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TV5230 - Advanced Epidemiology

Credit points: 03
Year: 2018
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Public Health, Medical & Vet Sciences

Available to graduate students.

Available to graduate students with an interest in advanced epidemiology. A multi-mode learning module, which will enable students to complete it at their own pace and primarily off campus. It is designed to allow veterinarians and related health professionals obtain advanced knowledge in disease modelling techniques, applied economics and risk analysis.

Learning Outcomes

  • apply quantitative and qualitative procedures and techniques for making decisions applicable to health professionals involved with populations;
  • develop suitable models for disease outbreak and disease control situations;
  • develop quantitative and qualitative risk analysis model;
  • integrate and apply appropriate economic methods to disease control and prevention strategies.
Prerequisites: TV5040 OR TM5515 OR EQUIVAENT


External, Study Period 2
Census Date 23-Aug-2018
Coordinator: Professor Bruce Gummow
Contact hours:
  • 26 hours lectures - multi-mode (including distance) based lectures
  • 39 hours tutorials - multi-mode tutorials and assessments
    Assessment: end of semester exam (60%); assignments (40%).

    Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.