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PUB HLTH 1004 - 21st c. Infectious disease epidemiology & control

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: Semester 2
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 3 hours per week
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: Yes
Available for Non-Award Study: No
Discovery Experience – Global: Yes
Quota: A quota of 75 applies
Assumed Knowledge: PUB HLTH 1001
Assessment: Quiz, essay, group work

Infectious diseases continue to be a major public health concern in developed and developing countries. This introductory course will examine the factors that can influence the emergence, re-emergence and spread of infectious diseases, and how these can be key determinants of health for individuals and in populations. Through an outbreak investigation and case examples, students will explore infectious diseases, how they arise, are monitored and controlled. Students will be introduced to epidemiological principles and methods to understanding the issues, to characterise human health risks and the application of interventions in the prevention and control of infectious diseases.

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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 08/08/2022 Wed 17/08/2022 Fri 16/09/2022 Fri 28/10/2022

Class Details

Enrolment Class: Workshop
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
21340 WR01 80 2 27 Jul - 14 Sep Wednesday 1pm - 4pm Barr Smith South, 2032, Teaching Room
5 Oct - 26 Oct Wednesday 1pm - 4pm Barr Smith South, 2032, Teaching Room