University of Latvia - Natural Sciences (Chemistry) - Phd doctorate doctor's

Natural Sciences (Chemistry)
Last updated on:2021-06-10
Type of study programmeDoctoral degree
DegreeDoctor of Chemistry
Licence/accreditationStudy direction accredited until 30-Jun-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 Latvian and 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 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 academic, scientific and practical work with internationally comparable competence in the area of chemistry, as well as an internationally comparable doctoral degree. The main tasks of the doctoral programme in chemistry are
to demonstrate a systematic understanding of an aspect of the science of chemistry. Students learn to master skills and methods of research associated with the topic of student research area, such as analytical, organic, inorganic, physical or education chemistry. They acquire how to develop abilities related to critical thinking,
analysis and argumentation so as to enrich the intellectual potential of the country. Students learn how 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, as well as how to
get competences which would fit them for employment as professional chemists in senior positions in chemical related industries, in public service, or for a progression to a career in academic research.
Study programme
RequirementsMaster’s degree in Natural Sciences or higher education comparable to that.
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