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MI5000 - Clinical Epidemiology

Credit points: 3
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Public Health, Medical & Vet Sciences

Available to graduate students. The subject is designed to give veterinarians and biomedical scientists a solid foundation in applied biostatistics that can be used in practice and upon which further studies in various veterinary and biomedical disciplines can be built. It is presented as a multi-mode learning module, which will enable students to complete it at their own pace and primarily off campus.

Learning Outcomes

  • be able to apply basic exploratory and inferential statistical methods to biomedical data that include confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, chi-square procedures, regression and correlation, t-test and analysis of variance;
  • understand the differences and application of parametric and non-parametric tests.

Availabilities

External, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coord/Lect: Professor Bruce Gummow.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 36 hours lectures - online delivery
  • 54 hours tutorials - online tutorials and assessment
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: end of semester exam (60%); assignments (40%).

External, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Coord/Lect: Professor Bruce Gummow.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 36 hours lectures - online delivery
  • 54 hours tutorials - online tutorials and assessment
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
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.