7WLM0015 Public Health Research and Epidemiology (Lvl 7) (Online)
School of study
School of Life and Medical Sciences
- Online - Part Time
- health, social care or other similar public service workers who have studied successfully at level 6 or equivalent. Evidence of GCSE Maths at A-C or equivalent.
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About the course
This course will enable you to:
- Acquire an in-depth understanding and ability to apply quantitative and qualitative research approaches to the advancement and practice of public health across the domains of health improvement, health protection and health care services
- Critically evaluate the role of epidemiology in identifying and reducing the burden of communicable and non-communicable condition worldwide
- Critically interrogate and appraise the validity of research findings in national and international public health contexts.
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Who should attend this course?
- Anyone working in health, social care or other similar public service wishing to acquire an in-depth understanding and ability to apply quantitative and qualitative research approaches to the advancement and practice of public health across the domains of health improvement, health protection and health care services
- For those who are not ready to commit to the complete degree yet, and would like to try one module to see how online study will fit around their work and life commitments.
This course will provide a foundation in the principles of epidemiology and biostatistics across the domains of health improvement, health protection and health care systems. Amongst other topics, the course will also appraise the role of public health intelligence and applied epidemiology.
By the end of the course candidates will be able to outline and critically apply a wide gamut of epidemiological approaches to questions arising in every-day public health practice and research. Candidates will be able to strategically develop literature searches and utilise routine data in response to public health issues. Candidates will be able to communicate risk and uncertainty and propose evidence-based recommendations in common public health contexts.
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|23/09/2023||17/01/2024||Apply online (Distance (Part Time))|
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|23/09/2024||17/01/2025||Apply online (Distance (Part Time))|
2023/24 price for 15 credits: £825
2023/24 price for 30 credits: £1650