Study programme code
Head of study programme
MER study programme code
Study programme version code
School / college
HK - Haapsalu College
Study programme title in Est.
study programme title in Engl.
Health Promotion Specialist
Language of instruction
Professional Higher Education studies
Tervis ja heaolu
Study programme group
Study programme subgroup
en: Sotsiaaltöö ja nõustamine
Nominal study period (in semesters)
Secondary School Leaving Certificate, Certificate of Vocational Secondary Education or a corresponding qualification giving access to higher education;
Study programme aims and objectives
To ensure health promotion specialists receive an education that enables them to successfully work in the fields of public health and social work.
Learning outcomes of the study programme
- is aware of the theoretical and methodological basics of the social, mental and physical factors that affect human health and well-being show more...
- has basic communication, managerial and teamwork skills and is able to initiate cooperation between different sectors in order to solve public health problems
- knows the current public health problems and is able to analyse and evaluate the appropriate strategies and methods to solve them
- knows the possibilities of civil society and participation levels in health politics, is able to shape the health behaviour of different target groups
- has competences for working in the field of the health counseling on the basis of the recommendations of evidence-health management, promotion and disease prevention;
- understands the importance of his/her own professional development and life-long learning
In order to graduate, the student shall complete the study programme in the given volume, show more...
which includes passing all compulsory courses and compiling and defending the final portfolio. Students who have not graduated from upper secondary schools where Estonian is the language of instruction, or who have graduated from schools where Estonian is only partly the language of instruction, are required to have Estonian language proficiency at C1 level.
As an additional requirement for students who have been admitted until 2015/2016, the foreign language proficiency according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages shall correspond to B2 level, in case of students of distant and cyclical learning to B1 level, and their computer skills shall be sufficient for university studies.
2016/2017 academic year, providing for the termination condition of English proficiency according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages shall correspond to B2 level and the student should complete at least one course in English.
Study programme version structure:
total ECTS credits