Study programme

You can create your own Master’s programme of 120 European Credits (EC) to suit your interests. The components of the programme can be followed in any given order.

Educational methods

Educational methods differ per course and can include:

  • Lectures
  • Webinars
  • Computer practicals
  • Group discussions
  • Group and individual presentations
  • Group and individual assignments
  • Self-assessments

Group size

About 30 students start the programme yearly. MSc Epidemiology students share the classroom with MSc Epidemiology Postgraduate students (total of about 60 students). MSc Epidemiology Postgraduate Online students follow their courses online.

Examination methods

Assessments vary per course. Computer exams have been introduced using Test Vision. However, assignments, presentations, participation, and paper exams are also used as forms of examination.

Extra opportunities

Are you looking for an extra challenge?Utrecht University offers several honours programmes for students looking for an extra challenge. Honours education is followed on top of your regular Master’s programme and goes beyond the regular curriculum. Honours programmes are available at both faculty and interdisciplinary level and allow you to go deeper into subjects or work on projects that transcend your own discipline.

Read more about the honours programmes