The University of Newcastle, Australia


Course Dates Location Description

Biostatistics A

Ongoing Online through Postgraduate Study The aim is to provide students with an understanding of statistical reasoning and its application to epidemiological studies and the ability to read and critically evaluate the statistical section of journal articles. The course introduces basic statistical concepts of data presentation, probability distributions, confidence intervals hypothesis testing, sample size and power.

Clinical Epidemiology

Ongoing Online through Postgraduate Study Applies the principles of Epidemiology and Biostatistics in a very practical manner to improve clinical decision making. The course also provides an opportunity to develop research skills which are essential for investigating important clinical and population based health problems.

Epidemiology A - Basic Methods

Ongoing Online through Postgraduate Study Introduces students to the basic concepts of epidemiology. Epidemiology is the study of the distribution and determinants of disease in specific populations, and the application of this knowledge to the evaluation and control of health problems in the community.