Master of Science in Epidemiology

Ludwig Maximilians Universität (LMU) / Institut für Medizinische Informationsverarbeitung, Biometrie und Epidemiologie
Middle October 2011 - End July 2013  Munich
Course Content
Core Modules:quantitative methods,epidemiology and research design,public health research and practice,internship,master thesis;Specialisations: epidemiology,clinical epidemiology,genetic epidemiology,environmental and occupational epidemiology; Methodological Electives:new developments in biostatistics, advanced quantitative research methods;Electives from the MPH:Prevention and health promotion,health systems research and health economics, social and behavioural sciences,global public health
Learning objectives, training objectives
learn to analyse problems in different health-related fields, to plan, conduct and interpret studies, are aware of relationships between diseases and underlying risk factors, know how to assess their prognosis and impact on quality of life.
Target Audience
Graduates in medicine, pharmacy, natural sciences, psychology, social sciences, statistics, sport science, economics and business administration, law and communication science or another health science relevant discipline
Typical postgraduate careers and job opportunities
Research institutions,project and programme management in the public sector,health insurance,associations and institutions working on health economics and health system research,clinical research in pharmaceutical industry,international organisations
Completed university degree (Bachelor), basic knowledge of mathematics and statistics, good knowledge of English, passed entry exam (in English)
Accreditation Agency for study programmes in Special Education, Care, Health Sciences, and Social Work
application deadline: 15 May 2011, application form and more information about the master programme on

Enquiries and Registration:

Ms. Birgit Thomas
Epidemiology and Disease Control
Credit Points
120 ECTS - Points
EUR 2.000,00
Organizer contact info
Marchioninistrasse 15
81377 München
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