HSH205 - Epidemiology and Biostatistics 1
|Year||2016 unit information|
Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
One unit from HBS108, HNN108, SLE101, SLE115
Mixed cloud (online) and face to face, equivalent to 3 hours per week
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 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%
Carneiro, I. et al (2011). Introduction to Epidemiology, 2nd edition. Mcgraw Hill, Open University Press.