Study Public Health in Netherlands

Study Public Health in Netherlands

Studying Public Health

Public health is an interdisciplinary study in the field of life sciences and helps ensure national health, mainly by informing the population and promoting preventive treatments as well as giving advice for healthy living. Public health graduates can work in nursing, NGOs, research, pharmaceuticals, and more.

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Studying in Netherlands

The Netherlands (also known as Holland) was the first non-English-speaking country to offer degrees in English. Therefore, various programmes are taught in English and are very internationally oriented.

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31 Public Health Short Courses in Netherlands

, Certificate Public Health Epidemiology

This course will enhance your understanding of public health epidemiology, the science upon which public health is based. Public health epidemiology involves describing and interpreting geographical and temporal patterns in population health, identifying prevention strategies, and estimating and evaluating the impact of risk factors and preventive measures on population health.

Graduate School of Life Sciences
, Certificate Pharmaco-epidemiology

Pharmaco-epidemiology pertains to the study of the use and of the effects of drugs. It links clinical pharmacology and epidemiology. This course provides, at an intermediate level, the theoretical basis for studying the intended effects as well as the adverse effects of drugs used in humans. The course will mainly focus on drug research after marketing, including post marketing surveillance and drug risk assessment. This course is offered at Erasmus University Rotterdam.

, Certificate Clinical Translational Oncology

Enroll and find out how scientific knowledge is generated and translated into personalized treatment to improve survival and quality of life of patients with cancer. Meet the UMC Utrecht's cancer researchers and medical specialists and work together with them in a multidisciplinary setting to determine treatment plans for real life patients.

Faculty of Medicine (UU)
, Certificate Pediatric Oncology Nursing

The Pediatric Oncology Nursing course is offered at Utrecht Summer School. This course offers you the opportunity to collaborate with nursing students and teachers from different countries. The theme of the course is Pediatric Oncology Nursing. The aim of the course is international exchange of literature, research and practice about all aspects of pediatric oncology nursing. This course combines nursing practice and science in pediatric oncology with a focus on integrated care.

Healthcare (HU)
, Certificate Principles of Genetic Epidemiology

This Principles of Genetic Epidemiology course, Erasmus University Rotterdam aims to give a basic introduction to various methods used in classical genetic epidemiology. In combination with the course Searching Genes for Complex Disorders, the course offers an excellent introduction to genetic epidemiologic research for epidemiologists, clinicians and molecular biologists with no background in genetic epidemiology.

, Certificate Cardiovascular Epidemiology (Utrecht University; UMC Utrecht)

The objective of this course is to provide you with insights into the principles of cardiovascular disease (CVD) epidemiology and the important issues that are involved – plus a lot more besides. Unlike many other courses that only go into one particular topic in depth, this course will enable you to ‘zoom out’ from your own direct research in order to look at the bigger picture. By doing so, you will be able to see your own work or research from a broader perspective.

Graduate School of Life Sciences
, Certificate Study Design in Etiologic Research (Utrecht University; UMC Utrecht)

This course is a core component of any Master´s degree in Epidemiology, and is also key to being able to follow specialized courses in epidemiology. Its aim is for you to learn about the principles and practice of cohort, case-control and cross-sectional studies. We will discuss design, data collection and outcome measures, as well as the major advantages and disadvantages of the different study designs. The emphasis will be on the application of study design in etiologic research.

Graduate School of Life Sciences
, Certificate Veterinary Epidemiology

It is taught by epidemiologists from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, and forms part of the MSc Epidemiology program of the UMC Utrecht and Utrecht University. The aim of the 8-week course is to make you familiar with all the basic principles of veterinary epidemiology. In every learning unit, a specific veterinary epidemiology topic will be discussed, illustrated and combined with practical data analysis tasks and/or reading assignments, for an interactive learning experience.

Graduate School of Life Sciences
, Certificate Introduction to Global Public Health

The key aim of this course is to learn about the principal issues surrounding global health and the main outcome of the course will be a better understanding of how epidemiology and public health can more effectively protect the health of disadvantaged populations in the changing global context. The Introduction to Global Public Health programme is offered at Erasmus University Rotterdam.

, Certificate Clinical and Translational Oncology

Enroll and find out how scientific knowledge is generated and translated into personalized treatment to improve survival and quality of life of patients with cancer. Meet the UMC Utrecht cancer researchers and medical specialists and work together with them in a multidisciplinary setting to determine treatment plans for real life patients at Clinical and Translational Oncology from Utrecht Summer School.

, Certificate Environmental Epidemiology

The objective of the Environmental Epidemiology course at Utrecht Summer School is to provide the student with insight in the principles and important issues of environmental and occupational epidemiology.

Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (UU)
, Certificate Introduction to Analysis of Variance

In order to know whether two or more groups of people (or animals) differ from each other in various ways, you need to understand the statistical principle Analysis Of Variance (ANOVA). This will for example enable you to calculate the average result when researching subjects who are given a high dose of a medicine, a low dose, or a placebo.

Graduate School of Life Sciences
, Certificate Environmental Epidemiology

The objective of this advanced course is to provide the student with insight in the principles and important issues of environmental epidemiology.

Graduate School of Life Sciences
, Certificate Conceptual Foundation of Epidemiologic Study Design

The Conceptual Foundation of Epidemiologic Study Design course, Erasmus University Rotterdam elaborates the fundamental principles of epidemiologic study design. It begins with an introduction to the basic principles of epidemiologic inference, including concepts of causation, causal inference and the measurement of disease occurrence and causal effects.

, Certificate Introduction to Epidemiology

This course will provide you with insights into the basic terminology and principles of epidemiology. These range from the history and design of epidemiological research to the different measures of frequency and association. We will also address the principles of bias and confounding, thereby enabling you to familiarize yourself with all key epidemiological concepts.

Graduate School of Life Sciences
, Certificate Molecular Mechanisms in Cancer

Molecular Mechanisms in Cancer from Utrecht Summer School focuses on the molecular mechanisms that turn a normal cell into a cancer cell. We will explore the regulation of cell cycle progression, the control of transcription regulation and the signaling networks that enable cells to execute vital processes such as growth, division and migration, and how malfunctioning of these processes may lead to tumour formation and metastasis.

Faculty of Medicine (UU)
, Certificate Principles of Research in Medicine and Epidemiology

Principles of Research in Medicine and Epidemiology, Erasmus University Rotterdam course will provide an orientation to medical research from a quantitative and epidemiological viewpoint. The course will give an introduction to the design of clinical and public health research, and it will discuss measures of disease frequency and association, and the validity of research in medicine.

, Certificate Clinical Epidemiology

This course focuses on the principles and practice of clinical epidemiology, and elaborates on examples from relevant literature. The aim is to provide you with the knowledge to evaluate and assess applied clinical research and data analyses, and give you sufficient scientific and methodological background information to actively participate in clinical studies.

Graduate School of Life Sciences
, Certificate Fundamentals of Global Health

Introduction to Fundamentals of Global Health from Utrecht Summer School aims to introduce the principles and scope of global health and health-related development strategies. The course introduces participants to the history, origins and current trends in global health. It addresses health-related development strategies, such as the Millennium Development Goals, considering social determinants of health and health equity.