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Learning Opportunity: Biophysics


Course Information

Objective(s) of a study programme: To educate specialists for research, development, education, business and public sector to solve problems in modern biomedical sciences, environment and ecology.
Learning outcomes:
Master of Sciences in Biophysics should:
know the general principles of operation and pathology in live
the capabilities and limitations of modern biophysical methods;
principles of data analysis and planning of scientific investigation,;
should be able to constantly renew the knowledge and apply it to solve problems;
should be able to transfer knowledge and concepts to specialists and no specialists.
Activities of teaching and learning:
Lectures, laboratory work, practical training, seminars, consultations, self-study.
Methods of assessment of learning achievements:
The main form of evaluation is an examination. However, courses units may be evaluated by the pass/fail evaluation as well. Every course unit is concluded with either a written or written-oral examination or pass/fail evaluation. Student's knowledge and general performance during the exam are evaluated using grading scale from 1(very poor) to 10(excellent), or by pass or fail evaluation in the cases when pass/fail evaluation is foreseen as a final evaluation of the course unit.
Study subjects (modules), practical training:
Obligatory courses: Biophotonics, Biotransport, Neuroinformatics, Biophysics of Control, Biophysical Nanotechnology, Synergy of Life, Biophysics of Cell, Lasers in Biology and Medicine. 50 credits are assigned for practical work in scientific laboratories.
Optional courses:
18 credits are awarded to elective courses (part of them – other study field).
Distinctive features of a study programme:

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Access requirements: 

Minimum education - Higher education



Provider Information

Provider Name: 
Vilnius University
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Provider Contact Info: 

Provider phone number: +370-5-2687000 Provider email: rastine@cr.vu.lt Provider URL: http://www.vu.lt

Qualifications Awarded

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Qualification Awarded:
Master of Biophysics
Awarding body:

Vilnius University

Awarding body contact info:

Provider phone number: +370-5-2687000 Provider email: rastine@cr.vu.lt Provider URL: http://www.vu.lt

Course Locations

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Course address:

Vilniaus m. sav. Vilniaus m. Universiteto g. 3