Advanced Epidemiology (PUBH5224)


This unit of study is intended for students who have completed Epidemiology Methods and Uses (or an equivalent unit of study) at a credit or higher level. It is designed to provide students with an opportunity to consolidate critical appraisal skills, to acquire the practical knowledge and skills needed to design epidemiological research, and to extend students' practical and theoretical knowledge of epidemiology beyond basic principles.

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Further unit of study information


Weekly classes (combined lectures and tutorials) for 13 weeks.


1x 1500 word assignment or equivalent class presentation (30%); 1x 4000 word assignment (or equivalent answers to specific methodological questions) (70%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules


PUBH5018 and (PUBH5010 or CEPI5100)

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.