M.Sc. Clinical and Genetic Epidemiology for Professionals

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU) / Institut für Medizinische Informationsverarbeitung, Biometrie und Epidemiologie (IBE) am Klinikum Großhadern, Medizinische Fakultät der LMU
01.10.2012 - 20.07.2013  Institut für Medizinische Informationsverarbeitung, Biometrie und Epidemiologie (IBE), Marchioninistraße 15, 81377 München, Germany
Course Content
Core Modules:
Introduction in Advanced Epidemiology (9 ECTS)
Advanced Genetic Epidemiology (9 ECTS)
Advanced Clinical Epidemiology (9 ECTS)
Advanced Clinical and Genetic Epidemiology (3 ECTS)
Master thesis (24 ECTS)

Global Public Health (6 ECTS)
Recent Developments in Biostatistics (6 ECTS)
Advanced Quantitative Research Methods (6 ECTS)
Learning objectives, training objectives
Conducting complex clinical trials and GWAS
Applying genetic tools in risk prediction, diagnostic and prognostic research (translational research in genomics)
Stratifying interventions by typing molecular markers (individualised medicine)
Target Audience
Graduates in medicine, natural sciences, statistics and another health science disciplines with relevant working experience
Typical postgraduate careers and job opportunities
• Biotech-Companies
• Research groups
• Educational institutions
• Health insurances
• Health ministries
• Consultancies
• Pharmaceutical industry
• ...
University degree (at least Bachelor with 240 ECTS) in medicine, public health, pharmacy, natural sciences, nutritional sciences, statistics or another health-relevant natural science discipline AND Relevant work experience. Basic knowledge of mathematics and statistics as well as good knowledge of English are also required.
Local Organizer
LMU and Helmholtz Zentrum München

Enquiries and Registration:

Mr. M.Sc. David Reinhardt
Clinical Research, Epidemiology and Disease Control, Evidence-Based Health Care, Evidence-Based Medicine, Health Promotion, Life Sciences, Population Studies, Program Evaluation, Public Health, Public Health Research, Social Medicine, Statistics
Type of degree
Education form
Full Time
2 Semesters
Credit Points
60 ECTS - Points
EUR 9.500,00
(Students pay 4,750 € for the first two semesters. Each following semester costs 500 €.)
Organizer contact info
Marchioninistraße 15
81377 München
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