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The full-time study form of Public Health is mono-disciplinary and organizationally divided into the 1st level of university education in full-time study form (6 semesters)  - bachelor´s degree study (Bc.) and the 2nd level of university education (4 semesters) – master´s degree study (Mgr.) and the 3rdlevel of university education (6 semesters) – postgraduate study (PhD.).

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

This study programme is a set of courses that are comprised of educational activities, which are mainly lecture, seminar, lessons, final thesis, project work, internship, educational excursion, professional experience, state examination. The syllabus is comprised of compulsory, compulsory optional and elective subjects so that the minimum of credits acquired for meeting the given requirements is in accordance with the Study Regulations of the Faculty of Health Care and Social Work of the Trnava University.

In the full-time form of bachelor´s degree study is the compulsory part of teaching also professional practice, which lasts 240 hours and is done in facilities of primary disease prevention, at public health authorities or organizations providing occupational health services.



Prospects of graduates

A graduate of the Public Health field of study becomes a qualified medical worker with great professional profile, ready to independently perform professional activities in the field of health promotion and protection and primary prevention.

The Public Health graduate is able:

  • to perform state health control in the sphere of the environment and work environment, health protection at work, creation and protection of healthy living and working conditions of children and youth in workplaces with sources of ionizing radiation,
  • to perform epidemiological monitoring and related professional activities,
  • to perform activities in accordance with the principles and conception of the state health policy and to be involved in the fulfilment of the goals of health promotion programs and medical education projects.

A Public Health graduate has theoretical knowledge, practical capabilities and skills of general and preventive medical branches, which he/she will use in health promotion and protection, in disease prevention, in education and motivation of an individual, family, community and the entire society to have a healthy lifestyle.

Graduate:

  • has a general knowledge of biomedical disciplines, uses professional terminology, can explain the preventive, diagnostics and therapeutic methods and procedures,  nursing interventions,
  • employs knowledge of epidemiology and hygiene with an emphasis on understanding the synthesis of the unity of the organism and the environment in health and disease, masters the collection, processing and evaluation of the results of hygiene-epidemiological activities and studies,
  • exercises the basics of methodology, medical informatics and statistics in both practice and research, is able to explain and apply the epidemiological methods, methods of the health promotion and protection process and knowledge of law and legislation in the field practice,
  • interprets and subsequently uses legislation, planning and management in public health,  the management of health, social and environmental policy,
  • proposes a process, methods, forms and means of health education focused on creating a healthy lifestyle,
  • masters a foreign language at such a level that enables him/her to orientate in foreign expert literature, is able to constantly acquire the latest knowledge, further educate yourself and use the acquired knowledge in practice,
  • knows the basics of scientific work in his or her field, masters the ways of gaining  scientific and professional information,
  • can organize his/her own education and research, keeps in touch with new knowledge in his/her field and continues in his/her own professional development.

Public Health graduate is expected to enter into practice as a convinced defender of the independence of his/her profession, modern trends of theory and practice in public health. The graduate can find employment as a medical worker in the following organizations:

  • at all departments of Regional Public Health Authorities (RPHAs),
  • in hospitals protecting the health of patients and workers (hospital hygienist),
  • in facilities outside the health sector, in the sphere of health and environment and working environment protection.


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Conditions of admission

The fundamental condition for admission to the bachelor study programme is completed secondary education or secondary specialised education and nonspecific assessment: knowledge of English or German language (secondary school leaving exam, certificate).



Additional information

Additional information

The application form includes:

- curriculum vitae

- confirmation of the admissions fee payment

- medical certificate of eligibility for university studies

- certified copies of the annual school reports and of the secondary school-leaving certificate

(applicants graduating in the school year 2019/2020 have to have the study results for the 1st – 3rd year confirmed by the secondary school)

- certified copies of the certificate for the 4th year and the secondary school-leaving certificate, will applicants send until the June 12, 2020)

To the electronic application must be attached the printed form of application with a signature.

If the applicant doesn´t complete the missing parts of the application within the set deadline after being requested to do so, he/she is excluded from the admission procedure. The admission fee will not be refunded.



Conditions for international students

Applicants, who have completed  secondary education at school abroad, shall submit certificate of education certified by a notary.  The requirements for admitting students from foreign countries are the same as for students who are citizens of the Slovak Republic.



Without entrance examinations
yes

Conditions of admission without the entrance exam

The admission of applicants for the first degree of university study is carried out by a selection procedure on the basis of the secondary school study results. The applicant can obtain points for non-specific assessment: knowledge of English or German language (secondary school leaving examination, certificate).



Coordinator for students with specific needs

doc.PhDr.Nadežda Kovalčíková,PhD.



General information on the admission exam

The admission of applicants for the first degree of university study is carried out by a selection procedure on the basis of the secondary school study results. The applicant can obtain points for non-specific assessment: knowledge of English or German language (secondary school leaving examination, certificate).



  • Apply the application for study

    31.03.2023

  • Performance of the entrance exam

    - 19.06.2023

  • Send certificate to

    16.06.2023

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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

 
 
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Detail of the study program

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Last update: 26.01.2023 12:16

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