Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2009. Search for this in the current handbook
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: One 1-hour lecture and one 1-hour tutorial per week |
Total Time Commitment: Students will be expected to undertake additional study (i.e. outside the stated contact hours) of at least 4 to 5 hours for each hour of contact in this subject
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorDr Julie Anne Simpson
Centre for Molecular, Environmental, Genetic & Analytic Epidemiology
School of Population Health
|Subject Overview:|| |
This unit aims to introduce students to basic statistical concepts and methods.
|Objectives:||At the completion of the unit, students should be able to: |
A multichoice and short answer 1 hour examination mid semester (25%), and a 2 hour short answer assignment (25%) and a final open book 2 hour examination at the end of semester (50%).
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
BR Kirkwood & JAC Sterne, Essential Medical Statistics Second Edition, Blackwell Science, 2003.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Links to further information:||http://www.sph.unimelb.edu.au|
|Notes:||This subject is a Master of Public Health Consortium subject. |
Master of Public Health |
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