Epidemiology, M.Sc. | Part time online | Utrecht University | Netherlands
36 months
4666 EUR/year
4666 EUR/year
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The aim of the Master of Epidemiology at Utrecht University is to provide you with extensive knowledge and practical skills in patient-oriented research design, implementation, quantitative analysis and its application to human or veterinary medicine and public health.


The knowledge and skills gained form a solid basis for health research and disease control programs.

This globally oriented program focuses on competencies that you need as an epidemiologist: it offers plenty of attention for research but not just as a researcher – also enabling you to judge research and implement results from research (moving towards evidence-based medicine and evidence-based public health). This 90 ECTS postgraduate master is extremely useful for anyone in the medical field or in life sciences.

A Master of Epidemiology at Utrecht University

Epidemiology at Utrecht University is uniquely placed to offer you the broad context of epidemiology across human pharmaceutical and veterinarian branches. Not least through having the only faculty of veterinary medicine in the Netherlands, its content has been assembled across an impressive faculty from the Health sciences; Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences (UIPS) and the interfaculty Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences (IRAS). In addition, Utrecht Science Park accommodates Utrecht Life Sciences, a strategic alliance between academia, public institutions private organizations and government in order to drive innovations in human and veterinary health care.


This program is accredited by the NVAO - Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Study Design in Etiologic Research
  •  Classical Methods in Data Analysis
  •  Modern Methods in Data Analysis
  • Writing Research Proposals
  •  Research Ethics
  • Presenting Your Research Confidently

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 36 months
    • Flexible

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Academic requirements

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General requirements

The postgraduate program is open to students who have completed a medical or biomedical degree, such as:

  • MSc in Life Sciences;
  • Physicians (MD);
  • Veterinarians (DVM);
  • Pharmacists (Pharm)
  • Candidates with a MSc degree comparable to the Dutch degrees indicated above
Preferably you will have at least one year of practical experience.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4666 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14000 EUR for the full programme during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4666 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14000 EUR for the full programme during 36 months.

The first 100 ambitious, high-achieving applicants are eligible for the special tuition fee of €14.000,- (normally €27.000,- for non EU/EEA).


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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