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About Study Course

Department: Department of Communication Studies
Credit points / ECTS:2 / 3
Course supervisor: Vita Savicka
Study type:Full time
Course level:Bachelor
Target audience:Social Welfare and Social Work; Public Health; Communication Science; Sports Trainer; Health Management
Language:Latvian
Branch of science:Communication Sciences; Library Science

Objective

To develop understanding of social and health communication. To acquire knowledge about theories that describe the process of changing human behaviour.

Prerequisites

Principles and methods of public relations, ethics of public relations, communication theories.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge

As a result of completing the study course, students are familiar with the concepts, definitions and basic principles of theory.

Skills

As a result of completing the study course, students are able to select social and health communication approaches and theories appropriate to the purpose of communication.

Competence

As a result of completing the study course, students are able to integrate theoretical knowledge in the development of communication strategies aimed at changing the behaviour of society and individuals.

Study course planning

Planning period:Year 2020, Autumn semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Public Relations3Bachelor’sLimited choiceVita Savicka