|Year of offer||2019|
|Subject level||Graduate coursework|
Semester 1 - Online
|Fees||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Topics include: routinely collected health-related data; quantitative methods in demography, including standardisation and life tables; health differentials; design and analysis of population health surveys, including the role of stratification, clustering and weighting.
Intended learning outcomes
On completion of this unit, students should be able to derive and compare population measures of mortality, illness, fertility and survival, be aware of the main sources of routinely collected health data and their advantages and disadvantages' and be able to collect primary data by a well-designed survey and analyse and interpret it appropriately.
Independent problem solving, clarity of written expression, sound communication of technical concepts.