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TV5230 - Epidemiology 2

Credit points: 3
Year: 2015
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Public Health, Medical & Vet Sciences

Available to graduate students.

Available to graduate students. Pre-requisite for epidemiology course based Masters in Tropical Veterinary Science. 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 to obtain advanced knowledge in disease modelling techniques, applied economics and risk analysis.

Learning Outcomes

  • be able to use commonly applied quantitative procedures and techniques for making decisions applicable to veterinarians involved with animal populations;
  • be able to develop suitable models for disease outbreak and disease control situations;
  • be able to understand and develop a risk analysis model;
  • be able to integrate and apply economics to their models;
  • be able to determine cost effective methods of disease control at a micro and macro level.
Prerequisites: TV5040 OR MI5000 OR EQUIVALENT


Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 27-Aug-2015
Coordinator: Professor Bruce Gummow
Workload expectations:
  • 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.