2023-2024 / EPID0005-1

Epidemiological survey applied to nutrition


10h Th, 10h Mon. WS

Number of credits

 Master in public health (120 ECTS) (Transitional programme)2 crédits 


Michèle Guillaume, Axelle Hoge

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the first semester, review in January


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

- definition of nutritional epidemiology and associated concepts
- nutritional status and indicators 
- data collection methods relating to nutrition and the biases inherent in these methods
- stages involved in a dietary survey
- examples of major epidemiological studies on nutrition; focus on oxidative stress and nutritional antioxidants

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

At the end of the course, students must be able to take a critical look at the work done in the field of nutritional epidemiology, and analyze a nutritional epidemiological study by controlling specific features of the epidemiological methods applied to nutrition.

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

Prerequisite or corequisite knowledge and skills are developed within each program.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

- Remote lessons

- Portfolio

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

Remote course

Recommended or required readings

There are no lecture notes. A PowerPoint presentation and a folder of scientific papers are provided to students on ecampus.

Exam(s) in session

Any session

- In-person

written exam ( open-ended questions )

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.


Axelle HOGE
Phone : 04/366.92.98
Email : axelle.hoge@uliege.be
Département des Sciences de la Santé publique
Bât. B23, Département des Sciences de la Santé publique
Tour de Pathologie - Niveau 0
CHU - Sart Tilman

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