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MA Epidemiology

 

Epidemiology, as the scientific interface between biomedical research and health science, investigates the distribution and influencing factors to health-related conditions and events in the population. The gained knowledge is used to control health problems.

The Institute of Medical Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics (IMBEI) at the Universitätsmedizin Mainz offer a postgraduate and a consecutive Master’s Program in epidemiology.

The aim of the Master's programs Epidemiology is safely to analyse the health challenges at a national and international level, to plan and to carry out studies and to implement the results.


Both degree programs are part of a European Education Network and offer students the opportunity to paticipate courses at European partner universities, e.g. Utrecht/Holland, Porto/Portugal and Turin/Italy.

 

 

The Postgraduated Degree Program Epidemiology

Admission Requirements and Application Procedure

The Master of Science (Epidemiology) requires a Bachelor’s or a Masters degree (at least 240 ECTS) from the fields of natural sciences, mathematics, informatics, social sciences or the humanities with a minimum grade of 3.0 (C-Average).

In addition, after acquiring the professional qualification of a study, there has to be at least one year professional experiance.

Applications will made at the Institute of medical Biostatics, Epidemiology and Informatics  (IMBEI) at the University of Medicine.

Study Structure

The degree program is modular and altogether the students will complete a total six basic modules and four optional modules. The language of instruction is English.

Study Duration

The usual study duration of the consecutive master’s program, which can be taken alongside a profession, is two years. For people working full-time, there is the option to extend the study duration to four years. 

Study regulations (Pdf-file, 195.7 KB) (Studienordnung; in German

Costs

There is a program fee of 5.000€ for the entire program of study.

 

 

The Consecutive Degree Program Epidelology

Admission Requirements and Application Procedure

The Master of Science (Epidemiology) requires a Bachelor’s degree (at least 180 ECTS) from the fields of natural sciences, mathematics, informatics, social sciences or the humanities with a minimum grade of 2.5 (B-Average).

Applications will made online directly to the Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz for the respective winter semester.

Study Structure

The degree program is modular and the students will taught in six basic modules and six optional modules together with the students of the postgraduate program.
In addition to this, the students get two modules to academic reading, writing and presentation,  an internship and an additional module to related subjects of their choice. The language of instruction is English.


Study Duration

The usual study duration of the consecutive master’s program is four semesters.

Study regulations (Pdf-file, 195.7 KB) (Studienordnung; in German

Manual of modules (Pdf-file, 125.3 KB) (Modulhandbuch; in German)

For both degree program you receive further information from:
 Anke Hollinderbäumer
Institute of Medical Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics (IMBEI)
Obere Zahlbacher Straße 69
Tel.: + 49 (0) 6131 17-6747

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