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Free University Of Tbilisi Master's in Natural Sciences
Free University Of Tbilisi

Master's in Natural Sciences

Tbilisi, Georgia

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Aug 2024

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Introduction

The program's goal is to prepare a Master's in Biology, Chemistry, and Physics, which will be focused on theoretical and practical activities. Master's in Natural Sciences is oriented on developing necessary general skills of students, which are essential for continuing scientific work on the doctoral level, and on the other hand, for a successful career in the modern labour market.

Career Options:

Upon completion of the Master Programme in Natural Sciences, graduates will be able to work:

as a scientist or researcher in private and public projects;

non-governmental organizations;

as a consultant in private and public organizations.

Learning Outcomes:

The graduate will have general and specific competencies listed below:

Knowledge and Understanding (Biology):

will acquire principles and peculiarities of immunological research diverse methods;

will learn how to use laboratory equipment and reagents;

will know the interaction processes of microbes and host organisms;

will know technology how to prepare vaccines based on microbes against the infections;

will be able to characterize cell cultures by microscopy and flow cytometry;

will know genetic engineering and recombinant DNA technologies;

Knowledge of neuroscience research techniques such as brain electroencephalography, microelectronic technique, psychophysical methods of research, processing, and analysis of brain images obtained by magnetic resonance scanning.

Knowledge and Understanding (Chemistry):

will have an in-depth and systematic knowledge of the chemistry sphere;

will understand and find out solution ways for any problem;

will be able to follow the trends of the chemistry field development, understand the challenges of chemistry and chemistry engineering through scientific, scientific-popular or other literature;

will know how to plan and conduct laboratory, experimental researches.

Knowledge and Understanding (Physics):

will have an in-depth and systemic knowledge of the physics field that will allow to understand, make critical analyses and use new original ideas;

will follow the trends of the physics field development and understand the challenges of chemistry and chemistry engineering through scientific, scientific-popular, or other literature.

Applying Knowledge to Practice (Biology):

The graduate will be able to:

plan the procedures, analyze methods, forecast potential results or unplanned events of biology experiments;

determine malfunction or reactivity of the equipment during the experiment;

produce of food raw materials, enzymes, recombinant strains of antibiotics;

develop an experimental design of neurophysiological research and conduct experiments independently.

Applying Knowledge to Practice (Chemistry):

The graduate will be able to:

use theoretical knowledge in practical tasks of chemistry and related fields;

design, plan, and divide the work and monitor the progress;

conduct synthesis of chemical compounds and analyses to determine the structure and cleanliness of unknown substances using standard methods.

Applying Knowledge to Practice (Physics):

The graduate will be able to:

use of modern physics methods to solve the fundamental and applied tasks faced by modern physics and its related fields;

design, plan, and divide the work and monitor the progress.

Ability to Make Conclusion:

make grounded conclusions bases on the critical analysis of complex and incomplete information (including recent research);

make innovative synthesis based on the recent data.

Communication Skills:

perfect academic writing and communication skill in a native language;

perfect academic writing and communication skill in a foreign (English) language;

adapt and act professionally in an unfamiliar environment;

use modern information and communication technologies.

Ability to Learn:

conduct the learning process independently, to understand the characteristics of the learning process and make own strategic plan;

search/analyze/use of information;

use the sources in original format and make a deep and qualitative critical analysis of the information.

Values:

Ability to evaluate values and contribute to the establishment of new values. They will have knowledge and understanding of ethical norms while conducting research;

knowledge of basic principles of professional responsibility and professional, ethical norms.

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