Life course epidemiology explores the long term influences on health of exposures occurring earlier in life, for example during gestation, infancy, childhood or earlier in adulthood. This unit examines the principles, theories and practice of this important field of epidemiology, which traverses health, behavioural and social sciences. This unit provides a comprehensive introduction to the field, including: the history and development of life course epidemiology; the study designs used in these investigations; and a basic introduction to common statistical approaches in life course epidemiology.
|Unit name||Life Course Epidemiology|
|Faculty/School||Faculty of Health and Medicine
School of Medicine
|Discipline||Menzies Institute for Medical Research|
Dr Seana Gall, Professor Alison Venn
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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Unit census dates currently displaying for 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|2||2017: $1,131.00||2017: $2,168.00||061399|
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Fully flexible on-line
Online quizzes (40%), online discussion board activities (30%), critical appraisal written assignment (30%)
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