Epidemiology, M.Sc. | Utrecht University | Utrecht, Netherlands
24 months
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21736 EUR/year
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About

With evidence-based medicine setting new standards, highly trained academic specialists are needed for the design, data collection, analysis and interpretation of epidemiological and health research. Do you see yourself in a future career as an epidemiologist and clinical researcher? Join the Epidemiology programme at Utrecht University , sign up!

Overview

Applied Research At The Intersection Of Data And Medicine

The Epidemiology programme at Utrecht University is an excellent opportunity if you have a strong interest in applied medical or biomedical research, as well as human or veterinary medicine. 

Examine the distribution and determinants of health and morbidity in specific populations. This scientific discipline is increasingly in demand in clinical research, industry and policymaking

Why you should study the Epidemiology programme offered by Utrecht University?

  • Learn to operate as an epidemiologist and clinical researcher in basic epidemiological and statistical courses and during your own research project.
  • Choose your own specialization such as Clinical Epidemiology, Infectious Diseases Epidemiology, Pharmacoepidemiology, Medical Statistics, Environmental & Occupational Epidemiology or Veterinary Epidemiology. Grab the opportunity to enhance and broaden your knowledge through additional topic-specific courses, like Fundamentals in Global Health and Cardiovascular Epidemiology.
  • Prepare for a career in research. We offer a true research Master's, with a practical approach of epidemiological research design. Starting from the clinical question instead of a theoretical approach is unique in the Netherlands as well as internationally.
  • Study and work at the Utrecht University, the University Medical Center Utrecht and the Julius Center, which is one of the most prestigious institutions worldwide in the field of clinical epidemiology and unique in its diversity.
  • The Master’s programme Epidemiology has intensive collaboration with research institutes throughout the world, allowing you to gain valuable experience abroad.

Career Prospects

After graduation, students obtain an MSc degree in Biomedical Sciences, Epidemiology, which prepares them for a subsequent PhD programme or a career as an epidemiologist in settings such as academia, privately funded and governmental public health organisations, and human or veterinary medicine or industry, including pharmaceutical development.

Accreditation

Accredited by the NVAO - Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Classical Methods in Data Analysis
  • Mathematical Modelling Of Infectious Diseases
  • Modern Methods In Data Analysis
  • Mathematical Modelling Of Infectious Diseases
  • Modern Methods In Data Analysis
  • Presenting Your Research Confidently - E-learning

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
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Other requirements

General requirements

You will be considered for admission to the Master's programme Epidemiology if you hold a University Bachelor's degree and can demonstrate:

A relevant Bachelor’s degree: Bachelor’s programmes that most likely meet the requirements are:
  • Biomedical Sciences
  • Medicine
  • Veterinary Sciences
  • College of Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Health Sciences
  • Other relevant Science programme 
Relevant knowledge, insight and skills:
  • Basic knowledge of human or animal health. 
Academic performance:
  • High overall score (GPA, average grade, grading tables) 
Academic competences:
  • High level of academic and professional skills.
  • Study progress. 
Personal competences:
  • A clear motivation and talent in participation in the programme.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21736 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21736 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2314 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2314 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Utrecht

900 - 1450 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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