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Health Sciences - Biostatistics

Erasmus University Rotterdam

24 months
Duration
19600 EUR/year
2209 EUR/year
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About

The Health Sciences - Biostatistics programme in Health Sciences at Erasmus University Rotterdam - Netherlands Institute for Health Sciences (NIHES) aims to provide students with a thorough understanding of methods in either clinical or public health research. 

Overview

Majors of the Health Sciences - Biostatistics programme in Health Sciences at Erasmus University Rotterdam - Netherlands Institute for Health Sciences (NIHES) include clinical epidemiology, epidemiology, public health epidemiology, genomic & molecular epidemiology, and health decision sciences & technology assessment. After completion, candidates will have the knowledge, understanding and skills to propose state-of-the-art studies, write excellent study protocols, perform the research, analyze the data using modern statistical techniques, make defensible causal inferences, come to justified conclusions, and write outstanding research papers. Depending on the choice of major, the candidate will focus on for example clinical trials, population studies, public health interventions, or modeling studies.

Objectives

Career opportunities

The degree prepares you for a career in international medical research or for executive or advisory positions in clinical medicine, public health, pharmaceutical research, or health policy.

  • The student is able to translate a (clinical) epidemiologic, public health or health care problem into a scientific research question.
  • The student is able to translate a scientific research question in the area of (clinical) epidemiology, public health or health care into a research protocol and/or proposal.
  • The student is able to conduct a systematic literature review of a clinical or public health issue.
  • The student has knowledge about quantitative methods and the ability to apply this knowledge in preparing, performing, analysing and interpreting research.
  • The student understands core concepts of etiologic (causality), prognostic, diagnostic, prevention, and intervention research.
  • Accreditation

    This programme is NVAO accredited. 

    Programme Structure

    Course structure: 

    • First year: methodological, statistical core courses and start research project;

    • Second year: individual research project, electives and seminars.

    Key information

    Duration

    • Full-time
      • 24 months

    Start dates & application deadlines

    Credits

    120 ECTS

    Delivered

    On Campus

    Academic requirements

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

    Other requirements

    General requirements

    You should fit the following criteria: 

    • You have a bachelor's degree in clinical medicine, public health, health sciences, clinical technology, nutrition, (medical) biology, pharmacy, human movement sciences, psychology, health economics, or a broad bachelor’s education (e.g. university college) with subjects in these disciplines;
    • You have affinity with research;
    • A letter of motivation, CV, grades list and certificates are requested as part of the selection procedure for admission;
    • You have a good working command of the English language, both oral and written.

    Tuition Fee

    To alway see correct tuition fees
    • International

      19600 EUR/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 19600 EUR per year during 24 months.
    • EU/EEA

      2209 EUR/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 2209 EUR per year during 24 months.

    Living costs for Rotterdam

    760 - 1265 EUR /month
    Living costs

    The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

    Funding

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