BIOSTATS 6000EX - Epidemiology
|Restriction:||Available to Grad Cert, Grad Dip, M Biostatistics students. Check with School for Non-Award Study.|
|Available for Study Abroad and Exchange:||No|
|Available for Non-Award Study:||Check with School|
|Assessment:||Three major assignments|
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.
Study Abroad student tuition fees are available here
Only some Postgraduate Coursework programs are available as Commonwealth Supported. Please check your program for specific fee information
* This course is not normally offered to international students studying within Australia.
Course OutlineA Course Outline which includes Learning Outcomes, Learning Resources, Learning & Teaching for this course may be accessed here
|Term||Last Day to Add Online||Census Date||Last Day to WNF||Last Day to WF|
|Semester 1||Tue 15/03/2022||Thu 24/03/2022||Fri 06/05/2022||Fri 10/06/2022|
|Enrolment Class: Workshop|
|16269||01EX||20||17||This class does not have any timetabled face-to-face sessions. Please check MyUni or contact your Course Coordinator for details.|