of studies, state-supported student loans to cover the costs of studies and living expenses provided by the State Studies Foundation of Lithuania, the unclassified student shall not be entitled to take academic leave, etc.).

- The unclassified student shall bear the responsibility of paying mandatory health insurance contributions.

- The unclassified student shall not be eligible to participate in mobility programmes or to apply for different targeted or state issued grants awarded for outstanding achievements.

- The unclassified student shall not receive a student’s card (certificate).

- Depending on the regulations issued by the state, there may be more differences between the status of the unclassified student and the student, other than those included in this Description.

- The following individuals may be accepted to SMK as unclassified students:

- Current students of SMK who would like to additionally take (a) course unit(s)/ module(s) that are taught in other SMK study programmes.
- Students of other higher education institutions who would like to additionally take (a) separate course unit(s) / module (s) based on the course units taught in the study programmes of SMK.
- Other individuals who would like to take (a) separate course unit(s) / module(s) taught in the study programmes of SMK.

Full description of admission and study procedures of unclassified students

If you have any specific questions in regards to application procedure please contact
International Relations Department:
Manager of International Studies
Samson Toye
Kalvariju 137E, Room 102
LT-08221 Vilnius
E-mail: admission@smk.lt
Phone: +370 601 78237

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