Clinical Epidemiology

Table of units of study: Clinical Epidemiology

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Core units

CEPI5102
Literature Searching
2      Semester 1
Semester 2
CEPI5100
Introduction to Clinical Epidemiology
6    N PUBH5010
Semester 1
Semester 2
PUBH5018
Introductory Biostatistics
6      Semester 1

Elective units

Students are permitted to enrol in one (1) BETH elective unit of study as a part of their course.
BETH5201
Ethics and Biotechnology
6   

If an insufficient number of students opt to attend seminars on campus, the co-ordinator may choose to teach this Unit of Study in online mode only.
Semester 1
BETH5202
Human and Animal Research Ethics
6    P Prohibition: BETH5208
Semester 2
BETH5203
Ethics and Public Health
6    P A three-year undergraduate degree in science; medicine; nursing; allied health sciences; philosophy/ethics; sociology/anthropology; history; or other relevant field; or by special permission.
N BETH5206
Semester 2
BETH5204
Clinical Ethics
6      Semester 1
BETH5208
Introduction to Human Research Ethics
2    N BETH5202
Semester 2a
BETH5209
Medicines Policy, Economics and Ethics
6    A A degree in science, medicine, pharmacy, nursing, allied health, philosophy/ethics, sociology/anthropology, history, law, communications, public policy, business, economics, commerce, organisation studies, or other relevant field, or by special permission.
P Assumed knowledge: A degree in science, medicine, pharmacy, nursing, allied health, philosophy/ethics, sociology/anthropology, history, law, communications, public policy, business, economics, commerce, organisation studies, or other relevant field, or by special permission.
Semester 1
Students must select the remaining elective units of study from the following:
CEPI5200
Quality and Safety in Health Care
6    A clinical experience strongly recommended
P Assumed knowledge: clinical experience strongly recommended
Semester 1
CEPI5203
Introduction to Systematic Reviews
2    C CEPI5102
Semester 2a
CEPI5204
Advanced Systematic Reviews
2    A PUBH5211
C CEPI5203
Semester 2b
CEPI5205
Doing a Systematic Review
6    A (CEPI5100 or PUBH5010) and PUBH5018 - Please speak to the Unit Coordinator if you have not successfully completed these units prior to enrolling in CEPI5205
P CEPI5203
C CEPI5102
Semester 1
Semester 2
CEPI5206
Intro Teaching Clinical Epidemiology
2    P CEPI5100 or PUBH5010
C PUBH5208 and CEPI5203
N CEPI5207
Semester 1
Semester 2
CEPI5207
Advanced Teaching Clinical Epidemiology
6    P CEPI5100 or PUBH5010
C PUBH5208 and CEPI5203
N CEPI5206
Semester 1
Semester 2
CEPI5214
Writing and Reviewing Medical Papers
4    P PUBH5018 and (CEPI5100 or PUBH5010). Please speak to the Unit Coordinator if you have not successfully completed these units prior to enrolling in CEPI5214.
Semester 1
Semester 2
CEPI5300
Research Grants: theory and practice
6    C Corequisites: (PUBH5010 OR CEPI5100) AND (PUBH5018)
Semester 1
CEPI5305
Translating Research Into Practice
2    P (CEPI5100 or PUBH5010) and PUBH5018
Intensive May
CEPI5306
Clinical Practice Guidelines
2    A clinical experience strongly recommended
P Assumed knowledge: clinical experience strongly recommended
Semester 2a
CEPI5308
Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement
2      Semester 1b
CEPI5310
Advanced Statistical Modelling
4    P PUBH5212
Semester 1
CEPI5505
Clinical Epidemiology Project 1
2    P (CEPI5100 or PUBH5010) and PUBH5018 and CEPI5102
N CEPI5300
Semester 1
Semester 2
CEPI5506
Clinical Epidemiology Project 2
4    P (CEPI5100 or PUBH5010) and PUBH5018 and CEPI5102
C CEPI5300 or CEPI5505
Semester 1
Semester 2
INFO9003
IT for Health Professionals
6    N INFO5003

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 2
PUBH5019
Cancer Prevention and Control
6    P PUBH5010 or CEPI5100

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 2
PUBH5020
Chronic Disease Prevention and Control
6    P PUBH5010 or CEPI5100

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
PUBH5032
Making Decisions in Public Health
2      Semester 2
PUBH5116
Genetics and Public Health
4      Semester 2b
PUBH5205
Decision Analysis
2    A PUBH5302 Health Economic Evaluation
P PUBH5018 and (PUBH5010 or CEPI5100)
Semester 2b
PUBH5206
Controlled Trials
2    P PUBH5018
Semester 2
PUBH5208
Screening and Diagnostic Test Evaluation
2    P PUBH5010 or CEPI5100
Semester 2a
PUBH5211
Multiple Regression and Stats Computing
4    P PUBH5018
Semester 2
PUBH5212
Categorical Data Analysis
2    P PUBH5018
C PUBH5211
Semester 2b
PUBH5213
Survival Analysis
2    C PUBH5211
Semester 2b
PUBH5215
Introductory Analysis of Linked Data
6    P (PUBH5010 or BSTA5011 or CEPI5100) and (PUBH5211 or BSTA5004)
Intensive June
Intensive November
PUBH5224
Advanced Epidemiology
6    P PUBH5010 or CEPI5100
Semester 2
PUBH5302
Health Economic Evaluation
4    P ((PUBH5010 or CEPI5100) and PUBH5018) or (HPOL5001 as a prerequisite and HPOL5003 as a co-requisite)
C Prerequisites: ((PUBH5010 or CEPI5100) and PUBH5018) or (HPOL5001 as a prerequisite and HPOL5003 as a co-requisite)
Intensive September
PUBH5417
Injury Epidemiology Prevention & Control
4      Semester 2
PUBH5422
Health and Risk Communication
6      Semester 2
PUBH5500
Advanced Qualitative Health Research
6    N QUAL5005
Semester 1
QUAL5002
Qualitative Methodologies & Study Design
6    A Basic understanding of the nature of qualitative knowledge and the processes of qualitative research.
P Assumed knowledge: Basic understanding of the nature of qualitative knowledge and the processes of qualitative research.
C PUBH5500


Departmental permission is required for students who have not completed PUBH5500.
Intensive May