Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
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This subject is not offered in 2014.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 hours: 2 hour weekly seminar for 12 weeks |
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This subject can be taken concurrently
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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.
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The epidemiology of infectious diseases differs from chronic disease - cases may be the source of infection for further cases, immunity is an important factor in disease transmission and control, and there is often the need for urgency in the detection and response to disease.
On completion of this subject, students will be able to:
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
Heymann D. Control of Communicable Diseases Manual, 19th Ed., American Public Health Association, Washington 2008
Giesecke J. Modern Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Arnold, Edward 2002.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
After completing this subject, students will develop skills in:
|Links to further information:||http://www.sph.unimelb.edu.au|
Master of Epidemiology |
Master of Public Health
Master of Science (Epidemiology)
Epidemiology and Biostatistics |
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