Certificate Methods of Public Health Research

  • On Campus
  • 5 days
  • EUR470 per Full programme (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
    EUR470 per Full programme (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
  • English ( Take IELTS test or Find a course )
| Rotterdam, Netherlands
The Methods of Public Health Research course, Erasmus University Rotterdam aims to provide an introduction to the study designs and analytic methods available to public health researchers to describe the influence of important determinants on public health and to evaluate the effects of primary preventive intervention on public health.

Description

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The Methods of Public Health Research course, Erasmus University Rotterdam aims to provide an introduction to the study designs and analytic methods available to public health researchers to describe the influence of important determinants on public health and to evaluate the effects of primary preventive intervention on public health. Examples are: standardisation of morbidity and mortality rates; life table analysis; calculation of measures of association and potential impact of relevance to public health; establishing effects of population interventions without randomization.

In addition, a number of substantive issues will be discussed, such as inequalities of health; public health aspects of ageing; causes of cancer, and exposure assessment in environmental epidemiology. The course will be relevant to those who have a basic knowledge of epidemiology, and who wish to start a career in public health research.

Objectives:

  • Develop an understanding of a number of research design and analytic methods which are often used in Public Health Research.

  • Discuss a number of substantive issues in Public Health on the basis of recent research findings.

Teaching methods:

This course will use lectures, exercises, and group discussion as teaching tools.

Detailed Course Facts

Start dates and application deadlines

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Tuition fee
  • EUR470 per full programme ( International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
  • EUR470 per full programme ( EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
Duration full-time 5 days
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time
Entry Level PhD

Course Content

ECTS

  • 0.7

Start date

  • 15 August

End date

  • 19 August

Course days

  • Monday to Friday (5 mornings)

Lecturers

Prof. Dr. Ir. Lex Burdorf

English Language Requirements

Take IELTS test

Requirements

Who should apply?

PhD students and public health professionals who want a structured insight into the best methods to address current public health problems.

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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