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M.Sc.Epidemiology and Medical Statistics

Tuition fee €6,000 per year
Application fee €170 one-time
Deposit €500 one-time
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Overview

The academic Master’s study program “Epidemiology and Medical Statistics” is intended to provide highly qualified specialists in epidemiology and medical statistics at regional, national and international level, who will understand and be able to develop epidemiological, medical, and sociological research methodology, to perform sophisticated statistical analyses of obtained data, and interpret observed results based on newest international knowledge and according to internationally accepted standards.

The aim of the programme is to provide highly qualified epidemiology and medical statistics specialists for the Latvian, Baltic, and other health systems at regional, national and international levels who are familiar with and develop epidemiological and other research methodology, are able to analyze sophisticated data and interpret results based on the latest international knowledge and standards.

Programme structure

Students will acquire theoretical and practical knowledge in competence to collect healthcare data, including large volumes of administratively generated and digital data in accordance with internationally accepted requirements.
They will learn different methods of statistical processing of data, SPSS, Stata, SAS, R, Prisma, GPower, as well as specific epidemiology software DAGitti and MedCalc.
Students will learn how to create/develop medical, public health and sociology related research in line with international standards, which is vital for collecting country’s resultative and other statistical indicators and comparing them with EU and other regions of the world.

Career opportunities

Completion of this study programme will provide graduates with opportunities to work in a wide range of organizations, including research institutions, medical institutions, ministries (eg, Ministry of Health, Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development, Ministry of Agriculture) and institutions. Graduates will have the opportunity to pursue a PhD in the Faculty of Medicine, as well as PhD programmes in other countries.

Apply now! Spring semester 2024
Application period has ended
Studies commence
4 Feb 2024
Apply now! Fall semester 2024
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
26 Aug 2024
Apply now! Spring semester 2024
Application period has ended
Studies commence
4 Feb 2024
Apply now! Fall semester 2024
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
26 Aug 2024
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