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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject provides students with an understanding of the role of epidemiology and biostatistics in public health. Students will be introduced to the main concepts and methods of epidemiology and biostatistics and how these are applied to identify and address public health problems.

SchoolPsychology and Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorBircan Erbas

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

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Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Learning resources

Essential medical statistics.

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorKirkwood, B. R., & Sterne, J. A. C.


Edition/Volume2ND EDN



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Career Ready


Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Describe and apply the fundamental principles of biostatistics
02. Explain and demonstrate the role of biostatistics in public health
03. Explain, differentiate, and apply basic biostatistical concepts
04. Identify, generate (using a statistical package), interpret and communicate descriptive statistics and basic inferential statistics

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