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PUB HLTH 7075 - Introduction to Epidemiology

Career: Postgraduate Coursework
Units: 3
Term: Semester 1
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 2 hours per week
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: No
Available for Non-Award Study: Yes
Incompatible: PUB HLTH 7075OL, PUB HLTH 7075UAC, PUB HLTH 4275, BIOSTAT 6000
Assessment: Participation and quizzes 15%, assignment 1 - 20%, assignment 2 - 25% and exam 40%

The aim of this course is to give students a grounding in the basic concepts of epidemiology. Students will gain knowledge about: measuring and interpreting patterns of disease occurrence; routine sources of data, their strengths and limitations; study designs used in epidemiology and when to apply them; epidemiological models of causation; and will examine issues of study design and interpretation of results.

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Postgraduate Coursework
Non Award

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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 1 Mon 15/03/2021 Thu 25/03/2021 Fri 07/05/2021 Fri 11/06/2021

Class Details

Enrolment Class: Workshop
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
10825 WR01 40 19 3 Mar - 7 Apr Wednesday 2pm - 4pm AHMS, 4050a&b, Teaching Room
28 Apr - 2 Jun Wednesday 2pm - 4pm AHMS, 4050a&b, Teaching Room
14071 WR02 35 17 3 Mar - 7 Apr Wednesday 2pm - 4pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
28 Apr - 2 Jun Wednesday 2pm - 4pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
Note: This class is delivered entirely online.