The practice of epidemiologic analysis, Certificate

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 5 days
    Duration
  • Tuition
    470
    Tuition (Full programme)
    470
    Tuition (Full programme)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language

About

This is a course in which the theoretical background and practical application of basic epidemiologic analytic tools is discussed. Special attention will be paid on issues such as normalization, standardization, and categorization, combining multiple variables, combining multiple sources etc.

The goal is to provide students with the understanding and tools to perform epidemiologic data analysis.

The course is particularly intended for students who have completed their data collection and move towards data analysis. No prior knowledge is required although understanding of basic epidemiology is helpful. (15 hrs)

Objectives:

  • to gain a better understanding of issues concerned with categorization and dichotomization of variables
  • to better understand the usage of normalization and standardization
  • to learn different methods to combine data from multiple sources

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 5 days
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

ECTS

  • 0.7

Start date

  • 22 August 2016

End date

  • 26 August 2016

Course days

  • Monday to Friday (5 mornings)

Course time

  • From 8:45 till 11:45

Lecturers

Arfan Ikram and Meike Vernooij

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Take IELTS test

Academic Requirements

None, though basic understanding of epidemiology is helpful.

Tuition Fee Per Full Programme

  • EUR 470 International
  • EUR 470 EU/EEA

Funding

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