University of Latvia - Environmental Science - Phd doctorate doctor's

Environmental Science
Last updated on:2020-06-25
Type of study programmeDoctoral degree
DegreeDoctor of Environmental Science
Licence/accreditationStudy direction accredited until 30-Jun-2024
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 and Latvian 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 studies
2134 EUR (EU/EEA/Swiss citizens and EU long term residents) or 5122 EUR (Other countries citizens) per year - part-time studies (2020/21)
Study programme descriptionEnvironmental Science doctoral study programme consists of a number of theoretical and applied study courses, training and preparation for final examinations and independent research work. The study courses include studies supporting the development of generic skills (e.g.Statistics, Basic modeling of environmental processes, Scientific writing, Science communication, Lecturing). Theoretical courses are dedicated also to self-studies in basic directions of environmental science: Environmental Chemistry, Environmental Technologies, Environmental Protection and Nature Conservation. A part of the doctoral programme is allocated to reparation to final examinations in a foreign language, environmental science and sub-branch of environmental science. The major emphasis is put on the research work under the supervision of a scientific supervisor. The study ends with a discussion of a thesis. 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 natural sciences, engineering, social sciences, environmental science
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3 years (full-time)
4 years (part-time)
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