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Course module: BMB522016
Presentation and Writing of Research Proposal
Course info
Course codeBMB522016
ECTS Credits2
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): Check

Contact details: Educational Office Epidemiology

Registration: – learning environment

M.E.E. Kretzschmar, MD, PhD, Julius Centrum, docent
D.E. Grobbee, MD, PhD, Julius Centrum, docent
D.J.J. Heederik, PhD, IRAS, docent
M. Nielen, PhD, Diergeneeskunde, docent
A.W. Hoes, MD, PhD, Julius Centrum, docent
O.H. Klungel, PharmD, PhD, Farmacie, docent
L.M. Peelen, PhD, Julius Centrum, docent

Course description:
Research training starts with the formulation of a research question and the design of a study. Research proposals are presented and discussed in a seminar with fellow participants, PhD students and senior staff members. Students hand in their final research proposal. In the second year students present a poster at the seminar.
Literature/study material used:

Mandatory for students in own Master’s programme:
Epidemiology & Epidemiology Postgraduate

Optional for students in other GSLS Master’s programme:

Prerequisite knowledge
Introduction to Epidemiology, Study Design in Etiologic Research
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

Final result
Test weight100
Minimum grade-

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