Veterinary Epidemiology II (VETS7005)

UNIT OF STUDY

After completing Veterinary Epidemiology 2, students will be able to design an appropriate epidemiology study to investigate a specific research question, including: sampling procedure; data collection tools; database for data storage and manipulation; statistical procedures; methods to manage confounders, clustering and collinearity.

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Further unit of study information

Classes

Online (Sem 2, weeks 8 - 14)

Assessment

Participation in online class (15%), Group assignment (35%), On-line quiz (10%), Individual assignment (40%).

Textbooks

Veterinary Epidemiologic Research Dohoo, I., Martin, W. and Stryhn, H. 2nd edition (2009) AVC, Canada

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

VETS7004 Veterinary Epidemiology 1

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.