Programme structure

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The specialist degree course in Industrial Medecine covers two years of studies, spread over a duration of 4 years.
The first year of studies comprises theoretical sessions and practical sessions (see below), plus the accomplishment of an
apprenticeship lasting 8 weeks in a medical service approved by the programme committee. At the end of this first year of
studies, a certificate is awarded in conformity with the conditions stipulated by the Royal Decree of 5th March, 1970, relating
to the practice of Industrial Medecine in Belgium.
The second year of studies comprises the writing and defence of an original piece of work (thesis), participation in seminars,
lectures and scientific conferences and symposiums as well as practical, complementary training sessions in industrial
medecine services or similar, in accordance with an apprenticeship project previously approved by the programme Committee.
At the end of the second year of studies, the specialised degree title in Industrial Medecine is awarded. This diploma responds
to the requirements of the "CEE Council Directive 89/594" and the Royal Decree of 11th May, 1995.
A detailed brochure describing the programme content can be obtained from the secretary's office for the Toxicology and Industrial Medecine Unit.
The course takes place at the "Ecole de Santé Publique" (School of Public health). The majority of the lectures are
concentrated into two days a week.
Post-university cycle of ongoing training
Each year, the Centre of Industrial and Environmental Medecine and Hygiene organises post-university training cycles in
Industrial Medecine. This programme comprises 8 conferences - one per week, in the evening - from October to May.
All complementary information can be obtained from the secretary's office for Industrial Toxicology and Medecine.