2023-2024 / EPID0004-1

clinical Epidemiology


15h Th, 15h SEM

Number of credits

 Master in public health (120 ECTS) (Transitional programme)3 crédits 


Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the second semester


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

  • the measures of association in epidemiology
  • the main study schemes in epidemiology
  • precision/accuracy and validity
  • study of the risk factors and the causes of diseases
  • quality of life in health
  • the cause in epidemiology
  • development and validation of questionnaires

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

The objectif of this course is to provide the student with the necessary elements to assess in a critical way the scientific data he will be confronted with during his professionnal practice and during his end of study work.

Prerequisite knowledge and skills


Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Group work, individual work

Mode of delivery (face to face, distance learning, hybrid learning)

Blended learning

Additional information:

Courses will not be given

Recommended or required readings

There is no syllabus. 
Instructions will be given via mail or "support de cours"

Any session :

- In-person

written exam ( open-ended questions )

- Remote

written exam

- If evaluation in "hybrid"

preferred remote

Additional information:

multiple choice and/or open questions. It is strongly recommended to have your calculator for the exam.

Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course

For the examination procedures, please refer to the official rules available on the University website.


Please, use only your ULiege email address (XXX@student.uliege.be) for any exchange of mails and specify in the subject line of your email the course code (EPID0004).
Professor Olivier Bruyère and Dr Justine Slomian Department of Public Health, Epidemiology, and Health Economics CHU Sart Tilman, Bât.B23 4000 Liège Tel. : +32 (0)4 366 25 81 Fax : +32 (0)4 366 28 12 Email : olivier.bruyere@uliege.be Email: jslomian@uliege.be

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