Aim and Structure of the Social and Spiritual Determinants of Health programme at Palacký University Olomouc
Gain the thorough knowledge of social and spiritual determinants of health
Design your own individual study plan
Know what the latest global research results are
Stay on top of the current issues that are being discussed in the academic community
Learn how to formulate hypotheses, i.e. identify research questions and analyse the results independently
Work with software for analyzing the qualitative and quantitative data (e.g. SPSS, NVivo)
Stay in touch with the scientific community through conferences
Publish at the international level (WoS journals)
Study the theory and concepts of socioeconomic inequalities in health
Prepare and manage research projects from grant proposal submission to the final report
Make a difference to the living and health conditions of people through your research
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- While working towards their independent research projects, the students may take advantage of the curriculum being tailored to the needs of each and every one of them, emphasizing individual approach – each student is assigned a tutor, an expert in their respective field of study.
- The tutor guides the student through all the necessary aspects a postgraduate student should know.
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- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
The deadline for submitting your application is 31 May.
DisciplinesSociology Religious Studies & Theology Health Sciences
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
Structured Curriculum Vitae (signed)
Certified copy of Master's degree diploma - you are also eligible to apply during the last year of your current study programme, provided you obtain your final degree and submit a certified copy before 30 September of the respective year.
Official academic transcripts and certificates from the university (or a certified copy)
Letter of Recommendation – from a professor or an academic who can assess the applicant’s ability and motivation to enroll in the program
Dissertation project proposal – the proposal of max. 5 pages must define the theoretical or empirical research field of the dissertation project, overall aim of the research, state-of-the-art discussion of theory and research in the area, suggested methodological approach, and bibliography
Dissertation Project Presentation (for example in PowerPoint)
Proofs of professional activity in the chosen field of study
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International3000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 3000 EUR per year during 48 months.
EU/EEA3000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 3000 EUR per year during 48 months.
Living costs for Olomouc
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.