On the 10th of June, 2020, Graduate School of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus held an official Master’s decree diploma delivery ceremony. The diplomas were presented to 73 graduates that had completed training courses on 9 scientifically-oriented educational programs conducted by the Institute: archaeology, study of art, social studies, physics, chemistry, biology, economy, applied mathematics, informatics and innovation technologies in machine building.
The students and master’s degree course graduates 2019/2020 participated in the XXVI Republican Competition of scientific papers of university students held by the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Belarus. According to the competition results, a range of scientific papers of the master’s degree students and graduates from the Institute were highly praised and awarded with diplomas of category 1, 2 and 3.
In relation to development and advancement of a modular principle of training organization for the master’s degree students admitted in 2019, the Institute developed new educational plans for 11 higher education specialties of stage II.
The Master’s degree training process was carried out both by the academic teaching staff of the Institute and specialists of scientific organizations, academicians, corresponding members.
To improve the practice-oriented educational process, the students carried out their research activities not only in the Institute, but also in scientific institutions and centres of the NASB. Therefore, the Institute puts into practice the “Education – through science” principle.
Since 2020, the Institute provides extramural training for the master’s degree students in biology, economy and innovation technologies in machine building.
The Master’s thesis defence showed that the graduate students can justify the research problems and relevance and are able to carry out research activities. As a result, 83.3% of the graduates defended their theses with highest grades (grade 10 – 48.6%, grade 9 – 34.7%), and the rest of students got the “good” grade.