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Epidemiology and Biomedical Data Science

University of Oulu
2 years
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
Oulu
English
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University of Oulu

About this program

Epidemiology and Biomedical Data Science

EBDS is a part of the University of Oulu's flagship program on the molecular and environmental determinants of life-long health and its pioneering longitudinal cohorts. The program utilizes expertise across many units, research groups and faculties. This new international Master's Program offers a comprehensive skill set for its students.

Program content

After completing the master's degree, the student is able to:

  • Collect and manage data
  • Identify and integrate multiple sources of data
  • Analyse and interpret data
  • Interpret causal and non-causal relationships    
  • Conduct research work independently and in teams by using scientific research methods
  • Communicate research findings orally and in writing clearly and analytically
  • Broaden and deepen one’s know-how independently, in view of life-long learning.

Scholarships & funding

The University of Oulu International Scholarship Scheme provides scholarships to academically talented international students.

For more information about scholarships, please visit the university website.

Tuition

Full Tuition fee for Non-EU student is 10 000 euros / year.

Qualification

Graduates of EBDS will be able to:

  • Design epidemiological studies
  • Build statistical models
  • Produce new knowledge transferable to public health intervention, health policy and precision medicine.

The graduates will learn how to design population-based studies, collect and manage data, and model, visualize and interpret the associations between health-related data to dissect the causal and non-causal relationships. Students will train with one of the largest collections of real life-course data and biobanks, which means they will have an exceptionally rich set of socio-demographic, health and multi-omic data at their use.

Career paths

There are also many different career paths for those who graduate from this programme, such as:

  • Community Health Worker
  • Environmental Scientists and Specialists
  • Field Investigator
  • Health Department Administrator
  • Health Education Specialist
  • Health Services Manager
  • Data Scientist
  • Minority Health Administrator
  • Research Coordinator.

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University of Oulu

At the University of Oulu, we produce new science-based solutions, and train future pioneers to build a more sustainable, intelligent and humane world. We are located close to the Arctic region, humanity’s new frontier. We promote learning and carry out...


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Why study at University of Oulu

  • We are a well-ranked science university. For example, in THE World University Rankings, University of Oulu is among the 301–350 top universities.
  • Our degree programmes are inspiring and studentcentered, and encourage you to achieve your full potential.
  • Safe study environment and city - Oulu was voted as the safest place to study in an international student barometer.
  • Many innovations that have changed the world have their roots in Oulu. About three billion people around the world use daily technology developed in Oulu.
  • Belonging to the academic community is made easy at us due to the non-hierarchical relationship between students and teachers.

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University of Oulu

Pentti Kaiteran katu 1
90570 Oulu
Finland

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