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Cohort Studies, Certificate

  • Application Deadline
  • 5 days
    Duration

About

Topics to be covered include cohort definition, follow-up and definition of outcomes, fixed and time-dependent exposures, quality control, mixed study designs (nested case-control and other studies), and quality assurance and control. The course will also cover the use of the cohort design in clinical/translational research.

The course will also cover the basic analytic methods appropriate to various types of cohort data, including the application of both non-parametric methods and regression models. The course will be based on lectures as well as small group activities and plenary discussions of exercises. Competencies to be gained in the course include the ability to interpret findings from cohort studies and to apply principles for the design of cohort studies.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Objectives

  • To be able to recognize the general design of a cohort study
  • To identify salient issues in the conduct and implementation of cohort studies
  • To recognize the main techniques for the analysis and issues in the interpretation of cohort data

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

Prerequisites
  • Introductory level epidemiology course work and introductory level biostatistics.

Participant profile

  • Students and public health professionals with basic knowledge of epidemiology who are interested in learning about basic design features, data collection, and ways to analyze data from cohort studies.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    710 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 710 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 5 days.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    710 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 710 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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