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Design, Analysis and Interpretation of Epidemiological Research

Gain a systematic understanding of the key issues in the design, statistical analysis and interpretation of the common types of epidemiological study

  • This module builds on the material covered by the module Epidemiology and Statistics (a prerequisite unless you can show evidence of equivalent knowledge/expertise), allowing you to further develop your research skills
  • Learn about issues in the design, analysis and interpretation of: case-control studies; cohort studies; randomized controlled trials; and trial data meta-analyses
  • Also, other practical issues in common epidemiological study designs (such as survey methods)

Aims:

The module aims to give students a systematic understanding of the key issues in the design, statistical analysis and interpretation of the common types of epidemiological study.

It is designed to further develop the research skills gained in the existing module Epidemiology and Statistics.

Other options:

  • MSc route: available as an option on Public Health (MPH) and Health Research (MSc) programmes
  • Not sure an MSc is for you? Take this module as a Postgraduate Award. Contact us for more information
Induction module

Before completing the course, you will undertake our Induction and Professional Development module, introducing you to all the underpinning regulations, guidance and support available to you during your postgraduate study.

Key Facts

Contact:

Dolores Towers / Anna Scott

Tel: 024 76520035

Leaders:

Prof Janet Dunn

Duration: 5 days

Assessment:
4,000 word essay

CATS: 20

Code: MD913


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