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Basic Epidemiology & Statistics For Public Health (Module)

Module description

This integrated module in basic statistics and epidemiology will introduce some essential concepts from both disciplines as they are used in public health. The module also provides a foundation for the second semester module 7MHPH109 Further Epidemiology and Statistics for Public Health.

On completion of this module students will be able to:

  • Identify and use health information sources for England;
  • Produce simple summaries of data held on computer;
  • Distinguish between different types of study design;
  • Interpret the results of simple statistical analyses and define terms used in them.

Staff information

Not applicable

Teaching pattern

Lectures, exercises, interactive tutorials, statistical computing tutorials

Module assessment - more information

The module also provides a foundation for the second semester module 7MHPH109 Further Epidemiology and Statistics for Public Health.

Key information

Module code 7MHPH108

Credit level 7

Assessment coursework written examination/s

Credit value 15

Semester Semester 1 (autumn)

Study abroad module No