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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 0.25
Points 30 points
Teaching period Semester 1 (Distance learning)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $2,889.00
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $10,674.00

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Limited to
MOccMed, MAvMed, MHealSc (Endorsed)

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Teaching staff

Course co-ordinator: Dr Lou Gallagher

Teaching Arrangements

This is a fully distance-taught paper and is taught each year in the first semester.

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 statistical software

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Semester 1

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