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About Study Course

Credit points / ECTS:2 / 3
Course supervisor:Lāsma Spundiņa
Study type:Full time
Course level:Master's
Target audience:Nursing Science; Communication Science; Dentistry; Marketing and Advertising; Business Management; Psychology; Pharmacy; Social Anthropology; Sports Trainer; Management Science; Health Management; Civil and Military Defense; Biology; Law; Pedagogy; Clinical Pharmacy; Political Science; Sociology; Midwifery; Rehabilitation; Medical Services; Information and Communication Science; Person and Property Defence; Public Health; Social Welfare and Social Work; Medical Technologies; Medicine; Juridical Science; Life Science
Branch of science:Psychology


Within the study course, the aim is to provide students with knowledge of the concepts of self-efficacy and self-regulation, to provide a practical opportunity to develop these skills and promote well-being by analyzing the relationship between behavior and the concepts of self-regulation and self-efficacy. As well as to develop competencies in the use of these concepts both in personal life and in later professional activity.


Not required.

Learning outcomes


Students define self-efficacy and self-regulation; describe the main factors influencing one's well-being; describe the relationship between individual’s behaviour, achievements and beliefs.


Students describe and analyse the role of self-regulation and self-efficacy in the individual’s functioning and psychological well-being; use critical thinking ability in analysing individual goals and possible strategies for the development of self-regulation and self-efficacy in certain domains.


Students discuss the relationship between individual’s behaviour/ achievement, self-regulation and well-being; based on the acquired knowledge students formulate the individual goal and develop a plan for its achievement; use healthy practices to enhance well-being and achievements; students reflect and critically analyse behaviour and well-being.

Study course planning

Planning period:Year 2023, Autumn semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Medicine, SSNMFz2Master’sLimited choiceLāsma Spundiņa
Planning period:Year 2024, Spring semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Medicine, SSNMF2Master’sLimited choiceLāsma Spundiņa