Professional Bachelor


Key features

  • Qualification: Profesinis bakalauras
  • Qualification in English: Professional Bachelor
  • EQF level: 6
  • Cycle: First cycle
  • Thesis required: Final thesis
  • Nominal length: 3-4 years / 180-240 ECTS
  • Access requirement: Brandos atestatas (Maturity Certificate)
  • Access to further study: Master’s degree


Professional Bachelor degree is awarded after completion of the first cycle college level study programmes, which are aimed towards preparation for professional activity and are based on applied research.

Graduation requirements include successful completion of all of the programme requirements and a final thesis or a final thesis and final examination(s), which should amount to at least 9 ECTS.

Degree titles

  • Lithuanian: [field(s) of study] profesinis bakalauras, e.g. dizaino profesinis bakalauras
  • English: Professional Bachelor + [field(s) of study]

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and its application

Knowledge in professional activity providing practical knowledge of the activity field and based on the newest scientific evidence which can be used for determining and solving complex specific or abstract issues related to the activity field.

Research skills

Graduate has the ability to gather and analyze data necessary for solving specific issues related to professional activity and innovation development.

Special abilities

Graduate has the ability to plan, organize, implement and assess practical activities in specific fields of professional activity by choosing technological, organizational and methodical means in an autonomous manner.

Social abilities

Graduate has the ability to communicate with professionals and other persons when solving tasks related to professional activity. He/she assumes responsibility for the quality of his/her and subordinate employees’ activity following the principles of professional ethics and citizenship.

He/she has the ability to communicate the knowledge and comprehension of activity field to the learners.

Personal abilities

Graduate has the ability to study in an autonomous manner in his/her professional activity field. He/she perceives moral responsibility for the impact of his/her activity and its results on public, economical and cultural development, wellbeing and environment.