Topics in Meta-analysis, Certificate

  • Application Deadline
  • 5 days
    Duration
  • English (schedule IELTS)
    Language

About

The Topics in Meta-analysis program offered by Erasmus University Rotterdam. For more information please visit the programme's website.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

1. Introductory lecture: Why do we need systematic reviews and meta-analyses?

  • Lecture / pen and paper practical: Measures of association
  • Lecture: Basic statistical methods

Computer practical

Basic meta-analysis in Stata

Lecture / demonstration: Identifying relevant studies

Practical: Identifying relevant studies in PubMed

2. Lecture Assessing quality and risk of bias

  • Lecture The scope of meta-analysis: Meta-analysis of observational studies
  • Case study / group work: How good is this meta-analysis?
  • Case study / group presentations How good is this meta-analysis?
  • Lecture Explaining heterogeneity and detecting bias
  • Lecture / case study Individual participant data (IPD) meta-analysis

Lecturers

Prof.Dr. Matthias Egger

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Schedule IELTS

Academic Requirements

  • Introductory level background in epidemiology and biostatistics.
  • Participants of the NIHES degree programmes must apply via the NIHES Administrative office.
  • All other applicants, please use the online registration form.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    590 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 590 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 5 days.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    590 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 590 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 5 days.
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Living costs for Rotterdam

  • 760 - 1270 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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