6 months
3995 EUR/full
3995 EUR/full
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During this Micromaster Clinical Research Skills program from Utrecht University, offered by the MSc Epidemiology program from Utrecht University and University Medical Center Utrecht, you will learn the principles and methods of clinical epidemiology and data analysis. Please note: successful completion results in academic certificates for the courses and a recognized certificate for the program.

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Key Features

This Micromaster Clinical Research Skills programme from Utrecht University is geared towards clinical researchers, nurses, general practitioners, and other health professionals that are looking to upgrade their skills in judging and conducting clinical research.

After following these courses, participants are required to complete a capstone assignment. This is a compulsory overarching assignment, in which the knowledge gained in the courses can be applied. 

This programme is composed with care. Since the courses are accredited and the programme is recognized by the Graduate School of Life Sciences, the following must be taken into account:

  • It is essential to follow the courses in the pre-determined order.
  • Starting dates of courses, interim deadlines, and dates of exams are fixed, but participants can choose when and where they want to watch web lectures and work on assignments.
  • Participants have to meet all the deadlines, otherwise participants cannot take the exam
  • and thus finish the courses.
  • All courses (including the capstone) must be successfully completed in order to obtain the micromaster certificate.
  • The participant gets two exam moments: 1 regular and 1 re-sit (only when grade

Programme Structure

The micromaster Clinical Research Skills programme consists of the following courses:
  • Epidemiology
  • Statistics
  • Study Design in Etiologic Research
  • Clinical Epidemiology
  • Systematic Reviews in Intervention Research

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 6 months
    • 14 hrs/week

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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

To enroll in this programme, you need:

  • A Bachelor's degree in (bio)medical sciences, pharmaceutical sciences, medicine or veterinary medicine, epidemiology or a comparable degree
  • An academic (university) level of thinking
  • Sufficient proficiency in English reading and writing
  • Access to the computer programs SPSS, R & Review Manager software (RevMan)

Tuition Fee

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    3995 EUR/full
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