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Only GSMS PhD students (including BCN PhD students) can participate in these courses. Use your P-number to register (ask your Personnel Office).

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Course: Basic Clinical Epidemiology

This course is primarily intended for both Research Master students and PhD students.

Description: In this course the student will apply the concepts of clinical epidemiology in the clinical context of patient-related studies.

At the end of the course students should be able to: 

  • Understand how to create and manage databases
  • Know strong and weak points of namely cohort and cross sectional study designs and basic measures
  • Describe the basics and limitations of randomized clinical trials and costs as outcome
  • Know the basics of diagnostic research

Entry requirements  
courses Study design & Medical Statistics
NB. these requirements apply only for Research Master students; there are no entry requirements for PhD students 

Book: Clinical Epidemiology. Principles, Methods, and Applications for Clinical Research. Diederick E. Grobbee, Arno W. Hoes. Jones and Bartlett Learning: Second edition, 2015.

Background literature that will be available from Nestor.

At least a presence of 80% and a written exam (open questions without book).

EC (with exam)


Course coordinator

  • Prof. Truuske de Bock



Target Groups

  • ReMa students
  • PhD students

Contact person

Renate Kroese,

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