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Epidemiology Postgraduate

Utrecht University

Master Postgraduate Utrecht

Course description

Qualification Master of Science
Field of study General programmes
Course summary 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.
Course description 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.
Study subjects Specialisations within the programme are: Clinical Epidemiology; Veterinary Epidemiology; Pharmacoepidemiology; Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology; Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases.
Course 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
ECTS credits 90.00
Duration 18 month(s)
full-time
Language of instruction English
Instruction modes -
Accreditation -

About the institution

Department Faculty of Medicine
Information about the institution Commitment, inspiration, ambition and independence are Utrecht University's core values. The University fosters its academic community through investment in staff and students.

Admission

Admission requirements
  1. At least 1 year of practical experience
Language requirements
Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English B1
Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English C1
IELTS overall band 6.5
IELTS writing 6
TOEFL computer based 237
TOEFL internet based 93
TOEFL paper based 580
Professional experience required -
Duration 18 month(s)
full-time
Application deadlines
Start date EU/EEA Students Non-EU/EEA students
1 Feb 2020 - -
1 Sep 2020 1 Jul 2020 1 Mar 2020
Tuition fees
Year EU/EEA Non-EU/EEA Institutional
No tuition fees available.

In short, the following rules apply:

  • The “EU/EEA rate” is the regular fee for students from within the EU/EEA.
  • The “non-EU/EEA rate” is the rate for students from outside the EU/EEA.
  • The “institutional rate” is for all students who have already obtained a bachelor’s or master’s degree and who want to start a second programme leading to a degree at the same level or at a lower level.
  • Note that FT, PT and D stand for "full-time", "part-time" and "dual", respectively.

Make sure you contact your institution to find out what rate applies to you. The rates listed here are estimates.

Scholarships

Huygens Scholarship Programme (HSP), Netherlands Fellowship Programmes (NFP)

For more scholarships, visit: www.grantfinder.nl

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Contact

Contact information for the study programme

studievoorlichting@uu.nl

Maud Verhoef-Jurgens

Mastercoördinator

msc-epidemiology@umcutrecht.nl

Maureen Kleijwegt

Communicatieadviseur

m.kleijwegt@umcutrecht.nl

Contact information for the institution

study info

studievoorlichting@uu.nl

Telephone number +31 (0) 30 2532670
Course website More information about the course
Institution website More information about the institution