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M.A.Health Care Management

Tuition fee €2,400.00 per year
Application fee €200.00 one-time

Overview

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.

Programme structure

1 semester
1 Management Theory
2 Health Care Organization and Management
3 Health Care Ethics and Law
4 Research Methodology and Management

2 semester
1 Managerial Economics
2 Service Management
3 Research Project 1
4 Health Policy and Strategic Management

3 semester
1 Organizational Culture Development
2 Research Project 2
3 Methods of Strategic Management
4 Health Care Quality Management

4 semester
1 Master’s Final Thesis

Apply now! Fall semester 2018/19
Application deadline
Aug 30, 2018 23:59
Europe/Riga time

This is Autumn Intake

Studies commence
Sep 1, 2018

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States