18 months
Duration
5000 EUR/year
5000 EUR/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Lifestyle Medicine programme at Lithuanian University of Health Sciences aims at training mediators who bring together the best in traditional community-focused public health with the best in person-oriented health care. 

Overview

Learning outcomes of the Lifestyle Medicine programme at Lithuanian University of Health Sciences

  • consult individuals about healthy lifestyle (nutrition (diet), physical activity, harmful habits and stress control) on matters within their competences, according to the need in collaboration with health care professionals;
  • evaluate the risk of harmful habits and addictions, unhealthy nutrition, lack of physical activity and other health risk factors;
  • ability to increase personal motivation to change behavior, to create a personal behavioral correction plan and assess changes of behavior;
  • ground priority of health strategy and policies, principles of health system management and evaluation, modern health impact assessment methods; promote and implement in practice modern healthy lifestyle principles for the society;
  • define needs and possibilities of the primary, secondary and tertiary disease prevention; implement interventions, based on disease prevention programs, environment and lifestyle change projects; implement them and evaluate their effectiveness;
  • identify and assess the environmental, lifestyle, psychosocial and biological health risk factors; holistically approach to their management;
  • analyze and interpret the population health indicators, organize and implement population and individual health monitoring and evaluation;

After the graduation you can:

  • prevent and manage different risk factors, change individual behaviors related to chronic noncommunicable diseases, and also work as members in medical teams, especially primary services setting, public health bureaus and private practice;
  • continue studies for doctoral degree;

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Public Health, 
  • Nutrition, 
  • Physical Activity and Health, 
  • Mental Health and Lifestyle, 
  • Research Work in Lifestyle Medicine, 
  • Preparation of Master’s Thesis
  • Practice, 
  • Preparation of Master's Thesis

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

90 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • International students could be admitted into the English programme of the Lithuanian University of Health Sciences if they provide the legalized high school or college certificate and transcript (officially translated into English) and meet the Entrance Exam requirements (see Entrance Exam). 
  • Good grades in biology, chemistry and physics will give preference. Good knowledge of the English language is obligatory (see below the list of 'Items to be submitted').

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    5000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5000 EUR per year during 18 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5000 EUR per year during 18 months.

Living costs for Kaunas

428 - 740 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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