Place : EHESP School of Public Health, Paris - France

Teaching language : English

Learning outcomes

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.

Course content

Compulsory modules (12 ECTS)

  • Biostatistics (not credited)
  • Advanced Core curriculum – Epidemiology (3 ECTS)
  • Advanced Core curriculum – Information sciences and biostatistics (3 ECTS)
  • Advanced Core curriculum – Environmental and occupational health (3 ECTS)
  • Cross-disciplinary Module: Global Health (3 ECTS)

Elective modules - to be chosen from the following list (18 ECTS)

  • EPI Minor 210 Infectious Disease Epidemiology (3 ECTS)
  • EPI Minor 211 Chronic Disease Epidemiology (3 ECTS)
  • EPI Minor 238 Perinatal and Pediatric Epidemiology (3 ECTS)
  • Biostats Data Mining (3 ECTS)
  • EPI Major 223 Design, Concept and Methods in Epidemiology (3 ECTS)
  • EPI Major 224 Analysis in Epidemiology (II) (3 ECTS)
  • EPI Major 225 Analysis in Epidemiology (I) SAS Software (3 ECTS)
  • Biostats Major 230 Multi-level Analysis (3 ECTS)
  • Biostats Intro to R: computing, graphics and statistics (3 ECTS)
  • Biostats Modelling of infectious diseases (3 ECTS)
  • Biostats Spatial statistical analysis (3 ECTS)

Dissertation and Internship (27 ECTS)

 

More information on the EHESP website

 

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N.B.: This information corresponds to the current content of the modules and minor changes may occur in the programme for the next intake.

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