International Course in Epidemiology, Biostatistics & Qualitative Research Methods

University of Antwerp / International Healt Unit
20.10.2014 - 28.11.2014  University of Antwerp - Campus Drie Eiken, Universiteitsplein 1, 2610 Antwerp, Belgien
Bewerbungsfrist:June 1st 2014
The EBQ offers a profound 6-weeks training on the basic principles and methods of epidemiology. An in-depth study of medical statistics with appropriate statistical methods is integrated with the main epidemiological content. Basic principles of qualitative methods will be explained and introductory lectures on systematic reviews, health economics and cost-effectiveness are also scheduled. Throughout the whole course each participant can work with his/her own data set.
Lernziele, Trainingsziele
Weeks 1, 2 and 3 are mainly focused on quantitative study design, with elements of biostatistics and qualitative research. In weeks 4 and 5, the focus is on biostatistics and practical exercises. The last week ends with qualitative research.
Researchers/PhD students from different disciplines and faculties are accepted.
Basic epidemiology (level Beaglehole; ISBN 978 92 4 154707 9 ) Basic Essential Medical Statistics (level part A & B Kirkwood, ISBN 978 0 86542871 3) Good command of English (upper intermediate level) Good knowledge of MS Office
Lokaler Veranstalter
University of Antwerp - International Health Unit

Anfragen und Anmeldung:

Applications can be submitted by completing the online registration form before the deadline of 1 June 2014. Participants will be selected based on their motivation, academic reference, CV and current research.
Frau Gwen Lemey
Epidemiologie und Krankheitskontrolle, Statistik, Tropenmedizin und Infektiologie
Art des Abschlusses
Teilnahmebescheinigung, Abschluss-Zertifikat
30 Tage
Credit Points
6 ECTS - Points
EUR 3.400,00
(The fee covers participation in the course, lunch, a social programme, course materials: book, hand-outs, etc., a licence for use of SPSS, SAS and Nvivo software. It does NOT cover travel, accomodation and evening meals or use of stata software. )
Teilnehmerzahl (max.)
Veranstalter Kontakt
Universiteitsplein 1
2610 Antwerpen
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