Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2013.
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This subject is not offered in 2013.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: None - This subject is taught via Distance Learning |
Total Time Commitment:
8-12 hours total study time per week
POPH90017 can be taken concurrently.
Study Period Commencement:
Not offered in 2013
Not offered in 2013
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|Core Participation Requirements:||
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.
Professor Annette Dobson, Dr Mark Jones and Professor Gita Mishra, University of Queensland
Biostatistics Collaboration of Australia
Academic Programs Office
Melbourne School of Population Health
Tel: +61 3 8344 9339
Fax: +61 3 8344 0824
Clinical agreement (kappa statistics, Bland-Altman agreement method, intraclass correlation); diagnostic tests (sensitivity, specificity, predictive values, ROC curves, likelihood ratio); statistical process control (special and common causes of variation, Shewhart, CUSUM and EMWA charts); and systematic reviews (process, estimating treatment effect, assessing heterogeneity, publication bias).
To enable students to use correctly statistical methods of particular relevance to evidence-based health care and to advise clinicians on the application of these methods and interpretation of the results.
Four written assignments to be submitted during the semester worth 20%, 25%, 20% 25% respectively (approx 8 hours of work each).
Contribution to online discussions, worth 10% (approx 6 hrs work).
Resources Provided to Students: Printed course notes and assignment material by mail, email, and online interaction facilities
Special Computer Requirements: Stata statistical software.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Independent problem solving, critical appraisal of research literature, clarity of written expression, sound communication of technical concepts
|Links to further information:||http://www.sph.unimelb.edu.au|
This subject is not available in the Master of Public Health.
Master of Biostatistics |
Postgraduate Certificate in Biostatistics
Postgraduate Diploma in Biostatistics
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