HSH216 - Epidemiology and Biostatistics 2

Year:

2021 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Prerequisite: HSH205
Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

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

Content

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.

Recommended texts

Argyrous, G (2011) Statistics for research: With a guide to SPSS, 3rd edition. Sage Publications.

Cronk, BC (2018) How to Use SPSS®, A Step-By-Step Guide to Analysis and Interpretation, 10th Edition. Routledge.

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