|Year of offer||2019|
|Subject level||Graduate coursework|
Semester 1 - Online
|Fees||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Topics include: Kaplan-Meier life tables; logrank test to compare two or more groups; Cox's proportional hazards regression model; checking the proportional hazards assumption; time-dependent covariates; sample size calculations for survival studies.
Intended learning outcomes
To enable students to analyse data from studies in which individuals are followed up until a particular event occurs, e.g. death, cure, relapse, making use of follow-up data also for those who do not experience the event, with proper attention to underlying assumptions and a major emphasis on the practical interpretation and communication of results.
Independent problem solving, facility with abstract reasoning, clarity of written expression, sound communication of technical concepts