Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:March, Parkville - 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:||-|
CoordinatorDr Katrina Scurrah
ContactCentre for Molecular, Environmental, Genetic and Analytic (MEGA) Epidemiology
Tel: +61 3 8344 0671
Academic Programs Office
Melbourne School of Population Health
Tel: +61 3 8344 9339
Fax: +61 3 8344 0824
|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. |
Health Economics/Economic Evaluation |
Health Program Evaluation
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