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M.Sc.Health Management

Tuition fee €4,100 per year
Deposit €300 one-time
Registration fee €150 one-time

Includes:
– Consultations for selection of HEI
– Migration & visa consultation
– Registration in the Baltic Center database
HEI admission documents’ check
– General testing for all Baltic Center HEIs – Admission Examination
– Student’s admission to HEI
– Documents’ arrangement for the payments to HEI
– Invitation for the embassy.
The period of preparation from week to two months
- You will access to admission system with extra BONUS information&
- You will have your own manager and curators on each stage of admission process.

You can receive DISCOUNT and pay only 104.99 EUR, for more information visit our FREE webinar “Education in Europe”.
Register on English Language: study.baltic-center.eu/admission-webinar-en
Register on Russian Language: study.baltic-center.eu/admission-webinar-ru

Overview

The programme aims to prepare highly qualified specialists to take responsibility for the development and analysis of the national healthcare policy – state officials and heads of private institutions, specialists for strategic, financial and human resources planning and for application of methods of healthcare economics and for development of healthcare system processes.

The programme has been established on the basis of the latest findings and approaches in healthcare and management science and is the only study programme of the kind in Latvia and in the Baltic States.

Although the study process is mostly organised in groups, a substantial share of study time is intended for individual work under the guidance and in accordance with the instructions of the lecturers. The acquisition of the study programme foresees an intensive study of literature, practical tasks, likewise active and analytical participation in discussions. Sophisticated and up-to-date technological solutions and study aids – IT, software, audio and video equipment, interactive boards, a modern library with access to scientific research databases from all over the world are used for the implementation of the study programme. There is also a regular sharing of experience with a long-term cooperation partner of RSU – the University of Greifswald (Germany).

Programme structure

Students acquire in-depth knowledge in health economics and management science and learn how to find solutions to apply this knowledge in the health sector. The programme also provides the knowledge and skills required for successful operational and human resources management at an organisation or enterprise. Students learn to understand the challenges and possibilities in the drafting of health care policies for it to have a positive impact on patients and ensure access to services. The students develop leadership skills and the fundamental knowledge required for the management of a health care enterprise or organisation, including change and project management. Students develop abilities and skills for collecting, processing and analysing quantitative and qualitative research data and readiness for practical involvement in the development, research and change of healthcare projects of national and international importance.

The study process includes lectures, practical classes, group tasks, case analysis, interactive discussions, individual work and guest lectures by healthcare professionals. Theoretical aspects and models are learned and taught using a practical approach towards healthcare management – projects, practical illustrations, analysis of health economics, organisation and enterprise management and global health issues.

The first year of studies is devoted to introductory subjects on public health, health care management and other introductory courses. The students acquire health economics and legal aspects of health management, finance management and leadership in health care, performance management and health technology assessment.

In the second study year students acquire health care marketing management and project management and undergo professional placement in a leading health care company. The purpose of the placement is to combine the knowledge and skills acquired during studies with real-life conditions faced while implementing a particular placement project. The length of the placement is 6 weeks. At the end of the programme students have to prepare and defend a Master’s Thesis dealing with some operating aspect of health care institutions, combining academic and practical research.

Career opportunities

Graduates of the programme work in health care institutions, health care management institutions, health insurance institutions and municipal councils.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
Application deadline
30 Jun 2021 23:59:59
Europe/Riga time

Autumn Intake

Studies commence
Sep 1, 2021

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
Application deadline
30 Jun 2021 23:59:59
Europe/Riga time

Autumn Intake

Studies commence
Sep 1, 2021

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States