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Geology, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #458 (QS) ,
The programme in Geology at Vilnius University is built on the base of geological complexity which is characteristic of the region. It is designed to prepare the highly qualified universal Geologists professionals, whose intellectual and practical skills match to the requirements of modern Geosciences and knowledge-based technologies.

About

The graduates will be able: to demonstrate and apply a comprehensive geological knowledge and understanding and effectively apply it in scientific investigations and practical activities; to analyse critically and systematically evaluate information and data; to develop and implement the research innovations in areas related to the Geosciences in complex environmental research and various economic development areas; independently solve the geological problems in the context of modern science achievements; compete in the national and international labour market.

Career Opportunities

The graduate from the Programme is equipped with knowledge of essential principles of interactions between different geological processes and geological study objects, is able to evaluate the consequences of geological processes in the changing geo-environment. The Graduate of the Programme is able to pursue a career at enterprises, research, and state institutions dealing with scientific and practical geological activities and investigations, exploration of natural resources, environmental research, regulation, exploitation and protection of underground resources, territorial planning; to continue studies of higher (Doctoral) level in Geology and the other natural sciences in Lithuania and abroad. The acquired knowledge, cognitive, practical and transitional skills provide sufficient background for further studies for of scientific specialization, in the sphere of business, management and other.

Programme Structure

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Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    65

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General Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or its equivalent in study areas such as Geology, Physical Sciences, Engineering and Technological Sciences, Life Sciences, Social Sciences in History and Archeology;
  • English language proficiency – the level not lower than B2 (following the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    5000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5000 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3236 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3236 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Vilnius

  • 490 - 860 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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