Infectious disease epidemiology 870

Module code CDT 870
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Health Sciences
Module content

Students learn about the special rates applicable with outbreak and ID investigations. They learn about basic vaccinology (the epidemiology of) and introductory compartmental modelling terms and skills. They also learn basic clinical epidemiology concepts as applicable for screening and public health programmes. Finally they learn about the composition, duties and roles of the infection control team in a hospital.


Module credits 5.00
Prerequisites HME 870
Contact time 40 lectures per week
Language of tuition English
Academic organisation School of Health Syst & Public
Period of presentation Year

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