|Nominal duration||2 years (120 ECTS)|
|Awards||M.Sc. (Master’s degree of Health Science in Health Care)|
|Tuition fee||€3,500.00 per year|
|Application fee||To be confirmed|
Postgraduate diploma (or higher)
You can pass Baltic Center examination and you will not need to submit any certificates.
Baltic Center examination – Экзамен Балтийского Центра
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.
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.