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MasterEpidemiology and Medical Statistics

Tuition fee €6,000 per year
Application fee €141 one-time

The application fee consists of a 100 € registration fee and a 41 € payment for the recognition of education documents by the Academic Information centre of Latvia. The application fee is non-refundable.

Payment of the application fee and the diploma recognition fee should be paid only after the receipt of the invoice and must be paid BY the deadline of the invoice, if for any reason you have failed to pay the fees by the said deadline please contact the admission coordinator.
The application will be processed only after the payment receipt (the official receipt issued by the bank) has been uploaded in the Apply system, take note: in the event of any changes made in the application you are to resubmit the application to confirm and save the changes.

Deposit €500 one-time

A one-time payment for students coming from third countries outside the EU/EEA is to be paid in full together with the full-year tuition fee payable upon arrival. The deposit is intended for coverage of possible immigration expenses and paid back upon request after graduation.

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Overview

The academic Master’s study program “Epidemiology and Medical Statistics” is intended to provide highly qualified specialists in epidemiology and medical statistics at regional, national and international level, who will understand and be able to develop epidemiological, medical, and sociological research methodology, to perform sophisticated statistical analyses of obtained data, and interpret observed results based on newest international knowledge and according to internationally accepted standards. 

The aim of the programme is to provide highly qualified epidemiology and medical statistics specialists for the Latvian, Baltic, and other health systems at regional, national and international levels who are familiar with and develop epidemiological and other research methodology, are able to analyze sophisticated data and interpret results based on the latest international knowledge and standards.

Programme structure

Students will acquire theoretical and practical knowledge in competence to collect healthcare data, including large volumes of administratively generated and digital data in accordance with internationally accepted requirements.
They will learn different methods of statistical processing of data, SPSS, Stata, SAS, R, Prisma, GPower, as well as specific epidemiology software DAGitti and MedCalc.
Students will learn how to create/develop medical, public health and sociology related research in line with international standards, which is vital for collecting country’s resultative and other statistical indicators and comparing them with EU and other regions of the world.

Career opportunities

Completion of this study programme will provide graduates with opportunities to work in a wide range of organizations, including research institutions, medical institutions, ministries (eg, Ministry of Health, Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development, Ministry of Agriculture) and institutions. Graduates will have the opportunity to pursue a PhD in the Faculty of Medicine, as well as  PhD programmes in other countries.    

Apply now! Autumn semester 2021/22
Application period has ended
Studies commence
Sep 6, 2021

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Autumn semester 2021/22
Application period has ended
Studies commence
Sep 6, 2021

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States