EPI4920 - Introduction to Epidemiology


The course Introduction to Epidemiology is the first module in the Master of Epidemiology and the Health Sciences Research Master (HRSM) and will take place within a 5-day period in which the participants will be acquainted with the basic principles of epidemiological research.
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EPI4921 - Observational research


This module elaborates on theoretical and practical aspects of observational research, in particular aspects of design and analysis. Moreover, quantification of a number of methodological phenomena, such as confounding and effect modification will be discussed.
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EPI4922 - Intervention Research in Health Care


This module will focus on experimental research in human beings outside the laboratory.
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EPI4923 - Advanced statistical analysis techniques


This module focusses on the most common advanced statistical techniques used in epidemiological and health sciences research.
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EPI4924 - Clinimetrics: from Biomarkers to Quality of Life


This module deals with the various aspects of health measurement. Health is always the main (dependent) variable in epidemiologic research, hence to measure it and to deal with the various aspects of measuring it correctly is the core of this course.
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EPI4925 - Molecular and genetic epidemiology


In this module, students will be familiarized with different types of biomarkers that can be used in epidemiological studies, including those measured with novel high-throughput –omics technologies, and the study designs used in molecular and genetic epidemiology.
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EPI4926 - Applied Epidemiology


The main aim of this four week course is to familiarize the students with the results of epidemiological research into the occurrence and the determinants of some common diseases and disease processes.
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EPI4928 - Systematic Literature Review and Meta-analysis


This module deals with the full scope of principles, concepts and methods of systematic literature reviewing, including meta-analysis.
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RHS4021 - General Principles of HTA and Trial-based Evaluation


This module is the first of two modules on Health Technology Assessment (HTA). It provides an in-depth theoretical foundation on HTA and focusses on trial-based economic evaluation, i.e. full economic evaluations in all its steps based on effectiveness studies (cohort studies, case-control studies, randomised controlled trials). 

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RHS4022 - Qualitative research


In this module students will be introduced into the specific characteristics, applications and design of the main qualitative research paradigms.

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RHS4023 - Ethics of Health Care Research


This module provides both a basic introduction into ethical aspects of health care research as a deepening of some specific ethical issues in conducting health care research.
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RHS4024 - Modelling in Health Technology Assessment


This module is intended for health care researchers and professionals who work in academia, health care, government, consultancy or the pharmaceutical and medical device industry who wish to learn about modeling for health economic evaluation.

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