Epidemiology and Biostatistics I 711

Module code HME 711
Qualification UPOnline
Faculty Faculty of Health Sciences
Module content

This module introduces students to thinking “epidemiologically” and the principles of epidemiology including applied epidemiology. The module introduces software for questionnaire design and data collection. Basic principles such as rates ratios and proportions are explained. Key study designs used in epidemiology include cross-sectional, cohort, case-control, ecological, randomised control trials and sub-groups are introduced. This module introduces students to the development and application of statistical reasoning and methods addressing, analysing, and solving problems in public health-, health care-, and biomedical, clinical-, and population-based research.

Module credits 15.00
NQF Level 08
Prerequisites PHM 710
Contact time Fully online
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department School of Health System and Public Health
Period of presentation UPOnline Short Intake

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