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Latvia, officially the Republic of Latvia, is a country in the Baltic region of Northern Europe. It is bordered to the north by Estonia, to the south by Lithuania, to the east by Russia, and to the southeast by Belarus. The Latvians are a Baltic people, culturally related to the Lithuanians. Capital is Riga which is home to University of Latvia with more than 23,000 enrolled students.

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Master in Veterinary Medicine (First and Second Cycle Studies)

Latvia University of Agriculture
Campus Full time 6 years September 2017 Latvia Jelgava

'One Medicine - One Health' concept links human, animal and environmental health. In recent years the science of veterinary medicine has rapidly expanded. At present this science is vital for animal protection, herd health, monitoring of widespread diseases and safe food production of animal origin. It is important for human health to provide careful monitoring of livestock health and emerging zoonotic diseases [+]

Top in Latvia Masters 2017. 'One Medicine - One Health' concept links human, animal and environmental health. In recent years the science of veterinary medicine has rapidly expanded. At present this science is vital for animal protection, herd health, monitoring of widespread diseases and safe food production of animal origin. It is important for human health to provide careful monitoring of livestock health and emerging zoonotic diseases. Academic profile Veterinary medicine is a scientifically-practical branch, that studies animal diseases, diagnoses them, carries out treatments, prophylaxis and abatement, as well as supervises and controls hygiene of food products and prevents illnesses common for both people and animals. It deals with environment protection form pollution, as well as takes care of ethical, esthetical and economical needs of pet and animal owners. Specialists of the branch solve problems connected with maintenance and provision of animal health, as well as quality and control of food products in the country. A very important field nowadays is food hygiene and specialists within it deal with various technologies of products processing, production and distribution in order to provide the production and use of harmless and healthy products. You will gain knowledge of the structure and function of healthy animals, of their husbandry, reproduction, hygiene and their feeding, knowledge of the behaviour and protection of animals, knowledge of the causes, nature, course, effects, diagnosis and treatment of the animal diseases, including a special knowledge of the diseases which may be transmitted to humans, knowledge of preventive medicine, knowledge of the hygiene and technology involved in the production, manufacture and putting into circulation of animal foodstuffs or foodstuffs of animal origin intended for human consumption. By choosing the study programme 'Veterinary medicine' you will have the possibilities to study in a modern environment, to meet sophisticated professors and to perfect you knowledge abroad corresponding to today’s requirements. Admission Requirements The program is open for applicants with completed secondary education, namely, you need to be eligible for university studies in your own country. You need to have at least "Satisfactory" grade in Biology or Chemisrtry, must be able to present good English knowledge (minimum - IELTS score 6.0, TOEFL score 547, TOEFL-iBT score 76) and need to pass an entrance test in biology and chemistry. Career prospects Graduates can establish a private practice in veterinary medicine, work in already established veterinary hospitals and in institutions of food and veterinary services, as well as advance in the career in the veterinary medicine science. Veterinarians and food hygienists can work at the enterprises under the supervision of the State Services dealing with food production and distribution, as well as with public catering or laboratory testing diagnostics. Further studies The graduates of the Veterinary Medicine study programme gain access to continue studies in a respective doctoral study programme. Why Latvia University of Agriculture? WORLDWIDE RECOGNISED DIPLOMA – diploma supplement acknowledged by the European Commission. Graduates can continue studies or work all over the world. ADVANCED FACILITIES – modern laboratory equipment, comfortable dormitories, studies in an outstanding architectural monument – the Jelgava Palace. REASONABLE COSTS – be smart and spend less by studying at LLU! ADVANTAGEOUS GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATION – major European cities can be conveniently reached by bus, airplane or ferry. GREEN AND SAFE ENVIRONMENT – a great way to experience Latvian culture. Despite variety of many different national and international events, Jelgava is a very safe city for everyone. STUDENT LIFE – well-balanced studies and cultural life, a wide variety of sports activities for free. Gain international experience by using international exchange opportunities! [-]

Master in Health Management

RISEBA
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Latvia Riga

Health Management is the only programme of the kind in the Baltics. It gives opportunity to obtain theoretical and practical knowledge in health management field based on European and international approach to health system management and applicable in real work. This study program is module-based, and part of the teaching staff is invited from foreign Universities... [+]

Health Management is the only programme of the kind in the Baltics. It gives opportunity to obtain theoretical and practical knowledge in health management field based on European and international approach to health system management and applicable in real work. This study program is module-based, and part of the teaching staff is invited from foreign Universities. The programme is jointly implemented by Riga Stradiņš University (RSU) and Riga International School of Economics and Business Administration. Health Management is among the best Master and MBA programmes in Eduniversal Ranking 2015! Master in Health Management - Top 200 Best Masters in Eastern Europe Ranking - Ranked N° 63! Degree awarded: Master in Health Management Professional qualification: Business Executive Language of instruction: English Form of study: Full time studies International opportunities: one semester internships abroad (ERASMUS Programme) The program has been designed to to develop economic and management knowledge, which are necessary for effective management of organisations and enterprises in health care sector to prepare high level specialists for professional work of a manager in health sector to support implementation of practical development and change projects in organisations and enterprises in health sector Advantages of the programme you will gain profound knowledge in economics and business administration and be able to find use of this knowledge in health industry, you will gain knowledge and master skills needed for successful organization/business operational and human resources management, you will be able to understand the challenges and possibilities of health policies leaving positive impact on health consumers and provided services you will develop and strengthen a leader’s „must-have” critical knowledge and skills needed for health organization and business administration, including transformation processes management and project management, you will master quantitative and qualitative research data collection, management and analytical skills, you will work with local and international development, academic and transformation projects in health enterprises and organizations. Content of the program Introductory Course: Basics of Economics (for students without economic or management knowledge, at extra cost) Module 1: Fundamentals Public Health and Health Economics Module 2: Fundamentals of Management in HC Module 3: Health system design Module 4: Leadership and Finance in HC Module 5: Health system and performance Management Module 6: HCO Marketing and Project Management Module 7: Research projects and internship Final Module and Master Thesis Admission requirement - completed application, - a copy of your passport (the original document should be also produced), - two duplicate photographs (3cm x 4 cm), - a copy of your bachelor diploma and official transcript. The original document should be also produced, - Curriculum Vitae (CV), - a copy of your education certificates and documents proving your participation in seminars, conferences and congresses. The original documents should be also produced, - publication copies (if there are such), - documents registration receipt; - Valid IELTS (at least 6.0) or TOEFL (at least 550) certificate, or other internationally recognised document certifying English language knowledge. Applicant without any evidence of language knowledge must pass RISEBA English language examination. Additional requirement: basic knowledge in Economics. Applicants with non-business previous education (2nd level prof. in the field of medicine) must take additional course in Economics. [-]

Professional Master in Health Care Specialist in Sports

Latvian Academy of Sport Education
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Latvia Riga

The aims of Professional Master higher education Study programme „Health care specialist in sport” is to ensure to the country’s economic, cultural and social needs corresponding professional interdisciplinary studies in the field of health care and sports science [+]

Top in Latvia Masters 2017. Professional qualification to be acquired: EDUCATION AND SPORT SPECIALIST with one of the following qualifications Sport physiotherapist Adapted physical activity specialist in rehabilitation The aims of Professional Master higher education Study programme „Health care specialist in sport” (47722) is: to ensure to the country’s economic, cultural and social needs corresponding professional interdisciplinary studies in the field of health care and sports science; to ensure in health care and sports science theoretical basis rooted, to professional standards corresponding, practically applicable professional studies of sports physiotherapist or adapted physical activities specialist in rehabilitation. The main tasks of Professional Higher Education Master Study programme „Health care specialist in sport” (47722) are: to educate fifth level professional qualification specialists in health care and sports science, as well as to promote their competitiveness in changing socio-economic conditions and international labour market; to implement to the field of health care and sports science characteristic in-depth knowledge acquisition (including independent learning skills) that promotes democratic values, develops personality and provides opportunity to develop new or improve existing systems, products and technologies and prepares for creative, research and teaching activities in the field; to promote the willingness of those who have obtained qualification of sports physiotherapist or adapted physical activity specialist in rehabilitation to consummate professional qualification by continuing studies in Doctoral and other lifelong learning programmes. The main sub-tasks of the study programme are: to provide a theoretical knowledge base in the fundamental, medical and clinical foundation disciplines of sports physiotherapy; to provide the opportunity to acquire professional knowledge, skills and attitude in the field of health care in sports physiotherapy in the relevant subject area, preparing competent specialists who are able to adequately understand and effectively address professional and research tasks by successfully collaborating with other health care specialists, taking part in multiprofessional and interdisciplinary teamwork; to deepen understanding of world-wide development tendencies in the field of health care and sports physiotherapy by promoting acquisition of the latest achievements in the chosen specialization; to develop and improve professional knowledge, skills and attitude towards research of clients/patients in the field of sports and assessment/evaluation, and realization of sports physiotherapy process according to the chosen specialization and professional scope; to improve knowledge and skills in research, developing the ability to develop and realize research projects in specialization, to critically evaluate and present them; to encourage motivation of MA students as the future physiotherapy in sport specialists in the field of health care and self-improvement (further education abd lifelong learning) by developing entrepreneurial spirit, initiative and responsibility for the maintainace of professional qualification and its promotio; to expand student knowledge of contemporary theories and practices on the functioning disorders and universal application of adapted physical activities; to promote critical analysis and understanding of universal application of adapted physical activities; to demonstrate different perspectives in research and holistic assessment methods in the field of health care; to acquire skills to develop and implement adapted physical activity programmes in inclusive settings; to train creative and adaptable to changing circumstances professionals who are able to adapt to different situations and to perform multiple duties in connection with adapted physical activities in the field of health care; to train versatile knowledgeable specialists who are competent to work in different places (e.g. consultant in the field of public health, direct APA services provider, participant of a multiprofessional team, etc.); the ability to critically evaluate and monitor the progress of the APA programme by using personal and professional development; to analyze and refer to standardized practices in adapted physical activities, to develop approproate alternative approaches. The main tasks of the study programme are implemented: by implementing science-based and evidence-based higher professional Master study programme’s study courses; by linking studies with labour market requirements and European Union’s tendencies in the field of health care and physiotherapy in sport and in the development dynamics of adapted physical activities; by creating conditions for the acquisition of health care sport physiotherapeut professional qualification and preconditions and competence for its implementation in the multilateral practice of sports physiotherapy; by increasing graduent opportunities to realize in labour market in Latvia and in other countries as the graduates of the only higher Master study programme „Health Care in sport” and by increasing the competitiveness among graduates of similar study programmes in European Union countries; by developing material technical base, improving opportunities of student scientific and practical work; by creating opportunity for students to acquire practical skills in sports physiotherapy, organizing professional qualification practice opportunities at the Latvian state sports tekams, sports federations, sports clubs, rehabilitation centers, health tourism, as well as sports-related entertainment centers; by developing interdisciplinary cooperation in the field of health care, taking into account the different rehabilitation disciplines and value of adapted physical activity programme’s relative contribution with regard to the rehabilitation programme. The expected study results of the study programme: Study results are defined so that they would meet both the qualification framework of European Higher Education Area (Bologna Process) and the qualification framework of Euopean Union Lifelong Learning (EQF).Master competencies include Bachelor competencies and are acquired in health care and sports science rooted studies of which an essential parti s research work and development of independent cognitions and conclusions. Sports physiotherapeut is a professional who by ensuring high professional and ethical practice is competent to promote safe physical activities for athletes of all ages, provide consultations, rehabilitation and training in intervention to prevent damage, restore optimal function work and promote athletic results. Adapted physical activity specialist is a professional who is competent in accordance with patient’s/client’s state of health, functional abilities and potential to provide qualitative and successful adapted physical activity programme for people of different ages with functional disabilities. Acquired professional qualification sports physiotherapeut with professional Master degree in sports physiotherapy gives the right to work in practical preventative, rehabilitation and active sports physiotherapy fields. Acquired professional qualification health care Master in health care with professional Master degree adapted physical activity specialist in rehabilitation gives the right to work in practical preventative and rehabilitation fields. LASE Master study programme „Health care specialist in sport” gives an in-depth knowledge and understanding of health care, sports science, sports medicine, sports psychology, as well as physiotherapy in the field of sport. The main part of sports physiotherapy programme consists mainly of sports science and theoretical and practical skills in the field of sports physiotherapy, evaluating therapeutic intervention and side effect impact, develop appropriate and scientifically based concepts. The main part of adapted physical activity specialist study programme consists of physiotherapy, physical education and kinesiology theoretical and practical skills. [-]