Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, Parkville - 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 10 hours per week.
Students must have either passed or be concurrently enrolled in the core subjects for the M Epi.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||None|
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Mark Jenkins
Centre 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
To develop a question in Epidemiology which can be answered through the scientific method and to attempt to answer the question whether by a critical review of the published and unpublished literature, by a meta-analysis of the published and unpublished literature, or by the analysis of an existing data set, or by the development of a protocol.
|Objectives:||Following the completion of this subject, students will have developed a range of skills and a sound understanding of research methods that will enable them to: critically appraise the research literature relevant to their proposal; formulate a research question; provide a rationale for the choice of research question, the research design and analytic methods; summarise, analyse and interpret research findings; present their research as formal oral presentations; and write up their research as a research report &/or as a journal manuscript.|
A 15-minute verbal presentation (10%); a final 15-minute presentation (20%); a written submission, suitable for publication of between 5,000-8.000 words (70%). Students must pass the written research report assessment and must receive a combined score for the research report and the presentations of at 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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