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Epidemiology 1 (POPH90014)

Find the subject in the Handbook here. Schedule: Semester 1 (Online)

Semester 2 (Dual-Delivery)

Subject Description

Epidemiology is the study of the distribution and determinants of disease frequency in human populations and the application of this study to control health problems. It is a fundamental science of public health. Three main tasks of epidemiology include description, causal inference and prediction. This subject focuses on the first two and emphasises the application of epidemiological evidence to informing public health practice and policy.

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• Quiz - Week 4 (15%)

• Quiz - Week 6 (15%)

• Written short answer assignment - Week 9 (30%)

• Written assignment (2000 words) - (40%)

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