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Master - long-cycle

Key features

  • Qualification: Magistras
  • Qualification in English: Master
  • EQF level: 7
  • Cycle: Second cycle
  • Thesis required: Master thesis
  • Nominal length: 5-6 years (integrated studies), 300-360 ECTS
  • Access requirement: Brandos atestatas (Maturity Certificate)
  • Access to further study: Doctor of Science or Doctor of Arts studies

Programmes

The master's degree is awarded after completion of university integrated programmes designed for preparation for independent research or other activity, which requires scientific knowledge and analytical competence.

The integrated (vientisosios) long master studies integrate the requirements for the 1st and 2nd cycle university studies.

Traditionally, the long-cycle studies are offered in several specific fields, such as medicine, pharmacy, veterinary medicine, law, and religious studies.

Graduation requirements include successful completion of all of the programme requirements and a master thesis or a master thesis and final examination(s), which should amount to 30 ECTS.

Degree titles

  • Lithuanian: [field of study] magistras, e.g. architektūros magistras
  • English: Master + [field of study]

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and its application

The newest knowledge in study or activity field based on fundamental or applied scientific research (research parts of art projects) which he/she is able to use when solving issues in new or unknown environment, performing scientific research or engaging in professional artistic activity, or developing innovations.

Research skills

The graduate has the ability to analyse, synthesize and assess research data necessary for studies, scientific (art) and professional activity and innovation development; he/she has the ability to integrate knowledge, manage complicated situations and make decisions when there is no comprehensive and well-defined information, and assess alternative solutions and possible impact on environment.

Special abilities

The graduate has the ability to use available knowledge and prepare new means (technical, methodical, informational and organizational /managerial) based on it necessary for scientific researches, studies, and implementation of cultural and artistic activity or innovation development.

Social abilities

The graduate has the ability to communicate summarized clear and reasoned information to specialists and other persons and evaluate it critically. He/she assumes responsibility for the quality and assessment of his/her and subordinate employees’ activity following the principles of professional ethics and citizenship. He/she assumes responsibility for the improvement of his/her and subordinate employees’ activity.

Personal abilities

The graduate has the ability to plan the process of learning in an autonomous manner and choose the direction of improvement in an autonomous manner, and study (learn) in an autonomous manner further. Graduate has the ability to use scientific research (artistic activity) data and has experience in research work and has skills of systemic and strategic thinking necessary for autonomous professional activity and scientific research work (artistic activity).

He/she has the ability to make innovative decisions assessing possible public and ethical outcome of activity. He/she acts perceiving moral responsibility for the impact of his/her activity and its results on public, economic and cultural development, wellbeing and environment.