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About Study Course

Department: Language Centre
Credit points / ECTS:2 / 3
Course supervisor:Inga Kaija
Study type:Full time
Course level:Bachelor
Target audience:Pharmacy
Branch of science:Linguistics


To develop students’ knowledge and understanding of the basic principles of terminology and using correct Latvian language in terminology of pharmacy, including improvement of Latvian language skills, in order to facilitate professional growth.


Secondary school level skills of Latvian.

Learning outcomes


Upon successful completion of the course, the participant will be able to: understand various aspects of term development and usage; recognize suitable sources of terminology; evaluate and analyse usage of pharmacy terminology in various texts.


Upon successful completion of the course, the participant will be able to: evaluate and edit pharmacy texts in terminological aspect; use correct terminology when translating pharmacy texts from other languages; use professional vocabulary in interaction and communication with customers.


Upon successful completion of the study course, the participant will be able to understand and use medicine and pharmacy terminology in Latvian, use suitable pharmacy terminology in various texts and successfully communicate with customers.

Study course planning

Planning period:Year 2021, Spring semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Pharmacy, FF2Master’sLimited choice