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23-24 Accredited 15 credits
23-24 Non-Accredited 15 credits
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This module contributes towards the MSc Environmental Health and the MSc Public Health.
The module syllabus for this level 7 (Masters level) typically includes:
The 15 credit Quantitative Health Research module provides an introduction and critical examination of quantitative approaches to health research, with particular focus on epidemiology and population-based public health research.
This level 7 (Masters level) module explores the key features of epidemiological investigation, examines key terminology, ideas and concepts concerning quantitative methodology, and teaches quantitative methods and skills for undertaking primary research and for interpreting published epidemiological research.
Additionally, the module examines how epidemiological knowledge and skills are useful for a wide spectrum of professionals whose work impacts population health.
After successful completion of this module, you will be able to:
This module is relevant for the MSc Public Health and MSc Environmental Health students.
Learning and Teaching
Scheduled learning includes; lectures, seminars, groupwork and workshops.
Independent learning includes; hours engaged with essential reading, workshop preparation, assignment preparation and completion and self-directed study.
Technology Enhanced Learning will supplement taught sessions, to enable all students to access essential and supplementary learning materials via Blackboard. Module support will be supplemented with an electronic discussion board (either via Blackboard or via a dedicated blog).Podcasts/video will be used to accompany lecture input.
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15 credit level 7 module
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