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Top Master Degrees in Health in Latvia 2017

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A master’s degree is an advanced study program that can be completed in about two years, provided students have already earned a bachelor’s degree in a similar area. Students can choose to earn a Master of Arts, an MSc, or an MBA, depending on their current and future goals.

Latvia has both fee-paying and state-financed higher education. The country has two kinds of higher education courses. These include the academic and professional programs. There are three levels of academic higher education – bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral studies. The climate in the country favors various winter sports and recreation activities such as ice skating, skiing and ice hockey. International students prefer studying in Latvia due to its social life, arts and cultural institutions. The country’s culture is easy to adopt to.

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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... [+]

Top in Latvia Masters 2017. 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... [-]

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 [+]

'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... [-]

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... [-]