Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2009. Search for this in the current handbook
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Regular meetings with supervisor/s, one hour weekly or fortnightly. |
Total Time Commitment: Total time commitment is expected to average 20 hours per week.
Students must have passed any of the following subjects that may be relevant to their project: Observational Epidemiology, Clinical Epidemiology and EBM, Intermediate Biostatistics, Multivariate Biostatistics, Genetic Epidemiology, Molecular Epidemiology, Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Data Management in Clinical Studies, Databases Systems in Epidemiological Studies.
|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
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Mark Jenkins
Centre for Molecular, Environmental, Genetic & Analytic Epidemiology
School of Population Health
|Subject Overview:||To develop a question in Epidemiology which can be answered through the scientific method and to attempt to answer the question by a critical review of the published and published literature, the development of a protocol and the collection and analysis of data.|
|Objectives:||On completion of this subject, students will have: |
A 15-minute verbal presentation (5%); a final 15-minute presentation (15%); a written submission, suitable for publication between 10,000-15,000 words to be assessed by an external examiner (80%).
Students must pass the written research report assessment, and must receive a combined score for the research report and the presentations of a least 50% in order to pass this subject.
|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 not available in the Master of Public Health. |
Master of Epidemiology |
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