Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:July, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 6 weeks x 3.5-hour seminars |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering requests 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 Overview, Objectives, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
CoordinatorProf Thomas Trauer
Prof Tom Trauer
In this unit, students will gain statistical and methodological knowledge at a basic or introductory level. However the course has been designed to cover a broad range of revelant topics. The course will include an introduction to statistical and qualitative methods of analysis. Research methods in the fields of epidemiology and interventions will be discussed. Longitudinal designs and meta-analysis will be introduced. Students will develop research skills in the area of study design, methodology and analysis.
Assessment will take the form of a 1500 word written evaluation of a published paper presenting an empirical research study (70%) and oral presentation during class time (30%).
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
Dawson B, Trapp R G (2001) Basic and Clinical Biostatistics. Lange Medical Books / McGraw-Hill, Sydney
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Master of Psychiatry |
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