Epidemiology is the scientific foundation of public health practice. It focuses on the core knowledge and skills of the discipline to provide a solid foundation for understanding the applied aspects of public health which you will encounter on other courses.
In this course, you will develop skills in describing and analysing epidemiological data, critically appraising study designs, and reflecting on different public health issues in a way that is informed by an understanding of epidemiological principles.
Who is it for?
This course will benefit students with interests or involvement in public health, health promotion, health research, as well as research-minded medical and allied health professionals.
Wednesday 29 September 2021
Friday 1 October 2021
Wednesday 6 and Friday 8 October 2021
Wednesday 13 and Friday 15 October 2021
Wednesday 20 and Friday 22 October 2021
Wednesday 27 and Friday 29 October 2021
Wednesday 10 and Friday 12 November 2021
Wednesday 17 and Friday 19 November 2021
Wednesday 24 and Friday 26 November 2021
Wednesday 1 and Friday 3 December 2021
Wednesday 8 and Friday 10 December 2021
Wednesday sessions will commence 10am-1pm.
Friday face-to-face seminars will commence 2-3pm.
You will develop skills in describing and analysing epidemiological data, critically appraising study designs, and reflecting on different public health issues.
This course may be undertaken as part of the School of Health Sciences Masters programmes, or as a CPD course worth 30 CPD hours.
This course is worth 30 credits toward eligible programmes.