University of Latvia - Chemistry - Doctoral studies

Planned:Enrolment in year 2019/20
Last updated on:2019-02-01
Type of study programmeDoctoral studies
DegreeDoctor of Chemistry
Licence/accreditationStudy direction accredited until 31-Dec-2022
Duration3 years
Study typeFull-time
Credit points144 (ECTS: 216)
Study languageLatvian and English (LV-EN)
Study arrangementsInternational students study in Latvian and English according to an individual plan.
Fees2134 EUR (EU/EEA/Swiss citizens and EU long term residents) or 6402 EUR (Other countries citizens) per year - full-time (2019/20)
Study programme descriptionThe Doctoral study programme in Chemistry offers educational opportunities for advanced study and research designed to prepare students for roles in research and educational institutions, industry and government. The aim of the doctoral programme in chemistry is to train highly qualified researchers and professionals for self-dependent academic, scientific and practical work with internationally comparable competence in the area of chemistry, as well as an internationally comparable doctoral degree. The tasks of the doctoral programme in chemistry are:

- to demonstrate a systematic understanding of an aspect of the science of chemistry and mastery of those skills and methods of research associated with the topic of student research area: analytical, organic, inorganic, physical or education chemistry;
- to develop abilities related to critical thinking, analysis and argumentation so as to enrich the intellectual potential of the country;
- to make a contribution through original research that extends the frontier of knowledge in chemical science by developing a substantial body of work, some of which merits national or international refereed publication;
- to get competences which fit them for employment as professional chemists in senior positions in chemical and related industries, in public service, or for a progression to a career in academic research.
RequirementsMaster’s degree in Natural Sciences or higher education comparable to that.
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