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Further Epidemiology & Statistics For Public Health (Module)

Module description

This module builds on the foundation provided by the first semester module MPH108 Basic Epidemiology and Statistics for Public Health. This integrated module aims to provide students with a working knowledge of epidemiological concepts, statistical methods and advanced analytical tools. It aims to give students the opportunity to develop their research skills and to critically appraise and interpret the quality of evidence of a variety of studies related to public health.

On completion of this module students will be able to:

•             design, analyse, interpret and present their own epidemiological studies;

•             critically evaluate and interpret published reports of epidemiological data.

Staff information

Not applicable

Teaching pattern

Lectures, exercises, interactive tutorials, statistical computing tutorials

Module assessment - more information

Not applicable

Key information

Module code 7MHPH109

Credit level 7

Assessment coursework written examination/s

Credit value 15

Semester Semester 2 (spring)

Study abroad module No