University of Latvia - Natural sciences (Geology) - Phd doctorate doctor's

Natural sciences (Geology)
Last updated on:2021-06-10
Type of study programmeDoctoral degree
DegreeDoctor of Geology
Licence/accreditationStudy direction accredited until 24-Apr-2023
Duration3 years (full-time), 4 years(part-time)
Study typeFull-time/Part-time
Credit points144 (ECTS: 216)
Study languageLatvian and English (LV-EN)
Study arrangementsInternational students study in English according to an individual plan.
Fees2134 EUR (EU/EEA/Swiss citizens and permanent residence holders) or 6402 EUR (Other countries citizens) per year - full-time
2134 EUR (EU/EEA/Swiss citizens and permanent residence holders) or 5122 EUR (Other countries citizens) per year - part time (2021)
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Study programme descriptionDoctoral study programme in geology is serving courses in three major fields in geology — bedrock geology, quaternary geology and geomorphology, and applied geology. The study programme is based on the integrated approach to reach the general aim of the Curriculum - to raise the level of doctoral learning and skills expected of specialty professionals and that are recognized in the international research area. The principal components of quality research-based education are state-of-the-art knowledge in their specializations, research skills, a comprehensive scientific worldview and competence in development work, management and teaching. The goal of the doctoral studies is to obtain a doctoral degree and to educate competitive highly qualified specialists who take part in international academic circulation for academic work at universities and other higher educational establishments, as well as for research and organising work in public or private institutions.
Study programme
RequirementsMaster’s degree in Nature or Earth Sciences or other equivalent qualification
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3 years (full-time)
4 years (part-time)
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