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About Study Course

Credit points / ECTS:6 / 9
Course supervisor:Daiga Behmane
Study type:Full time
Course level:Master's
Target audience:Health Management
Language:English, Latvian
Branch of science:Management


The purpose and specifics of the internship – to combine students' theoretical knowledge with latest trends in the provision of health sector and health care institutions.


Professional practice refers to students who, after the 1st year of study, are competent to implement a certain development project in companies or organizations in the healthcare sector operating in Latvia or abroad. The task of the internship is to link the knowledge and skills acquired within the study program with the real situation in companies and organizations, as well as to improve communication and social skills.

Learning outcomes


Students will obtain knowledge on:
• validation of theoretical knowledge in the field of healthcare
• tasks related to the goal of the internship
• the organization's activities in the field
• and practical skills in performing internship tasks


The student acquires skills:
• application of theoretical knowledge in the evaluation of the operation of a specific organization (system)
• selection and application of appropriate analytical tools and methods of analysis
• development and implementation of a specific project
• implementing change management principles


Competence in the areas included in the placement assignment, including:
• practical hand-on experience of preparing business research consultancy
• processing and analyzing information within the framework of his/her competence and company’s needs (analysis, summaries, reports, memos, articles, leaflets, notes, etc.)

Study course planning

Planning period:Year 2021, Spring semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Health Management, MFVM2Master’sRequiredDaiga Behmane
Health management, MFVVM2Master’sRequiredDaiga Behmane
Health management, MFVVMp2Master’sRequiredDaiga Behmane
Health Management, MFVMp2Master’sRequiredDaiga Behmane