Chemical analysis

CHEMICAL ANALYSIS
State code 6531CX001
Faculty Faculty of Agrotechnologies
Study field Chemistry
Qualification Professional Bachelor‘s  degree in Physical Sciences
Form and duration of studies Full-time studies, 3 years
Credits 180
Study plans Full-time Degree Course 2019-2022

 

Career Prospects

You will be able to work in the chemistry laboratories in food and chemistry industry, research institutes, forensic science services, public health and nutrition centres, environmental services, water supply companies, agricultural and educational institutions, as well as biotechnology industry companies.

Our graduates work in JSC “|Thermo Fisher Scientific Baltics“, JSC “Biocentras“, JSC “Biotechpharma“, JSC “SICOR BIOTECH“, National Public Health Laboratory, National Food and Veterinary Risk Assessment Institute, JSC “Vilniaus vandenys“, JSC “Labtarna“, JSC “Lietpak“, etc.

 

Learning Outcomes

You will be able to:

  •   demonstrate skills of verbal and written communication;·
  •   find and apply chemical and other related scientific information sources in practice;·
  •   present results of a chemical experiment or test verbally and in writing to specialist and non-specialist audience;·
  •   plan and organise individual activity and learning;·
  •   work independently, responsibly and carefully;·
  •   evaluate new situations and make right decisions;·
  •   communicate and collaborate pursuing common goals;·
  •   demonstrate social responsibility for the work results and their impact on the organisation and society;·
  •   use chemical terminology, nomenclature and units of measurement properly to describe chemical substances;·
  •   apply the principles of quantum mechanics to describe the atomic and molecular structure and properties;·
  •   examine the structure, nature, properties and main testing methods of inorganic and organic compounds;·
  •   characterise types and main properties of chemical reactions of basic inorganic, organic and bioactive substances;·
  •   apply the principles of thermodynamics and kinetics to describe chemical processes and reactions;·
  •   apply theoretical fundamentals and methods of qualitative and quantitative chemical analysis in the studies of chemical substances;·
  •   apply practically the knowledge of the most important processes in chemistry and biotechnology industry;·
  •   manage standard laboratory equipment and instruments and ensure a safe work environment;·
  •   work safely with chemicals in the chemistry laboratory and follow safety requirements;·
  •   choose the right method for the synthesis or analysis of chemical compounds.·
  •   choose proper materials and devices for chemical analysis;·
  •   take representative samples and prepare samples for the chemical analysis;·
  •   conduct qualitative and quantitative chemical analysis reliably;·
  •   interpret and systematically document the laboratory measurement data;·
  •   plan activities of the chemistry laboratory, manage and control the available material resources;·
  •   solve practical chemistry problems on the grounds of acquired chemistry knowledge and practical skills.;·
  •   process data statistically and evaluate results of the chemical analysis.

 

Full-time studies
Degree Course 2019-2022

1st semester (30 credits)
Compulsory course Credits Evaluation*
Specialty Language 3 E
Professional Foreign Language 3 SS
General and Inorganic Chemistry 9 E
Information Technology 6 E
Human Safety 3 E
Mathematics and Statistics 3 SS
Basics of laboratory testing 3 R
2nd semester (30 credits)
Compulsory course Credits Evaluation *
Professional Foreign Language 3 E
Mathematics and Statistics 6 E
Applied Physics 6 E
Research Methodology 3 E
Analytical Chemistry 9 E
Researcher Skills Practice 3 R
3rd semester (30 credits)
Compulsory course Credits Evaluation *
Spectral Analysis 6 E
Physical Chemistry 6 E
Calculations in Chemical Analysis 3 E
Organic Chemistry 6 SS
Microbiology 3 E
Biochemistry 3 E
Validation practices for chemical analysis methods 3 R
4th semester (30 credits)
Compulsory course Credits Evaluation *
Biotechnology 3 E
Laboratory Activity 6 P
Chromatographic Analysis 6 E
Professional practice in chemical research 9 R
Optional course Credits Evaluation *
Chemical Technology/Green Chemistry/Polymer Chemistry/ Business Economics and Management/ Food Analysis 6 E
5th semester (30 credits)
Compulsory course Credits Evaluation *
Methods of Biochemical Analysis 6 P
Analysis of Environmental Objects 6 E
Environmental protection 3 E
Electrochemical Analysis 6 E
Extraction and Purification of Bioproducts 6 E
Communication Psychology 3 E
6th semester (30 credits)
Compulsory course Credits Evaluation *
Final Practice 20 R
Final Thesis (project) 10 FTh

Optional subjects are freely selectable subjects from the list of predefined subjects.

* E – exam, P – project, R – report, SS – self-study, FTh – final thesis