Teaching language : English
By the end of the year, students will be able to:
- Explain the importance of epidemiology for informing discussion of health issues and comprehend basic ethical and legal principles pertaining to epidemiologic data.
- Appropriate and apply concepts, descriptive and inferential methodologies, and informatics techniques in the description of public health characteristics and in public health research and evaluation.
- Interpret results of statistical analyses, describe a public health problem in terms of magnitude, person, time and place and calculate basic epidemiology measures.
- Draw appropriate inferences from epidemiologic data and evaluate the strengths and limitations of epidemiologic reports.
Compulsory modules (12 ECTS)
- Upgrading Biostatistics (not credited)
- Advanced Core module – Epidemiology (3 ECTS)
- Advanced Core curriculum – Information sciences and biostatistics (3 ECTS)
- Advanced Core curriculum – Environmental and occupational health sciences (3 ECTS)
- Cross-disciplinary Module: Global and International Health (3 ECTS)
Elective modules - to be chosen from the following list (18 ECTS)
- Infectious Disease Epidemiology
- Chronic Disease Epidemiology
- Perinatal and Pediatric Epidemiology
- Biostats Data Mining
- Multi-level Analysis
- Design, Concept and Methods in Epidemiology
- Analysis in Epidemiology (II)
- Analysis in Epidemiology (I) SAS Software
- Intro to R: computing, graphics and statistics
- Biostats Modelling of infectious diseases
- Biostats Spatial statistical analysis
Dissertation and Internship (27 ECTS)
More information on the EHESP website
N.B.: Minor changes may occur in the detailed programme from one intake to another.