The Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, asks for applications for the MSc in Clinical Epidemiology.
Clinical Epidemiology impacts on health care by providing scientifically valid answers to questions concerning diagnosis, prevention, therapy, prognosis and aetiology. This Masters Programme, with an emphasis on Evidence-Based Health Care, provides health professionals with the necessary skills to generate and apply reliable, up-to-date evidence in clinical practice.
OUTLINE: The programme consists of ten modules plus a research project, and offers rigorous methodological training for healthcare professionals who wish to pursue a career in Clinical Research or Evidence-Based Practice. This 2-year part time programme, offered via face to face teaching and e-learning, will be of interest to those seeking a sound understanding of advanced scientific concepts and rigorous training in the use of epidemiological methods in health care.
ELIGIBILITY: To apply for the MSc Programme, the prospective candidate shall hold a MBChB or equivalent degree; or at least a 4-year professional Bachelor’s degree in a health-related discipline. Computer literacy is recommended and mathematics at matric level is required for admission.
Closing date for full applications: 16 September 2013
Limited number of seats available
Tel: +27 (0)21 938 9157
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