Public Health Care

Public health in the full-time form of study is single-discipline, organizationally divided into the first level of full-time higher education studies (6 semesters) - Bachelor (Bc.) and the second level of higher education studies (4 semesters) - Master (Mgr.) and the third level of higher education studies (6 semesters) - Doctoral (PhD.).

The curriculum is based on the vision of the development of public health as defined by international institutions (EU, World Health Organization, European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, ASPHER), it is designed to be in line with the Lisbon process.

The curriculum is a set of courses consisting of educational activities, which are mainly lectures, seminars, exercises, final thesis, project work, internship, excursion, professional practice, state examination. The study plan is composed of compulsory, compulsory elective and elective courses so that the minimum number of credits obtained by fulfilling the specified conditions is in accordance with the Study Regulations of the Faculty of Health and Social Work of the University of Trnava.

In the bachelor's degree of full-time study, a compulsory part of the teaching is also the completion of professional practice of 240 hours in primary health care prevention facilities, public health offices, organizations providing occupational health services.



Prospects of graduates

A public health graduate should enter practice as a confident advocate for the independence of his or her profession and for modern trends in public health theory and practice. The graduate will find employment in the following organizations:
 all departments of regional public health offices (RÚVZ),
 in facilities outside the Department of Health in the field of health, environmental and occupational health,
 research institutes with a focus on: non-communicable mass diseases, environment and health, communicable diseases, working environment and health,
 in health clinics,
 labour inspectorates,
 state administration (health, environment departments),
 local government: on issues of protection and promotion of people's health, environmental influences on health, preventive programmes.



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Conditions of admission

The basic condition for admission to the three-year bachelor's study programme in the full-time form of study (completed by obtaining the degree "Bc") is the acquisition of a complete secondary education or a complete secondary vocational education.

The applicant is obliged to submit a certificate of medical fitness in accordance with the criteria required for medical disciplines. https://fzsp.truni.sk/sites/default/files/dokumenty/info-uchadzac/Potvrdenie-ZS-ockovanie-zdravotnicke-odbory.pdf

The admission condition for admission to B.Sc. B.Sc. studies is a high school diploma in the Slovak language.


Another admission condition to ensure that applicants with the necessary skills and aptitude are admitted to the course is a selection procedure.



Additional information

Applicants graduating in the school year 2022/2023 and earlier will send all necessary attachments with their application.
Applicants graduating in the school year 2023/2024 will submit all necessary attachments except for the 4th grade report card and the high school diploma, which they will submit by the deadline set by the faculty and which will be communicated to the applicant in writing in a timely manner.



Conditions for international students

The conditions of admission of foreigners, foreign students or students who have completed their secondary school studies abroad are the same as the conditions of admission of students who have completed their secondary school studies in the Slovak Republic and are citizens of the Slovak Republic.

Proof of equivalence of education shall be provided by the applicant no later than on the day of enrolment.



Without entrance examinations
yes

Conditions of admission without the entrance exam

The selection procedure consists of:
1. An assessment of the results achieved during secondary school studies. The overall average from secondary school from 3.6 to 1.0 is expressed linearly in the following values: average 1.0.... 100 points to 3.6 ... (a) Average in profiling subjects (biology, physics, chemistry) For each profiling subject, possible grades are scored:1.....3 points, 2.....2 points, 3.....1 points. (maximum 36 points) 3. For each non-specific activity, the candidate will receive 2 points. b) SOT c) Certificate in a foreign language d) Other activity-sports e) Other activity-cultural
2. Age 18 years
3. medical fitness confirmed by a doctor
4. vaccination against Hepatitis "B" confirmed by a doctor - form here
5. the results of the entrance examination will be published on the faculty's website,
6. the candidates who demonstrate the highest level of aptitude for studies, i.e. achieve the highest number of points, will be admitted to the study
7. Applicants who have completed secondary school studies abroad shall submit nostrified documents of education in accordance with Act No. 422/2015 Coll. on the Recognition of Documents of Education and on the Recognition of Professional Qualifications and on Amendments and Additions to Certain Acts.
8. Those applicants who have not passed the matriculation examination from Slovak or Czech language must also pass a test from Slovak language - level B1, which will be prepared by the faculty, as part of the admission procedure. Only applicants who achieve at least 60% success in the Slovak language test may be included in the selection procedure under point 1.



Coordinator for students with specific needs

doc.PhDr. Nadežda Kovalčíková,PhD.



General information on the admission exam

The selection procedure consists of:
1. An assessment of the results achieved during secondary school studies. The overall average from secondary school from 3.6 to 1.0 is expressed linearly in the following values: average 1.0.... 100 points to 3.6 ... (a) Average in profiling subjects (biology, physics, chemistry) For each profiling subject, possible grades are scored:1.....3 points, 2.....2 points, 3.....1 points. (maximum 36 points) 3. For each non-specific activity, the candidate will receive 2 points. b) SOT c) Certificate in a foreign language d) Other activity-sports e) Other activity-cultural
2. Age 18 years
3. medical fitness confirmed by a doctor
4. vaccination against Hepatitis "B" confirmed by a doctor - form here
5. the results of the entrance examination will be published on the faculty's website,
6. the candidates who demonstrate the highest level of aptitude for studies, i.e. achieve the highest number of points, will be admitted to the study
7. Applicants who have completed secondary school studies abroad shall submit nostrified documents of education in accordance with Act No. 422/2015 Coll. on the Recognition of Documents of Education and on the Recognition of Professional Qualifications and on Amendments and Additions to Certain Acts.
8. Those applicants who have not passed the matriculation examination from Slovak or Czech language must also pass a test from Slovak language - level B1, which will be prepared by the faculty, as part of the admission procedure. Only applicants who achieve at least 60% success in the Slovak language test may be included in the selection procedure under point 1.



  • Apply the application for study

    31.03.2024

  • Performance of the entrance exam

    31.05.2024 - 21.06.2024

  • Send certificate to

    10.06.2024

  • Submit additional application form

    01.06.2024 - 21.07.2024

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Anticipated number of applicants to be accepted
80


Additions
  • leaving certificate (paper form)
  • CV (paper form)
  • doklad o zaplatení poplatku (paper form)
  • medical certificate (paper form)
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Annual tuition fees
Standard length of study: cost free
Study longer than the standard length of study program, parallel studies: 950 €


The fee for admission procedure
application form: 40 €
E-application form: 40 €

Billing information

Invoicing details: Bank:State Treasury | Account:7000241201/8180

IBAN: SK85 8180 0000 0070 0024 1201

Variable Symbol: generated VS for payment to bidder = bidder's personal number without R generated

through the electronic application form, or without the symbol if the applicant sends the application form by post only

Specific symbol: 30002 | Additional information: Surname and forename

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Detail of the study program

 
 
The first three years of your studies could be funded by a scholarship of up to €9,000. More information

Detail of the study program

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Last update: 10.05.2024 13:45

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