HSH216 - Epidemiology and Biostatistics 2
|Year||2016 unit information|
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)|
Mixed cloud (online) and face to face, equivalent to 3 hours per week
The purpose of this unit is to introduce students to the basic principles of biostatistics used in public health and health promotion practice. It builds on HSH205 Epidemiology and Biostatistics 1. The main topics covered include understanding, application and interpretation of fundamental biostatistical concepts. Students will also participate in computer practicals to develop their skills and knowledge as well as learn to use statistical software programs to conduct biostatistical analysis of data.
Assessment task 1: Assignment 50%
Assessment task 2: Assignment 50%
Argyrous, G (2011) Statistics for research: With a guide to SPSS, 3rd edition. Sage Publications.