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BIOSTATS 6000 - Epidemiology

Career: Postgraduate Coursework
Units: 3
Term: Semester 2
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: 2 hours per week
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: No
Available for Non-Award Study: Check with School
Quota: A quota of 20 applies
Incompatible: PUB HLTH 7075 and PUB HLTH 4275
Assessment: Two assignments, each worth 20%. A two-hour exam worth 60%.
Syllabus:

On completion of this course students should be familiar with the major concepts and tools of epidemiology, the study of health in populations, and should be able to judge the quality of evidence in health-related research literature. Topics include: historical developments in epidemiology; sources of data on mortality and morbidity; disease rates and standardisation; prevalence and incidence; life expectancy; linking exposure and disease (eg relative risk, attributable risk); main types of study design - case series, ecological studies, cross-sectional surveys, case-control studies, cohort or follow-up studies, randomised controlled trials; sources of error (chance, bias, confounding); association and causality; evaluating published papers; epidemics and epidemic investigation; surveillance; prevention; screening.

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Units
EFTSL
Amount
3
0.125
          
  


Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 2 Mon 10/08/2020 Wed 19/08/2020 Fri 30/10/2020 Not Available


Class Details

Enrolment Class: Workshop
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
28998 WR01 11 10 27 Jul - 14 Sep Monday 2pm - 4pm AHMS, 2076, Teaching Room
5 Oct - 26 Oct Monday 2pm - 4pm AHMS, 2076, Teaching Room