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 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:||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
|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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