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.
The Master of Science in Health Sciences - Epidemiology program focuses on training students who are well educated in research methodology. The program 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.
Learn about: life course epidemiology, causal inference in observational studies, biological risk factors for major diseases, the effectiveness of treatment regimes, development of frailty among the elderly, and more. This program will help accelerate your scientific career! Kirtje Ramdas from the Netherlands “It is great that the programs at NIHES offer a variety of courses from which students are able to choose based on their interests and needs. I definitely recommend the programs because they enable you to think from different perspectives and are an incredible advantage in your future career.”
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Last updated October 29, 2017