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Short about study course

Department: Department of Public Health and Epidemiology
Credit points / ECTS:2 / 3
Course supervisor: Signe Subatniece
Study type:Pilna laika
Course level:Bachelor
Target audience:Public Health
Study course description
Branch of science:Medicine; Public Health
Study course description


To get an idea of the diversity of nature and its role in the assessment of the environmental situation, with real plants and animals in their natural places of Latvia the terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems.


Biology, ecology

Learning outcomes


The student will know about ecology and natural procees of ecosystems.Students will be able to name and describe the medicinal and poisoning plants, as well as in various animal and insect species. To evaluate the nature and will be able to explain the importance of tourism in promoting public health.


The student will be able to find and analyze information related to wildlife diversity and the environmental situation in the field.


The student will be able to correct analyze data and analysis results. Able to assess environmental natural processes within ecosystems, as well as ecological factors affecting them.

Study course planning

Planning period:Year 2020, Spring semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Public Health2Bachelor’sRequiredKristaps Vilks, Iluta Dauškane, Lauma Spriņģe