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Epidemiology Postgraduate

Universiteit Utrecht

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Epidemiology Postgraduate (also offered online!) focuses on biomedical research into the spread of disease in human and veterinary medicine.
This Master's programme is not state funded.
Epidemiology Postgraduate is offered in two variants:

MSc Epidemiology Postgraduate: a postgraduate programme (1.5 years) for applicants who have already completed a postgraduate medical or biomedical degree, such as physicians, veterinarians, pharmacists, and candidates holding an MSc in Life Sciences. The MSc Epidemiology Postgraduate is taught in Utrecht;
MSc Epidemiology Postgraduate Online: this variant can be taken entirely online.
You acquire exensive knowledge and practical skills in epidemiologic research design and implementation, quantitative analysis and its application to human or veterinary medicine and public health. The knowledge and skills gained form a solid basis for health research and disease control programmes, including applications in developing countries. The programme comprises theoretical courses as 'Study Design' and 'Modern Methods in Data Analysis.' You can choose from five specialisations: Clinical Epidemiology, Veterinary Epidemiology, Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases, Pharmacoepidemiology or Environmental & Occupational Epidemiology.

Kosten

2017 Full-time Institutioneel € 18182 / jaar
2017 Full-time Internationaal € 27000 / jaar

curriculum

Specialisations within the programme are: Clinical Epidemiology; Veterinary Epidemiology; Pharmacoepidemiology; Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology; Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases.

instruction modes

Lectures, practicals, working groups, (group) presentations, seminars, self study and practical research.

job perspective

After graduation, students obtain an MSc degree in Biomedical Sciences, Epidemiology (Postgraduate), which prepares them for a subsequent PhD programme or a career as an epidemiologist in settings such as academia, privately funded and governmental public health organisations, and human or veterinary medicine or industry, including pharmaceutical development.

objectives

You will acquire extensive knowledge and practical skills in patient-oriented research design, implementation, quantitative analysis and its application to human or veterinary medicine and public health. This forms a solid basis for health research and disease control programmes, including application in developing countries.

Epidemiology Postgraduate is offered in two variants:
1. MSc Epidemiology Postgraduate: taught in Utrecht
2. MSc Epidemiology Postgraduate Online: entirely online

sustainable strengthening

There will be a specific answer for each graduate, but generally speaking participation in an international high quality Master programme will increase his or her professional knowledge. Since the employer plays an important role in the application procedure, it is expected that the organisation will benefit from the upgrading of its employee.

Niveau WO
Vorm Full-time
Incompany Nee
Open inschrijving Nee
Doorlooptijd 18 maanden
Type MSc (Master of Science)
Kosten (indicatie) Tussen de €450 en €1350
Titulatuur MSc (Master of Science)
Benodigde taalkennis Engels
Gefinancierd Privé
Afronding Diploma
Credits 90