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Lithuania, officially the Republic of Lithuania is a country in Northern Europe, the largest of the three Baltic states. It is situated along the southeastern shore of the Baltic Sea, to the east of Sweden and Denmark. More than 90% of Lithuanians speak at least one foreign language and half of the population speaks two foreign languages, mostly Russian and English.

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Master’s degree in Medicinal Chemistry

Kaunas University of Technology
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Lithuania Kaunas

Medicinal Chemistry – interdisciplinary area of studies and scientific research, which involves chemistry, biology, pharmacy and other sciences for creation and development of new medicines. The scope of the programme is preparation of qualified, motivated and creative specialists, who have deep knowledge of chemistry and research skills, are able to formulate and solve the issues of medicinal chemistry science and pharmaceutical industry, seeking to work at the high tech scientific and industrial companies, which produce and supply pharmaceutical preparations, or to continue their education in doctoral studies. [+]

Top in Lithuania Masters 2017. Medicinal Chemistry Master’s degree in Physical Sciences Medicinal Chemistry – interdisciplinary area of studies and scientific research, which involves chemistry, biology, pharmacy and other sciences for creation and development of new medicines. The scope of the programme is preparation of qualified, motivated and creative specialists, who have deep knowledge of chemistry and research skills, are able to formulate and solve the issues of medicinal chemistry science and pharmaceutical industry, seeking to work at the high tech scientific and industrial companies, which produce and supply pharmaceutical preparations, or to continue their education in doctoral studies. Top reasons to study @KTU Why KTU? Why Lithuania? Course outline More information about programme ktu.edu/m/medicinal-chemistry Academic mobility & internship opportunities KTU students are encouraged to use academic mobility programme among which Erasmus+ is the most popular. More than 350 Erasmus+ and 100 other bilateral agreements are made for student exchange, and the students may spend 1 semester in a partner university of KTU and gain credits which are transferred into their study plan. Just few universities-partners of the programme are University of Southern Brno University of Technology Czech Republic), University of Vienna, University of Malta (Malta), Nicolaus Copernicus University (Poland). Internship (studies practice) can be performed additionally to study plan (in summer between the 1st and 2nd year or as a part of Research projects). The students of this programme may perform internship in Lithuania or abroad using Erasmus+, IAESTE, AIESEC, ISIEC, P4V, etc. academic mobility programmes and designated scholarship. Graduates’ internships are offered as well. The main business partners and research institutes, as well as foreign research centers are Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Poznan University of Technology (Poland), University of Lund and Malmö University Hospital (Sweden), etc. Graduate careers Specialists of medicinal chemistry will have a good theoretical preparation and will be able to apply their knowledge in practice. Interdisciplinary nature of the preparation of specialists will enable a more versatile implementation of their ideas. Programme graduates can be employed at pharmaceutical companies or institutions related to the research of pharmaceutical preparations. Application and admission requirements Academic Requirements Applications are submitted online on http://apply.ktu.edu and all requested documents must be uploaded onto the electronic application form. University Bachelor (a minimum of a 3 years) degree certificate and its supplement (legalised by Ministry of Foreign Affairs, translated into English and notary verified); Minimum average grade (CGPA) > 60 % in each entry subject; Research activities, articles are not required but gives higher entry score. Entry score is calculated where the weight in % of each entry subject is as follows: 70% CGPA 20% Research activities, articles, if any 10% Motivation (skype interview) proficiency in English: IELTS ≥6.0, TOEFL ≥85, CEFR ≥C1, or equivalent, motivation letter followed by skype interview, digital photo, notary verified copy of passport or ID (for the EU citizens only). For transfer students additionally: original academic transcript of ongoing education at university and the description of taken courses. Programme qualification requirement: Bachelor in chemistry/biomedicine or general medicine Application deadline EU, EEA, CIS, Georgia, Turkey applicants: 30 July EU applicants for free of charge studies: 10 July International applicants: 30 June The admission offer is given within 10 days after full submission of online application and motivation interview if requested (except for those who apply for state funded places). Fees and scholarships Tuition fee EU citizens and citizens with Lithuanian origin: Lithuania provides free of charge studies for EU citizens based on study field quota and competition therefore all EU citizens and those whose parents or grandparents hold Lithuanian citizenship once are encouraged to apply for state funded places. Application deadline is 10 July. Those who have lower entry score but still meet minimum entry requirements may study as fee payers. Non-EU citizens: 4000 EUR / year. Scholarships and discounts KTU may award scholarships for applicants with outstanding qualifications and for good academic results throughout studies (for all citizens). KTU also acknowledges possible grants from your home institutions and/or other relevant foundations/organisations. Special discounts are applied for the EU-candidate countries citizens (Albania, Montenegro, Serbia, The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Turkey). More information on admissions.ktu.edu Living costs The cost of living depends on individual habits and lifestyle (food, entertainment, travelling, hygiene, services, etc.). Books and other study materials are provided by university. KTU offers accommodation in KTU residencies (monthly rates vary from EUR 50 to 140). Overall estimated cost of living per month is ~EUR 450. Key facts Study language: English Duration: 2 years (120 ECTS), Delivery mode: on campus (Kaunas, Lithuania) Studies commence: 1st September Mode of studies: full time Application deadline: EU, EEA, CIS, Georgia, Turkey applicants: 30 July EU applicants for free of charge studies: 10 July International applicants: 30 June [-]

Master of Health Care Management

Klaipeda University
Campus Full time Part time 4 semesters September 2017 Lithuania Klaipeda + 1 more

The aim of the graduate study programme of Health Care Management is to train highly qualified management specialists who would know and be able to apply scientific research methods, to manage health care organizations, to design and implement health care programmes. Master students study Health Policy, Organization and Management of Health Care, Health Ethics and Law, Service Management and other academic... [+]

Master of Health Care Management The aim of the graduate study programme of Health Care Management is to train highly qualified management specialists who would know and be able to apply scientific research methods, to manage health care organizations, to design and implement health care programmes. Master students study Health Policy, Organization and Management of Health Care, Health Ethics and Law, Service Management and other academic subjects. On the completion of the studies of Health Care Management, students are awarded the qualification of manager, therefore, they can continue in doctoral studies in the field of social sciences. The aim of the Master's final thesis is to write and defend a Master's final thesis in the field of management. The Master's final thesis in the Health Care Management study programme is to be analytical, based on independent scientific or applied research. It may not be of an exclusively descriptive or review character. By the final thesis, Master student is to prove the ability to analyze the chosen subject, to assess other people's research in the field, to formulate the conclusions of the research in a clear and justified way, and to describe the conducted research in compliance with the requirements set by the university. On the completion of the studies of Health Care Management, students are awarded the qualification of manager, therefore, they can continue in doctoral studies in the field of social sciences. Key learning outcomes Knowledge and Its Application A1 Organization of health policy and health care A2 Environmental of health care economic and legal A3 Modern theories and conceptions of personnel management A4 Management of strategy and health care quality A5 Theories and conceptions of services marketing and management Research Skills B1 Will be able to formulate research problem, to select or create researcher methodology, to self made a research. B2 Will be able to analyze, synthesize for research and practice activities required research data, to use information systems and database. B3 Will be able to justify with written and verbally for research results, argument for difficult decisions of health care management, to finding and integrating research innovations of management and public health. B4 Will be able to choose appropriate indicators and quantitative or qualitative methods for assessment of public health and impact for health. Subject–Specific Skills C1 Will be able to systematically and creatively to apply theories and conceptions of management in management of health care system and their organizations. C2 Will be able to plan, organize and coordinate activities of health care organizations and their departments. C3 Will be able to conduct an analysis and assessments of management process and economic results, to provide management changes fields and necessity of health care organizations. C4 Will be able to apply principles and conceptions of health policy and quality management; to assessment the needs of public health and them priority problems also to provide the basic tools to deals with the problems. C5 Will be able to formulate the strategy objectives of health care system and their organizations, to provide necessary resources and tools for their implementation, ensure the implementation of selected strategies. C6 Will be able to apply the instruments of services management and marketing, to analyze the consumers satisfaction with health care, to prepare and analyze the health care marketing program. Social Skills D1 Will be able to become leaders which be able to concentrated the knowledge and community for assessment the needs of public health and the implementations of qualitative changes. D2 Cooperation and teamwork principles. D3 Will be able to apply the knows of health ethics and law, in health care organization management process will be able to apply governing documents of health care. Personal Skills E1 Will be able to communicate and cooperate, concentrate of effective teams E2 Will be able to plan the further personal development E3 To apply the skills of systematic reasoning, solving of problems in professional activities. Occupational profiles of graduates with examples Health care management specialists will be able to work as managers, administrators, or researchers: in municipal health departments, individual and public health care organizations, educational and science institutions,State Patient Fund, non-governmental organizations, private health funds; as managers of health programes and projects or coordinators in the Ministry of Health. Examination regulations, assessment and grading The University applies cumulative grading in order to ensure objective evaluation, active students’ participation during the semester and their ability to apply theoretical knowledge in practice. Cumulative grading final evaluation consists of interim course assignments (test, individual work, paper, laboratory work defence, and etc.) and final exam grades. If the student fails the interim course assignments and does not make to transition grade−minimal grade of determined interim course assessments−he is not allowed to take the final exam. Each study programme is completed by defending final thesis (project) and (or) taking final exams. Graduation requirements Undergraduate and master student’s knowledge, skills and abilities, indicated in the study programme description, are examined and evaluated during the public defence of his Final thesis. Final thesis by its nature can be scientific research or scientific-applied. Final thesis is analytical work based on independent scientific or applied research. A Bachelor’s thesis comprises 12 credits; Master’s thesis comprises 30 credits in the study programme of 120 credits or 24 credits in the study programme of 90 credits. Final thesis and its defence is to demonstrate student’s creativity and the ability to critically evaluate theoretical and practical innovations, as well as others’ previously carried out researches and their results; to indicate student’s knowledge in social and commercial environment, legislation, and financial capacity; to show information sourcing and its qualified analysis skills, computational methods and specialized software and general-purpose information technologies using skills, as well as the ability to clearly and correctly orally or in written present their research results and (or) product designed to different audiences. [-]

Master’s Degree in Physical Activity and Public Health

Lithuanian Sports University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Lithuania Vilnius

The aim of this program is to prepare public healthpractitioners, researchers, developers and experts of health enhancing physical activity programs and projectsas well as specialists who are able to make and develop strategies and health promotion policies. [+]

Top in Lithuania Masters 2017. Faculty: Sports Biomedicine Language: Sports Biomedicine Credits: 120 ECTS Begins: September Study type: Full-time Duration: 2 years Annual tuition fee: 2000 EUR; non-European 2000 EUR Prerequisites: Bachelor’s degrees in the fields of Rehabilitation, Pedagogics, Education, Sports, Management, Psychology Diploma: Master of Public Health OBJECTIVES The aim of this program is to prepare public healthpractitioners, researchers, developers and experts of health enhancing physical activity programs and projectsas well as specialists who are able to make and develop strategies and health promotion policies. The specialists will be able to manage and pursue their activities in educational, social, public and private sectors. MODULES History, Philosophy and the Logic of Science (5 ECTS) Biology of Physical Activity and Conditioning (10 ECTS) Methodology of Community Physical Activity Promotion (5 ECTS) Health Policy, Strategy and Management (10 ECTS) Modern Public Health (10 ECTS) Nutrition and Food Safety (10 ECTS) Health Economics (10 ECTS) Physical Activity Epidemiology and Biostatistics (15 ECTS) Health Psychology (5 ECTS) Alternative*(5 ECTS) Optional module**(5 ECTS) MASTER THESIS (project) (30 ECTS) *Students choose one of three modules (Modern Educational Technologies in Obesity Prevention, Healthy Ageing and Physical Activity, or Health Sociology); **Students choose one optional module from the second cycle modules offered by the University. COMPETENCES Scientific knowledge and management of ideas Communication: social and academic integration Leadership and change management Continuous professional learning and personal development Evaluation and monitoring of trends and determinants in health indicators Populationandcommunity epidemiological research and statistical analysis Development, management and evaluation of preventive health promotion and physical activity enhancing program Health promotion policy development CAREER OPPORTUNITIES The graduates of the Physical Activity and Public Health degree program will be able to perform research, organizational, expert or managerial type of work in public institutions (public health sector, academic and educational institutions, local health departments and health care institutions) and private business structures (health and wellness centers). [-]

Master in Physiotherapy

Lithuanian Sports University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Lithuania Kaunas

Higher University education, Bachelor's degree in Rehabilitation/Physiotherapy, qualification of a physiotherapist [+]

LANGUAGE OF STUDIES English (minimum B-level in English) CREDITS 120 ECTS DURATION 2 years (Full-time) PREREQUISITES Higher University education, Bachelor's degree in Rehabilitation/Physiotherapy, qualification of a physiotherapist OBJECTIVES Based on international achievements in fundamental and applied interdisciplinary sciences and technologies, the aim of this programme is to train advanced professionals in physiotherapy who will be able to apply up-to-date scientific evidence-based diagnostic methods in clinical practice, perform prevention of injuries and illness, raise hypotheses, initiate and implement biomedical research, develop local and international projects, supervise physiotherapists, work in private practice and continue studies at postgraduate level. TOPICS - Conceptual Framework and Differential Diagnosis in Physiotherapy - Methodology and Statistics in Biomedical Research - Modern Rehabilitation Technologies - Sports and Alternative Medicine - Non-communicable Diseases and Clinical Pharmacology - Sports Physiotherapy - Biology of Physical Activity and Fitness - Business Management and Law - Master Thesis COMPETENCES - Scientific knowledge and management of ideas - Communication: social and academic integration - Leadership and management of changes - Life-long professional learning and personal development - Evaluation of complex patient conditions and application of advanced methodologies of physiotherapy - Planning and implementation of research and publishing of findings - Organization and management of projects - Management and entrepreneurship CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Graduates will be will be able to work in health care and education institutions, professional organisations, sports and health centres and will be qualified to continue their studies towards PhD in biomedical sciences. [-]

European Bachelor in Physical Activity and Lifestyle

Lithuanian Sports University
Campus Full time Part time 7 - 10 semesters September 2017 Lithuania Kaunas + 1 more

The aim of the program is to develop students into experts who are able to provide counselling in Physical Activity and Lifestyle. The students will possess competencies to deliver professional products aimed at improving the client's... [+]

Top in Lithuania Masters 2017. The objective(s) of a study programme: To prepare physical activity and lifestyle specialists on the grounds of international level achievements in applied science and technology who would be able to: apply the principles of educational consulting and health promoting physical activity; ensure help in changing lifestyle and identity on the first, second and third prevention levels; work in sanatoriums as healthy lifestyle educators (trainers) as well as in business sector (enterprises and institutions), sports, fitness, spa and beauty centers. Learning outcomes: Programme graduates will be able to: Understand the biomedical mechanisms of physical activity; test and assess physical condition and fitness; assess physical activity of an individual or a group. Identify the risks to physical activity, understand the basic principles of physical load allocation and control for people of various age and state of health. Identify the type of personality, the phase of group readiness to change, apply effectively theoretical models of behavior change through intervention programmes for individuals and groups. Apply physical load allocation principles for people of various age and state of health. Effectively motivate individuals or groups in physical activity, identify their needs and provide advice on issues of physical activity. Create and control health promoting physical activity programme on the basis of testing results. Make multifunctional decisions and cooperate with employers while developing health promoting physical activity projects and health promoting projects for different organizations. Manage the organization process of individual and group exercises, develop health education lesson (programme) plan, instruct verbally and visually. Prepare, conduct and evaluate individual and group exercises as well as various health workouts through innovative technology solutions. Apply valid methods and instruments for testing an individual or group exercise capacity, physical activity, lifestyle, etc. Ensure the safety of the clients during the consultation and physical activity exercise. Apply the basic principles of biomedical and social research ethics. Apply the strategy of links between physical education, school sport and athletic club (PESSCL). Develop and maintain professional relationship with the client; identify the steps of client behavior change and monitor it. Understand health promotion and strengthening theories, and key theoretical approaches. Develop strategic plans, create a vision and a mission, start business and effectively manage it. Demonstrate personal leadership, manage team to achieve common goals, use situational leadership style, think and act in a win-win situation for synergic value, inspire and motivate team members, be empathic in individual and group activity process, be ethical. Activities of teaching and learning: Innovative teaching and learning methods are applied in pursuance of active participation of students in a study process: engaging lecture, watching films, brainstorming, group discussion, debates, problem-based teaching, individual preparation of analytical papers, essay, slide show, project work, group and individual training, monitoring, etc. Methods of assessment of learning achievements: Oral questioning, written quiz, test, preparation of a diary, project work, case study, literature review, preparation of a new model, demonstration, portfolio method, report, slide show, assessment of practical skills, examination. Language of instruction English, Lithuanian (B2 / C1 level of English) [-]

Master of Public Health (MPH)

Lithuanian University of Health Sciences
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Lithuania Kaunas

After successful completion of the programme and obtaining the diploma, students can work as specialists in the highest-level health care structures, public health centers and bureaus, medical services in municipalities, personal health care institutions or to teach in higher education institutions. [+]

Master of Public Health 

Brief information about programme

          Type of studies: Master's studies           Duration: 2 years           Degree: Master of Public Health           ECTS credits: 120 Curriculum

The Master of Public Health (MPH) study program covers the following teaching subjects: core courses including public health and health care, health policy and strategy, health economics, environmental health, applied epidemiology, human relations and health ethics, management of changes, health law, health information management and research work, applied health psychology and elective courses, including international health management, social paediatrics, occupational health care and food safety, public health nutrition etc.Teaching Method Coursework is divided into lectures, seminars and practical work. Seminars and practical work are based on interactive and creative learning methods, e.g., presentations, workshops, discussions, brainstorming sessions and case studies. Evaluation of performance Examinations are taken upon completion of each subject. The study programme is completed by a master's thesis defence.Competences you gain Graduates in public health will have the ability to:... [-]


Master of Veterinary Medicine - Veterinary Surgeon

Lithuanian University of Health Sciences
Campus Full time 5 years September 2017 Lithuania Kaunas

Qualifications of a veterinary surgeon enables graduates to start their own veterinary practice as a veterinary doctor, be employed in the state veterinary services, international veterinary organizations or as specialists of veterinary hygiene can work in business related to animal production, slaughterhouses, food enterprises and various public or non-governmental organizations and institutions. [+]

Master of Veterinary Medicine - Veterinary Surgeon 

 

Brief information about programmeType of studies: Integrated studiesDuration: 5.5 yearsDegree: Master of Veterinary MedicineQualification: Veterinary SurgeonECTS credits: 336Curriculum The integrated study programme consists of 3 blocks of subjects. The first, which is called the general higher education block, consists of liberal arts, social studies, mathematics and natural sciences. Basic veterinary medicine studies comprise the subjects of biomedical sciences such as anatomy, histology, physiology, biochemistry etc. The third block includes subjects in the fields of specialization and makes up approximately 60 per cent of the curriculum.Teaching Method Coursework is organized into semesters during the first year: students have 5-7 subjects every semester. Starting with the second year, studies are organized in cycles: students learn 3 or 4 subjects simultaneously.Evaluation of performance Examinations are taken upon completion of each subject or module. Students must past integrated practical ant theoretical examinations of 9 modules (pathology, surgery etc.). The studies are completed by a master's thesis defense.Competences you gain Graduates in veterinary medicine will have the ability to:... [-]


Master of Pharmacy, Pharmacist

Lithuanian University of Health Sciences
Campus Full time 5 years September 2017 Lithuania Kaunas

After successful completion of the programme and obtaining the diploma, students can work in public or hospital pharmacies, pharmaceutical wholesaler and delivery companies, laboratories carrying out scientific pharmaceutical research, institutions providing scientific pharmaceutical services, state regulatory institutions or can be employ as specialists in pharmacy in hospitals and other drug therapy-related institutions. [+]

Master of Pharmacy, Pharmacist 

Brief information about programme         

          Type of studies: Integrated studies           Duration: 5 years           Degree: Master of Pharmacy           Qualification: Pharmacist           ECTS credits: 300 Curriculum

Students are taught general subjects (chemistry, biology, mathematics, physics, anatomy, physiology etc.) during the first and second academic years. Later, more attention is given to newly emerging fields in the study of pharmacy: molecular biology, biotechnology, biopharmaceuticals and biopharmaceutics. The clinical aspects of modern pharmacy are given a stronger emphasis each year. The study programme includes 6 months of practical training at both public and hospital pharmacies.... [-]


Master of Odontology, Odontologist

Lithuanian University of Health Sciences
Campus Full time 5 years September 2017 Lithuania Kaunas

After successful completion of the programme and obtaining the diploma, students can work in personal health care institutions: primary health care centers, dental clinics and offices, public institutions, colleges and universities. [+]

Master of Odontology, Odontologist 

Brief information about programme

            Type of studies: Integrated Studies             Duration: 5 years           Degree: Master of Odontology           Qualification: Odontologist           ECTS credits: 300

Curriculum This branch of study provides practical skills in dentistry, as well as theoretical knowledge in pathology, and the diagnosis and treatment of the most common oral diseases. Students begin to study dental disciplines from the second academic year. Dental courses make up 47 per cent of the 5-year academic programme. Teaching Method The teaching and learning process consists of lectures, seminars, practical sessions and self-studies. The structure of the curriculum is similar to that which is used in most European universities; therefore, multilevel study principles are implemented. Subjects are taught in blocks during the first academic year. Evaluation of performance Examinations are taken upon completion of each subject. The odontology study programme is completed by qualification examinations and a master's thesis defense.Competences you gain Graduates in odontology will have the ability to:... [-]