Bachelor Degree in Biology in Kaunas in Lithuania

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A Bachelor's degree is a degree awarded by universities and colleges. In order to earn a bachelor's degree, you must complete the necessary courses that may last three to seven years depending on your institution of enrollment.

Graduates of a Bachelor’s degree in Biology will be knowledgeable in diverse areas related to biological sciences. These areas range from genetics and evolution, to ecology or cellular biology. The degree is then involved with the theory and practice of animal and plant biology, by observation and analysis of biological systems.

The Republic of Lithuania is the official name of the country. It is found in Northern part of Europe. Lithuania appreciates science and technology in their education system highly. It has the basic aspects of primary, secondary and tertiary levels of education. Lithuania is another leading country in the provision of arts, science, engineering as well as technological courses. Lithuania has faced several challenges in higher education the last years that led to the creation of 20 universities to enhance its accessibility.

Kaunas has been famous for its cultural heritage and academic value. Educational institutions in the city, such as Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, and Aleksandras Stulginskis University have been empowering human capital with quality education since years.

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Bachelor in Biotechnology

Vytautas Magnus University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Lithuania Kaunas

The programme applies scientific and engineering principles to living organisms in order to produce products and services of value to society. The programme of innovative combination of theory and application will provide graduates with a knowledge base and a set of skills that will make them very competitive in biotechnology, biopharmaceutics and environment protection employment fields also for laboratory jobs in the academic or industrial sectors. [+]

Bachelors in Biology in Kaunas in Lithuania. The programme applies scientific and engineering principles to living organisms in order to produce products and services of value to society. The programme of innovative combination of theory and application will provide graduates with a knowledge base and a set of skills that will make them very competitive in biotechnology, biopharmaceutics and environment protection employment fields also for laboratory jobs in the academic or industrial sectors. The programme is specifically designed to integrate the laboratory and lecture components through the use of an experimental approach to learning in biotechnological, genetics and molecular biology laboratories. Hands-on research experience is deepen through an extended independent research projects. Feedback of lecturers and students “Biotechnology programme gives very broad choice for career opportunities in variety of science and industry fields. It makes this programme one of most popular in Vytautas Magnus University.” Prof. Gintautas Saulis, Head of the programme. Competencies acquired Graduates of the programme will be able to: apply fundamental knowledge of biology, biological processes, and the scientific method to solve problems in biotechnology; integrate biological knowledge and concepts with the legal, ethical, and business perspectives of the biotechnology/life sciences industry; work in groups or individually to develop written and oral presentations that effectively communicate scientific concepts and opinions using language appropriate to the discipline; apply major quantitative and computational skills and tools to solve problems in the biotechnology/life sciences industry; work in biotechnological industry laboratories; plan and conduct reliable, evidence-based laboratories, field studies or industry-focused projects, by selecting and applying methods, techniques and tools; naturally manipulate processes in the development of new medicine, food and organic substances; apply scientific methods and good experimental designs in scientific experiments; empower themselves for lifelong learning and career in biotechnology. Career opportunities The programme provides graduates with several general areas: research science positions in laboratories applying biotechnology to problems in medicine, industry, and agriculture; laboratory and production technician positions in biotechnology, pharmaceutic, food, cosmetic, agriculture and biochemical industries; companies related to biotechnology, biopharmaceutics, health services, environmental agencies, cosmetic, environmental control and food industry; management positions in the biotechnology industry and related government institutions; positions at companies that are investing in biotechnology. Following study opportunities at Masters's Degree level: Biology, Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Biophysics, and other master programmes related to physical, technological and biomedical sciences. Access requirements A high school diploma or equivalent degree (Mathematics, Biology and/or Chemistry should be studied). Proof of English Language: applicant has to present document proving B1 level (TOEFL 62 iBT/408, IELTS 4.5 or any other document proving B1 level) if the applicant had not received education in English. After admission all students will be tested for English language level at the Institute of Foreign Languages at Vytautas Magnus University. If English level will be below B1 students will have to study English to reach B1 level (in first four semesters of Bachelor studies). Admission score is counted based on: Motivation letter*0,3 + English*0,3 + Mathematics*0,2 + Biology or Chemistry *0,2. [-]

Bachelor in Biology

Vytautas Magnus University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Lithuania Kaunas

Applicants for Biology programme must have a high school diploma (Biology and Chemistry should be studied) [+]

Access Requirements Applicants for Biology programme must have a high school diploma (Biology and Chemistry should be studied) or equivalent degree and proven capability to fluently speak, read and write in English. Competencies Acquired After completion of this study programme students will be able: - To understand principles of immune, nervous and other systems, their structures, integration with other vital systems of biological objects; - To work with living cells, organisms, populations. To evaluate processes taking place inside of the cell, work with cell cultures under laboratory conditions, to apply obtained results for modeling of biological systems, to evaluate intercellular interconnections, relations between single individuals and populations; - To apply modern investigation methods, to work according principles of good laboratory practice, rules of bioethics, to collect, process, preserve and prepare research material under laboratory and field conditions; - To apply acquired knowledge to solve emerging problems, to recognize, analyze biological problems, to plan strategies to solve these problems, to plan and carry out various measurements, process and interpret biological data, to classify and present these data; - To analyze diversity, morphological structure, composition, nourishment, reproduction, life cycles, classification of biological objects, to characterize biological object systems, their functioning and interaction. Career Opportunities Graduates can work at the: - Companies related to biotechnology, biopharmaceutics and food industry; - Research and study organizations dealing with various activities related to biotechnology, bioinformatics, biopharmaceutics, and environment preservation. The BA programme in Biology provides the following study opportunities at Masters’s Degree level: - Biology, Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Biophysics, Ecology, and other master programmes related to physical and biomedical sciences. [-]