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HSH205 - Epidemiology and Biostatistics 1

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Melissa Graham

Prerequisite:

One unit from HBS108, HNN108, SLE101, SLE115

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Mixed cloud (online) and face to face, equivalent to 3 hours per week

Content

This unit aims to provide students with an understanding of the main concepts and methods of epidemiology and biostatistics within the context of public health and health promotion. It will assist students to understand, apply and interpret these methods and to critically appraise the health research literature.

Assessment

Assessment task 1: Short answer written assignment (equivalent to 1000 words) 30%

Assessment task 2: Cloud (online) multiple choice test (equivalent to 1000 words) 20%

Assessment task 3: Examination (2 hours) 50%

Prescribed texts

Carneiro, I. et al (2011). Introduction to Epidemiology, 2nd edition. Mcgraw Hill, Open University Press.

Unit Fee Information

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