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 28 and Friday 30 September 2022
Wednesday 5 and Friday 7 October 2022
Wednesday 12 and Friday 14 October 2022
Wednesday 19 and Friday 21 October 2022
Wednesday 26 and Friday 28 October 2022
Wednesday 9 and Friday 11 November 2022
Wednesday 16 and Friday 18 November 2022
Wednesday 23 and Friday 25 November 2022
Wednesday 30 November 2022
Friday 2 December 2022
Wednesday 7 and Friday 9 December 2022
Wednesday sessions will be delivered online (synchronous and recorded)
Friday sessions will be delivered on campus
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 & Psychological Sciences Masters programmes, or as a CPD course worth 30 CPD hours.
This short course module is designed to be flexible in allowing you to study and reach your goals at your own pace. Our health CPD courses are credit-bearing modules that contribute to a University degree or award.
Transfer course credits towards degree
As a health care professional, once you've completed this course you could offset 30 credits as part of a postgraduate programme, continuing your study with further modules to make up a Postgraduate Certificate (PGCert) 60 credits, Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip) 120 credits or Master of Science (MSc) 180 credits qualification (all credits must be awarded within five years of study commencing).
This course is worth 30 credits toward eligible programmes.