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Bachelor DegreeBiology and Genetics

Tuition fee €3,727 per year
Application fee €100 one-time

Non-EU applicants shall pay through the Flywire portal.

Application fee is not refundable.

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The Biology and Genetics study programme aims to prepare high-quality, broad spectrum specialist in biology and genetics that are distinguished by creative and critical thinking, having fundamental low-based knowledge and faculties necessary for various biology and genetics related tasks.

The role of a biologist is a popular one within the field of science – and it’s easy to see why. Specialising in the study of humans, plants and animals, along with the environments in which they inhabit, to say it’s an interesting job would be a gross understatement. Constantly learning with an inquisitive nature, biologists often hone their pursuit for information on a single field, such as biochemistry or zoology, becoming experts in a given subject area.

Why Biology and Genetics programme?

Comprehensive – program is devoted to excellence in teaching, learning, research and innovation, and fostering critical thinking, imaginative response as well as the desire and capacity for lifelong learning of students who will have an impact on the world, locally and globally.
International and multilingual – one of the programs aims is for students to start developing international networks and intercultural dialogues, to participate in international scientific, academic and social projects. Program also encourages the mobility of students and lecturers.
Kaizen – the main strength of research at VMU is our ability to respond to an increasingly globalised and competitive landscape prompting the dynamic formation of new research priorities and facilitating ongoing improvements in research performance both at a national and an international level.
Communal – promoting dialogue and tolerance among students and lecturers. Teachers strive to make their subjects innovative, attractive to students, and, most importantly, to reflect the needs and concerns of today.

Career opportunities

The bachelor programme of Biology and Genetics at VMU is designed to train the qualified specialists or managers with biological and genetics research skills who can successfully work in educational institutions, research and higher education institutions, companies of high technologies and traditional industry, research and development and manufacturing companies and other institutions, create new business companies, or continue studies in the second cycle.

The study field of biology is wide open, with diverse career opportunities available in health care, industry, environmental consulting, product development, forensics and governmental agencies. Companies related to biotechnology, biopharmaceutics and food industry; Research and study organizations dealing with various activities related to biology, genetics, biotechnology, bioinformatics, biopharmaceutics, and environment preservation.

The Programme provides graduates with several general areas and career opportunities:

• Research science positions in laboratories working in environmental quality evaluation and assessment.
• Laboratory and production technician positions in biotechnology, pharmaceutic, food, cosmetic, agriculture and biochemical industries.
• Researchers, consultants and specialists in companies related to environmental agencies, environmental control and food industry and safety, biotechnology, biopharmaceutics, health services.
• Management positions in the industry and related government institutions.

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