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Learning Opportunity: Pharmacy - 2nd level professional studies

Pharmacy - 2nd level professional studies

Course Information

The professional study programme in Pharmacy aims to provide students with knowledge about biochemical processes in the human body, changes to it in the event of diseases, the epidemiology of the most common diseases in Latvia, their aetiology and principles of treatment as well as drug pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics, metabolism and interaction.

Programme goals: The aim of the professional programme is to prepare knowledgeable specialists who can work in the pharmaceutical care system.

Main objectives of the Study Programme:
- Convey knowledge about the basic principles of pharmaceutical care and the implementation methods of drug output, analysis and value assessment.
- Help learn the principles and methods of drug preparation in pharmacies and drug production enterprises.
- Provide students with knowledge about the methods for providing society and health care employees with professionally competent information.
- Help students learn how to plan and conduct scientific research, write scientific articles and reviews.

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Duration Information: 

5 years (10 semesters)

Access requirements: 

Minimum age - 18. Maximum age is not limited. All international applicants are expected to have completed their upper secondary education including 2 semesters of Chemistry and must be eligible for higher education studies in their home country.
Certificate of the English language proficiency is required.


8000 - 9000 EUR per year (2019/20)


ECTS 300

Provider Information

Provider Name: 
Rīga Stradiņš University
Provider Contact Info: 

Dzirciema iela 16, Riga, LV-1007, Latvia
+371 67409261; +371 67409212

Qualifications Awarded

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Qualification Awarded:
Pharmacist's Degree