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M.Sc.Physical Activity and Public Health

Tuition fee €2,000.00 per year
Application fee €120.00 one-time

Overview

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.

Programme structure

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._

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).

Apply now! Fall semester 2018/19
Application start
Nov 1, 2017
Application deadline
Aug 30, 2018 23:59
Europe/Riga time
Studies commence
Sep 1, 2018

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States