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M.Sc.Public Health

Tuition fee €3,500 per year
Application fee To be confirmed
Deposit €300 one-time
Registration fee €100 one-time

Baltic Center Registration Fee 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, maximum 3 registrations per one fee.
& In case of HEI change at the request of a student, after the admission letter receiving from HEI, a transfer to another HEI is for an extra cost.
– Documents’ arrangement for the payments to HEI
– Bonus – on the written application of a student, preparation and transfer of the invitation for the embassy.
& The period of preparation from week to two months


The Public Health study programme has been designed to provide professional studies founded on a theoretical base of public health science. The programme aims to increase professionalism in public health care, to encourage the application of the latest scientific achievements to the solution of public health problems, and to promote unity in education and practical work.

Programme structure

Study year Study courses taught, their areas
I year of
A (compulsory) category study courses are aimed at providing theoretical and practical knowledge for
research in public health sphere: Public Health Theory; Epidemiology (II); Research Methodology; Qualitative
Research Methods; Statistics (II); Global Public Health Issues.
B (restricted elective) study courses: Health Pedagogy; Epidemiology (I); Statistics (I); Healthcare
Economics; Cross-cultural Communication and Research Methods; Development of Social Susceptibility;
Pedagogical View; Stress Management; Social Security Systems in Latvia.
II year of
A (compulsory) category study courses: Healthcare Management; Health Promotion Policy and Practice.
B (restricted elective) study courses are aimed at providing in-depth knowledge in various topical public
health areas: Medical Law; Professional Ethics; Environment, Occupational Health and Occupational Medicine;
Communication and Public Relations; Psychosocial Issues in Workplace; Monitoring Emergency
Epidemiological Situations; Project Management; Utilizing Registers in Research; Environment Quality
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Master’s thesis is written and defended. Master’s thesis is a research paper in public health science or any of
its sub-fields, and the Master’s degree candidate demonstrates his/her abilities in scientific research and draws
independent scientific conclusions.

Career opportunities

Graduates have the option of working as public health organisers, public health methodologists, public health analysts, health promotion consultants, health promotion coordinators, environmental health analysts as well as the option to continue with doctoral studies.

Apply now! Fall semester 2019/20
Application period has ended
Studies commence
Sep 1, 2019
Apply now! Spring semester 2019/20
Application deadline
Jan 1, 2020 23:59
Europe/Riga time

Winter intake

Studies commence
Feb 1, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States