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Learning Opportunity: Wood Materials and Technology - Doctoral studies

Wood Materials and Technology - Doctoral studies

Course Information

The aim of the study programme is to prepare highly qualified scientists for sub-sector of Material sciences - Wood Materials and Technology, thus stimulating development of the engineering industry of wood materials and technologies.
Studies are organised as lectures, individual studies and discussions with supervisor. The main courses offered include research methodology, scientific terminology of wood materials and technologies, problems of wood materials and technologies science, theoretical and practical innovations/novelties in the field.
Doctoral students will get an extended knowledge of the latest findings about wooden materials and technologies, methods of studies, information processes and use of results of research. Doctoral students of this programme obtain skills to carry out the research, to summarize, analyse and use the acquired knowledge in sphere of wooden materials and technologies, as well to prepare publications for national and international level scientific journals. As result doctoral students will be competent to work in sphere of research of wooden materials and technologies, as well independently develop and present doctoral thesis for public defenses, in accordance with current requirements.

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 Engineering in Wood Materials and Technology or related fields


4100 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 Engineering (Dr.sc.ing.)