Master of Science in Epidemiology

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU) / Institut für Medizinische Informationsverarbeitung, Biometrie und Epidemiologie (IBE)
Beginn October 2012 - End September 2014  Munich
four semesters
Course Content
Core Modules:quantitative methods,epidemiology and research design,public
health research and practice,internship,master\'s thesis;Specialisations: epidemiology,clinical epidemiology,genetic epidemiology,envirnmental 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
Students 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 organisation
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 2012, 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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