Genetics

Qualification awarded Master of Life Sciences
Field of study Genetics
Faculty Life Sciences Center
Study area Life Sciences
Length of the programme (years) 2 years (4 semesters)
Scope of programme (ECTS) 120
Language of instruction English
Location Vilnius, Lithuania
Starting date 1st September
Tuition fee for EU students
for Non-EU students
4234 EUR/year
5000 EUR/year
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WHY GENETICS STUDY PROGRAMME AT VILNIUS UNIVERSITY?

The objective to develop experience of the experimental work in genetics which can be realised by original experimental work in various fields of genetics: molecular, plant, human genetics or genetics of microorganisms, gene engineering, cytogenetics, genotoxicology. Programme provides with the modern knowledge and practical skills in genetics necessary for independent scientific and professional career in rapidly developing areas of genetic technologies, biomedicine and biotechnologies.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS AND ADMISSION CRITERIA

  • Bachelor's degree or its equivalent in Life Sciences.
  • English Language requirements: applicant has  to present document  providing the level not lower than B2 (following the common European Framework of Reference Languages (CEFR), or TOEFL score 75/IELTS score 6.

APPLICATION AND SELECTION REQUIREMENTS

The grade for admission (K) is calculated by the following formula:

K= 0,4V+0,3E + 0,3D

V – average of the grades of the following subjects or their close equivalents (in bachelor or equivalent degree diploma): Molecular Biology, Bioinformatics, Cell Biology, Genetics;
E – evaluation of motivation letter;
D – grade of bachelor thesis.

INTERNATIONAL MOBILITY

Students can participate in ERASMUS+ mobility programme which gives an opportunity to study at VU’s Partner University or do internship abroad.

 

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ACADEMIC CONTACT

Prof. Juozas Lazutka

ADMISSION CONTACT

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