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AVME801 Occupational Medicine Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Conducting a review; modern epidemiologic concepts and methods; critical appraisal; epidemiological study design; descriptive epidemiology; sampling and measurement; epidemiological analysis; inferential statistics; regression analysis.

Paper title Occupational Medicine Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Paper code AVME801
Subject Aviation Medicine
EFTS 0.2500
Points 30 points
Teaching period First Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $2,801.50
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $9,869.50

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Limited to
MOccMed, MAvMed, MHealSc (Endorsed)
Teaching staff
Mark Newson-Smith
Textbooks are not required for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork, global perspective, lifelong learning, scholarship, communication, critical thinking, self-motivation, teamwork.
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Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will develop skills in
  • The use of research techniques
  • Critical appraisal
  • Biostatistical analysis
  • The use of statstical software

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First Semester

Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system