24 months
Duration
10000 EUR/year
Free
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About

Epidemiology and Biomedical Data Science is a Master's programme with a unique combination of epidemiological methodology and very large data analysis. Epidemiology and Biomedical Data Science at the University of Oulu aims at educating new researchers to serve the public health.

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Overview

Epidemiology and Biomedical Data Science at the University of Oulu  is very research-oriented with the goal of training future researchers in the field. An important part of the multidisciplinary programme is the development of and training in statistical and biostatistical approach for medical research. The programme is much more involved in epidemiological methodology and in very large data analysis when compared to similar programmes. 

Occupational profiles of the graduates

  • Community Health Worker
  • Environmental Scientists and Specialists
  • Field Investigator
  • Health Department Administrator
  • Health Education Specialist
  • Health Services Manager
  • Data Scientist
  • Minority Health Administrator
  • Research Coordinator.

Programme Structure

After completing the Master's Degree, the student is able to:

  • Collect and manage data
  • Identify and integrate multiple sources of data
  • Analyse and interpret data 
  • Interpret causal and non-causal relationships    
  • Conduct research work independently and in teams by using scientific research methods
  • Communicate research findings orally and in writing clearly and analytically 
  • Broaden and deepen one’s know-how independently, in view of life-long learning.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
92

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
92

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A successful applicant has obtained their first academic degree, normally a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, from an institution of higher education. As a rule, the Bachelor’s degree is the lower academic degree. This degree should be equivalent of at least three years of full-time studies (180 ECTS).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10000 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Oulu

660 - 1040 EUR /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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