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About Study Course

Credit points / ECTS:2 / 3
Course supervisor:Vita Savicka
Study type:Full time
Course level:Master's
Target audience:Information and Communication Science
Branch of science:Communication Sciences; Library Science


Deepen understanding and knowledge of research methods in health research, selection criteria for research methods, strengths and weaknesses.


Understanding of healthcare issues.

Learning outcomes


Understanding of the research process, methodology; understanding of the types of data collection, basic principles of conducting research and the role of research in health care.


The ability to design research, to choose the most appropriate methodology; the ability to design questionnaires, to develop guidelines for interviews and discussion groups, the ability to create a report about the results.


Independently conduct and manage research.

Study course planning

Planning period:Year 2021, Autumn semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Health Communication, VKM1Master’sRequiredIeva Saukuma