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Medical Biometry (Biostatistics)

Heidelberg University

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
Duration
3000 EUR/year
Free
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Tuition fee
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About

The Master’s degree programme in Medical Biometry (Biostatistics) at the University of Heidelberg provides students with the methodical skills required to plan, conduct and evaluate clinical studies. In addition, they learn how to apply these skills in concrete research projects. 

Overview

This  Master’s degree programme in Medical Biometry (Biostatistics) at the University of Heidelberg also provides the necessary skills for successful completion of interdisciplinary projects and independent methodical research. The primary focus of the programme is on the application of the methodical knowledge gained in scientific medical research projects, including scientific modelling, the selection of appropriate methods, and problem-oriented interpretation.  

The programme is designed to prepare students for scientific professions, in accordance with international guidelines for conducting clinical studies. All clinical investigations require the participation of a qualified Biometrician, who is responsible for the proper design of experiments as well as for the evaluation and documentation of results. 

Occupational Areas

Academically trained biometricians are in great demand around the world and particularly in Germany, where needs are not currently being met. The demand for biometricians also exceeds supply in a number of EU countries. 

Biometricians might find employment: 
  • in the pharmaceutical industry 
  • in university clinics and hospitals where they might supervise clinical studies 
  • in university and clinical research institutions  
  • for service providers for clinical studies, the coordination Centre for Clinical Trials (Koordinierungszentrum für Klinische Studien, KKS) 
  • for a contract research organization (CRO) 
  • in the medical technology industry 

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Biometry
  •  Statistical Processes
  • Studies
  •  Data Management
  •  Epidemiology
  •  Medicine

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

Partially taught in English, Partially taught in German

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application for enrollment (available in the service portal )
  • acceptance letter
  • the originals of school certificates relevant for admission and, where applicable, university certificates
  • 1 passport photo

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1500 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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Medical Biometry (Biostatistics)
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Heidelberg University

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