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Course module: BMB422116
Writing Research Proposal - E-learning
Course info
Course codeBMB422116
ECTS Credits1.5
Category / LevelM (Master)
Course typeCourse
Language of instructionEnglish
Offered byFaculty of Medicine; Graduate School of Life Sciences; Epidemiology;
Contact persondr. M.S. Jurgens
Contactperson for the course
dr. M.S. Jurgens
Other courses by this lecturer
Teaching period
MASTER  (21/08/2017 to 18/08/2018)
Teaching period in which the course begins
Time slot-: Not in use
Study mode
Course application processadministratie onderwijsinstituut
Enrolling through OSIRISNo
Enrolment open to students taking subsidiary coursesNo
Waiting listNo
Course placement processadministratie onderwijsinstituut
At the end of this course, you will:
  1. have insight in the translation from problem to research question;
  2. have insight in the translation from research question to study design;
  3. have insight in the application of different study designs in practice, including data collection and analysis;
  4. be able to present and discuss research proposals, including the relevance and societal impact;
  5. be able to write a research proposal.
Period (from – till): 4 September - 13 October 2017

Contact details: Educational Office Epidemiology

Registration: – learning environment

Course description:
In this online course, which is specifically aimed at professionals, you will enhance your skills in writing a research proposal in English, both in terms of information elements and language. We will analyze the structure, vocabulary and grammatical structures of research proposals, including word order, articles, verb tenses, punctuation marks, modal verbs, hedging, referencing styles, and the use of transitional words and phrases. We will also address the concept of plagiarism and how to avoid it.
Literature/study material used:
Mandatory for students in own Master’s programme:
Epidemiology Postgraduate online

Optional for students in other GSLS Master’s programme:

Prerequisite knowledge:
Entry requirements
You must meet the following requirements
  • Enrolled for a degree programme of faculty Faculty of Medicine
Prerequisite knowledge
Introduction to Epidemiology. Study Design in Etiologic Research.
Required materials
Instructional formats
Core lecture


Individual work



Final result
Test weight100
Minimum grade-

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