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Learning Opportunity: Veterinary Medicine - Doctoral studies

Veterinary Medicine - Doctoral studies

Course Information

The study programme is aimed to prepare qualified specialists for research work with a competence corresponding to the international standards in veterinary medicine sciences.
Studies are organised as lectures, discussion with supervisor and individual studies.
The main courses offered include theoretical and empirical research methodology, scientific terminology of veterinary medicine sciences, problems and theories in the field of veterinary medicine sciences research, theoretical and practical innovations/novelties in the field.

Career prospects
The graduates of this programme are usually employed at higher education institutions, research institutions, authorities and private companies.

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Duration Information: 

3 years (full-time)

Access requirements: 

Master’s degree in Veterinary medicine or for veterinarians with completed 2nd level professional higher education study programme


8000 EUR (are not included research costs, living costs) per year (2018/19)


ECTS 180

Provider Information

Provider Name: 
Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies
Provider Contact Info: 

Liela iela 2, Jelgava, LV-3001
+371 63005684

Qualifications Awarded

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Qualification Awarded:
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (Dr.med.vet.)