Epidemiology is the discipline which studies the occurance of incidents and conditions in populations and attempts to make links to descriptive and/or influencing determinants. As a result, epidemiology is closely related to the field of public health.
The University of Antwerp ’s Master of Epidemiology is unique in Flanders.
During the course, methodological concepts from epidemiology are applied to scientific issues arising in the doctor-patient relationship.
Epidemiologists have become indispensable in:
the design, performance and analysis of applied medical scientific research
the application of medical scientific knowledge in the development of public health policy
Epidemiologists are mainly employed in health policy, medical scientific research, or education.
The epidemiologist’s field has greatly expanded over the last decennia. Whereas epidemiologists mainly used to focus on research in preventative medicine and public health, they now play an important role in clinical research or genetic research.
A part of the graduates will end up in a research or teaching position at an academic institution in Belgium or elsewhere in the world. Others will work in Public Health. A third group will find a position within the pharmaceutical industry. The programme is also a good base for a career as applied clinical investigator, potentially combined with a positon as medical specialist.
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Programme StructureCourses Included:
- Introduction to Epidemiology
- Introduction to Statistics
- Study Design
- Data Management and Statistical Software
- Research Project
- Metrics: Exposure and Outcome Assessment
- Classic and Modern Methods of Data Analysis
- Workplace Visits
- Seminars in Epidemiology
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
International5800 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 5800 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
EU/EEA947 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 947 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
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.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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