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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 2-hour lecture 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 Gillian Dite
Centre for Molecular, Environmental, Genetic & Analytic Epidemiology
School of Population Health
|Subject Overview:||This subject covers the skills needed to design, program and manage a database application for epidemiological research. Topics covered include: efficient database design; database programming of tables, forms and macros; queries for extracting data and summary information; and, security, management and documentation of data in a research setting.|
|Objectives:||Following completion of this subject students will be able to: |
|Assessment:||Two 1,500-word assignments (50% each) with a written component and a database programming component.|
|Prescribed Texts:||Hernandez, M.J. Database Design for Mere Mortals: A Hands on Guide to Relational Database Design, 2nd Ed, Addison-Welsey: 2003.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
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|Links to further information:||http://www.sph.unimelb.edu.au|
|Notes:||This subject is a Group 1 elective in the Master of Public Health.|
Master of Epidemiology |
Master of Public Health
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