Bachelor degree and admission to Master Vitality & Ageing
In this educational line, students learn the principals and techniques of different types of research, including
Interpretation of evidence: Students will focus on three main questions, which run through the course:
1) are the results of this study valid? (study design)
2) are the valid results of this study important?
3) are the valid, important results of this study applicable to my ‘situation’?
applies the principles of clinical research to various research questions
defines a valid research question
discusses various types of clinical epidemiological study design
shows insights in the background and premises of qualitative research
shows qualitative research skills by collecting and interpreting qualitative data
discusses mortality rates and ageing rates, survival analysis, life tables, and population projections and can interpret and analyse papers writing on these issues
is familiar with basic demographic concepts, measures, methods and techniques
Mode of instruction
Lectures, discussion groups, activities, self-study, (practical) assignments
Oral and written assignments, in groups or individual. More information will be published on blackboard.
Will be published on blackboard