|Student Contribution Band:||Band 2|
|Administered by:||School of Veterinary & Biomedical Sciences|
Available to graduate students. Pre-requisite for epidemiology course based Masters in Tropical Veterinary Science 75203. The subject includes a consideration of terms and methods used to describe the occurrence of disease; the concept and measurement of cause and effect; factors affecting validity and types of choice of diagnostic tests; the design and interpretation of clinical trials and economics of disease. Practical classes will be conducted on the application of biostatistical software which supports these topics.
|Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal|
|Census Date 22-Mar-2012|
|Coord/Lect:||Professor Bruce Gummow.|
|Assessment:||end of semester exam (60%); assignments (40%).|
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