Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 32 hours: 1 hour lecture and 1 hour tutorial per week plus four blocks of 2 hour computing practicals |
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Lyle Gurrin
PH: 8344 0731
This subject is compulsory for students enrolled in the Master of Public Health, Master of Epidemiology and the Master of Science (Epidemiology). Students should enrol in this subject early in their program of study.
At the completion of the subject, students should be able to:
- Summary measures of statistical distributions
A written assignment of not more than 8 pages due in the 7th week of the subject (30%), a written assignment of not more than 10 pages due in the 11th week of the subject (40%) and a 1.5-hour open-book examination (administered by the School) to be held during the examination period (30%).
BR Kirkwood and JAC Sterne, Essential Medical Statistics Second Edition, Blackwell Science, 2003.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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Upon completion of this subject students will have developed skills in:
|Links to further information:||http://www.sph.unimelb.edu.au|
Master of Adolescent Health & Welfare |
Master of Epidemiology
Master of Genetic Counselling
Master of Public Health
Master of Science (Epidemiology)
Epidemiology and Biostatistics |
Gender && Women&'s Health
Health Economics && Economic Evaluation
Health Program Evaluation
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