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BScPhysical Geography and Oceanography

Tuition fee €3,727 per year

Bank name: AB Luminor Bank
Bank address: 21A Konstitucijos ave., 03601 Vilnius, Lithuania
Swift code (for international payments): BIC AGBLLT2X
IBAN number: LT47 4010 0423 0132 5409
Bank account holder (beneficiary): Klaipeda University, 84 Herkaus Manto str., 92294 Klaipeda, Lithuania
Company code: 211951150
Non-refundable

Application fee €180 one-time

Bank name: AB Luminor Bank
Bank address: 21A Konstitucijos ave., 03601 Vilnius, Lithuania
Swift code (for international payments): BIC AGBLLT2X
IBAN number: LT47 4010 0423 0132 5409
Bank account holder (beneficiary): Klaipeda University, 84 Herkaus Manto str., 92294 Klaipeda, Lithuania
Company code: 211951150
Non-refundable

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Overview

The main aim of the Physical Geography and Oceanography Bachelor’s degree programme is to prepare highly qualified geophysical sciences specialists with a focus on phenomena and processes occurring in the oceans, seas, rivers, lakes and other water bodies and in the atmosphere. Also to provide students with an opportunity to acquire integrated competence in the field of geography. The graduates are excellent specialists who are able to work the intellectual and creative work, to create conditions to gain scientific research-based decisions and apply new technologies to achieve the best problem solutions.

Students are provided with an advanced theoretical knowledge and practical skills; they gain the opportunity of becoming strategists of new technologies. Graduates will also acquire specific knowledge about the modern monitoring of the oceans and seas, marine economic development, international and national environment protection and sustainable development issues, essential components of the global maritime economy, and their geographical characteristics.

Programme structure

During the studies, students analyse the sea-land system and its environmental functioning. The courses in the curriculum consists of Oceanography, Hydrology, Meteorology and Climatology, Geographical Information Systems (GIS), Geographical Research Methods, Cartography, Coastal Processes, Remote Sensing Methods, System Analysis and Mathematical Modelling, General Geography etc. Besides theoretical courses, students participate in a number of the field practices: Hydrology, Geodesy and Geomorphology, Oceanography practice in the marine research vessels of Klaipeda University “Mintis” and/or “Brabander”. During apprenticeship, students consolidate knowledge of the environment awareness and get new skills while working in various institutions.

Career opportunities

Physical Geography bachelors can work in Lithuanian and European Nature protection departments, Hydrometeorology services, municipalities, landscape, water management institutions, harbours and hydro construction departments, in worldwide coastal engineering enterprises associated with the port constructions, coastal monitoring and etc. as well as continuing education and research activities of higher level (master) degree studies.

Apply now! Fall semester 2023/24
Application deadline
1 Jun 2023, 23:59:59
Eastern European Time
Studies commence
1 Sept 2023
Apply now! Fall semester 2023/24
Application deadline
1 Jun 2023, 23:59:59
Eastern European Time
Studies commence
1 Sept 2023