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Epidemiology Postgraduate

Degree type
MSc
Language of education
English
Duration
18 months
Tuition fee EU/EEA
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Tuition fee Non EU/EEA
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Education type
Fulltime
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Application deadline
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Accreditations
NVAO
Type of institution
Research University
City
Utrecht

Program description

The Master's in Epidemiology (Postgraduate) focuses on biomedical research into the spread of disease in human and veterinary medicine. This 1.5 year postgraduate format is non-subsidised.

The Postgraduate format of the Master's in Epidemiology is designed for students with an existing Master's degree in (bio)medical or veterinary medicine. 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.

This 18 month programme comprises such core theoretical courses as 'Study Design' and 'Modern Methods in Data Analysis.' You choose from five specialisations: Clinical Epidemiology, Veterinary Epidemiology, Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases, Pharmacoepidemiology or Environmental & Occupational Epidemiology. The programme is completed with a major practical research project on a relevant topic, demonstrating your ability to critically evaluate hypotheses and results, present your own views and draw conclusions that point to new research. This Master's programme is not state funded, has a different tuition fee, and a different application procedure.

About Utrecht University

Utrecht University is a top international university that holds a top 100 position in the international university rankings. It offers a broad range of high-quality Dutch- and English-taught programs and courses. The English curriculum consists of Bachelor's and Master’s degree programs, certificate courses, and Summer School courses. In addition, some of the world’s most talented students come to Utrecht University to do their PhD research.

Research has always played a fundamental role in Utrecht University’s degree programs. Course content is closely linked to top-class research. Students are taught in small groups by top researchers and lecturers, mostly experts in their field. Utrecht University is at the forefront of developments in interdisciplinary knowledge. Our research continues to have impact in fields ranging from biochemistry and biophysics to human rights and culture.

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Admission requirements

Professional experience

At least 1 year of practical experience

Personal motivation

Proficiency in English for foreign students

Language requirements

CAE: B1, CPE: C1, IELTS overall band: 6.5, IELTS writing: 6, TOEFL paper based: 580, TOEFL computer based: 237, TOEFL internet based: 93

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