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Lithuania has a long history of education that can be traced back to the Middle Ages. Lithuania has gone through a number of historical changes over the centuries, and today the Lithuanian education is a result of a fruitful mix of different educational traditions. A Master in Lithuania can be a unique opportunity to combine high quality education with culture and history.

There are 16 higher education institutions in Lithuania, and almost all of them are self-governed, which is always an important characteristic for any academic institution because of the freedom it has to decide on the curriculum and special programs and courses. Traditionally, the centers of higher education in Lithuania have been in the larger cities where students can find Master in Lithuania programs that have won appreciation all over Europe. Mainly, Master in Lithuania programs are strong in the subjects of humanistic studies with emphasis on language, literature and philosophy, with a special field of studying the Baltic linguistics. Other than that it is worth mentioning the important advance that has been made in Lithuania in the fields of chemistry, biochemistry and genetics, as well as in studies related to environmental protection and a number of other aspects of natural sciences, offering more high quality Master in Lithuania programs. Therefore, Lithuania can be a perfect place for you to study, if you are broadminded person and your idea of high-quality education is not so much about going to a big country, but going to a country with strong traditions in education and a number of research institutions that are recognized worldwide.

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Master’s Degree in International Communication (MIC)

International University of Languages and Media
Campus Full time 18 months October 2017 Lithuania Vilnius

The Master’s degree in International Communication is an international Master’s degree provided by IULM University in partnership with three prestigious European universities specialised in public relations and communication. The MIC offers the opportunity to study in different universities and to acquire a specialisation targeted at global communication. [+]

Masters in Lithuania 2017. The Master’s degree in International Communication is an international Master’s degree provided by IULM University in partnership with three prestigious European universities specialised in public relations and communication. The MIC offers the opportunity to study in different universities and to acquire a specialisation targeted at global communication. The Master’s degree in International Communication (MIC) is a postgraduate programme entirely in English lasting 18 months and aimed at graduates in the communication disciplines or related subjects. By attending the MIC Master’s degree course you will be able to study in different universities all over Europe and thus obtain dual recognition. The MIC is a full-time programme lasting 3 semesters. The first semester (Professionalising Communication) has a core curriculum in which you will get training on the basic tools of communication, and takes place in one of the three partner universities. The second semester (Communication Professional in Context) is oriented towards specialisation and is held in another of the partner universities. The specialisation depends on the programme offered by the university chosen for the second semester. The third semester involves writing a thesis, under the joint supervision of the two partner universities. The certificate awarded on completion of the study path consists in a double recognition: a Master’s degree from each of the two partner universities and an overall certificate from the consortium. The three European universities which, with IULM, take part in the Hofstede Geert Consortium are: Metropolitan University (Leeds); Universitas Vilnensis (Vilnius); Hanze University Groningen. The MIC trains international communications professionals who are capable of working in a multicultural context and of anticipating global changes. Experts and consultants in Corporate Communication, International Media Relations, Public Relations, Intercultural Relations and European Public Affairs. Core Programme The first semester introduces you to the full breadth of the profession. You can study your first semester at either Leeds Beckett University, Vilnius University, or Hanze University of Applied Sciences, where you will follow the core modules for the master. Specialisation Programme Each of the consortium universities has a specific perspective of the International Communication's topic, and specialises in certain areas. You may choose the university that fits best your professional and personal goals. Hanze University of Applied Sciences The Issues Manager: The effective management of public affairs shapes public policy, public perception and public acceptance. How can public affairs/communication strategies be used as tools for dealing with public issues and be applied to exert influence and gain an advantage? This course provides the opportunity to research and plan a major project and make a public presentation and a defence to a client in a consultancy role. The trusted advisor: Knowing how to conduct evidence-based research makes one a trusted advisor. This project focusses on applied communication research, specifically the empiric and analytical phase of research, in solving grand societal issues. This course provides the opportunity to perform as a researcher and to apply modern (online) research tools and learn to develop simple and concrete metaphors that help people to organise information on issues in new ways. The engager: An organisation working internationally needs its employees to be interculturally competent. In this course you will learn how to train others and how to manage international projects within the context of a development cooperation. For this course, we work together with the Hanze Centre for Development Cooperation. Leeds Beckett University Public relations skills: This specialisation helps you become more employable in public relations by developing their competence and confidence. With a focus on writing and professional skills, you will develop writing tactics necessary for crafting and delivering communication messages via traditional and social media. You will develop PR consultancy and managerial skills, including crisis management and the role of creativity in communication management. Communication audits: A thorough and effective communication audit ensures an organisation is using the best possible communication channels available. While gaining invaluable insight into the process, you will be challenged to offer creative proposals for improving communication processes and to critically evaluate the recommendations for the client. Digital communication management: New media is rapidly re-shaping the communication industry. The aim of this specialisation is to develop a deeper understanding of new media, in theory and practice, and to critically analyse the implications for corporate communications. IULM University Development and communication: What does it take to become a communication professional in the field of development cooperation? You will develop a critical understanding of communication theory and the practical application of media in development contexts for international organisations and/or NGOs working together with developing nations. Public affairs and advocacy: Explore the art and craft of the lobbying profession. You will be immersed in the strategies, tactics, methods, techniques, regulations, and ethics of those who advocate public policy options to public officials. Social responsibility and communication: Social responsibility is one of the major focus areas of today. What is the role of the communication professional in relation to social responsibility? How can an organisation implement a socially responsible philosophy with the support of its stakeholders? Vilnius University Crisis Management and Communication: An organisation must prepare for the unexpected. The way in which an organisation responds to the unforeseen can save or even damage its reputation. You will focus on how to plan for a crisis and develop the skills needed to handle a crisis effectively. International Communication Campaigns: This specialisation provides you with theoretical knowledge about communication campaigns, implemented in the international arena. You will get a clear understanding of Intercultural communication aspects that are important in planning, organising and implementing communication campaigns. Scientific Research: This specialisation aims to expand and deepen students’ knowledge and skills in scientific research. This includes developing the capacity to assess scientific work to address both theoretical and practical scientific problems, to develop the ability to find reliable sources and the capacity to analyse scientific literature, as well as articulate findings, scientific reasoning and discussion. Public Diplomacy: The course gives the overview of the public diplomacy as means for foreign policy implementation. It also aims to develop students‘ understanding and ability to analyse how current means of communication influence the traditional diplomacy and determines foreign policy methods; whether and how the public diplomacy is employed by governments to achieve their foreign policy goals. Graduate profile Graduates of the MIC are interculturally competent communication professionals able to work in a global context from a European Perspective. They anticipate change and are able to create, offer and manage sustainable and innovative solutions to problems from the professional field at a senior managerial or consultancy level.A few examples of what could be on your business card after graduation: Account executive PR & Communications specialist Project Manager Digital Strategist and Community Manager Social Media Consultant Global Brand Management PR & Marketing Coordinator Senior International Relations Officer Intercultural Trainer Entry requirements Bachelor’s degree in related fields: communication, humanities, social sciences, business, management, linguistics; Extensive work experience in related fields may also be considered. A certificate of proof of a sufficient proficiency in the English language: either IELTS with an overall result of 6.5 and no subscores below 5.5 or TOEFL ibt total of 90 with minimum 18 in Reading, 17 in Listening, 20 in Speaking and 17 in Writing. Your IELTS or TOEFL must not be older than two years. Required documents for admissions MIC application form Certified/legalised copy of your bachelor’s degree and transcripts/grade lists Certified/legalised sworn translations of your bachelor’s degree and transcripts/grade lists (if they are not in English). The translation of your diploma and transcripts need to meet the following 4 criteria’s on every translated page: Full name and signature of the translator. Translator’s contact. Date of translation. A sentence confirming that it is an accurate translation of the original document. IELTS or TOEFL iBT certificate Two letters of reference (for instructions, please see MIC application form page 6) Letter of motivation of approximately 500 words (for instructions, please see MIC application form page 4) Curriculum Vitae Copy of your passport [-]

Master of Civil Engineering

Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) Faculty of Civil Engineering and Architecture
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Lithuania Kaunas

This study program dedicated to prepare Master of Engineering, who has knowledge and abilities to solve the experimental and analytical civil engineering science tasks, is able to apply that knowledge to design of difficult civil and industrial engineering structures, building materials properties, [+]

Study programme is designed for preparation of the masters of Civil Engineering, who have knowledge and skills to solve scientific experimental and analytical tasks of civil engineering, are able to apply the acquired knowledge for designing of complex structures of civil and industrial buildings or constructions, characteristics of building materials that determine durability and reliability of buildings and constructions, solving complex tasks of construction and construction technology. Graduates will be able to individually analyse the tasks of civil engineering, select the suitable methods for their solutions and applying specialized software. Combination of arts, humanities and social sciences Study programme provides its students with theoretical knowledge of history of art, architecturology, urban sociology, protection of immovable cultural heritage, comprehensive integrated architectural renovation and heritage protection. It involves application of interactive teaching methods and education based on case analysis. Highly competent lecturers take part in the teaching process. Wide career opportunities Starting with specialist, engineer, technologist, researcher-scientist, project manager, head of department, technical director, commercial director, high tech business manager, company’s manager, finishing with business owner. Students are provided with possibilities to implement their ideas Joint projects of KTU and industrial companies, outsourced scientific research, visits to schools, companies, research centres, participation in students scientific association, activities in the faculty’s student union, international summer schools, conferences and seminars. Skills & Competencies Building materials – composition, characteristics, production technology Buildings and engineering constructions – structure, constructions, communications Structures of buildings – construction, design, modelling Management – planning, organisation, construction works, control Entrance to Master's studies Bachelor in Civil Engineering. Degree diploma and its suplement (legalised by Ministry of Foreign Affairs, translated into English and notary verified). Minimum average grade (CGPA) > 60 %. Research activities, articles are not required but gives higher entry score. Motivation letter. Proficiency in English: IELTS≥6.0/TOEFL iBT≥85/CEFR≥C1 Entrance score consists of: 0.7 CGPA 0.2 Research activities, articles, if any 0.1 Motivation (skype interview) [-]

Master of Architecture

Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) Faculty of Civil Engineering and Architecture
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Lithuania Kaunas

The graduate of the Master of Architecture degree program shall have to be able to justify comprehensively the personal creative ideas when designing structures or urban integrated facilities as well as to be professionally skilled to carry out scientific research works. [+]

Masters in Lithuania 2017. Graduates of Architecture Master degree study programme can implement their creative ideas in design of buildings or urban complexes and perform high quality research works. They are able to perform research, architectural and urban planning, territorial planning and management work at the companies of architectural design and territorial planning, research organisations, as well as perform individual work of architectural and urban design and territorial planning. Combination of arts, humanities and social sciences Study programme provides its students with theoretical knowledge of history of art, architecturology, urban sociology, protection of immovable cultural heritage, comprehensive integrated architectural renovation and heritage protection. It involves application of interactive teaching methods and education based on case analysis. Highly competent lecturers take part in the teaching process. Studies provide competences of scientific-methodical assessment, which enable preparation of professional projects for buildings and urban complexes Graduates comprehend the principles of sustainable design and are able to apply them preparing the projects of buildings and urban complexes; they can justify their creative ideas based on scientific knowledge. They are able to perform scientific research works independently and use the research results in their professional activities for assessment of quality of buildings and their environment. Majority of students or graduates practice their acquired speciality Students of Master degree Architecture study programme work at various design companies, organisations of architectural planning and scientific research: AB “Miestprojektas”, municipal enterprise “Kauno planas”, KTU Institute of Architecture and Construction, private companies of famous architects. Career opportunities: from architect or urbanist, to chief architect of the municipality; from attested manager at design and/or planning company to scientist in the field of history of art. Innovative design programmes are used in the study process The newly established Office of Artistic and Architectural Skills Development Laboratories provides a possibility to use 3D printer MakerBot Z18 and other latest equipment for layout works. Lithuanian and foreign students of this programme are motivated and have big aspirations Students of this programme are motivated and advanced. It leads to creative environment oriented to academic performance, which contributes to excellent acquisition of required knowledge and skills. Team of lecturers consists of the university’s lecturers as well as well-known professional architects working in Lithuania and abroad. Skills & Competencies Design – building, urban complexes and architectural design economics Architectural renovation of buildings – types and methods of analysis Protection of the heritage – research of cultural values, activities of their use, management and protection Critical analysis of architecture – theories, concepts, social phenomena Entrance Requirements Bachelor in Architecture. Degree diploma and its suplement (legalised by Ministry of Foreign Affairs, translated into English and notary verified). Minimum average grade (CGPA) > 60 %. Research activities, articles are not required but gives higher entry score. Motivation letter. Proficiency in English: IELTS≥6.0/TOEFL iBT≥85/CEFR≥C1 Entrance score consists of: 0.7 CGPA 0.2 Portfolio 0.1 Motivation (skype interview) [-]

Master of Social Work

Klaipeda University
Campus Full time Part time 4 semesters September 2017 Lithuania Klaipeda + 1 more

A holder of the Master’s degree in Social Work qualification has acquired knowledge and skills, that allow her/him to perceive social phenomena in the context of their cultural values and society’s dynamics. The graduate has a strengthened (consolidated) methodology of quantitative and qualitative research. Can extend those skills to create and manage social programmes and projects dedicated to the... [+]

Master of Social Work A holder of the Master’s degree in Social Work qualification has acquired knowledge and skills, that allow her/him to perceive social phenomena in the context of their cultural values and society’s dynamics. The graduate has a strengthened (consolidated) methodology of quantitative and qualitative research. Can extend those skills to create and manage social programmes and projects dedicated to the optimization of social integration of social risk groups, such as disabled people. Moreover, the holder of the Master’s degree has strengthened social and personal competence, significant for the professional and scientific activities (such as creativity, initiative, social responsibility, and meta-learning). Key learning outcomes 1. Knowledge and understanding 2. Intellectual abilities 3. Practical abilities and skills 4. General transferable abilities and skills Occupational profiles of graduates with examples Level 7 qualifications grant a possibility to realize oneself in the professional field of Social Work; to take administrative jobs related to the strategies of social services development and project writing, and to work in different social institutions rendering social services (to family, groups, communities) by providing the process with professional innovations and team work strategies. Access to further studies Access to the third cycle studies 1 semester Integrated Special Course (S000M239) Scientific Research Work 1 (S000M054) Networks of Social Institutions in the Community (S000M002) Interdisciplinary Studies of Sociopsychological Problems (S000M009) Social Work Research Methodology (S000M126) 2 semester Scientific Research Work 2 (S000M079) Social Policy (S000M284) Technologies of Socio-Cultural Work in a Community (S000M281) Lithuanian Society and Politics (S170M010) 3 semester Planning and Administration of Social Programmes (S000M114) Supervision in Social Work (S000M024) Scientific Research Work 3 (S000M168) Modern Social Theories (S000M075) 4 semester Scientific Theses of Master Degree (S000M062) Models of Dealing with Ethical Problems in a Community (S000M053) Qualitative Social Research Methodology (S000M147) Human and Social Enviroment (S000M103) Case Management (S000M059) Human Rights and Social Justice (S000M279) Qualitative Social Research Methodology (S000M147) Human and Social Enviroment (S000M103) Models of Dealing with Ethical Problems in a Community (S000M053) Case Management (S000M059) Human Rights and Social Justice (S000M279) Examination regulations, assessment and grading The University applies cumulative grading in order to ensure objective evaluation, active students’ participation during the semester and their ability to apply theoretical knowledge in practice. Cumulative grading final evaluation consists of interim course assignments (test, individual work, paper, laboratory work defence, and etc.) and final exam grades. If the student fails the interim course assignments and does not make to transition grade−minimal grade of determined interim course assessments−he is not allowed to take the final exam. Each study programme is completed by defending final thesis (project) and (or) taking final exams. [-]

Master of Business Management

Klaipeda University
Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2017 Lithuania Klaipeda

Graduate of the Master study programme in Business Management shall acquire: highly specialized theoretical and practical knowledge and critical understanding of the problems in business management and overlapping fields; the skill to identify problems on the basis of research and the use of the knowledge of new or interdisciplinary fields in case of incomplete or limited information when... [+]

Masters in Lithuania 2017. Master of Business Management Graduate of the Master study programme in Business Management shall acquire: highly specialized theoretical and practical knowledge and critical understanding of the problems in business management and overlapping fields; the skill to identify problems on the basis of research and the use of the knowledge of new or interdisciplinary fields in case of incomplete or limited information when employed as researchers, consultants, or managers of subdivisions or organizations in any business organization; they shall have professional, learning, independent work and responsibility, communication and social skills. Business Management Master's programme aims - to provide qualified professionals in scientific researcher or teacher's career, as well as able to engage in practical activities of senior management positions in any business organization. Key learning outcomes Knowledge and Its Application A1 Will know the results of fundamental and applied research in the field of management, will be able to systematically and creatively apply them in scientific research and problem solution in business organizations. A2 Will know and be able to apply business projection, strategic management, scientific and applied research results in business management and scientific research. A3 Will know the latest results of research in marketing, will be able to apply them to make business management decisions. A4 Will know the latest theories and methods of organizational culture, business decisions and innovation, will be able to apply them in scientific research. Research Skills B1 Will be able to formulate a scientific problem, to choose or develop a scientific research methodology, to perform scientific research independently. B2 Will be able to analyze, synthesize research data that is necessary for scientific and practical activity, to use informational systems and databases. B3 Will be able to justify the results of scientific research verbally and in writing, to give reasons to business management decisions, integrating results of management and other scientific research. Subject–Specific Skills C1 Will be able to analyze business environment, choose resources, location and market, critically evaluate information, apply methods and means of business analysis to formulate and implement a strategic business plan. C2 Will be able to perform market research, apply the results of market research to choose a price of a product, payment system, to evaluate the risk of investment and profitability. C3 Will be able to evaluate and form organizational culture, to sustainably develop business, to choose and implement innovation strategies, to prepare and make other business management decisions. Social Skills D1 Will be able to clearly communicate verbally and in writing, reasonably transmit generalized information to specialists and other people, critically evaluate it. D2 Will be able to work in a team, to organize individual and personal activity, to take responsibility for the quality and evaluation of personal work and the work of subordinates, following the rules of professional ethics and public spirit. D3 Will be able to find ways and means to improve the work of his or hers subordinates. Personal Skills E1 Will be able to determine learning requirements and independently learn in order to improve professional qualification in the context of learning for life. E2 Will be able to use the knowledge of scientific research, experience of research work, abilities of systemic and strategic thinking for independent scientific or professional work. E3 Will be able to make innovative business management decisions, taking into account ethics and their possible impact on environment and society. Occupational profiles of graduates with examples Graduates of the Master study programme in Business Management can work as researchers, consultants or managers of subdivisions or organizations in any business organizations. Examination regulations, assessment and grading The University applies cumulative grading in order to ensure objective evaluation, active students’ participation during the semester and their ability to apply theoretical knowledge in practice. Cumulative grading final evaluation consists of interim course assignments (test, individual work, paper, laboratory work defence, and etc.) and final exam grades. If the student fails the interim course assignments and does not make to transition grade−minimal grade of determined interim course assessments−he is not allowed to take the final exam. Each study programme is completed by defending final thesis (project) and (or) taking final exams. Graduation requirements Undergraduate and master student’s knowledge, skills and abilities, indicated in the study programme description, are examined and evaluated during the public defence of his Final thesis. Final thesis by its nature can be scientific research or scientific-applied. Final thesis is analytical work based on independent scientific or applied research. A Bachelor’s thesis comprises 12 credits; Master’s thesis comprises 30 credits in the study programme of 120 credits or 24 credits in the study programme of 90 credits. Final thesis and its defence is to demonstrate student’s creativity and the ability to critically evaluate theoretical and practical innovations, as well as others’ previously carried out researches and their results; to indicate student’s knowledge in social and commercial environment, legislation, and financial capacity; to show information sourcing and its qualified analysis skills, computational methods and specialized software and general-purpose information technologies using skills, as well as the ability to clearly and correctly orally or in written present their research results and (or) product designed to different audiences. [-]

Master of Electronic Information System Engineering

Klaipeda University
Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2017 Lithuania Klaipeda

The main study and research object for the Master of Science in Informatics Engineering programme consists of - real time integrated information systems designed for collection, transfer, control, and visualisation of different information uaing controllers, digital Automatic Control Systems or intermediate data processing devices. Masters acquire skills and knowledge required for design and... [+]

Master of Electronic Information System Engineering The main study and research object for the Master of Science in Informatics Engineering programme consists of - real time integrated information systems designed for collection, transfer, control, and visualisation of different information uaing controllers, digital Automatic Control Systems or intermediate data processing devices. Masters acquire skills and knowledge required for design and implementaiton of specific integrated technical information systems and the needed software, create graphical user interfaces and intergrate them into the computing systems working in the internet. Technical Information System Engineering Master's programme in conjunction with Software System Engineering is aimed at preparing high quality information system engineers, who are able to solve complex theoretical and practical problems independently and creatively; execute and lead IT engineering and scientific research work efficiently and competently. Graduates can either pursue their PhD studies at any other university or work in various telecommunication and IT service companies, scientific research organizations or medical diagnostic centers. Graduates have specific knowledge and skills from the chosen field: Technical Information System Engineers are able to create virtual IT system models, design, verify, test their prototypes and introduce them to the the industry; Graduates from Biomedical Engineering Information Systems are able to design, test and verify hardware tools and software products for disease diagnostics and introduce them to the health system organizations. Key learning outcomes Knowledge and Understanding A1 Has knowledge about the information systems engineering subject area problems, can formulate the research goals and tasks when developing intelligent devices, sensor networks, and mobile connections, cognitive control systems with modern databases; A2 Understands modern software engineering, distributed and embedded systems development theory context and applications in mobile technologies, bioengineering, cloud computing and things on the internet. Engineering Analysis B1 Critically understands the essence of the information systems science, uses modern statistical data analysis, operations research and control, systems engineering, artificial intelligence development methods and data security tools, for the development of mobile remote control systems; B2 Can apply scientific research methodology knowledge and understanding for the conceptual development of the information technology engineering models, systems and processes, apply the new information technology systems development methods. Engineering Design C1 Skills necessary to do and to lead engineering and scientific research works independently, well and with competence, using known data acquisition, analysis, collation and reliability assessment techniques; C2 Skills to develop control systems virtual models, prototypes and real augmented reality systems using modern platforms and information technology tools. Investigations D1 Can perform scientific literature analysis on the problem topic: prove the importance of the selected topic, scientific novelty, formulate research tasks, practical values, compute resources needed for the scientific research; D2 Can plan and perform analytical, modelling and experimental research, can apply the newly developed technologies from the adjacent science fields. Engineering Practice E1 Has the ability to join various specialists knowledge in new projects and to organize effective group works; E2 Has the ability to evaluate the human and machine overall interaction in the developed information technology project, knows ethics, environmental and commerce engineering limitations. Transferable Skills F1 Satisfies the first level graduate requirements for the postgraduate level; F2 Can be the leader of a team of various specialist from different disciplines; F3 Can work efficiently in scientific and engineering projects, communicate on a National and international level. Occupational profiles of graduates with examples Can be employed in: 1. various Lithuanian and foreign companies that provide telecommunication and information services as information system analysts or project managers, who are able to meet clients and companies needs, organize, design, manage and implement new projects; 2. work in research institutes 3. work in medical institutions, that install the latest diagnostic equipment and apply IT techniques for disease diagnosis; 4. pursue doctoral studies in Lithuanian and foreign universities. Examination regulations, assessment and grading The University applies cumulative grading in order to ensure objective evaluation, active students’ participation during the semester and their ability to apply theoretical knowledge in practice. Cumulative grading final evaluation consists of interim course assignments (test, individual work, paper, laboratory work defence, and etc.) and final exam grades. If the student fails the interim course assignments and does not make to transition grade−minimal grade of determined interim course assessments−he is not allowed to take the final exam. Each study programme is completed by defending final thesis (project) and (or) taking final exams. Graduation requirements Undergraduate and master student’s knowledge, skills and abilities, indicated in the study programme description, are examined and evaluated during the public defence of his Final thesis. Final thesis by its nature can be scientific research or scientific-applied. Final thesis is analytical work based on independent scientific or applied research. A Bachelor’s thesis comprises 12 credits; Master’s thesis comprises 30 credits in the study programme of 120 credits or 24 credits in the study programme of 90 credits. Final thesis and its defence is to demonstrate student’s creativity and the ability to critically evaluate theoretical and practical innovations, as well as others’ previously carried out researches and their results; to indicate student’s knowledge in social and commercial environment, legislation, and financial capacity; to show information sourcing and its qualified analysis skills, computational methods and specialized software and general-purpose information technologies using skills, as well as the ability to clearly and correctly orally or in written present their research results and (or) product designed to different audiences. [-]

Master of Environmental Engineering

Klaipeda University
Campus Full time 2 semesters September 2017 Lithuania Klaipeda

The objective of the Master programme in Sea Environmental Engineering is to develop the knowledge in the fields of sea environmental protection technologies, technical and technological matters pollution decreasing and waste arrangement. The graduates of these study programme are ready to use theoretical knowledge and practical analytical experiences in research work and solving problems of production... [+]

Masters in Lithuania 2017. Master of Environmental Engineering The objective of the Master programme in Sea Environmental Engineering is to develop the knowledge in the fields of sea environmental protection technologies, technical and technological matters pollution decreasing and waste arrangement. The graduates of these study programme are ready to use theoretical knowledge and practical analytical experiences in research work and solving problems of production. Master of these profession could work as specialist at maritime organizations, maritime enterprises, research, manage and control institutions or continue studies to get doctor degree. Key learning outcomes Knowledge and Understanding A1 Coherent knowledge of environmental problems in the sea, the lagoon, the ports and other areas of shipping, knowledge of the marine industry and maritime transport impact on the environment; creation and application of modern technologies to reduce or even prevent the negative influence of anthropogenic factors on the environment; A2 Understanding of application of management elements in the environmental field, principles and methods of coastal zone management and planning, a critically evaluate and analyze the marine environmental systems and their management methods; A3 Coherent knowledge of basics of scientific research, use of renewable energy sources and their impact on the environment, energy conservation and waste management techniques, development of advanced environment saving technologies and their application in maritime cluster; A4 Understanding of ecological aspects of the geochemical phenomena change and the microbiological processes; of change in ecological processes and their modelling, application of sustainable development principles in maritime cluster; A5 Understanding critically of essence of marine environmental engineering. Engineering Analysis B1 The ability to apply innovative methods of identification, formulation and analysis of emerging issues in marine environment and to plan their possible solution; B2 The ability to apply knowledge of environmental engineering and research results dealing with the qualitative and quantitative problems of known and unknown nature in the field of ever changing maritime transport and maritime industry development; B3 The ability to apply their knowledge and understanding in assessing the latest achievements and research results in marine environment protection and sustainable development of maritime cluster; ability to master environmental impact reducing methods by the application of modern high-tech; B4 The ability to apply their knowledge and understanding in making professional decisions, balancing the costs, safety, quality, reliability and environmental impact. Engineering Design C1 The ability to apply their knowledge and understanding of environmental engineering to solve unfamiliar problems of environmental technology design and implementation of innovations, to coordinate projects aimed at the marine economy environmental impact abatement; C2 The ability to make innovative solutions, based on environmental monitoring, analysis of technological processes and research results; C3 The ability to apply engineering methods for solution of specific marine environmental problems; C4 An ability to use creativity to develop new and original ideas and methods; C5 An ability to use their knowledge and judgement of marine environmental engineering to work with complexity, technical uncertainty and incomplete information. Investigations D1 The ability to identify, understand and obtain required data; D2 The ability to design and conduct analytic, modelling and experimental applied research of environment contamination and technological facility, to provide consultingn the field of environmental efficiency increase; D3 The ability to critically evaluate research data and present conclusions to professionals and non-specialist audiences; D4 The ability to investigate the application of new and emerging technologies in the marine environmental engineering. Engineering Practice E1 The ability to integrate the knowledge from different branches of science adapting them in the marine environment protection; E2 A comprehensive understanding of applicable techniques and methods highlighting their limitations and advantages; E3 Knowledge of the ethical, environmental, safety and commercial implications of engineering practice. Transferable Skills F1 Fulfil all the Transferable Skill requirements of a First Cycle graduate at the more demanding level of Second Cycle ( The ability to clearly and correctly present research results and conclusions in written and oral form for various audiences; to have study and organizational skills required for the continuous professional growth); F2 Fulfil all the Transferable Skill requirements of a First Cycle graduate at the more demanding level of Second Cycle ( an analytical, systematic and critical thinking skills to solve problems in a lack information and having contradictory informatio); demonstrate awareness of the impact of engineering solutions in a societal and environmental context); F3 The ability to work as a member of team, that may be composed of representatives from various areas (specialties) and levels, to solve various problems of the marine environment and manage the activity; F4 work and communicate effectively with representatives of other organizations in national and international contexts. Occupational profiles of graduates with examples Having acquired the environmental engineering Master's Degree can work as research, technology, expert, advisory work on marine infrastructure enterprises, scientific, and regulatory authorities in the environmental field, the installation and operation of environmentally friendly technologies to evaluate and predict the state of the environment, to continue doctoral studies. Examination regulations, assessment and grading The University applies cumulative grading in order to ensure objective evaluation, active students’ participation during the semester and their ability to apply theoretical knowledge in practice. Cumulative grading final evaluation consists of interim course assignments (test, individual work, paper, laboratory work defence, and etc.) and final exam grades. If the student fails the interim course assignments and does not make to transition grade−minimal grade of determined interim course assessments−he is not allowed to take the final exam. Each study programme is completed by defending final thesis (project) and (or) taking final exams. Graduation requirements Undergraduate and master student’s knowledge, skills and abilities, indicated in the study programme description, are examined and evaluated during the public defence of his Final thesis. Final thesis by its nature can be scientific research or scientific-applied. Final thesis is analytical work based on independent scientific or applied research. A Bachelor’s thesis comprises 12 credits; Master’s thesis comprises 30 credits in the study programme of 120 credits or 24 credits in the study programme of 90 credits. Final thesis and its defence is to demonstrate student’s creativity and the ability to critically evaluate theoretical and practical innovations, as well as others’ previously carried out researches and their results; to indicate student’s knowledge in social and commercial environment, legislation, and financial capacity; to show information sourcing and its qualified analysis skills, computational methods and specialized software and general-purpose information technologies using skills, as well as the ability to clearly and correctly orally or in written present their research results and (or) product designed to different audiences. [-]

Master of Electronic and Electric Engineering

Klaipeda University
Campus Full time 2 semesters September 2017 Lithuania Klaipeda

Master in Electrical Engineering of Electrical Equipment and Automation in Industry has: a grasp of the essential principles of electrical engineering the ability to apply basic engineering principles and analytical techniques to problem formulation and solution, understanding of the engineering design process, at both the conceptual and detail levels a familiarity with the key factors in the business... [+]

Master of Electronic and Electric Engineering Master in Electrical Engineering of Electrical Equipment and Automation in Industry has: a grasp of the essential principles of electrical engineering the ability to apply basic engineering principles and analytical techniques to problem formulation and solution, understanding of the engineering design process, at both the conceptual and detail levels a familiarity with the key factors in the business environment such as marketing skills, financial awareness and investment appraisal and a range of transferable skills including communication, numeric use of information technology, project management and team working. Master in Electrical Engineering of Electrical Equipment and Automation in Industry has: a grasp of the essential principles of electrical engineering the ability to apply basic engineering principles and analytical techniques to problem formulation and solution, understanding of the engineering design process, at both the conceptual and detail levels a familiarity with the key factors ine the business environment such as marketing skills, financial awareness and investment appraisal and a range of transferable skills including communication, numeric use of information technology, project management and team working. Access to the third cycle studies. Graduates of Electrical Engineering Master get aquired qualification that gives the right to work as a leading specialist in designing of electric motors and drives as well as in light industry, energetic transport and other companies. There is an opportunity to work at scientific research laboratories, private business. Key learning outcomes Knowledge and Understanding A1 An in- depth knowledge and understanding of technology science electronics and electrical engineering principles; A2 Critical understanding of technology science electronics and electrical engineering course Engineering Analysis B1 The ability to solve unknown, not fully defined problems and tasks, applying known methods; B2 To be able to formulate and solve problems in new and emerging fields of specialization. B3 To be able to apply their knowledge and understanding of conceptualization of electronics and electrical engineering models, systems and processes. B4 To be able to use innovative methods for solving electronics and electrical engineering problems Engineering Design C1 An ability to use electrical engineering knowledge and understanding to design solutions for unfamiliar problems, possibly involving other disciplines; C2 An ability to create new, original ideas and methods of electronics and electrical engineering discipline; C3 An ability to use their engineering knowledge and judgment to work with complex, technically uncertain and incomplete information Investigations D1 To be able to define, locate and obtain required data; D2 To be able to plan and carry out the necessary analytical, simulation and experimental research in electronics and electrical engineering discipline; D3 To be able to critically evaluate data and draw conclusions; D4 The ability to explore the application of new and emerging technologies of electronics and electrical engineering science technology field; Engineering Practice E1 The ability to integrate knowledge of different fields and manage complexity; E2 A comprehensive understanding of applicable techniques, methods and their shortcomings in electronics and electrical engineering; E3 To know about the ethical, environmental and commercial engineering activity limitations; Transferable Skills F1 To be able to be a team leader, that may consist of a variety of disciplines and levels of representatives; F2 Meet the requirements of the First Cycle electrical engineering graduates, required for the Second Cycle level; F3 Work and communicate effectively in national and international context; Occupational profiles of graduates with examples Graduates of Electronic and Electric engineering master programme can successfully work as electrical engineering specialists and administrators, electronic engineering specialists, electromechanical engineers, technicians, safety engineers, maintenance and repair organization engineers, technology engineers, electricians, engineers, etc. Examination regulations, assessment and grading The University applies cumulative grading in order to ensure objective evaluation, active students’ participation during the semester and their ability to apply theoretical knowledge in practice. Cumulative grading final evaluation consists of interim course assignments (test, individual work, paper, laboratory work defence, and etc.) and final exam grades. If the student fails the interim course assignments and does not make to transition grade−minimal grade of determined interim course assessments−he is not allowed to take the final exam. Each study programme is completed by defending final thesis (project) and (or) taking final exams. Graduation requirements Undergraduate and master student’s knowledge, skills and abilities, indicated in the study programme description, are examined and evaluated during the public defence of his Final thesis. Final thesis by its nature can be scientific research or scientific-applied. Final thesis is analytical work based on independent scientific or applied research. A Bachelor’s thesis comprises 12 credits; Master’s thesis comprises 30 credits in the study programme of 120 credits or 24 credits in the study programme of 90 credits. Final thesis and its defence is to demonstrate student’s creativity and the ability to critically evaluate theoretical and practical innovations, as well as others’ previously carried out researches and their results; to indicate student’s knowledge in social and commercial environment, legislation, and financial capacity; to show information sourcing and its qualified analysis skills, computational methods and specialized software and general-purpose information technologies using skills, as well as the ability to clearly and correctly orally or in written present their research results and (or) product designed to different audiences. Final thesis is defended publicly in front of the Study Field Qualification Committee approved by the Rector. All members of the Qualification Committee evaluate the final thesis and its defence in separate grades in ten-point grading system. Weighted coefficient of defended grade is up to 0.2. The final grade is the arithmetic average of the grades given by the Qualification Committee members, rounded to the nearest whole number. [-]

Master of Marine Port Engineering

Klaipeda University
Campus Full time Part time 2 semesters September 2017 Lithuania Klaipeda + 1 more

Study subjects or parts thereof, corresponding to formal and subject requirements of selected study programme, may be included to individuals who graduated, studied or are presently studying at institutions of higher education in Lithuania or other countries, accredited in accordance with Lithuanian higher education curriculum, and who want to continue their studies at the University at the same or inferior... [+]

Masters in Lithuania 2017. Master of Marine Port Engineering Study subjects or parts thereof, corresponding to formal and subject requirements of selected study programme, may be included to individuals who graduated, studied or are presently studying at institutions of higher education in Lithuania or other countries, accredited in accordance with Lithuanian higher education curriculum, and who want to continue their studies at the University at the same or inferior cycle or studies of other studies programmes. Profile of the programme Can take researcher‘s or higher skill qualification post, manager‘s in transport sector, marine industry as well as in various research educational institutions and to continue the third level studies. Key learning outcomes Knowledge and Understanding A1 sufficient amount of the profound knowledge of mathematics (concepts, principles and methods of mathematics: binary system and coding, mathematical logics and discrete mathematics, differential and integral calculus, differential equations, linear algebra and analytical geometry, numerical methods and analysis, theory of probabilities, statistics, stochastic processes and experimental design); A2 Fundamental knowledge about ingineering and its phenomena, about quantification of the phenomena; A3 a critical awareness of the forefront of transport engineering. A4 an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the principles of transport engineering; A5 Comprehension of new and important field of study in maritime ports and transport engineering research and development problems; Engineering Analysis B1 the ability to understand theoretically new technologies, to evaluate obtained information and data, calculation as well as processing skills; B2 the ability to solve unfamiliar or incompletely defined problems; have competing specifications, related to seaports and transport; B3 the ability to formulate and solve problems in new and emerging areas of sea ports and transport B4 the ability to use their knowledge and understanding to conceptualise engineering models, systems and processes related to sea ports and transport; B5 the ability to apply innovative methods in problem solving related to seaports and transport; Engineering Design C1 an ability to use their knowledge and understanding to design solutions to unfamiliar problems, possibly involving other disciplines; C2 an ability to use creativity to develop new and original ideas and methods in sea ports and transport; C3 an ability to use their engineering judgement to work with complexity, technical uncertainty and incomplete information. C4 the ability to evaluate engineering decisions in broader (ethnic, social, economics and safety) aspects; Investigations D1 the expanded abilities of information research and IT application, such as: information networks and data bases D2 the ability to identify, locate and obtain required data; D3 the ability to design and conduct analytic, modelling and experimental research related to sea ports and transport; D4 the ability to critically evaluate data and draw conclusions; D5 the ability to investigate the application of new and emerging technologies in sea port and transport engineering. Engineering Practice E1 ability to use professional knowledge in different tasks in known and unknown situations; ability to solve unknown or not defined problems and situations, to identify and analyse new problems; E2 a comprehensive understanding of applicable techniques and methods in sea ports and transport, and their limitations; E3 a knowledge of the non-technical implications (ethic, social, environmental, commercial) of engineering practice. E4 the ability of technological process management and organization. Transferable Skills F1 fulfil all the Transferable Skill requirements of a First Cycle engineering graduate at the more demanding level of Second Cycle; F2 function effectively as leader of a team that may be composed of different disciplines and levels; F3 work and communicate effectively in national and international contexts. F4 the ability to use legal and normative documents; Occupational profiles of graduates with examples Educate sea ports engineering master qualification persons could work as engineers and researchers in different maritime industry companies (Port Administrations, Stevedoring, ships agency, cargo forwarding, surveyed and other companies and institutions), constructors in design companies, technical advisers, industry companies and its subsidiaries managers, project managers in commercial companies, universities and research institutions. Specific admission requirements Minimum access requirements: Bachelor degree or its equivalent Examination regulations, assessment and grading The University applies cumulative grading in order to ensure objective evaluation, active students’ participation during the semester and their ability to apply theoretical knowledge in practice. Cumulative grading final evaluation consists of interim course assignments (test, individual work, paper, laboratory work defence, and etc.) and final exam grades. If the student fails the interim course assignments and does not make to transition grade−minimal grade of determined interim course assessments−he is not allowed to take the final exam. Each study programme is completed by defending final thesis (project) and (or) taking final exams. Graduation requirements Undergraduate and master student’s knowledge, skills and abilities, indicated in the study programme description, are examined and evaluated during the public defence of his Final thesis. Final thesis by its nature can be scientific research or scientific-applied. Final thesis is analytical work based on independent scientific or applied research. A Bachelor’s thesis comprises 12 credits; Master’s thesis comprises 30 credits in the study programme of 120 credits or 24 credits in the study programme of 90 credits. Final thesis and its defence is to demonstrate student’s creativity and the ability to critically evaluate theoretical and practical innovations, as well as others’ previously carried out researches and their results; to indicate student’s knowledge in social and commercial environment, legislation, and financial capacity; to show information sourcing and its qualified analysis skills, computational methods and specialized software and general-purpose information technologies using skills, as well as the ability to clearly and correctly orally or in written present their research results and (or) product designed to different audiences. Final thesis is defended publicly in front of the Study Field Qualification Committee approved by the Rector. All members of the Qualification Committee evaluate the final thesis and its defence in separate grades in ten-point grading system. Weighted coefficient of defended grade is up to 0.2. The final grade is the arithmetic average of the grades given by the Qualification Committee members, rounded to the nearest whole number. [-]

Master of Chemical Engineering

Klaipeda University
Campus Full time 3 semesters September 2017 Lithuania Klaipeda

The objective of the Master programme in Petroleum Technological Processes is to develop the knowledge in the fields of oil extraction, oil – refining (processing), quality control of oil products, decontaminating of oil wastes chemical processes and technologies. The graduates of these study programme are ready for research and practical activities by organizing and out scientific investigations and... [+]

Master of Chemical Engineering The objective of the Master programme in Petroleum Technological Processes is to develop the knowledge in the fields of oil extraction, oil – refining (processing), quality control of oil products, decontaminating of oil wastes chemical processes and technologies. The graduates of these study programme are ready for research and practical activities by organizing and out scientific investigations and solving problems of production. Master of these profession could work at enterprises of oil – refining (processing), oil – fields, scientific research institutions, at laboratories etc. Key learning outcomes Knowledge and Understanding A1 Knowledge and understanding of the modern oil production, processing, transportation and oil waste decontamination technologies, knowledge of modern achievements in oil technology, combining productions issues with the environmental requirements; A2 Understanding of oil processing and chemical oil synthesis processes, the formation of oil geological patterns of the earth bowels; A3 Coherent knowledge of oil and its products properties, rheology, basics of scientific research, technological processes optimization and management; A4 Understand critically of essence and peculiarities of oil technological processes. Engineering Analysis B1 The ability to apply theoretical knowledge and research results for solving qualitative and quantitative not completely defined and various types problems in the constantly changing oil and petrochemical technology development; B2 The ability to apply their knowledge and understanding to analyze and critically evaluate research results, new oil production, processing, transportation and waste decontamination technologies from the social, economic and safety point of view; B3 The ability to form and solve new problems in the field of oil technological processes and provide relevant solution; B4 The ability to use innovative methods for solving problems; B5 The ability to apply their knowledge and understanding to making professional decisions, balancing the cost, safety, quality, reliability and environmental impact. Investigations D1 The ability to use literary search tools for finding relevant information and obtain required data; D2 The ability to design and conduct analytic, modelling and experimental investigations, starting with problem formulation, method and equipment selection; D3 The ability to use various chemical and instrumental analysis methods, equipment and substances for chemical process analysis; to evaluate the accuracy of the used methods and reliability of the research results; D4 The ability to critically evaluate the research results and draw conclusions; D5 The ability to investigate the application of new and emerging oil technologies in business and industry. Engineering Practice E1 The ability to integrate the scientific knowledge from different branches, to implement and evaluate new oil and chemical technologies taking into account of technical, economic, social and environmental aspects; E2 A comprehensive understanding of applicable techniques and methods and of their advantage and limitations; E3 Knowledge of the ethical, environmental and commercial constraints of engineering practice. Transferable Skills F1 Fulfil all the Transferable Skill requirements of a First Cycle graduate at the more demanding level of Second Cycle ( The ability to clearly and correctly present research results and conclusions in written and oral form for various audiences; an analytical, systematic and critical thinking skills to solve problems having contradictory informatio); F2 The ability to work independently and as a member of team, that may be composed of representatives from various areas (specialties) and levels, to solve problems and manage the activity; F3 The ability to work and communicate effectively with representatives of other organizations in national and international contexts, to critically evaluate new ideas. Occupational profiles of graduates with examples Acquired the chemical engineering Master's degree can work as research, technology, expert, advisory and managerial work in oil refineries, oil-fields, petroleum and petroleum product terminals, scientific institutions, chemical laboratories, continue to doctoral studies, the acquisition of managerial and practical experience to work in business or department heads. Specific admission requirements Minimum access requirements: Bachelor degree or its equivalent Minimum access qualification degree: Specific arrangements for recognition of prior learning (formal, non-formal and informal) Study subjects or parts thereof, corresponding to formal and subject requirements of selected study programme, may be included to individuals who graduated, studied or are presently studying at institutions of higher education in Lithuania or other countries, accredited in accordance with Lithuanian higher education curriculum, and who want to continue their studies at the University at the same or inferior cycle or studies of other studies programmes. [-]

Master in Management of Education

Vytautas Magnus University
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 3 years August 2017 Lithuania Kaunas + 1 more

Study programme is open to the persons having bachelor or vocational bachelor degree in the all fields of studies [+]

Masters in Lithuania 2017. Access Requirements Study programme is open to the persons having bachelor or vocational bachelor degree in the all fields of studies. The modules of compensatory studies are required for the following types of students: Those, who did not study the modules or subjects in the science of education in their bachelor degree studies are required to study the 1st cycle subject the Education science (subject of B group) in parallel with the master degree studies. Those, who did not study the modules or subjects in the psychology in their bachelor degree studies are required to study the 1st cycle subject the Psychology (subject of B group) in parallel with the master degree studies. Those, who did not study the modules or subjects in management in their bachelor degree studies are required to study the 1st cycle subject „Management“ (subject of B group) in parallel with the master degree studies. Programme Objectives and Competencies Acquired Study programme aims to prepare the masters in the education science specialised in the field of the management of education. They shall be able to work in the institutions of formal and informal education, in the human resource development and career planning at the enterprises, as well as to design and organise the curricula at the all levels of the system of education. Competences Acquired: To design training/learning programmes responding to the needs of learners, labour market and changing society and based on the education strategies and policies of Lithuania and the EU. To plan the activities of education providers and curriculum design. To apply training/learning methods, materials and measures corresponding to aimed learning outcomes, the needs of learners, training/learning environment and available resources. To assess attained learning outcomes in the context of training subject/module, programme and organisation. To design strategic development plan of educational organisation and the programme of it‘s implementation based on the theoretic and empiric research and critical evaluation of new ideas, alternative solutions and social consequences. To execute research of human resource career planning and professional development needs of the staff. To design the plan of human resource career development and training of staff. To apply critically the theories of philosophy, education science, management and other social sciences in systemic analysis of educational phenomena. To execute applied research in the management of education according to prepared research design. Career Opportunities Upon graduation of the study programme „Management of Education“ the graduates will be able to work and study in: public educational institutions and private organisations providing education services; education governance institutions; human resource departments of enterprises and business organisations; non-governmental organisations working in the field of education; to continue with the doctoral studies. [-]

Master in Applied Informatics

Vytautas Magnus University
Campus Full time 2 years August 2017 Lithuania Kaunas

Programme is oriented towards today’s and tomorrow’s application domains, covering data retrieval, robotics, artificial intelligence, neural networks, data visualisation, distributed and [+]

Unique Features Programme is oriented towards today’s and tomorrow’s application domains, covering data retrieval, robotics, artificial intelligence, neural networks, data visualisation, distributed and cloud computing. Competencies Acquired - Knowledge and understanding of data mining techniques and their applicability in different domains. - Knowledge and understanding of the design and implementation of intelligent and adaptive systems. - Knowledge of professional development of commercial and social IT products using modern computer platforms, and estimation of their demand, impact and relevance to users, enterprises or organizations. - Ability to perform interdisciplinary R&D in data mining and data analysis field, apply research results in practical applications. - Ability to perform interdisciplinary R&D in natural language processing and information retrieval field, apply research results in practical applications. - Ability to perform interdisciplinary R&D in systems analysis, modelling, identification and control field, apply research results in practical applications. - Ability to apply data mining techniques for the analysis of diverse data (sound, ECG, EEG). - Ability to analyze, formalize and model systems and processes of different complexity. - Ability to apply Natural Language Processing techniques. - Ability to apply parallel programming skills for the development of concurrent distributed and multi-core/-processor systems. - Ability to design multiplatform services and applications, integrating intelligent and adaptive technologies. - Ability to clearly and convincingly present problems and suggested solutions to experts and non-experts, using ground knowledge, reasoning, relevant presentation tools and methods. - Ability to professionally communicate and collaborate in distributed IT projects. - Ability to critically analyse IT projects and their influence to business, culture and society context. Career Opportunities Graduates of Applied Informatics will be able to work as programmers, software architects, analysts, consultants, project managers, department managers in different organizations, state institutions and business units; as researchers, scientific workers, assistants and lectors in science and education institutions. Graduates will be able to establish their own information technology business companies. Graduates of Applied Informatics may continue studies in PhD studies in informatics (Computer Science) or Computer Engineering. [-]

Master in Sociolinguistics and Multilingualism

Vytautas Magnus University
Campus Full time 2 years August 2017 Lithuania Kaunas

Sociolinguistics and Multilingualism is an international joint-degree study programme offered by Vytautas Magnus University (VMU), Kaunas, Johannes-Gutenberg University (JGU), Mainz, Germany, Stockholm [+]

Masters in Lithuania 2017. OINT DEGREE INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMME Sociolinguistics and Multilingualism is an international joint-degree study programme offered by Vytautas Magnus University (VMU), Kaunas, Johannes-Gutenberg University (JGU), Mainz, Germany, Stockholm University (SU), Sweden, and the University of Tartu (UT), Estonia. During their four-semester studies, students study in three different universities: the first semester is taught in Kaunas, the second in Mainz; for the third semester students choose between Stockholm and Tartu; and the fourth semester students stay at the university of their MA thesis main supervisor. With its geographical focus on the entire Baltic-Sea region, the programme is unique amongst all sociolinguistic MA programmes in Europe in the width of languages and societies covered by the programme. Competencies Acquired The programme aims to educate specialists who with their solid linguistic training will be able to conduct research on multilingualism and disseminate their results not only within the academia but also amongst the different stakeholder groups, including politicians. Career Opportunities The graduates of the programme can expect to find employment in the following fields: - Academic sphere, e.g., research tasks and/or doctoral studies in sociolinguistics, cross-cultural communication, identity, multilingualism, regionalism, etc.; - Counselling on multilingualism issues at political and cultural institutions, including the EU institutions; - Counselling and teaching on multilingualism issues in educational institutions of all levels; - Counselling business and finance organizations in issues involving multilingualism and regional and economic cooperation; - Various international, national and regional public and private sector institutions and projects concerned with multilingualism, language planning and policy; - Mass media (with additional qualifications), e.g., in fields such as political journalism. Access Requirements Bachelor Degree or equivalent in Humanities or Social Sciences is required. The Bachelor Degree shall contain at least 30 ECTS in the field of linguistics or philology. Application Procedure Required Documents: - Application form; - Bachelor degree diploma with supplement in the original language and translated into English, and: a) Approved by “Appostille” - for citizens of countries acceding to the 1961 Hague Convention; b) Legalized by the Centre of Quality Assessment in Higher Education (www.skvc.lt) in Lithuania - for other countries citizens; - Proof of English proficiency (TOEFL, IELTC, etc.); - Copy of passport or other document of identification; - 1 recent passport size photos (3 x 4 cm); - Copy of document showing paid application fee 50 EUR; - Letter of motivation (300 – 500 words); - Curriculum vitae. [-]

Master of Economics - International Economics

Vytautas Magnus University
Campus Full time 2 years August 2017 Lithuania Kaunas

Double Diploma Programme. Graduates are awarded Master (MSc) Degree in Economics from Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania [+]

Unique Features Double Diploma Programme. Graduates are awarded Master (MSc) Degree in Economics from Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania, and Trento University, Italy. Competencies Acquired After completion of the study Programme the students will be able to: - demonstrate knowledge and understanding of international economics theory and processes; to analyze and critically evaluate economic theory, new findings and the impact of global environment on economic systems; develop and apply original ideas for research. - apply knowledge of international economy, solve problems in an uncertain environment. - apply methods of modern economic analysis, employ techniques of quantitative, statistical and experimental analysis for policy evaluation in international context. - integrate knowledge for solving multifaceted problems on national and international level undertaking socially responsible decisions. - present summarized data, findings, conclusions of the research to professional and non professional audience. - be continuously engaged in the study process. Career Opportunities With this degree on their résumé, graduates will be able to work as professional economists in international companies, agencies, governmental institutions and the private sector. They may also choose to pursue a PhD in Economics. Access Requirements Individuals, holding a Bachelor‘s degree in the field of Economics or Finance, as well as those, having an equivalent university degree in the respective fields can enter this Programme. Please note, that applicants should have at least 30 ECTS credits in the fields of Economics, Finance and Management. Application Procedure Required Documents: - Application form; - Bachelor degree diploma with supplement in the original language and translated into English, and: a) Approved by “Appostille” - for citizens of countries acceding to the 1961 Hague Convention; b) Legalized by the Centre of Quality Assessment in Higher Education (www.skvc.lt) in Lithuania - for other countries citizens; - Proof of English proficiency (TOEFL, IELTC, etc.); - Copy of passport or other document of identification; - 1 recent passport size photos (3 x 4 cm); - Copy of document showing paid application fee of 50 EUR; - Letter of motivation (300 – 500 words); - Curriculum vitae. [-]

Master of Science in Energy and Environment

Vytautas Magnus University
Campus Full time 3 semesters September 2017 Lithuania Kaunas

Applicants for Energy and Environment programme should have a Bachelor or equivalent degree in Physics, any Engineering discipline, Chemistry, Geology, Geography, Energy Technologies, Mathematics [+]

Masters in Lithuania 2017. Access Requirements Applicants for Energy and Environment programme should have a Bachelor or equivalent degree in Physics, any Engineering discipline, Chemistry, Geology, Geography, Energy Technologies, Mathematics, Computer Science, Informatics, Teacher of Physics and proven capability to fluently speak, read and write in English. Competencies Acquired Graduates will be able: - To analyze the environmental effects of energy sources; - To provide consultations for governmental and non-governmental energy enterprises; - To prepare plans for the development of energy sector including new energy sources; - To apply hydrogen energy sources for energy production; - To apply the latest innovations in the area of new energy sources; - To analyze energy economy taking into account environmental effects; - To assess the laws governing energy transformations in energy sources. Career Opportunities Graduates can work at the: - Companies related to energy generation and distribution; small enterprises involved in development of new alternative energy sources and theirs applications. - Research organizations on the research and development of new energy sources; governmental organizations responsible on the development of the national energy program. - Environmental organizations which involved in the studies of energy affects on the environment. [-]