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Short about study course

Department: Department of Public Health and Epidemiology
Credit points / ECTS:20 / 30
Course supervisor: Anita Villeruša
Study type:Pilna laika
Course level:Bachelor
Target audience:Public Health
Language:English, Latvian
Study course description
Branch of science:Medicine; Public Health
Study course description

Objective

To be able to independently carry out scientific work, Master's Thesis: to formulate and analyse problems of public health, to compile scientific literature, to develop a conceptual model, to choose the most appropriate way to obtain the data necessary for solving the problem, to perform data processing, to gather the obtained information, to analyse it, to provide its assessment and to present the results in academic text form.

Prerequisites

The theoretical part of the master's program is completed.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge

Deeply mastered theoretical approaches of the methodology of scientific research work.

Skills

• Is able to identify and apply appropriate research approaches to the study of a particular public health problem;
• Is able to carry out independent research activities at all stages of the research.

Competence

Is able to independently carry out scientific work: to formulate and analyse problems of public health, to compile scientific literature, to develop a conceptual model, to choose the most appropriate way to obtain the data necessary for solving the problem, to perform data processing, to gather the obtained information, to analyse it, to provide its assessment and to present the results in academic text form.

Study course planning

Planning period:Year 2020, Spring semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Public Health4Master’sRequiredIrisa Zīle-Velika, Dāvis Knesis, Anita Villeruša, Ģirts Briģis, Ieva Strēle, Dzintars Mozgis, Elīna Dimiņa, Toms Pulmanis, Inese Gobiņa, Baiba Rozentāle, Lauma Spriņģe, Māris Taube
Planning period:Year 2020, Autumn semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Public Health4Master’sRequiredAnita Villeruša