Name of programme PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND PUBLIC HEALTH
Qualification awarded Master of Public Health
Length of the programme 2 years (4 semesters)
Scope of programme (ECTS) 120 ECTS
Language of instruction English
Location Kaunas, Lithuania
Starting date 1st of September
Tuition fee for Non-EU students TBC
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.
Advanced Methods in Epidemiology and Modern Public Health (10 ECTS) / Environmental and Occupational Health (10 ECTS) / Health Policy, Strategy and Management of Changes (10 ECTS) / Health Economics (10 ECTS) / Research Methods and Statistics (10 ECTS) / Scientific Intership (10 ECTS) / Specialization (Aging/Nutrition)* (30 ECTS) / MASTER THESIS, Reflection (30 ECTS).
*Students choose two optional module:
Aging: Mechanisms of Motor and Cognition in Aging / Intervention Strategies To Slow Motor and Cognitive Aging / Behavioral Theories to Physical Activity Promotion.
Nutrition: Nutrition and Metabolism / Exercise Nutrition / Nutrition and Obesity Prevention.
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.
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).