|Type of study programme||Master studies|
|Degree||Master of Natural Sciences in Biology|
|Licence/accreditation||Study programme accredited until 31-Dec-2022|
|Credit points||80 (ECTS: 120)|
|Study language||English (EN)|
|Fees||2900 EUR per year (2019/20)|
|Study programme description||The main tasks of the study programme are to provide deeper knowledge of general biology and its sub-brances, to develop skills of information processing and using IT in natural sciences. Studies include such study forms as lectures, seminars, project work, discussion in groups, laboratory work, etc. The programme envisages deeper acquisition of theoretical and practical knowledge in biology and its sub brances. Students participate in practical laboratory works make research and summarise the results
of the research by applying various research methods. They learn how to master the research methodology in biology, acquire skills of planning and how to carry out laboratory, experimetal, instrumental research. They acquire make skills to make critical assessment of the gained results, how to make statistical analysis and interpretation of gained
data, how to present the research. After graduating students can continue their studies at Doctoral level and they can work in education, research, environment administration or nature protection institutions.
|Study programme link||du.lv/en/studies-admission/study-programmes/academic-masters-study-programmes/biology/
|Requirements||Bachelor’s degree in biology and medicine, or environmental science, or 2nd level higher professional education in biology, medicine, pharmacy or veterinary medicine.
For detailed admission requirements click here:https://du.lv/en/studies-admission/admission/
Daugavpils University (DU) was founded in 1921 and today is the biggest regional state university and the only university in Eatern-Latvia. DU has five faculties: the Faculty of Humanities, the Faculty of Social Sciences, the Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, the Faculty of Music and Art and the Faculty of Education and Management.
DU has an advantage of being located in a multicultural environment. We cooperate with various institutions worldwide and recently we became a member of EUA. Our University participates in international Erasmus programme.
University was accredited in 2004 for the whole period.
Population in the city of Daugavpils: 83 250
Total number of students: 2302 (2018/19)
Number of International students: 43 (2018/19)
Number of staff: 197 (2018/19)
Accommodation possibilities and costs: Daugavpils University has four dormitories that are owned and operated by the University. Price: approximately 55 EUR. If necessary, DU provides room for students spouses. For further information see here.