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Epidemiology: Concepts, Analysis and Application

When you'll study it
Semester 1
CATS points
20
ECTS points
10
Level
Level 7
Module lead
Nisreen Alwan

Module overview

This module focuses on the epidemiological methods and approaches that underpin an evidenced based approach to public health research and practice. The module covers each of the main types of epidemiological study design and provides a framework for critically appraising each method, differentiating association and how to draw causal inferences. The module includes sessions on chance, bias, confounding, measures of disease frequency and risk estimation and hypothesis testing. The module provides guidance as to how to critically appraise published studies and to how to design studies.

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