|1.||Conceptually map the scope and purpose of epidemiology (particularly in the context of global nutrition and active living) and argue its potential and limitations,|
|2.||Access, critique and apply health information from a variety of sources to inform evidence-based responses to public health problem solving scenarios;|
|3.||Distinguish and evaluate different types of study design;|
|4.||Identify problems in the interpretation and application of epidemiological data and propose solutions; and|
|5.||Report and critique the findings of epidemiological studies in a format accessible to both technical and lay audiences.|
|Test||Quizzes throughout unit (3 x 30 minutes)||20%|
|Assignment||Group written assignment (2000 words)||30%|
|Assignment||Research study protocol (2000 words)||50%|
Essential Epidemiology: An Introduction for Students and Health Professionals 2nd ed.
Webb, P. (2011)
Cambridge University Press
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