HSH744 - Epidemiology 1

Year:

2020 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), CBD*, Cloud (online)

Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value:

0.125

Prerequisite:

Nil

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

Equivalent 2 hours per week

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Online independent and collaborative learning experiences, including a 1 hour online seminar per week

Note:

*CBD refers to Institute of Koorie Education – Community Based Delivery

Content

This unit aims to enable public health practitioners to use quantitative research as a fundamental input to their practice. It focuses on building students' abilities to interpret and critically evaluate relevant epidemiological research literature including reports, research articles and systematic reviews. The unit aims to enable students to understand the main uses of epidemiology in public health explore basic epidemiological study designs, tools and methods, interpret basic study findings in the epidemiological literature; and apply key issues in critically appraising health research literature.

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