Agriculture - Doctoral studies

Agriculture
Planned:Admission for 2018/19
Last updated on:2018-05-08
Type of study programmeDoctoral studies
DegreeDoctor of Agricultural Sciences (Dr.agr.)
Licence/accreditationStudy programme accredited until 16-May-2019
 
Duration3 years (full-time)
Study typeFull-time
Credit points120 (ECTS: 180)
Study languageEnglish (EN)
Study arrangementsStudy language is English. During studies international students join groups of local students or study according to an individual plan. Optional Latvian language and culture course is offered to international students
Fees4100 EUR (are not included research costs, living costs) per year (2018/19)
 
Study programme descriptionThe study programme is aimed to educate the new generation of scientists for dealing with the scientific problems of agriculture, obtaining more profound theoretical knowledge and acquiring the research methods.
Studies are organised as lectures, seminars, discussion with supervisor and individual studies.
The main courses offered include scientific sub-discipline or the specialisation course of the trend of sub-discipline, research methodology in agronomy, course in research trend, and foreign language for professional purposes.

Career prospects
The graduates of this programme are usually employed at higher education institutions, research institutions and farms.
Study programme linkwww.llu.lv/en/doctoral-study-programme-agriculture
RequirementsMaster’s degree in Agriculture
University
Previous name:Latvia University of Agriculture
Liela iela 2, Jelgava, LV-3001
Phone:+371 63005684  Fax:+37163027238
E-mail:admission@llu.lv  eng.llu.lv