Master of Science in Health Sciences specializing in Genetic Epidemiology

Erasmus MC Netherlands Institute for Health Sciences - Erasmus University Rotterdam

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Master of Science in Health Sciences specializing in Genetic Epidemiology

Erasmus MC Netherlands Institute for Health Sciences - Erasmus University Rotterdam

Explore the potential of medical research. In upcoming years, important discoveries will be made in the health sciences. Take part in unearthing these discoveries.

Get the methodological, theoretical, and statistical foundation you need to design and carry out your own practical research - and publish your results. Work in the stimulating environment of the Netherlands Institute for Health Sciences (NIHES). Attend lectures by prominent scientists. Choose your own specialization, and do cutting-edge research with the support of a personal tutor. Learn state-of-the-art research methods, and how to study the literature on an issue, analyze data, and publish in high-impact journals. NIHES, at the Erasmus Medical Center, is a top ranked institution with a strong international dimension. Let us be your springboard to a career in international research, public health, health policy, health economics, clinical medicine, or pharmaceutical research.

This MSc programme focuses on training students who are well educated in research methodology. The programme provides you with a solid theoretical, methodological and statistical basis for designing and implementing a research project and will teach you how to best publish the results of your research project. Your individual research project will be supervised by leading professors and senior researchers, with the objective of delivering a high quality scientific research paper.

Discover gene and protein pathways involved in complex diseases, specialize in novel high-throughput technologies from genome wide association and sequencing to proteomics, take up the challenge of handling and exploring data sets of astronomous sizes, translate discoveries into clinical medicine and public health practice, and more.

This programme will help accelerate your scientific career!

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“NIHES provided me with the tools, training and confidence to face real-world health issues.”

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated February 22, 2016
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This course is Campus based
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Aug. 2017
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1 year
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Non-EU students. 1 May 2016 EU students
Start date Aug. 2017
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Netherlands Rotterdam
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Duration 1 year
Price - €13500
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